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Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse - Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,897 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 2,897
Reviews: 1,504
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.58%
Wants: 85
Gots: 173 | 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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Localdrinklax

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-22-2013 03:41:57 | More by Localdrinklax
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BeerForMuscle

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Cloudy, hazy wheat blond color with a big head, good retention.

S - Smells of tangy fruit, sweet dry wheat and some spices. Sort of funky and musky in the nose.

T - This one is a murky wheat with that unfiltered taste. Earthy and taste with some bitterness and mild fruit flavor thrown in. The spices can be tasted and the fruit is mostly in the nose.

M - Heavily carbonated and medium-thick bodied. Thicker body yea but not too heavy to enjoy. Crisp flavors and a sharp combination of them all.

D - This brew is great to drink all year round. If you love unfiltered wheat and yeast to chew on then you'll love Franziskaner. Light enough in nature to have a few.

Notes - This is one of my go-to weissbiers and is good out of the bottle and on tap. Cool to see it properly vaccuum poured into a nice tall wheat glass. Enjoy.

Serving type: on-tap

10-16-2009 18:00:19 | More by BeerForMuscle
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BitteBier

Indiana

4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Darker than expected on the pour--somewhere between golden and amber with some haze. Capped by a pillow of foamy white head that collapses pretty quickly but clings longingly to the glass as the beer falls away. The nose is characterized by an appealing grainy scent, with less of the banana/clove notes that I expected, though the spice is still detectable. Similarly subtle but interesting in taste--grainy and sweet at the front but at the same time more spicy and dry in the finish. The mouthfeel is similarly balanced, falling somewhere between lightly chewy and subtly crisp. This is a nice example of my most beloved style.

Serving type: bottle

02-13-2007 23:39:39 | More by BitteBier
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jfcaa193

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -1.5%

02-18-2012 23:25:31 | More by jfcaa193
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Beersignal

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured golden yellow with apricot highlights, slightly hazy liquid adorned by a thick, creamy white head with medium staying power.

Up front hits you with soft aromas of wheat, coriander, and citrus fruits. The middle and end swirl with notes of vanilla, fruits (bananas, and pineapples) and yeast in a nice balance. Brings back memories of summer evenings on the patio sipping a hefe while a cool breeze whispers you to sleep.

Creamy and silky liquid brings forth fruit, wheat, and yeasty flavours through a fine carbonation. A mild tart sweetness finishes the beer nicely, slicing delicately through the fruit and yeast flavours and graciously balances the whole.

Fours across the board, this I would recommend to anyone who desires to peacefully soothe summer's heat at the end of the day.

Santé

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2005 00:30:59 | More by Beersignal
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mythaeus

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%

04-21-2014 14:47:32 | More by mythaeus
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ZombiesAteMyDog

Indiana

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-25-2013 14:30:53 | More by ZombiesAteMyDog
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Paccamacca

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-13-2013 04:42:03 | More by Paccamacca
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Andrerhausen


4/5  rDev -1.5%

10-01-2012 02:23:38 | More by Andrerhausen
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s4s

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-17-2011 04:50:16 | More by s4s
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Duvel

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.5%

03-09-2013 16:04:03 | More by Duvel
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wvsabbath

West Virginia

4/5  rDev -1.5%

02-07-2012 03:44:16 | More by wvsabbath
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Vladimirsteel

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev -1.5%

03-27-2012 03:02:18 | More by Vladimirsteel
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nickfl

Florida

4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Two and a half fingers of white head on top of a hazy, golden body. The foam settles fairly quickly and leaves moderate lace on the glass.

S - Lots of banana and spicy wheat with a bit of clove in the background.

T - Bready notes of wheat and yeast up front with some fruity banana character. Some clove and black pepper notes come out in the middle as things get spicier. The beer finishes with more rich malt and clove along with some vanilla.

M - Medium-thick body, high carbonation, and a slightly sweet finish.

D - This hits all the classic points for the style with plenty of yeast character and some bready wheat to keep it balanced. There isn't really much else to say about this beer, but that is really all it needs.

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2011 07:00:06 | More by nickfl
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counselor

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This was a good beer, it was good looking in the glass, hazy and thick puffy head. It smelled good too, yeasty and light - almost like grapefruit. The beer tasted good - it was refreshing, quaffable and had the flavor of yeast and a tart, dry, crisp malt. It finished dry and mae me want another sip. This was a beer that went down nice and could be consumed one after another. It is not over the top n any area, well balanced and quite tasty. Also at $1.99 per bomber, quite affordable

Serving type: bottle

12-17-2003 14:21:42 | More by counselor
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motoxer

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

03-31-2012 12:54:52 | More by motoxer
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BJSmit

Netherlands

4/5  rDev -1.5%

02-12-2014 19:16:03 | More by BJSmit
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zbooks

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-19-2012 20:42:58 | More by zbooks
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KrisBeerndt

Australia

4/5  rDev -1.5%

07-02-2014 09:26:58 | More by KrisBeerndt
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south33

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-16-2012 22:50:13 | More by south33
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Jmathews011


4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-28-2014 00:36:35 | More by Jmathews011
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Amp

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-27-2011 03:01:42 | More by Amp
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ortie

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -1.5%

07-02-2012 02:56:24 | More by ortie
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tripledbrew

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-22-2012 23:55:01 | More by tripledbrew
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JimmyFlatRock

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.5%

03-10-2013 21:05:49 | More by JimmyFlatRock
Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
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