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Texels SkuumkoppeTexels Skuumkoppe

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Texelse Bierbrouwerij

Style: Dunkelweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by paterlodie on 02-23-2005

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Reviews: 20 | Ratings: 57
Photo of Brabander
4.26/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer is a bit better than average. I bought this beer i a shop in the town where i live last saturday. Best before date not on the bottle.

Poured in my Struise glass the beer looks OK. Nice broken white to lightgrey head and a cloudy darkyellow fluid.

I am not sure what i smell. Not unpleasant but also not spectacular.

The beer is a bit watery. Alchol is not very present in the taste.

Update from July 2011. I had this beer in a bar in Bergan at Sea and i must say that this bottle tasted much better than the last one. This dark whitebeer looked very nice with its dark fluid and much carbonation going on the glass. That's what i like!

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Photo of StJamesGate
3.32/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Haven van Texel, Amsterdam.

Pours cloudy burnished gold with a white film that leaves no lace. Wax and honey on the nose. Caramel and toast malts undercut by a thin metallic graininess with grassy flinty hops to finish. Dry leave. Thin and crisp.

Drank this thinking it was a blonde, and looking back I still don't see where this would line up as Dunkelweizen. Wheat character is largely absent. Indistinct either way. Maybe it does better in bottles, but as is it's only good as a hot day quencher.

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Photo of RuudJH
3.74/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Colour is brown, with a decent creamcoloured head, ok carbonation, good lacing in the glass.

Smell is very appealing indeed: very fresh, clear orange, a bit banana, defenate floral hoppyness, and also some spicyness/clove.
Taste is a bit more spicy than the expected fruityness. It has a clovy and peppery bite to it more than the smell indicated. biscuits in the background.
The wheatcharacter comes through in the aftertaste: agressive and lasting bittersweetness.
Ok drinkable. It's not too high abv, but the alcohol is present and noticable

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Photo of PapaEugene
4.3/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This is the beer I drank for the first time on Texel and for some reason I just drink this beer every time I return to Texel. Somehow it fits with the island. All ingredients come from the island as well. Supply is constant since my parents spend most of their free time on Texel.

A: Poured it into my Hougaerdse das glass. A hazy copper color with a cream color head

S: hops, malts, orange and some banana.

T: Great. This beer has a double character. It has the malty weizen taste and the grainy white beer as well. Roasted malts, grains, orange peel, coriander and spicy hops which are rather surprising.

M: Medium carbonation, a bit creamy and a dry finish.

D: A pretty original beer. I really like this beer and even better to drink it while being on Texel. The best of this brewery in my humble opinion. Drink and drink again.

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Photo of weissbierdrinker
3/5  rDev -18%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a unfiltered amber copper color.
Smell is not strong but has a malt hint to it.
Taste is a sweet fruity, floral with a malt finish
A pretty good beer that is easy to drink but has character it is a full flavored beer that is hard to describe. If I had to call it anything I'd say it is half German Dunkel and half belgian wit.

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Photo of rvdoorn
3.91/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I got this beer from a friend of mine who brought it directly from the brewery which is located on the Dutch Island Texel. Poured into a Mort Subite glass. The beer pours a dark gold colour with an almost not existing thin creamy white head.

Smell: sweet aroma of orange, fruits, hops and a bit of wheat

Taste: A very well balance between bitterness and sweetness, whit an unexpected spicy finish that breakes the bitterness in the end. General taste is grainy and bit dry.

Mouthfeel: medium carbonation, smooth, light, fresh, very nice to drink.

Overall: After a bad first impression (the head of the beer is horribly messy and almost non-existent), this beer strikes back with the taste.It was easy to drink on this warm summer day, and is very well balanced. Would like to have this one again!

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Photo of wl0307
3.06/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Purchased from the Beers of Europe. Coming in a 300ml slim brown bottle, BB 05/2009, served chilled in a pint-size straight glass.

A: choosing not to disturb the yeast sediments, it pours a reddish amber hue, like a glass of well-infused black tea; topped with a fluffy off-white head settling fast to a cap, on top of mixed carbonation of huge and small bubbles.
S: hop resins, sour-sweet tangerine and plums, caramely malts, plus milder nutty as well as floral aroma... after numerous attempts (swirls), I still fail to bring out any remarkable aroma from the uninspiring and rather quiet liquid. There's nothing here that can relate it to my faintest impression of a Dunkel Weizen.
T: sour-sweet prunes, Golding-like citric hops, gristy caramely+dark malts, a little hint of cleaning-agent like phenol, spicy-bitter and a little chest-nutty in the finish. If wheat malt is used in the brew, it manifests itself probably via the mildly mineral touches of raw-ish malts. Apart from this, there's no telling whether wheat-malts are used in the traditional way as the German dunkel-weizen. If not, this beer shouldn't be categorised as a Dunkel-Weizen, but maybe "Dutch dark wheat bier"?
M&D: a naturally, mildly spritzy mouthfeel of fine carbonation demonstrates the work of the yeast sediments in the bottle. Although I find this beer very hard to like, I probably have restricted myself to the past experience of a traditional German Dunkel Weizen, and this is a totally different stuff! Apart from this, I really don't mind trying it again, maybe served cloudy next time to see if there's any hidden surprise~~

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Photo of TurdFurgison
3.98/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I had this on tap at the Café 't Arendsnest in Amsterdam. I didn't know it was a dunkelweizen when I ordered it, and it didn't seem like one when I drank it. The beer was clear amber orange with thick white foam, and it almost looked stratified from orange to yellow, bottom to top. The smell was hoppier than you'd expect for a weizen, in a hoppy Belgian ale way (not unlike Urthel Hop-it). The taste was also more like a hoppy Belgian pale ale, tasty and easy to guzzle. Recommended.

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Photo of Absumaster
3.45/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This 'donkerwit' or darkwhite beer pours a amber color with little head and a good amount of carbonation.

Smell was not very distinct, some wheat grainy notes and a fair amount of yeast smell, but not like a witbier or weizen.

Taste is fresh, wheat like and sizzling of carbonation. Some caramel notes and a bit sticky on the lipps. The yeast did not give a lot of character, certainly not a witbier/weizen taste. Very low bitterness.

This beer does not have the dryness and yeast profile of a dunkel weizen and is more a fresh summerbeer, rather than a dark wheat.

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Photo of paterlodie
3.42/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Best before 06-05. Poors in without a great head like you're used of a wheatbeer. Foam is gone fast and beercolor is copper/orangebrown.
Smell is malty with roast and litle yeastesters. No off arome but hardly any nose for a 6% beer. Taste is same story and feels like you're drinking a beer that had added lots of extra water. What's there is some malt, litle wheat carracter and hint of roast. All in all a rather dull beer but drinkable. Be aware though it doesn't taste that it has alcohol and it must have!

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Texels Skuumkoppe from Texelse Bierbrouwerij
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