Moat Dunkel Weizen | Moat Mountain Smoke House & Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
Moat Mountain Smoke House & Brewing Co.
New Hampshire, United States

Style: Dunkelweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by waughbrew on 08-16-2004

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Ratings: 8 |  Reviews: 6
Photo of Matthowland
4.2/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of GarthDanielson
2.88/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured on-tap at the brewery, the beer is a cloudy, pale, ruby-tinged light brown color with no real head. The nose is difficult to pick up, with a hint of nut sweetness after some searching. The flavors are light, too. Toffee sweet backbone, with a rich, buttery highlight and a touch of floral accents. The aftertaste is toffee sweet, almost to the point of cloying. Slick, slightly lingering finish. Meh.

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Photo of LambicKing
3.5/5  rDev -3%

Photo of thekevlarkid
3.48/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Sampled at the Burlington Brewfest '08. Great big tan head displayed nice retention. Brew was an amber/brown with orange highlights when held up to the light. Aromas were of alcohol esters and yeast. Big mouth of grainy wheat, fresh wheat, just lots of wheat in general. Malty finish helps control the esters and adds some balance. Mouthfeel was smooth but average. Good but fairly standard.

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Photo of barleywinebrewer
3.65/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I thought I'd finish my dinner with the dunkelweizen instead of the porter:

A - orange brown color with a solid white head.

S - yeasty esters, banana and clove.

T - heavy on the clove, light on the wheat, yeast and banana.

M - medium bodied, nicely carbonated, not quite as crisp as I'd like.

D - maybe it was pairing this with my brisket dinner but for whatever reason this didn't resonate as well with me as I had hoped.

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Photo of plaid75
4/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a soft brown hue with a one finger foamy white head. There was good retention and lacing.

The smell featured an estery yeast with hints of cocoa and smoke.

The taste featured a complex grain malt with elements of cocoa, yeast esters, wheat spice and of course smoke.

The mouthfeel was of avergae fullness with a good chewiness and some wheat astringency.

Overall a very tasty dunkel. A nice example of the style.

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Photo of mschofield
4.06/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a cloudy dark amber, looks more like a pint of their wheat left in a shady spot than a proper dunkel. Topped with a one finger off-white head, leaves webs of lace.
Great carmelized banana aroma, fruity and sweet, some vanilla and toast. Aroma makes up for the appearance.
Strong caramel and roasted/toasted malt taste. Banana, spices, fruity and sweet.
Medium bodied, good session beer.

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Photo of waughbrew
3.2/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Hazy orange with some thoughts of brown. Not dunkel unless you compare it to a pils. Smells of mild apple, yeast, and clove. Flavor is along the same idea, very mild with the apples leading the way. Reminiscent of apple cider. Easy drinking, clean finish. Overall very pleasant, just not anything special. (which is what a lot of people want in a summer beer, but not me)

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Moat Dunkel Weizen from Moat Mountain Smoke House & Brewing Co.
3.61 out of 5 based on 8 ratings.
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