Bayern Dragon's Breath | Bayern Brewing, Inc. / Edelweiss Bistro

BA SCORE
81
good
116 Ratings
THE BROS
83
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bayern Brewing, Inc. / Edelweiss Bistro
Montana, United States
bayernbrewery.com

Style: Dunkelweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by bkilpatr on 04-24-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
116
Reviews:
44
Avg:
3.54
pDev:
15.82%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
16
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 116 |  Reviews: 44
Photo of luke12345
3.71/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of d5001986
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PaulLindquis
4.38/5  rDev +23.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

It could just be that I am extremely thirsty after hiking in Yellowstone National Park all day, but this beer really impressed me. I had been forced to drink other inferior beers until I found this one in the store's cooler. Love it!

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Photo of devilmakesthree
3.47/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LXIXME
3.9/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of jrsqc7
2.74/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of MacStinson
3.53/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SamuelMiller
4.27/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of beergorrilla
2.94/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Zaphog
2.94/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of KensWorld
2.91/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.56/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Look : Chestnut brown color, 70% opaque, allowing a little bit of light to leak through. The head starts very large, off-white to yellow colored, 3 fingers. It leaves lace in great webs on the sides of the glass. After the head recedes it leaves a mossy layer of cream on the top.

Smell : Quite a bit of caramel, some dark roast malts, rye, caraway, and dark wheat. A little bit of brown sugar. Medium volume.

Taste : A bit washed out with some dirty wheat and rye, some flavorless clove, ending with some pasty baked malts. The aftertaste is the only true mark of a Dunkelweizen. A bit of alcohol burn/antiseptic taste towards the finish.

Feel : Light, watery, morphing into a little bit of medium body creaminess. The end is really unremarkable but if I had to say something maybe semi-dry.

Overall : I wouldn't buy this again, just not overly impressed with either of the Bayern bears I've had. Cool label, a less than great beer. Pass.

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Photo of cubbyZilla
3.37/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jeffsmash
4.6/5  rDev +29.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

The beer is bad ass. Goes down smooth and it's an easy drinker.

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Photo of Sixpoint
3.48/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of arini10
3.54/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sjmad23
3.58/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BlueSpader
4.06/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of zestd
3.63/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheSixthRing
3.04/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Appearance - Pours slightly hazy and copper brown in color. The head us off-white and peaks at a finger's width before dying down in fair time. Breaks down to a thin, broken layer of suds.

Smell - Aroma hits on some darkened wheat, grain and a touch of grassy hop.

Taste - Follows the nose. Wheat, touches of caramel and a light grassy hop. Faint lemon. Finishes somewhat clean.

Mouthfeel - Light in body with bitey nation. Crisp, mostly dry finish.

Overall - Dunkelweizen? Hardly. I should have known better to buy when I saw the label saying it was a "Dark Heff Ale". This is the "dunkel" equivalent of Widmer's "Hefe"; that is to say, it's a sad Americanized version of in the style. It's a fair, easy drink, but nothing I'd buy again.

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Photo of GRFounder
3.25/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of sporklift87
3.97/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of misternebbie
3.74/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ronbo5421
3.25/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Harvest06
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Bayern Dragon's Breath from Bayern Brewing, Inc. / Edelweiss Bistro
3.54 out of 5 based on 116 ratings.
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