Erdinger Weissbier Dunkel | Erdinger Weissbräu

1,349 Ratings
Erdinger Weissbier DunkelErdinger Weissbier Dunkel

Brewed by:
Erdinger Weissbräu

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

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3.53/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 550 ml bottle into a snifter, best before 03-2012. This pours a dark brown almost black with a large foamy Mocha colored head. The smell is a little weaker than expected, a little wheat, roasted malts, coco. The feel is medium to light with high carbonation. The taste is okay, wheat spices dark malts.

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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5/5  rDev +35.1%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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

A - Towering creamy head with excellent retention crowns a very dark brown and effervescent body. Fantastic thick lacing also.

S - Bready malt, banana, wheat, a touch of spice and tinned peach. Could be more intense on the nose.

T - Classic dunkel flavours of caramel and banana. Not a lot of complexity but very pleasant.

M - Lovely big chewy body, moderate carbonation. Nice and smooth.

O - A nice example of a classic German dunkelweizen. Thoroughly enjoyed it.

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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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

500ml bottle poured into Weisse glass 5/1/12

A murky cola with about as many bubbles as one could fit into a glass, took a couple tries too get all the liquid into the glass because of the massive tan head that just sits there the whole time you drink it leaving lots of unorganized lace

S chocolate milk with a little coffee and bruised banana, decent but faint

T what I smell but slightly stronger with a faint nutty aspect

M fairly light and nearly turns into foam in your mouth, slight chocolate on the finish

O not a bad beer but its pretty basic, there's much better examples of the style for similar prices

I think this ones an industry stranded for a Dunkel, nothing too be ashamed of but nothing worth searching for

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3/5  rDev -18.9%

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Erdinger Weissbier Dunkel from Erdinger Weissbräu
3.7 out of 5 based on 1,349 ratings.
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