Kloster Andechs Weissbier Dunkel

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Kloster Andechs was founded in the 15th Century and brews at the Andechs Monastery in Bavaria.
The Andechs Weissbier Dunkel was first brewed in 1997 and is the most recent addition to the range of beers produced by the brewery. It uses Hallertau aroma hops and dark barley Gersten malts as well as Bavarian wheat. It weighs in at 5.0% and appears a luxurious chestnut colour with a fine white creamy head. The aroma from the weissbier dunkel is that of fruit notes of banana and pineapples merging with the dark malts providing hints of caramel and cocoa. The beer itself has a soft body and elegance about its light hop bitterness that works wonderfully with the sweet caramel. The dunkel, from Andechs Holy Mountain, then surprises with a refreshingly satisfying finish.

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  1. Stujago

    This is a very nice dunkelweizen. I’m not sure that it has a distinct banana flavour but almost a cola like quality with a malty tinge. It pours a deep brown colour with a rapidly expanding head. Very smooth. 4.25/5.

  2. Richard Martin

    Andechs weissbiers are always very reliable. Great colour and depth of flavour. Good pour and not too fizzy. The dunkel taste comes at the start, but there is the lingering weissbier sweetness at the end.

  3. AdmiralH

    I had forgotten how good this is. On the nose and the palate initially full of chocolate, coffee and malt, and then later an edge of typical Weissbier flavour. Smooth and full. Deep brown. A very satisfying beer.

  4. Eric Akrill

    As a Dunkel, this is an excellent brew which pours with an almost ‘Guiness-like’ head that lasts. A definite smoky, malty aroma to it with a beautiful dark oak colour. As mentioned in a previous review (below) the first taste is a proper ‘dunkel’ flavour, almost cola like (as another reviewer says) with a bitter beginning which then develops into a sweeter finish. A definite buy again here!

  5. Gavin H

    Very enjoyable dark wheat beer. Good head, starts off like a stout and becomes progressively wheatier as you drink it. Throws a small sediment in the bottom of the bottom, giving a clue as to the brewing process.

  6. Kristin

    Nice beer, hybrid between wheat beer and stout. Wheat lifts it, giving it a refreshing quality

  7. Otto TheBierDude

    Pours dark brown to orange with a hazy look and a dense slight off-white head. Light spiced and wheaty aroma. Flavour is medium dry wheaty with a light acidic touch and mild wheaty note. Ends mild acidic and medium spiced.

  8. MaxF

    A lovely weissbier dunkel. Black body with good cream head. The taste is slightly bitter compared to a weissbier. But it is easy to drink and has no persistent hop taste.
    I have had bottles with quite a lot of sediment which can be off-putting in a dark beer. But bottles in my last order had only a slight dark wheat sediment so I will order more of this beer.

  9. Kris

    I love the concept of a dunkelweizen and this one did not disappoint – good depth of flavours (wheat and malt) coming through

  10. Kul

    Fantastic chestnut colour with a fine off white creamy head. Sweet malty smell with a gentle smokey undertone. A taste that is lightly spiced but for me a weak body that just doesn’t work. Feels a little dull.

    Not for me.

  11. Jens

    Wonderful dark wheat beer with a long-lasting head and lovely roast aromas, for me among the very best in this category.

  12. WJ

    This is very good but it does not taste like a dunkel at all, there is no hint of coffee or chocolate, if it is wasn’t brown you would think it was a hefeweisse. The only give away it is does have a slight bitterness. It is good though hence the 4 stars.

  13. Paul C

    A good Dunkel Weissbier.
    Pours with a smooth creamy head leaving a really dark colour.
    Not as sweet as a traditional weissbier, it has a malty taste and aroma.

  14. Tim Bright

    Superb example of a Dunkel Weiss. Dark smooth and malty with that underlying hint of banana. An absolute treat.