All About Beer Magazine - Volume 29, Issue 5November 1, 2008
89 Plank Heller Weizenbock, Privatbrauerei Plank-Laaber (Germany). 7.5% ABV (6/08) Hazy pale amber color with a Himalayan head. Sweet honeyed golden raisin, nut, and fig-orange bread aromas. A round, silky entry leads to a tangy fruity-yet-dry medium-full body with fruity caramel, orange banana custard, and golden raisin puree flavors. Finishes with a tangy, praline, mandarin orange fade, and wheat dough fade. A vibrant zesty treat. 89 Plank Dunkler Weizenbock, Privatbrauerei Plank-Laaber (Germany). 7.5% ABV (6/08) Chestnut color hazy. Rich nutty pumpernickel dough aromas follow through on a chewy entry to a dry-yet-fruity medium-full body of toffee, molasses, brown buttered orange and raspberry cake, and spice flavors. long, tangy finish. Delicious and rich.