Robust, darker, full bodied wheat beer combining the darkness of a Dunkelweizen and strength and body of a Bock. Strong, malty, fruity wheat beer.
Medium to full body. Malty flavor, but clove and banana yeast flavor still present. No hop flavor or aroma. Mild toasted flavor OK. Light chocolate character. Amber to brown color, some haze allowed. Highly carbonated.
Uses 50% or more wheat malt. Remainder is Munich or Vienna malts. German noble hops at low hop rate. Must have distinctive Weizen Wheat yeast for correct flavor. Decoction mash. Soft water.
Schneider Aventinus, Erdinger Pikantus, Mahr's Der Weisse Bock, DeGroen's Weizenbock, Pyramid Weizenbock.