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Franziskaner Weissbier - Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu

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89
very good

647 Ratings
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Ratings: 647
Reviews: 84
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 13.42%
Wants: 30
Gots: 136 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: scratch69 on 04-07-2012

Another name for Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse Hell.
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Ratings: 647 | Reviews: 84
Photo of DMarlinJ
3.76/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sunsjammer
3.92/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of headphonick
4.37/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

@caprabo montblanc, segona unitat -70%

Photo of ovaltine
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mattias
5/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

My favourite hefeweizen. Just perfect.

Photo of Dodo2step
3.87/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

P- Thanks to Ray in Pittsburgh for this brew

A- dull yellow color with a nice 2 finger head that leaves bell curve lacing on my pint. cloudy looking.

S- banana and yeasty with clove spices.

F- faint clove but the banana comes out stronger in the mouth than the nose. sour mash and malty finish

M- sour banana and malty

O-not a bad hefe and the banana and clove interact well with each other. worth a sixer.

Photo of T100Mark
4.04/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A 500ml Euro bomber poured into a dimpled glass mug (a very pretty sight).

Appearance - The look and color of a hazy cider. A big foamy head that disapates after a bit.

Smell - Fruity. Sour.

Taste - Big banana flavor. Slightly sweet. Slightly sour. A mildly acidic finish.

Mouth - Zesty yet buttery.

Overall - A qaulity German Weissbier. Chugable. A little simplistic, however. Yet another InBev product that, in an attempt to be all things to all people, comes up a little short.

Photo of nigeldazooman
4.32/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Lida
3.67/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of misternebbie
4.21/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
4.04/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kevintaraross
3.32/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Color = darker than average.
Smell = refreshing - lightly yeastie.
Taste = "thickish"
Feel = fuller than the average Hefeweizen - which is a good thing...in the Winter.
After taste = smooth and not a harsh bite.

Photo of Janicerubioo
4.64/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of avwrite
4.3/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Cloudy look, smokey taste. Nice and refreshing with something meaty, like a good steak or german sausage.

Photo of FightinIrish88
3.9/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of thebigredone
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of drzodiacus
4.27/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bigdood33
3.96/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

Great flavor with a hint of pear.

Photo of Gabriel_Vaughn
3.64/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lukass
4.08/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of SmashPants
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Format: standard German 500mL macro brown bottle and standard label.

Appearance: pours a deep, cloudy amber with a big and fluffy head per the style. Drops to a finger or so of creamy pure white. Decent lacing down the glass.

Aroma: banana, cloves and spices, quality wheat and yeasts. Smells exactly as a traditional German hefe ought.

Aroma: some citrus joins the characteristics on the nose - quite a nice addition. All told a well-rounded flavour profile.

Taste: all of those flavours come through on the finish. Quite sweet, with a pleasant yeast and alcohol warmth.

Aftertaste: again spot-on. Medium in body with a full feel and decent moderate carbonation.

Mouth feel: a case of 20 x 500mL is AU$75, so an equivalent case of 24 x 330mL would be around AU$59. pretty good for a beer of this calibre.

Overall: a great quality traditional German Hefeweizen from one of their best breweries in my opinion. A good selection of flavours with a touch of citrus thrown in for good measure. A great price too at AU$75 a case of 20 x 500mL.

Photo of Zaktcc
4.3/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ncherf
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of Jerseyislandbeer
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

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Franziskaner Weissbier from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
89 out of 100 based on 647 ratings.