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Julius Echter Hefe-Weissbier Hell - Würzburger Hofbräu AG

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BA SCORE
89
very good

510 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 510
Reviews: 315
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 19
Gots: 13 | 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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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

08-16-2013 00:40:16 | More by ygtbsm94
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ryan1788a5

Massachusetts

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

08-03-2013 14:59:24 | More by ryan1788a5
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Florida

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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Texas

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-27-2013 19:17:35 | More by OgreSanchez
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Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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Texas

4/5  rDev +0.5%

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Texas

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

07-22-2013 13:39:44 | More by brez8791
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Texas

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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MattSweatshirt

Texas

3.79/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours out a hazy golden yellow at the bottom of the glass and turns a darker orange towards the thicker part. The beer is topped with a big white head that sounds like Rice Krispies as it sits and breaks down.

Wheat, lemon, and clove are up front. Banana and some sweetness sit in behind those.

The taste brings more spice and bready wheat. Definitely not as lemony/citrus forward as the nose is. It is there though with some slight banana.

The body is fairly light. Surprised by how light the carb felt. There are lots of bubbles running around.

Super solid weissbier.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2013 07:06:27 | More by MattSweatshirt
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Andrew041180

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A - Poured a half liter bottle into a pilsner glass. Initial picture is a beautiful hefeweizen that starts a pale straw and becomes a much darker shade farther up the glass, where less light is able to penetrate the haziness. There is some initial lacing on the glass, but the longer I go the more quickly it dissipates.

S - Smells great, just what I would expect, although it is mild and doesn't really hit me immediately. Typical banana and spice smells.

T - I'm disappointed, given the previous two rankings. The tastes that I expected come through, but they are murky. They don't stand out, nor are they subtle. They are both diluted and slightly off balance. There is a sour quality to the beer that I do not like.

M - The feel of this beer is flat as well, which is surprising considering the initial carbonation that I witnessed upon first pouring the beer. It tasted pretty watery.

O - I didn't think this would be the best hefeweizen that I have ever tasted, but it really didn't impress me very much. I'm glad that I tried it, if only to help compare the others that I've had, but this is certainly among the weakest that I've tasted thus far.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2013 01:58:48 | More by Andrew041180
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Texas

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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Kentucky

4/5  rDev +0.5%

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Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

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New York

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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New York

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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Panama

4/5  rDev +0.5%

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Ohio

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Julius Echter Hefe-Weissbier Hell from Würzburger Hofbräu AG
89 out of 100 based on 510 ratings.