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Julius Echter Hefe-Weissbier Hell - Würzburger Hofbräu AG

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BA SCORE
89
very good

505 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 505
Reviews: 314
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 18
Gots: 11 | 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)
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3.54/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This beer pours cloudy yellow with a huge white head that lasted a very long time. Smells of cloves, bubble gum, citrus. The taste is typical Hefeweizen with cloves, banana, and a slight sour lemon taste. A nice representation of the style but not my favorite. Definitely worth a try though.

Serving type: bottle

10-20-2013 02:05:09 | More by vcoggins
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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MaltyHoppyGood

Wisconsin

3.89/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Golden hay bale. Huge maelstrom of carbonation overwhelms the serving vessel I chose (imperial pint). Highly recommend traditional wheat beer glass to display the thick, rocky head that is expected with this style. Beer is mostly clear, unless you prefer to swish in the yeast from the bottom. In this instance I chose to forgo this step to evaluate yeast flavor imparted only to the beer.

S: Musty yeast, cloves, light and sweet Munich malt.

T: Spicy yeast simulatenous with sweet wheat and Munich malt. Some mustiness from the smell translates into the taste. Slight sour taste followed by a slow noble bitterness. Comes right back to spicy wheat yeast flavors. I agree with one reviewer who suggested "juicy fruit bubblegum", though it is minimal. Very much a clove/spicy driven wheat malt flavor, low to minimal bubblegum/banana flavor.

M: Medium/light body with initial high carbonation levels. Slight watery/juicy feeling. Feels hydrating and balanced. Fluffiness apparent with cold temps. As beer warms, malty flavors and loss of carbonation thicken the perception of mouthfeel. Slight stickiness throughout.

O: Bought this beer based off of a recommendation from a coworker who lived in Germany for many years, and still visits yearly. It is a solid German hefeweizen which leaves little to guesswork. If you enjoy wheat beers, and especially German wheat beer, it is a must try. It has an old world taste, which clearly the brewery is in the business of. There is little fuss and big taste while remaining balanced, always bringing you in for another sip.

Serving type: bottle

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ryan1788a5

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4.05/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

750ml bottle poured into a weizen glass.

A: Cloudy golden color, creamy and foamy white head retains wonderfully. Lacing is thick and clumpy. Textbook hefeweizen appearance.

S: Banana, creamy wheat, hints of clove and pepper.Juicy fruit bubblegum tucked deeper within. Incense. A lot of yeast action, a bit more spicy than other hefs, but I'm digging it.

T: Clove and spice up front. White pepper. Very yeasty. Juicy fruit. Banana tucked into the background. Walnut and a creamy wheat impression. Subtle tick of tartness. Hit of clove toward the end. A touch medicinal. Very yeasty on the finish, fading spices.

M: Light in body. Very creamy and filling in the mouth. Cloud-like. Blast of scrubbing carbonation. Textbook again.

O: A very solid hefeweizen coming straight from the source. Not much else to say, other than drink it if you see it. It's one of the better ones on the market. Paired nicely with the breakfast sandwich I made myself. Fried egg, swiss, and pastrami on country sourdough, with just a dash of Frank's Red Hot.

Serving type: bottle

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Julius Echter Hefe-Weissbier Hell from Würzburger Hofbräu AG
89 out of 100 based on 505 ratings.