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Original Oettinger Hefeweissbier - Oettinger International Getränke-Vertriebs GmbH

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Original Oettinger HefeweissbierOriginal Oettinger Hefeweissbier

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44 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 44
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 12.18%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Oettinger International Getränke-Vertriebs GmbH visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 12-30-2002)
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Reviews by Boilermaker88:
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Boilermaker88

California

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 500ml can bearing a "best before" date of 13.07.08 on the bottom of same. My brother brought it back with him from a recent trip to Switzerland and Germany.
Appearance: murky dark yellow color topped by a fluffy white head that produced ringlets of lace.
Smell: not too much going on here; lots of pale malt aromas but not much in the way of the usual banana-and-clove yeastiness I love in a German hefeweizen.
Taste: again, the signature banana and clove taste (and sometimes, bubblegum) is very restrained. Virtually non-existent, really. Good malt character but also bearing a mild metallic tinge, probably from the can.
Feel: light, creamy, refreshing.
Overall: not too bad, especially considering it's coming from a can. Still, I'd like to experience more of that clovey, banana-y yeastiness goodness here. Decent, but nothing to shout to the heavens about.

Serving type: can

04-11-2008 16:32:00 | More by Boilermaker88
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Israel

4/5  rDev +13.3%

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Lgarciaosuna

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javlin624

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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

03-02-2014 03:07:57 | More by javlin624
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Jaec

Mexico

3.53/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

500ml can, tasted in 2014

Appearance : very nice light golden color.
Smell: slightly sweet wheaty aromas, very fresh smell.
Taste and mouthfeel : strong wheaty flavors, slightly bannana flavor and a dry end. Carbonation is good.
Price: economical.

A very respectable brew.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2014 04:11:53 | More by Jaec
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Netherlands

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

12-13-2013 17:58:52 | More by His_Royal_Hoppiness
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dcmchew

Romania

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

11-07-2013 17:07:36 | More by dcmchew
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Mexico

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

07-25-2013 02:57:07 | More by Kirian
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3.76/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This beer pours a slightly hazy partly darkened golden with a nice lasting lacy head. It has a nice aroma of spice and fruit typical of yeasty wheat beers. It tastes of fine malts mixed with a nice fruity spicy tone. It goes down smooth with a bit of a dry finish. A nice hefe to try if you get a chance.

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2013 05:35:04 | More by jesseejames
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Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Orangish, copper, cloudy body; small head

Aroma: Malty and peppery notes, but not overly complex aroma

Taste: Malty, spicy and smooth flavor. However, it wasn't complex. It was pretty good, though.

Remarks: Did not score A, T, S, M at that time; disregard those scores

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06-15-2013 21:48:57 | More by IchLiebeBier
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Poupae

Thailand

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

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XmAjOX

Germany

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

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sirksanti


4.5/5  rDev +27.5%

06-09-2012 16:28:28 | More by sirksanti
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Louisiana

4.35/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Not sure if this is the same beer, but this is the "Weiss" that is sold in Ukraine. Quite a nice surprise to have such a quality beer sold at Ukrainian beer prices (0.75 USD for 1/2 L.) The best thing I can say is that this is a very, very good imitation of the superb Schneider's Weisse. Is it as good? Almost - can detect a certain small level of unrefinement. Is it worth buying at 1/4 the price? To paraphrase a certain American politician, "you betcha!"

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2012 16:53:02 | More by swampski
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phaedrusovchaos

Romania

3/5  rDev -15%

01-18-2012 10:46:16 | More by phaedrusovchaos
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Everydayoff

Thailand

3.65/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

500ml can poured into a weizen glass by freshness date.

A:
The pour forms thick white Hefeweizen head that stands by good retention before gradually collapsing to a layer of foamy lace, cloudy yellow amber color with medium visible carbonation in texture.

S:
Big clove, caramel, bubblegum and banana are heads up also big bready malt and citrus zest in late participation.

T:
The taste is well balance in mingling wheat malt, barley malt and hop. Yeasts also play well by yielding big clove touch in the lead along with banana, spice, bubblegum and citrus. Bitterness is left there by hop with a ghost-like quality.

M:
Feel is rich, crisp, smooth and refreshing generating by firm carbonation within its medium body, very dry finish.

O:
Precisely a good to go with any occasion, high drinkability and could be treated as good session beer.

Serving type: can

01-14-2012 06:35:02 | More by Everydayoff
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atis

Finland

3.68/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours hazy light golden with huge and beatiful white head with excellent retention, thick lacing. Aroma is light wheat, citrus and some yeast.

Taste is a little subdued, but typical Hefeweizen, some wheat, banana, spices and yeast. Mouthfeel is refreshing light/medium with lively carbonation.

Overall, not bad at all. Could improve the taste a bit, but price/performance is unbeatable, I bought it for 29 euro cents (not including the bottle deposit) in a German supermarket.

Serving type: bottle

11-29-2011 18:21:23 | More by atis
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Cozzatoad

Italy

2.7/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

500ml can

A- Light golden, very clear for a hefeweizen, but still quite hazy. Great and persistent head as usual when pouring in a weizen glass, not much lacing though

S- Light wheat with some citrus notes on the back, overall very much on the sweet side

T- Nor strong nor complex. Malts on the light side, with a slight bready hint. Then some lemon and bubblegum notes. A very sweet beer overall, even for a weizien

M- Light body and carbonation fit the beer's overall 'easy' feeling. Goes down smooth with nothing worth remembering

O- Among all the german Hefeweizens i've tried (and they are quite a few) this is probably the less interesting one. Being so simple and easily drinkable, it was not either so much refreshing

Serving type: can

10-11-2011 11:00:17 | More by Cozzatoad
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dbaker61

Ohio

3.35/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

330 mL can. Brew date: May 13, 2011. Best by: July 13, 2012. 4.9% ABV, 11 degrees Plato.

Appearance: Straw color with a touch of orange. Slightly cloudy. Two fingers of dense foam, having very good retention.

Smell: Banana esters are evident, also detected some citrus notes. Not very strong.

Taste: Mild but typical weisebier flavors; some banana, yeast, malty. Again as with the smell, the taste is not overpowering in the least.

Mouthfeel: A bit light in body. Finishes a bit dry. Carbonation is fine for the style.

Overall: Not a bad beer by any stretch, but not exceptional. I would drink it if I couldn't find a better weisebier. Quite easy to drink, in fact.

Serving type: can

09-06-2011 14:16:25 | More by dbaker61
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karait95

Mexico

3.4/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Color according to the style, it is an intense amber color with some hue orange, also cloudy in line with style so it is good enough, the only problem is that poor carbonation and the head doesn't leaves a lot of traces, good size and white color with small bubbles, a permanent layer remains all the time.

S: Could be better, it is not to strong but you can sense some citrus inside as per the style, also it is not clear but may be some little aroma to banana, low hops and some malts of course the wheat.

T: The flavor start neutral but then the wheat flavor is the dominant not to intense it is somehow simple not to complex as in other Hefeweisbeers

M: Starts with a refreshing feeling then turning to a little bitter sensation.

Serving type: can

06-11-2011 03:43:10 | More by karait95
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thierrynantes

France

3.13/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Beer bottle (50 cl.), tasted in 2011.

Appearance : clear golden color, with white foamy head.
Smell : sweet wheaty aromas, with notes of banana.
Taste and mouthfeel : sweet wheaty flavors, leading to a dry end
Drinkability : an average beer in the German style Hefeweizen.

Serving type: bottle

02-17-2011 18:23:45 | More by thierrynantes
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ticklechicken

Korea (South)

3.9/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

My oettinger hefweizen poured from the can with a deep orange cloudy body and some very fine carbonation bubbling just behind the glass, which I quite liked the look of. The head sat rather low and left a fair bit of fine bubbled lacing upon drinking. The smell was of sweet fruit and honey with grain. Taste was nothing complex, but still enjoyable: grainy with some earthiness and a slight bitter aftertaste, and the expected yeastiness that gradually became more present. This hefeweizen had a nice creamy mouthfeel thanks to the carbonation, but became flatter and watery closer to the finish. Overall, this hefeweizen is a very enjoyable drink, even if not uniquely so. Bonus points must be given for price - although it might get a bit more credit if it weren't so damn cheap. This is definitely my favourite oettinger brew.

Serving type: can

02-15-2011 14:21:26 | More by ticklechicken
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Original Oettinger Hefeweissbier from Oettinger International Getränke-Vertriebs GmbH
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