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Julius Echter Hefe-Weissbier Hell - Würzburger Hofbräu AG

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very good

566 Ratings

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Ratings: 566
Reviews: 324
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 10.78%
Wants: 23
Gots: 36 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Würzburger Hofbräu AG visit their website

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Bierman9 on 07-03-2001

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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.

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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.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

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Julius Echter Hefe-Weissbier Hell from Würzburger Hofbräu AG
89 out of 100 based on 566 ratings.