1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Paulaner Weissbier Kristallklar - Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG

Not Rated.
Paulaner Weissbier KristallklarPaulaner Weissbier Kristallklar

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
81
good

68 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 68
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 12.71%
Wants: 3
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Kristalweizen |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-28-2002)
View: Beers (23) |  Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Latest | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 68 | Reviews: 26 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of rale
rale

Quebec (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

09-12-2012 23:54:38 | More by rale
Photo of Suigintou92
Suigintou92


4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

09-02-2012 17:48:03 | More by Suigintou92
Photo of DGR
DGR


4/5  rDev +13%

08-10-2012 04:35:29 | More by DGR
Photo of Blissmo
Blissmo

Sweden

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

07-21-2012 12:04:21 | More by Blissmo
Photo of Quik4life3
Quik4life3

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

07-18-2012 00:50:41 | More by Quik4life3
Photo of BigCheese
BigCheese

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +13%

05-09-2012 14:48:33 | More by BigCheese
Photo of Niklas
Niklas


3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

04-22-2012 16:21:43 | More by Niklas
Photo of estevaom
estevaom

Brazil

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

04-10-2012 21:41:05 | More by estevaom
Photo of vr6corrado
vr6corrado

California

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

03-18-2012 04:21:23 | More by vr6corrado
Photo of RodneyFarva
RodneyFarva

Spain

3.05/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

500ml bottle poured into a half-pint Paulaner glass, sitting on a Paulaner coaster. How 'bout that?

a: pours a clear golden, lots of carbonation bubbles rising. 3 finger head or so quickly fades to a half finger which sits on top.

s: malts and wheat dominant, some very light banana, not really much spice.

t: pretty light, nice malts, some light banana flavor, again not much on the spice end, pretty strong carbonation

o: average, not too exciting, but i know i prefer hefeweizens over kristalweizens.

Serving type: bottle

03-07-2012 20:23:21 | More by RodneyFarva
Photo of BrazilianAussie
BrazilianAussie

Brazil

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

02-25-2012 10:45:40 | More by BrazilianAussie
Photo of nickfl
nickfl

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

01-17-2012 07:39:43 | More by nickfl
Photo of phaedrusovchaos
phaedrusovchaos

Romania

4/5  rDev +13%

01-16-2012 12:11:40 | More by phaedrusovchaos
Photo of TexAggie011
TexAggie011

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -29.4%

01-11-2012 22:48:27 | More by TexAggie011
Photo of Stoffel
Stoffel

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

01-06-2012 03:43:27 | More by Stoffel
Photo of RedFox
RedFox

Denmark

4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

01-01-2012 17:24:29 | More by RedFox
Photo of Harkrank
Harkrank

Sweden

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

12-23-2011 22:05:04 | More by Harkrank
Photo of RuudJH
RuudJH

Netherlands

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Very disappointing receipe: I had expected far better from a brewery that makes one of the best hefe's in beerland.

Very boring and tasteless beer.
Smell clearly of bread and grassy hops.
Nice straw colour and nice carbonation as well. Fluffy head.
All in all, it's beer as clear as you'd like, reminding of a lager.
The banana and spice that is so great in wheatbeers from Germany is very much missed. In fact, this is just a very plain and ordinary beer.
As I said: if you want something like this, you might just as well pick a plain lager of some kind... the wheat character is there, but this drink should be much more exciting.

Serving type: bottle

12-22-2011 20:08:29 | More by RuudJH
Photo of Rochefort10nh
Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

3/5  rDev -15.3%

12-01-2011 20:10:49 | More by Rochefort10nh
Photo of thundersteel
thundersteel

Spain

3/5  rDev -15.3%

11-17-2011 13:35:50 | More by thundersteel
Photo of Brabander
Brabander

Netherlands

4/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Great Weißbier. Yesterday was a hot day in Holland and we ate pizza's outside. Mrs. Brabander and i drank this beer in the original glass.

Wonderfull beer only to look at. Light sweetness and light carbonation. Citrus. Five fingers head but that is very easy to get with this beer.

This is one of the better German Weißbeers that you can get on the market.

Serving type: bottle

06-05-2011 12:24:29 | More by Brabander
Photo of atis
atis

Finland

4.25/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours clear pale yellow, streaming with small carbonation bubbles and huge white head with excellent retention, patchy lacing. Aroma is sweetish banana, spicy as well as weak wheat.

Taste is clean banana, hints of vanilla, wheat and dry finish. Mouthfeel is medium with slightly more than average carbonation that helps to accentuate hints of spice that can be better felt after midway through the glass.

A decent Kristallweizen, one of the best I have had. Its flavour is much stronger if compared to other filtered Weizen beers.

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2011 16:18:44 | More by atis
Photo of arturorg
arturorg

Spain

3.13/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Served into Erdinger Weizen glass

A: Golden with a small frothy head thats stay for a while small lace, a lot of carbonation going on, it almost looks like a champagne glass.

S: Banana, sweet, malts

T: Very thin and watery, same banana flavor, some cereals, a lot of carbonation going on that make me confuse as spiciness.

Overall not a very good beer or at least a dont like the style, feel like light soda to me

Serving type: bottle

09-30-2010 12:37:14 | More by arturorg
Photo of treque
treque

Mexico

3.13/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: very pale, somewhere between yellow and amber, traslucent 2 finger head made of white foam, creamy, good retention. Constant and permanent carbonatation.

S: wheat hints nothing else is perceived

T: light body, esay to have big swallows, very refreshing, with a sligth wheat end.

If you havent had a weizen beer, this could be afirst one so you understand the difference among malts

Serving type: bottle

08-11-2010 22:38:56 | More by treque
Photo of Mjoepp
Mjoepp

Sweden

2.98/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A: Clear golden, much carbonation. Normal sized bubbles, dissapears quickly.

S: Yeast, banana, sourdough bread.

T: Yeast, banan, citric. Aftertaste is yeasty, disappears quickly along with the sour undertone.

O: Average beer, good in the summer to cool yourself. I prefer the hefeweizen-style though

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2010 12:23:54 | More by Mjoepp
Paulaner Weissbier Kristallklar from Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG
81 out of 100 based on 68 ratings.