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Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse - Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,946 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 2,946
Reviews: 1,505
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.58%
Wants: 88
Gots: 197 | 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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lifeboyq

Washington

4.45/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured in to a Franziskaner weizen glass a cloudy orange with a thick fluffy white head. 2/3rds of the head fade quickly but the final third hangs around for a while. Smells sweet and interesting but hard to put on the subdued phenolic undertones. Taste, well this isnt an aspect of the taste too much , but what I think is so impressive about this beer is the apparent fermentation temperature that has inhibited the bubblegum undertones that come from weizens fermented at higher temperatures. This doesnt have that off phenolic taste, just cloves and bananas, quite crisp. A more pure and full flavored version of Weihenstaphaner, a more carbonated less flavorful but quite similar example. Taste is beautiful a crisp banana, clove and citrus, mouthfeel is full and silky, nicely carbonated as a weizen should be. In my opinion the best example of the style. This blows away other very solid examples in Schneider Weisse and Weihenstaphaner much less Paulaner. What a wonderful beer! Heaven in a glass.

Serving type: bottle

03-15-2008 05:45:26 | More by lifeboyq
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Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
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