Green Man Choc Krystal Weiss (500ml Bottle)
This dark, filtered, effervescent and fruity beer is traditionally crafted by our own German Brewmaster, Enrico Gritzner, using only the finest ingredients available. Banana and clove aromas leap from the glass. . .
I enjoyed this immensely - certainly something different from Green Man. Has everything you expect from a Dunkelweizen, with the banana and spice, along with just a faint hint of chocolate. But there was also a strong ashen-like quality that set off the palate perfectly for me. Well done.
A dark take on the German wheat theme, dunkelweizens have the same banana and clove notes of their pale cousins, but also have earthy, toasty, chocolatey notes from the addition of dark malts. They are "shoulder season" wheat beers to many drinkers - something a little more robust than a hefeweizen for the fall and spring seasons, but not as rich as winter’s weizenbocks. Alcohol is between 4.8-5.6% generally, bitterness is low, and carbonation is high. Occasionally, you will see dark versions of American Wheats, but these are uncommon.