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Granite City Food & Brewery

Granite City Food & Brewery
43 Bells Dunkelweizen

Category: Weizen Dunkel

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 4.8%
83 Points
Bronze Medal
Recommended

Granite City Food & Brewery
43 Bells Dunkelweizen

Category: Weizen Dunkel

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 4.8%
Cloudy bronze color. Aromas and flavors of baking chocolate, swedish rye crisp, char-roasted nutshell, and sesame seeds and oil with a supple, bright, effervescent, dry medium body and a smooth, brisk finish with suggestions of root vegetable chips and hint of parchment finish. A sturdy brown beer for pub grub.

Tasting Info

Beer Glass Style: Malty, Funky & Smooth & Mild
Aroma Aroma: baking chocolate, Swedish rye crisp, char-roasted nutshell, and sesame seeds and oil
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with suggestions of root vegetable chips and hint of parchment
Bitterness Bitterness: Faint
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Hamburger, Mushroom Cheeseburger , Aged Gouda
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A sturdy brown beer for pub grub.

The Producer

Granite City Food & Brewery

The Producer
P.O Box 278
Ellsworth, IA 50075
USA
1 515-836-4060

Weizen Dunkel

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Serve in a Weissbier Glass
Weizen dunkels are medium brown to black in color and range in alcohol from 4.5-5.5%. These dark wheat beers display full rich malt flavors along with floral and estery qualities of pale weizens. Dark weizens are produced with or without secondary fermentation in the bottle, with the corollary that these styles can be yeast-sedimented or unsedimented depending on the preference of the brewer. Noteworthy examples of this style include: Hacker-Pschorr Weisse Dark, Ayinger Ur-Weisse and Tucher Dunkles Hefe Weizen.