Phillips Snowcase 2014 Calendar Day #6 – Schottleweizen (Dunkelweizen)

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Phillips Snowcase 2014 Calendar Day #6

Schottleweizen – Phillips Brewing, 7.5% ABV – 341ml., (Victoria, BC, Canada)

more info about this beer can be found on their Snowcase website:

on the front-right label:

“Inspired by a journey to the dark side of the Matterhorn, explorer and beer architect Benjamin Schottle dreamt of a beer where roast flavours play with fruit sweetness & a slight bright tartness. The Schottleweizen is born”

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  • Style: Dunkelweizen
  • Taste: Malty banana wheat caramel clean sweet
  • Do I love this enough to drink it again: no
  • Would I recommend this to beer aficionados: yes

Visual: Pours dark brown with a dissipating small head, very thin ringed retention, lots of steady fast streams.

Nose: sweet brown sugar malts, toast, slight sournesss. (lvl-7)-pungency

Attack: crisp, fizzy

Mid-palate: (lvl-6)-sweetness, (MAIN) toasted malts, molasses, brown sugar, cola, banana wheat

Finish: malty sweet finish.

Summary: Extremely easy-drinking. Sweet wheat caramel malts all day long. Alcohol totally stealth.