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Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse - Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,903 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 2,903
Reviews: 1,504
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.58%
Wants: 85
Gots: 176 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 11-13-2001)
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brystmar

Texas

4.15/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

16oz (?) bottle into a wit glass.

A: nice golden wit color with subtle reddish/amber hues. Nearly 2 fingers of frothy head from this pour with moderate retention. A solid layer of white foam remained atop the brew through completion. Carbonation bubbles up from the bottom. Minimal lacing though.

S: yeast, wheat, cloves, banana, hints of citrus; nicely pungent. Mmmmm!

T: wheaty sweetness supported by malt and clove right up front; sweetness follows through to the end where it unites with citrus. Nearly flawless.

M: super creamy with lots of carbonation. Love the creaminess, but high carbo is a turn-off for me. This has been my only critique of Franziskaner throughout the years. Well, that and their decision to not give tours of their brewery in Munich. WTF guys?

D: very easy drinking here. I've said it before and I'll say it again: I'm always up for drinking one of these. Never been in a mood where that isn't the case.

Open your doors to the public for tours of the brewery, Spaten-Franziskaner! Paulaner/Hacker-Pschorr does it across town, get on it guys!

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2010 03:19:07 | More by brystmar
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Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
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