1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Julius Echter Hefe-Weissbier Hell - Würzburger Hofbräu AG

Not Rated.
Julius Echter Hefe-Weissbier HellJulius Echter Hefe-Weissbier Hell

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
89
very good

526 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 526
Reviews: 318
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 11.03%
Wants: 22
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Würzburger Hofbräu AG visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 07-03-2001)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Julius Echter Hefe-Weissbier Hell Alström Bros
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 526 | Reviews: 318 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Getalegup
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Getalegup, Today at 04:03 AM
Photo of Davepoolesque
3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

Davepoolesque, Thursday at 02:47 PM
Photo of cavedave
3.75/5  rDev -6%

Two finger white head atop a cloudy amber beer. A few minutes in the cap is a foamy ring and nice skim.

Medium aroma, full of clove, with lighter banana, even a touch of biscuit and herb,

Taste better than aroma, standard for style, bready, clove, touch of banana, hint of hop spice, tasty.

A bit overcarb for style, not as clean as you would like, finish ends with some rooty herbal thing going on. Worst feature

Kinda standard for style, but nowadays there are many of these floating around, better German imports, and the American versions fresher, and often much better due to the freshness factor. Not recommended.

cavedave, Aug 31, 2014
Photo of rdooley
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

rdooley, Aug 25, 2014
Photo of chinchill
3.15/5  rDev -21.1%

From bottle at the 2014 German Bierfest (ATL).
Hazy light amber with a decent head.
Light body with crisp medium plus carbonation.

Light clove, typical banana, and high tartness for style. A pretty good mix of flavors but would prefer more malt and less banana.

chinchill, Aug 24, 2014
Photo of thufflife
3.75/5  rDev -6%

thufflife, Aug 19, 2014
Photo of moorenor1
5/5  rDev +25.3%

moorenor1, Aug 16, 2014
Photo of Bayern1971
3.75/5  rDev -6%

Bayern1971, Aug 10, 2014
Photo of MrPlayboy
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

MrPlayboy, Aug 09, 2014
Photo of Wiely
5/5  rDev +25.3%

Wiely, Aug 08, 2014
Photo of brurevu
3.96/5  rDev -0.8%

The beer poured a hazy straw yellow with a significant fluffy white head with little retention. The aroma was pure hefeweiss with strong notes of banana and cloves, but more on the spicy clove side. The taste was light and refreshing with more of the signature Hefe banana and cloves and a hint of bready wheat. The body was less creamy and more effervescent and the low bitterness made for a refreshing drinking experience.

brurevu, Aug 05, 2014
Photo of Durge
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Durge, Aug 01, 2014
Photo of Baked-Goods
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Baked-Goods, Aug 01, 2014
Photo of Libre
5/5  rDev +25.3%

Libre, Jul 28, 2014
Photo of CraftyChuck
5/5  rDev +25.3%

CraftyChuck, Jul 28, 2014
Photo of insearchofhops
3.75/5  rDev -6%

insearchofhops, Jul 25, 2014
Photo of JLSIV
4.2/5  rDev +5.3%

I had this beer once in a four pack that a friend bought for me and was very impressed

Normally, I am not impressed with hefes in bottles, but this was an exception

Poured a nice three finger German head into a wheat beer german glass. Head was impressive, lasted and very distinctive German weissbier mushroom top bloom. beautiful hazy yellow.

Aromas of cloves, bananas and just a faint third spice (grains of paradise?)

Taste follows the nose, with just a hint more citrus

Mouthfeel is full but crisp and refreshing

Overall, I think this is my favorite Hefe-weissen in a bottle. My only regret is that I look for it all the time, and it is hit or miss, the Dunkle is usually whats in stock at least in Atlanta….It left a good impression, because I look for it all the time

JLSIV, Jul 23, 2014
Photo of cavemanlawyer1999
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

cavemanlawyer1999, Jul 20, 2014
Photo of PEIhop
4/5  rDev +0.3%

PEIhop, Jul 19, 2014
Photo of ACP5484
3.75/5  rDev -6%

ACP5484, Jul 18, 2014
Photo of ThadiusCartwright
5/5  rDev +25.3%

ThadiusCartwright, Jul 17, 2014
Photo of Shrey
3.75/5  rDev -6%

Shrey, Jul 09, 2014
Photo of atrocity
3.75/5  rDev -6%

atrocity, Jul 09, 2014
Photo of NJBeer265
3.75/5  rDev -6%

NJBeer265, Jul 02, 2014
Photo of kingjohnh
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

kingjohnh, Jun 27, 2014
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Julius Echter Hefe-Weissbier Hell from Würzburger Hofbräu AG
89 out of 100 based on 526 ratings.