Veldensteiner Dunkles Weißbier | Kaiser Bräu GmbH & Co KG

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Veldensteiner Dunkles WeißbierVeldensteiner Dunkles Weißbier

Brewed by:
Kaiser Bräu GmbH & Co KG

Style: Dunkelweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Sachsenfreude on 01-07-2011

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Photo of Momon
3.54/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of VoxRationis
3.6/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tone77
3.56/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 16.9 oz. bottle. Has a chestnut color with a 1 inch head. Smell is of banana, cloves, wheat. Taste is banana, bubble gum, light cloves, apples at the finish. Feels medium/full bodied in the mouth and overall is a refreshing and pretty good beer.

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Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of redbarnbikes
3.91/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ale_Dog
3.63/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Simple dunkle for a reasonable price.

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Photo of Ozzylizard
3.53/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

$ 2.99/500 mL flip top at Consumer Beverage, Lancaster, NY
Bottle marked BB (Mindestens haltbar bis) L1940054 at 41 degrees into weizen glass
Aroma of malt, weakens but lasts the entire beer
Head large (6 cm, aggressive pour), creamy, off white, diminishing to 2 mm ring and layer
Lacing none
Body medium brown, hazy
Flavor - slightly sweet and fruity with some malt flavor; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate medium, creamy, lively carbonation

Appearance 3.5, Aroma 3.5, Flavor 3.5, Palate 3.75, Overall 3.5

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Photo of KTCamm
3.32/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

3/22...pours hazy rusty orange. Clear at the bottom. 1/4 inch white foam. Soft wheaty nose, some banana. Very thin taste, firm carbonation. Very watery. Not much depth of flavor.

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Photo of FinchSCF
4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MacStinson
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of iTunesUpdates
3/5  rDev -16.2%

Photo of chinchill
2.91/5  rDev -18.7%

Swing top bottle.
Hazy amber with a weak head despite medium carbonation.
Medium body.
Aroma is largely that of a regular hefe but the darker malts show clearly in the flavor.

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Photo of GameOfBeers
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of bushbeer75
3.02/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

1pt .9 fl oz brown bottle with flip top

Kaiser Brau Veldensteiner Dunkles WeiBbier has a dark rust color and light cloudy body. An off-white 2-finger foamy head was formed as it filled my weizen glass. The head showed good retention as consumed. Unfortunately, the appearance is the best part of this ale. The nose was light, a little roasty and sweet. The taste was almost watered down, with flavors of roasted malt and a little nutty. The mouth feel was very too. It was thin and watery for the style.

Overall, there are much better German Dunkelweizens - sorry to say I was disappointed and will not revisit.

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Photo of tommy5
4/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of BrandonOakes
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of generallee
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of djhovajk
4/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of Darkmagus82
3.4/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from bottle into a weizen glass

Appearance –Pours a hazy-murky lighter brown color with a rather thick and creamy tan head. The head has a wonderful level of retention fading very slowly over time to leave a medium level of lacing.

Smell- The aroma is quite sweet. It is heavy of a caramel and dark fruit smells with a light roasted brown bread. Other yeasty aromas and aromas of banana and clove are there as well.

Taste – The taste begins with a bready and light caramel taste. As the taste advances further flavors of yeast and banana come to the tongue. From there the roastiness of the flavor grows a little bit more toward the middle/end of the taste. At the end flavors of clove and cardamom then come to the tongue, along with a bit of citrus hop, leaving a lightly bittered and spiced bready flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The thickness/creaminess of the beer is on the average to slightly above average side of a brew of 5.4 % , while the carbonation level is very low. The body is decent for the bready and yeasty flavor of the brew, but the very light level of carbonation does not seem to suit the brew well, with a grater carbonation likely giving it a more refreshing flavor as well as being good for the spice and sweeter flavors of the taste.

Overall- Ah… it was alright, but nothing too special here. The taste was fairly balanced, but the mouthfeel was a little off. Not one I would likely go back too. While I would not go back to it I would say that is at least worth one try for anyone who has not had it.

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Photo of Twifiter
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of mscudder
3.81/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a weizen glass.

A - A polluted brown hue with a touch of rich orange. Massive, frothy head that has great retention and lacing.

S - Banana, clove and dark fruits.

T - Nothing crazy here. A bit watered down flavors of bubblegum, pear, banana and clove.

M - A light-medium body with fair carbonation. A bit thin for the style.

O - A pretty good beer that I would not mind having again at a measly $2/ 500ml bottle. Many make this beer look meager in comparison, though alone it is not all that bad.

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Photo of bluntedboywonder
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of mattbk
3.65/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Light tan color, not too cloudy, 2" of head easily. The head looks nice and creamy.
S: The aroma hit me before I even got close to it. Mostly banana, some slight clove, not much malt in the aroma. Nice.
T: Taste is rather light. Slight bubble gum, a bit lemony, a little watery. Some slight sweetness. A little papery.
M: The nouthfeel seems off for this beer, just too watery, while there is a fairly present head, not very carbonated. Maybe I poured this too fast.
O: Not a bad beer, I think there are better versions of this. A bit better in terms of mouthfeel and a bit more flavor (higher mash temp?) and this would be pretty good.

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Photo of jtierney89
3.65/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Super murky deep copper color with a thick white head. Spicy yeast with lots of bread and clove character on the nose. some dark fruit. Head shows no signs of dieing.

Light body with rich flavors. Dark fruits and bright malts. Good balance. Crisp clean finish. Cleanses the palate with a slight yeast bite. Creamy mouthfeel. Pretty nice.

Holds together very well and showcases bright fruit flavors of apples and pie crust while remaining dark in character.

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Photo of JxExM
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

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