HBT 2015 Big Giveaway - This is it - Final Weekend to Enter!

Huge Supporting Membership Discounts - 20% Off - Final Weekend!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Community > Commercial Brew Discussion > Red Hook Dunkelweizen
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 07-26-2011, 06:09 AM   #1
UncleChuck
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: portland, or
Posts: 30
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default Red Hook Dunkelweizen

Anyone give this a try?

I'm not really a fan of any Red Hook stuff, so I was a bit weary to pick this up for $4 something a bomber, but I was very pleased, and have since bought probably 10 bottles of the stuff. Being available at Plaid Pantry (OR & WA version of 7-11, basically) is a huge plus as well.

I did a comparison between this and Franziskaner's version, and honestly it's a toss up to me. The Franz is more complex, for sure, but the Red Hook has got the Franz beat in spice and clove flavors, which I really do enjoy. The Red Hook just seems to have a "larger" flavor overall, I'm not going to choose which one i prefer, but I'd say the RH is almost as good, if not as good, as the Franz.

I love Hacker Pschorr Dunkel Weisse, but sadly have not had it in about a month, and can only get it locally at a German pub (Gustav's, for anyone local, awesome food, and pretty good beer selection. Cheap 24oz steins too) so I have not done a direct comparison between the two.

I have not read too much about this stuff, a lot of the info I've seen is about a Dunkelweizen they had out like 10 years ago or something, not sure if it's the same.

Anyone else get a chance to taste this?
UncleChuck is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-01-2012, 12:26 AM   #2
Athos56
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Yakima, WA
Posts: 63
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts

Default

Bump from the grave. I had some to compare it to my own. The RH tasted a bit lighter and had more clove flavor. It was nice to be able to confirm mine tastes like it should. I also discovered that mine didn't suck, I just don't like the style much
Athos56 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Red Hook Mudslinger straycat Commercial Brew Discussion 1 01-20-2011 06:08 PM
Red hook Automn harvest libertyman Commercial Brew Discussion 0 10-08-2008 09:02 PM
Red Hook IPA jeffg Commercial Brew Discussion 9 11-10-2006 07:48 PM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS