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Franziskaner Weissbier Royal - Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu

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BA SCORE
86
very good

30 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 30
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.95%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: RuudJH on 05-24-2012)
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

clarknova, Sep 07, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -1.3%

dgilks, Aug 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

bird_soul, Aug 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Ebichuuu, Jul 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Mattias, Jul 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

GOBB, Jul 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

XmnwildX12, May 09, 2014
Photo of Rehabeam
3.39/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the bottle into an original Franziskaner Royal wheat beer glass.
Best before January 2015.

Look: Amber to dark orange, very little carbonation, it starts with a foamy head which disappears rather quickly

Smell: It doesn't smell of much at all, in my opinion. Wheat and maybe a little bananas

Taste: Sweet bananas, malt and a stronger wheat flavor than many other wheat beers

Feel: Feels very full bodied and rather heavy in the mouth

Overall: A good wheat beer. Definitely better than the original Franziskaner but there are many other better wheat beers around.

Rehabeam, Apr 04, 2014
Photo of thierrynantes
3.86/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Beer bottle (50 cl.) purchased from Bières & Chopes, and tasted in 2014.

Appearance : amber color with tan foamy head.
Smell : wheat, clove and yeasty aromas.
Taste & mouthfeel : yeast, with roasted malty finish.
Overall : a good beer in the German style Hefe Weizen.

thierrynantes, Mar 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

dcmchew, Jan 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

dcisco44, Jan 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

CoryR, Dec 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

rredshift, Oct 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Soto, Oct 19, 2013
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3.95/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Half-litre bottle of the 'Edition 2', poured into the correct glass at home on 18th Oct 2013.

Dark orange hue to the murky brown body; on top a full, deep and lasting white foam covering.

If any of your friends can't smell banana esters in a Hefenweizen, this is the one to bring out: it is truly full of those smells, some yeastiness and vanilla too, but mostly and strongly bananas.

The taste follows the aroma very closely, with banana and vanilla at the fore, some clove and yeasty notes in the mix also, but secondary throughout.

Full bodied for a Hefeweizen and full of flavour: a really good beer in a style that I sometimes struggle to fully appreciate.

BlackHaddock, Oct 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

wjschini, Oct 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

brbrocc, Sep 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

TasteFiend, Sep 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

jandadeboer, Aug 16, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

vfgccp, Jul 03, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -35.1%

shamrok, Jun 09, 2013
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3.61/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

An orange murky beer with a big head.

The smell has lots of banana, in a mild way. Also some rose leafs. There is very little clove present. The beer has a strong wheat smell. I get a smell that reminds of decoction: a melanoidin-like smell.

The taste mild with a nice estery ripe banana taste. The combination of the extra maltiness, makes this beer really stand out. The somewhat sweet mouthfeel is adding body, which makes the beer less drinkable. The wheat taste is nice and adds a grainy taste.

Absumaster, May 24, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

ZachRusk, May 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Ciocanelu, May 15, 2013
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Franziskaner Weissbier Royal from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
86 out of 100 based on 30 ratings.