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Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse - Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

3,062 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 3,062
Reviews: 1,514
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.58%
Wants: 95
Gots: 254 | 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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joannajax

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

02-05-2012 02:45:59 | More by joannajax
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satownsend

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%

02-05-2012 02:13:07 | More by satownsend
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TheAlamoWrocker

Texas

4.05/5  rDev -0.2%

This brew has always had memories for me and so if my review is high that is probably mostly memories. Reviewed February 3, 2012. Poured a 12 oz bottle into a Weizen glass.

A: This poured a nice cloudy Sunglow. This was one of my first pours into my shorter Weizen glass and because of that the pour was over 3+ fingered. The head lasted all the way till the end.

S: A nice strong fruity banana. A nice sour yeast is nicely present and this is what dominates this brew.

T: Sour yeast, banana, and coriander.

M: This is easily one of the smoothest drink I have ever had. The alcohol taste isn't even there. this feels like a summer drink no questions asked.

O: This is just a nice easy drinker that I think those that don't know beer would even enjoy.

02-03-2012 22:18:12 | More by TheAlamoWrocker
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rsant

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

02-02-2012 18:13:37 | More by rsant
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ThirstyTorpy

Malta

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

02-02-2012 09:47:17 | More by ThirstyTorpy
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madman45

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

02-01-2012 21:00:13 | More by madman45
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bump8628

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev -1.5%

I've had this beer so many times I can't believe I haven't reviewed it. Luckily the bar down the road serves it in the proper glassware. Cloudy gold, big, dense white head. More banana pronounced than most in the style. Clove is in the background along with some vanilla. A nice wheaty, cereal note gives the beer some depth. Creamy with a lively dose of bubbles. Good stuff, and as a plus it's available all over the place these days. My preference is still for Weihenstephan and Schneider and Sohns, though.

02-01-2012 20:45:34 | More by bump8628
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justintcoons

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%

02-01-2012 16:22:28 | More by justintcoons
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Dave1999

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

Poured into my pint glass a very dull yellow with a nice big fluffy head.

Smells fruity with undertones of yeast and malts.

Tastes of banana and orange peel but was expecting a little bit more due to the smell.

The right level of carbonation, light and smooth.

A very good wheat beer, easy to drink. Would enjoy a few of these during the summer.

02-01-2012 15:59:40 | More by Dave1999
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Griffith

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

01-31-2012 13:00:11 | More by Griffith
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monnik

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

01-31-2012 12:24:12 | More by monnik
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jumbopanda

California

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

01-31-2012 04:40:12 | More by jumbopanda
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slimntubbs

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-31-2012 04:24:36 | More by slimntubbs
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TobinMitnick

New York

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-30-2012 21:27:19 | More by TobinMitnick
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fullsweep

United Kingdom (England)

4.03/5  rDev -0.7%

.5 L brown bottle poured into a pint glass tumbler.

A: Beautiful cloudy, tawny in colour, quite a lot of fizzy head, even with a slow, deliberate pour. Dissipates moderately quickly, leaving no lacing.

S: Mild spice with the sort of chalky/powdery scent with a mild sweetness too.

T: Upfront sweetness, but not distinctly fruity or malty, just sweet, but a mild sour presence as well.

M: Initially there was a thick, syrupy goodness, but that was quickly replaced by a bit of tangy fizziness. Underlying all is that chalky, almost powdery presence.

O: I love wheat beers, and here's another reason why!

01-29-2012 23:04:56 | More by fullsweep
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dcs1548

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-29-2012 20:15:06 | More by dcs1548
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fergster75

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-29-2012 14:38:34 | More by fergster75
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Texasfan549

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-29-2012 10:42:17 | More by Texasfan549
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sludgy

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

01-28-2012 21:56:56 | More by sludgy
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rufusb

Kentucky

4.43/5  rDev +9.1%

Great Heffa!!
A - dark brown, nice foamy head
S - "yeasty", breadlike, very pleasant aroma
T - Awesome! You can tell the German influence in the aftertaste, but is definitely not overpowering. Very pleasant
M - light carbonation, not heavy, but a creamy texture
O - one of the better Heffas I've tried. Great taste, no alcohol aftertaste. You've gotta try one!

01-28-2012 07:11:48 | More by rufusb
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buckyp

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-28-2012 04:16:15 | More by buckyp
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Mantooth

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-27-2012 15:44:13 | More by Mantooth
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jskennedy

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

01-27-2012 04:12:52 | More by jskennedy
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fishguyac

Virginia

5/5  rDev +23.2%

01-26-2012 20:31:59 | More by fishguyac
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JAG214

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

01-26-2012 18:47:09 | More by JAG214
Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
91 out of 100 based on 3,062 ratings.