Hofbrau Hefe Weisse Dunkel
Hofbräuhaus München

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From:
Hofbräuhaus München
 
Germany
Style:
Wheat Beer - Dunkelweizen
Ranked #8
ABV:
5.1%
Score:
87
Ranked #17,354
Avg:
3.87 | pDev: 12.14%
Ratings:
172
Status:
Active
Rated:
May 29, 2021
Added:
Jul 29, 2003
Wants:
  20
Gots:
  36
SCORE
87
Very Good
Notes: None
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4 by NorbertB1974 from Germany on May 29, 2021
 
2.5 by 1971bernat from Virginia on Nov 14, 2020
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3.92/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by hopsputin from New Jersey

a: slightly hazy dark mahogany and cherry. a touch of dark ruby red and light purple. 3 finger solid tan head

s: wheat, sweet caramel, and a touch of chocolate. dark plums, figs, and raisins behind that. big bready note, and candied strawberries. a touch of lemongrass and sticky toffee at the end

t: not quite as vibrant as the nose. toffee, sticky dough, figs, raisins, and a substantial hit of wheat. fig and plum behind that with a faint hint of chocolate. nice grassy presence and a very faint herbal bitterness. finish is sweet

m: lighter side of medium with high carbonatoin

o: a pretty fair example of the style. i've had some that were more rich in flavor, and featured a little more wheat than this one. easy to drink, and nothing off in here though.

Jul 10, 2020
 
3.54 by Cpmitchno1 from Virginia on Feb 18, 2020
 
4 by DownyIsHungry from Minnesota on Feb 15, 2020
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4.68/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75
by ProfessrJoe

Picked this up by accident not realizing it was a Dunkel. It was very pretty good but I found I dont like the dark HefeWeisse as much as LIke the regular.

Feb 08, 2020
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1.36/5  rDev -64.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1
by Hammertimewithbob

Big head on the beer but I poured it wrong also. Smells a bit strong. Nothing floating around in it so that's a good sign. Tastes like rusty water to me. I'm not too fond of that stuff, a little strong. That would be the first and last time I'd want to drink this stuff. Starting to irritate my stomach. Tastes like it came out of the sewer. People been drinking this since 1589? People must have been drunk already to start drinking this shit.

Feb 06, 2020
 
3.6 by Cuervo_PCB from Florida on Nov 26, 2019
 
4.47 by mweith on Nov 24, 2019
 
4.15 by mattreitz49 from Florida on Sep 16, 2019
 
3.86 by Curt3 from New Jersey on Apr 28, 2019
 
3.47 by swid from Missouri on Apr 12, 2019
 
3.97 by socon67 from New York on Feb 17, 2019
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3.98/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
by Jacobier10 from New Jersey

On-tap @ Hofbrau Bierhaus NYC.

Not much to say except that this is a damn near textbook dunkel weizen.

Brown and hazy with a big, creamy, off-white head. Great fruity aroma with some spices mixed in. Think baked banana bread... More banana with some clove in the flavor. Very soft with medium-full body. Good carbonation. Not as quenching as its lighter hefeweizen counterpart, but it's tasty in its own right. Nothing bad to say about this beer, it's exactly what you think it will be and that's not a bad thing.

Dec 31, 2018
 
3.68 by zmeik from Russian Federation on Dec 30, 2018
 
3.88 by TMoorePA from Pennsylvania on Dec 08, 2018
 
3.76 by DanLane from Virginia on Oct 27, 2018
 
3.75 by Hellpop65 from Kansas on Oct 14, 2018
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3.4/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by Ciocanelu from Romania

Murky brown color with beige head. Aroma has toasted malts, grains, bread crust and some banana esters. Taste follows with the banana notes, dough, light caramel and toasted malts. Medium body with medium plus carbonation. There is a light cardboard and dirty rag off-taste but it's very subtle.

Sep 13, 2018
 
3.09 by kofukasho from Japan on Aug 14, 2018
 
3.25 by Baviera from Belarus on Aug 03, 2018
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4.06/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by BeerAndGasMasks from Virginia

From the tap at the Panama Beach Hofbräuhaus, it was poured into a weizenbier glass and is a hazy brownish amber with a nice light tan or maybe off-white head. The nose is classic dunkelweizen, with a bready scent and some banana. Easy drinking taste that makes you want more... Yum!

Jul 19, 2018
 
3.94 by windowside from Germany on May 31, 2018
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4.74/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
by thirstykrout from Delaware

had once if i see it i'll buy it

May 29, 2018
 
3.92 by Branlott42 from Missouri on Mar 03, 2018
 
4.14 by Richie_C_Johnson from Minnesota on Mar 02, 2018
 
3.67 by Giangio from Italy on Feb 17, 2018
 
3.92 by JTuomi from Finland on Feb 02, 2018
 
4.33 by MooseBoose from Wisconsin on Jan 30, 2018
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3.54/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
by OlaB from Norway

Pours a cloudy copper brown color with a medium beige head. Aroma off wheat,banana,bread,caramel and cloves. The flavour is sweet an fruity with bready malty notes and spicy notes from the cloves. The finish has a slight bitterness but the aftertaste is weak and the flavour is a little to watery I think. The mouthfeel is crisp and refreshing. Medium body with a high carbonation.
I think this is a mediocre dunkelweizen compared to a lot off other german examples. Is good and easy drinking but when it comes to the flavour is not very exiting.

Jan 26, 2018
 
4.23 by joharitaylor79 from Australia on Dec 29, 2017
 
4.4 by Jonmbell from Australia on Dec 23, 2017
 
4.31 by Johnnyrafer from California on Nov 28, 2017
 
3 by atrocity from Virginia on Aug 04, 2017
 
4.26 by Oleg85 from Russian Federation on Jun 02, 2017
 
3.81 by Foley67 from Scotland on May 21, 2017
 
4.27 by igl from Russian Federation on Sep 11, 2016
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3.9/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
by lmaduells from Spain

The beers produced by Hofbrua tend to have much fame but not the best beers of Bavaria. I usually disappointing. This, without being fantastic, but I found the mediocre, like many of this producer. Style is probably one of my favorite German. Repeat.

Aug 05, 2016
 
4.65 by Dper from Alabama on Jun 04, 2016
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4.07/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
by Groenebeor from California

Had this on tap at an Austrian restaurant in Kansas City, on draft.

Pours a dark brown, with a small off white head.

Faint clove and overly ripe banana, however, not a lot of nose to this beer.

Certainly more clove and less banana than other Bavarian dunkelweizens I've had. A little more of the base malts coming through, slightly sweet.

Apr 17, 2016
Hofbrau Hefe Weisse Dunkel from Hofbräuhaus München
Beer rating: 87 out of 100 with 172 ratings