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Fürstenberg Weizen Hefe Dunkel | Fürstlich Fürstenbergische Brauerei KG

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fürstlich Fürstenbergische Brauerei KG
Germany
fuerstenberg.de

Style: Dunkelweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Jason on 04-08-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,640
Reviews:
24
Ratings:
44
pDev:
18.95%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
4
Trade:
0
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Photo of smcolw
3.57/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

It starts with a lumpy head which leaves streaks of lace. Deep brown color. Clear.

Soured milk nose. Very odd.

Light on the wheat but strong on the dunkel. Lots of darker malt flavors; no notable hop. Decent body with a high carbonation level. Innocent flavor with no errors but nothing interesting or complex either.

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Photo of AceTriple999
3.58/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TonyCapozzi
4.08/5  rDev +19%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Thick beige head that doesn't overstay it's welcome. Dark caramel colour that makes you want to dive in immediately. Wonderful bold caramel taste. The 5.4% ABV is surprising given its strength. The carbonation reduced drastically on the second half of the bottle. I guess I need to get a bigger glass! I'm looking forward to tasting this beer again.

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Photo of Haybeerman
3.45/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of papat444
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ivanhoes_Backpack
3.46/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MrDell
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mack
3.52/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rorjets
3.92/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into Furstenberg glassware that I got from the brewery 34 years ago! This is my first taste of this beer since the late 80's, as it has not been available in the US since then (I got this beer from Quebec). Frothy browny head, very thick as I remember it being. The body of the beer is also dark, but a bit on the amber brown side. The first sip brought back memories of my time in the Black Forest of Germany, where the brewery is located - malty sweetness, slight banana flavor, wheat bread on the backside. A deeelicious brew that I wish I could get more ofter!

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Photo of Tiernan
3.64/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Etiennovich
4.22/5  rDev +23%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

One of my favorite beers among my favorite variety!

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Photo of AmitC
3.9/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Franck
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of patre_tim
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Triat00
4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of rale
3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of Krakpoff
1.75/5  rDev -49%

Photo of KalanM
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of Melomanemusher
4.25/5  rDev +23.9%

Photo of
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

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Photo of NightINgale
4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of Intrinsic
3.64/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

FWHD is pretty much on par for this type of beer. It's medium brown in colour, with a light head that lasts a while but leaves zero lacing. Rather than bananas, I smell cherry in this one - in addition to the expected wheat aromas. Its wheat character is quite strong in the taste, highlighted by the fruity tastes (a little sour cherry and plum). Its fine carbonation and dry finish make it feel very good going down. Good stuff!

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Photo of Gregwa
4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of oldp0rt
3/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of eric5bellies
3.2/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Pours a dark Amber color with a nice tight white head that retains well.

S - Aromas of sweet sugars and grainy malt.

T - Burnt caramel flavour that has a sweetish banana touch. A little one dimensional.

M - Light crisp mouthfell and low carbonation.

O - Wouldn't to go after this again.

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