Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier Dunkel

Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier Dunkel

Rated 3.764 by BeerPals

Brewed by Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

Freising, Germany

Style:  Dunkel Weizen

5.3% Alcohol by Volume

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ID: 3634 Last updated 5 months ago Added to database 22 years ago

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Overall Rank691
Overall Percentile98.7
Style Rank2 of 243
Style Percentile99.2
Lowest Score2.9
Highest Score4.7
Average Score3.808
Weighted Score3.764
Standard Deviation0.448

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52 Member Reviews

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  • HANTRAN 551 reviews
    rated 4.4 1 year ago

    Aroma: 8 | Appearance: 9 | Mouthfeel: 8 | Flavor: 9 | Overall: 10

    Aroma is faint, very bready, a hint of baking spices. Pours a lovely deep golden brown body with a off-white foamy head that has great retention and lace. Mouth is fizzy in a pleasant way, slightly creamy and clean. My first Hefe that is Dunkel and I like it a lot! The banana, clove, bubblegum flavors are quite laid back and just excellently balanced with the sweet wheat malts. The is brewing at a top level!

  • FISHINGFAST 685 reviews
    rated 3.7 2 years ago

    Aroma: 7 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 7 | Flavor: 8 | Overall: 8

    Pours out a dark orange to copper color with a thick head. The aroma is wheat and some fruit. The mouthfeel is is decent. The taste is wheat and very light orange note, pretty decent beer.

  • RICHSBEER 1960 reviews
    rated 4.6 3 years ago

    Aroma: 9 | Appearance: 9 | Mouthfeel: 9 | Flavor: 10 | Overall: 9

    The beer pours dark golden color, with a large white head that hangs around for a while . The aroma is wheat & bubble gum. The taste is wheat with some malt. The mouthfeel is light to medium with nice carbonation.

  • PAULCARDOM 549 reviews
    rated 4.7 6 years ago

    Aroma: 10 | Appearance: 9 | Mouthfeel: 9 | Flavor: 10 | Overall: 9

    There is something comforting about dark hefes and this beer displays it in all its’ splendour. The pour is a murky amber colour with a huge off-white head. Chocolate is added to the typical notes of wheat, clove and banana making for a pleasant smell. The flavour starts sweet and fruity, but the finish is bitter and chocolatey.

  • VIPINVELP 2001 reviews
    rated 3.3 8 years ago

    Aroma: 8 | Appearance: 6 | Mouthfeel: 6 | Flavor: 6 | Overall: 7

    Opaque dark orange, off-white lasting lacing foam head. Decent, not strong, caramel aroma, suttle taste. Some orange tones there. Good beer. (Velp 201506)

  • PALEALERIDER 2314 reviews
    rated 3.3 9 years ago

    Aroma: 6 | Appearance: 6 | Mouthfeel: 7 | Flavor: 7 | Overall: 7

    From bottle. Pours a good size frothy beige head and has a hazy amber appearance. Pretty good lacing, sticky. Aromas of malts, yeast and light spices. Flavours are mostly malty, some sweetness and light caramel notes. Hints of toffee and toasted malts as well. Medium bodied mouthfeel. Fairly good retention. Pretty good stuff overall.

  • AIRFORCE1 681 reviews
    rated 3.6 10 years ago

    Aroma: 8 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 7 | Flavor: 7 | Overall: 7

    Pours a cloudy light copper color with a 3 finger off white head that goes down quite slow. Some carbonation. Aroma is very sweet with hints of caramel, toffee, and malts. Taste is not metallic like the other brews from this brand. Hints of clove, banana, and toffee malts. Slightly creamy but still a tad watered. Finishes off a little chewy and very sweet. I like it.

  • SIGMUND 6907 reviews
    rated 3.6 12 years ago

    Aroma: 7 | Appearance: 8 | Mouthfeel: 7 | Flavor: 7 | Overall: 7

    On tap at Cardinal Pub & Bar, Stavanger. Hazy brown colour, moderate white head. Pleasant aroma of ripe bananas, cloves and brown bread. The flavour has also notes of brown bread, hints of banana and cloves, but is far drier than the aroma makes you expect. Minimal bitterness. Refreshing and easy drinking - could easily be recommended even for pale lager drinkers who think that everything darker than piss yellow must be dangerous.

  • MITCHFORGIE 683 reviews
    rated 3.0 13 years ago

    Aroma: 6 | Appearance: 6 | Mouthfeel: 6 | Flavor: 6 | Overall: 6

    Hmmm, as I write this my chest hurts for unknown reasons, my back too.... Big head on this beer, fairy small bubbles. First smell it seems really sweet. First taste it seem really soapy. I really wanted to like this, but the more I drink, I think not. Really really strong bannana and some gingerbread. White sugar and brown sugar in equal proportions. Some yeast, like dense dry ginger snaps. Maybe a bit of a rye/dark cranberry sourdough... soft doughy orange and plum might show up here and there too. Overally I just find it a bit too sweet.

  • BEERDOG 1556 reviews
    rated 4.0 13 years ago

    Aroma: 8 | Appearance: 8 | Mouthfeel: 8 | Flavor: 8 | Overall: 8

    Poured a cloudy, dark orange body under an active tan head. Big enough it was, but not enduring. Aroma was cloves and bananas, so was the flavour. Mouthfeel good and smooth, yet not overly thick. Nicely balanced finish. Pretty good.

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