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Old 02-02-2009, 11:00 PM   #1
Dec 2008
Eugene, OR
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Have you had one of these? My god, they are delicious! well, I like them a lot. Wish they came in sixers instead of the european pint bottles. I just compared one to a Hacker-Schorr dark wheat and they Franzy blew it away in delicacy and made the HS seem cloying in it's caramel-maltiness.....atleast, I think it did. what say you, beer lovers?

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Old 02-02-2009, 11:33 PM   #2
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i like it a lot. draft is even better.
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Old 02-03-2009, 12:26 AM   #3
Oct 2008
Lake Bluff, Illinois
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good, but a lot of the places i have seen if obviously dont turn over the stock very well- find it at a good vendor, fresh and its lovely

have you had aventinus weizenbock? or tucher dunkel? if you havent, you should- i think they are both much better

try weihenstephaner vitus weizenbock- i dont think theres a better wheat beer made, period

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Old 02-03-2009, 12:26 AM   #4
Nov 2008
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It's delicious!

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Old 02-03-2009, 12:29 AM   #5
Oct 2007
Boston, MA
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I love this stuff. Dunkelweizen is my favorite wheat beer category. I also enjoy the Weihenstephaner dunkel, however this may be because I worship the normal Weihenstephaner hefeweißbier as one of the finest in the world.
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Old 02-03-2009, 12:40 AM   #6
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Greenville, SC
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ah, I miss Clemson. A small bar with a great selection had this on draft.

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Old 02-03-2009, 12:53 AM   #7
Oct 2008
Conway, AR
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I love the Franz Dunkel. I also suggest trying Aventinus Wheat Dopplebock if you haven't had it.

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Old 02-03-2009, 02:16 AM   #8
May 2008
Dunkirk, NY
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I need to try a real dunkel. The extract batch i made a few months ago sucked, and gave me horrendous farts.

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Old 02-03-2009, 03:05 AM   #9
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The Middle East
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I'm a big fan as well. I love Weissbiers, especially the dark ones.

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Old 02-03-2009, 03:17 AM   #10
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Nashville, TN
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Oh my God. Before I moved to Tennessee, my friends and I used to do lunch at the Sleeping Dog Tavern in Santa Fe and I'd order it all the time. If I could do nothing but drink Franziskaner Dunkel for the rest of my life, I would consider it a success.

Actually, I'd just settle for being able to find it here.

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