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Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse - Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

3,385 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 3,385
Reviews: 1,543
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 11.55%
Wants: 121
Gots: 437 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Todd on 11-13-2001

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Photo of leantom
3.76/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

I've seen this in the store a lot. Finally decided to give it a shot, except that it's on-tap. Here goes:

A: Not that inviting. Very cloudy amber - looks exactly like apple cider with a head. Leaves good lacing, though.

S: Lots of...banana. Really a ton of banana. Accompanied by coriander, clove and lighter spices.

T: Follows the nose, except with the addition of bready yeast. Lots of banana and coriander followed by bready yeast; it almost tastes like a Belgian beer.

F: Nice and bready. Good.

O: Good beer, but I'd rather have a Belgian wit.

Photo of Richie71
4.22/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SLewis
4.51/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Dukes5409
4.24/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of brm300
4.27/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sachie23
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PitoPerez
4.33/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jessthirsty
4.04/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AndyCowles75
3.5/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tiagolsan
4.44/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of pruden
3.49/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PaulSlazinger
4.24/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StoutBoi
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TimZebGir
4.1/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

A: Golden and clear with a slight haze and eeeeenormous well-retained head with bubbles out the wazoo. (3/3)
S: Solid wheat aroma with hints of metal and black pepper. (9/12)
T: Just a little bit of sweetness to balance the wheat Spice and oh my god what a smooth finish. (16/20)
M: Very bubbly and just a little dry on the finish. (5/5)
O: This beer traveled really well and I detect very little in the skunk or cardboard range. Really can't get it over how clean that finish is given the wheat power on the front. Not quite a fin du monde or weihenstephaner in my book but still solid. (8/10)
41/50

Photo of BeerBob44
3.95/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Italiano86
4.38/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Justdoit1234
4.04/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Zooman_44
4.55/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Savaseri
4.49/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Tommyplink
3.87/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Inglum515
4.15/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hijump24
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of njackhobbs
4.54/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Myotus
3.91/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours with a medium, white head. Is golden in color and murky. Odor is not too strong, but has a hint of sweetness. Taste is great and sweet, but has a slight malty aftertaste.

Photo of Livendadream
4.18/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
91 out of 100 based on 3,385 ratings.