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Weltenburger Hefe-Weissbier Hell - Klosterbrauerei Weltenburg

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BA SCORE
83
good

130 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 130
Reviews: 89
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 10.3%
Wants: 4
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Klosterbrauerei Weltenburg visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

st9647v3, Dec 12, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

t0rin0, Nov 19, 2012
Photo of womencantsail
3.9/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at Beachwood Brewing

Pours a cloudy golden orange with a fluffy white head. Nice banana on the nose, plenty of wheat, and a great biscuit malt sweetness. Moderate clove aroma throughout and just a hint of bubblegum. Sweet bread and biscuit mealtimes on the nose. A hint of bubblegum, light citrus, an plenty of banana. Nice clove spiciness, soft wheat flavor, and a touch of straw. Really nice.

womencantsail, Oct 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

duceswild, Aug 29, 2012
Photo of steveh
4.13/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Been enjoying the Weltenburger lagers, but haven't tried the Weizens yet. Here's the first for me.

Brown, half-liter bottle, no real translatable dating to find. $3.50. Poured into my HB modified Will Becker -- great for any German style.

A -- Hazy peach color with a tremendously dense, slow-settling, light cream colored head.

S -- Clove and bubblegum up front, light bready malts and grainy wheat back. Even some mild citrus in the finish.

T -- Sweet, bready malts up front with light graininess, mellow phenols from the Weizen yeast balance nicely. Lightest citrus and bitterness in the finish.

M -- Medium-light body with a spritzy to dry mouthfeel.

O -- Maybe not the best Weizen I've ever tried, but this is a great example for anyone looking for something out-of-the-ordinary line of well-known brands. It has bigger, more pronounced flavors than many others and even takes on similar characters as Schneider.

steveh, Aug 08, 2012
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

aztraz, Aug 08, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

adamcthomp, Jul 17, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

contec, Jul 16, 2012
Photo of matjack85
3.55/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I picked up a couple bottles of these light ("hell") hefes at the Binny's store in Bloomingdale, IL for $2.99 each. 1 pint 0.9oz brown bottles with no freshness date and no other information about the beer on the label.

Careful with the pour here as I got 90% of the glass to fill with white foam even with a tilted 45 degree angle pour. After the head went down (which took a few minutes), the beer revealed itself to be a hazy straw yellow color and it left plenty of nice lacing on the glass with each sip.

The typical banana/clove aroma was there, but it was mild compared to most hefes I've tried. Also picking up the wheat smell and some bready yeast.

Big under-ripe (almost green) banana flavor, along with some clove, white pepper, and lemony citrus taste. You can taste the wheat as well. The biggest disappointment is that all these flavors don't last very long. You taste them for a few seconds and then - poof - they're gone. No lingering aftertaste at all.

Light to medium bodied with low carbonation.

It's alright, but not good enough to get the good or exceptional rating from me.

matjack85, Jun 16, 2012
Photo of dsprainman
3.65/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A- Pours a sexy hef color, 1.5 finger head
S- Banana and cloves, but a bit feint and light on the spice. A tad bready for a hef.
T- Again, heavy on the banana, light on the spice.
M- A bit flat, but pretty on-target
O- This one doesn't stack up to the best bavarian hefeweizens, but is a step or two above the american offerings.

dsprainman, Jun 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

snowsurfer422, Dec 30, 2011
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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5/5  rDev +35.5%

Snellgg5, Dec 02, 2011
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3.43/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

500ml bottle into Weisse glass 27/10/11 sent out by EskimoDave

A murky dirty orange with the stranded shitload of bubbles that feed a large well retained three finger head that leaves spotted lace well down the glass

S not very strong but there's some wheat and banana and clove perhaps a little lemon and bubblegum

T tastes a little stronger then the smell with lots of dry cereal on top of what I smell, still a pretty basic Hefe

M not as light as expected and plenty of bubbles help its cause

O an OK beer but I stop before saying it's "good" I have pretty high standards whit this style and this ones just not exciting me

I think this may be my 300th brewery sampled, mind you if I lived in Germany this landmark wouldn't be all that impressive. When you live in a province that has maybe half a dozen breweries and 3.5million people you envy the Germans

wordemupg, Oct 28, 2011
Photo of Derek
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Hazy straw with a white head, thin ring of retention leaves a little lace.

S: Definitely clove-forward, but not overpowering, white pepper, vanilla and subtle hints of tropical fruit.

T: Clove, wheaty biscuits, a little more bitterness than most (I like that), hints of banana bread and candied pineapple.

M: Moderate body is well-attenuated, not overly carbonated, crisp finish.

D: A good drinker.

This one has bottled & traveled well, but it is lacking a bit of a fresh flavour.

Derek, Oct 10, 2011
Weltenburger Hefe-Weissbier Hell from Klosterbrauerei Weltenburg
83 out of 100 based on 130 ratings.