Erdinger Weissbier Dunkel | Erdinger Weissbräu

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Erdinger Weissbier DunkelErdinger Weissbier Dunkel
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Erdinger Weissbräu
Germany
erdinger.de

Style: Dunkelweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Carefully selected dark malts with delicate roasting aromas give ERDINGER Dunkel its full-bodied flavor and strong character.

This elegant wheat beer has a lustrous, deep dark-brown appearance in the glass. The first sip reveals a harmonious symphony of carefully selected wheat and barley malts with exquisite Hallertau aroma hops. The taste buds detect hints of caramel, nuts and fresh bread. An unmistakable top-fermenting accent is provided by ERDINGER’s traditional yeast.

ERDINGER Dunkel first saw the light of day in 1989, when ERDINGER’s master brewers created a dark wheat beer as a birthday present for the private brewery’s owner, Werner Brombach. He liked it so much that he decided to put it on the market in 1990.

Added by kbub6f on 11-15-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,357
Reviews:
624
Avg:
3.7
pDev:
12.7%
 
 
Wants:
52
Gots:
257
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3.38/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mjgsilva
3.21/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Edie
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of beerinabottle
4.54/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

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3.97/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of irongator
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.24/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.86/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.69/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.91/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of lmaduells
3.15/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

For my taste, too smooth, without much pretension. Now that these beers you can not ask for much; but I like more the complexity and evolution, beer worked.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of imbibehour
3.96/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into a curved wheat ale glass.

Deep chestnut brown body, with a slight bit of cola carbonation, and mix of finer bubbles. Head is a big tan and creamy froth! Classic bulging with ice cream scoop licking properties. Big hold, big head, and creamy fine retention, more as if it was just shoved on top than created from the bottom. Classic, aggressive, in control, booming. Just great looking.

Aroma takes minor touches of toffee but has a very dry phenolic property to it. Drying clove and almost char smelling to powedery flour. Clean, but also a bit closed. Not too much going on the nose here.

Palate sticks to basics nicely. Light toffee and an excellent creamy mouthfeel hitting almost like a British ale yeast. Fruit sensing berries, mixing in with milk chocolate in the mid palate. Finishes with clotted cream and light body feelings and flavors.

A real nice simple dunkel, limits on the depth but a creamy flavor and esters seems to be very unique and making a good drinking experience.

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3.84/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.74/5  rDev +28.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Beautiful. Tastes amazing. Love drinking it every time I get the chance. Would recommend.

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3.56/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.96/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
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2.4/5  rDev -35.1%
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3.81/5  rDev +3%
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Erdinger Weissbier Dunkel from Erdinger Weissbräu
3.7 out of 5 based on 1,357 ratings.
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