Patio's Vat Dunkelweiss | Bull & Bush Brewery

no score
Awaiting More Ratings
no score
Send samples

Brewed by:
Bull & Bush Brewery
Colorado, United States

Style: Dunkelweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by GilGarp on 11-09-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

For Trade:
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 7 |  Reviews: 4
Photo of kojevergas
2.98/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3


16 characters

Photo of DenverHopHead
3.85/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of Mebuzzard
3.93/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

An odd beer in that it doesn't look all that dunkel. Far from it. Arrived from tap as bright orange. Sure, darker than a regular wheat beer, but not by much. Not a big deal..unless rating.

Aroma is spicy. Clove and banana. Semi sweet. Orange zest and citrus.

For the flavor, again, not very dunkel. Very light biscuit malt and sweetness. Zesty. Orange zest again. Banana. For a wheat beer this would be close to a '5', but as a dunkel, not so much. Lacks the sweetness and dark(er) breadiness.

Carbonated well, perhaps a bit much. Kind of leaves a hollowness as the bubbles take most of the flavor away.

Listing this as a dunkel disappoints a bit. It's a good beer, just misleading a touch

 696 characters

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.93/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

a nice americanesque dunkel. pours orangey bronze color with a glorious head. usually served with an orange wedge, i had mine without. smells fruity and very wheat heavy. no discernable hops in the nose. taste is really nice too, a more mild beer than some of its euro counterparts. taste plenty of fresh fruit in this one, and a nice unfiltered yeast character. mouthfeel is perfect, effervescent, bright, and medium bodied. i will definitely get this one again next time i hit the bull and bush

 496 characters

Photo of GRG1313
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of rye726
3.55/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours an orangish straw with a thin beige head. Nose has wheaty malts, tropical fruits, cloves and herbs. Taste is a bit light. Some wheat and fruity flavors, but that is about it. Light body is well carbonated. Refreshing session beer from Bull and Bush.

 255 characters

Photo of GilGarp
3.95/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Served cold in a pint glass with an orange slice on the rim. Set orange aside - no need for fruit in my beer.

This beer has a very hazy coppery brown color. The thin white head settles quickly leaving no lacing behind.

Aroma is mild and sweet. Pleasant but unspectacular.

Flavor is pretty sweet as well but has just enough bitterness from the hops to balance it out. A little earthy, a little spicy, a little fruity. It's a nice version of the style which I have grown to enjoy.

Mouthfeel is smooth with medium body and low carbonation. Drinkability is very good as are most wheat beers, in my opinion. It's a great summer-into-fall beer.

 650 characters

Patio's Vat Dunkelweiss from Bull & Bush Brewery
3.76 out of 5 based on 7 ratings.
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.