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Kaiserdom Hefe-Weissbier Naturtrüb - Kaiserdom Privatbrauerei Bamberg

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33 Ratings
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Ratings: 33
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3
pDev: 18.33%
Wants: 0
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Kaiserdom Privatbrauerei Bamberg visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: dgilks on 01-04-2010

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Ratings: 33 | Reviews: 15
Reviews by Hoppsbabo:
Photo of Hoppsbabo
2/5  rDev -33.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

I live in Korea and the beer selection at my local supermarket is not great, but as a matter of course I'm working through all the imported bottles.

Okay, if you've read the other reviews you're not going to bother with Kaiserdom anyway, so I shan't go into detail. Basically, it has the typical weissbier flavour but whereas say, Paulaner is pleasant but muted, Kaiserdom is just pure insipid. Virtually no flavour. Just don't bother.

More User Reviews:
Photo of jjunit
2.36/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

It looks like and smells like a Hefeweizen but once you drink it you will realize that this German beer taste water down and taste more like a radler with water as the lemonade. With that said it is ok to drink on hot day when you are not looking for a good beer

Photo of dbaker61
2.32/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: Very pale yellow, slightly hazy. Not cloudy, as the style should be. I coaxed a finger of head, but I didn't have the power to persuade it to stay around. It was gone in less than 30 seconds, leaving a pathetic most-of-a-ring of bubbles. So unlike what I thought a hefeweisbier should be.

Smell: There is a smell. Faint, but it is there. Very slight odor of cloves and less of bananas. Disappointing.

Taste: Well, it does remind me of a hefeweisbier. It reminds me that I would like to drink one tonight. A bit of malty sweetness, and a hint of cloves, but no banana esters. At least the taste is closer to style than the smell or the appearance were.

Mouthfeel: Lots of carbonation. Too much carbonation. Light in body, this beer is like a super-gassed, watered-down version of a wheat beer.

Overall: What a disappointment. I do like good weizenbiers, but this is not one. On the other hand, there is not anything flat-out wrong with this beer as a beverage; it is quite drinkable, maybe even refreshing. But judging to the style, this one is not even close. Would I have it again? Yes, but I would never drink it if I actually wanted a weizenbier.

Photo of BlackHaddock
2.03/5  rDev -32.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Brown 500ml bottle, best before 12/2011, poured into a Franziskaner Weissbier glass 07/2011.

Looked almost like a crystal Weiss it was so clear, only a very slight haziness in the golden yellow body. On top, a mountain of snowy white foam.

Disappointing aroma, no vanilla, banana, yeasts or anything else to be honest. Hints of grains maybe, but not at all what I expect from a Hefeweizen.

Fizzy water taste, with a minor metalic feel as the mouth dries: this is a very poor beer by any standards.

I hate throwing anything away, but this nearly went down the sink. I managed to drink it however by eating a Pork Pie, Pickles, Cheese, Bread and a small packet of crisps!

Photo of GONZALOYANNA
3.68/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

500ml bottle. Weizen glass.Pale gold color, chill haze appearance. White froth creates a close, foamy & rocky crown that remains as a thick, sticky & lasting layer on top. Aromas profile displays clove, bread, honey, ripe banana, slight banana peel rounded by very subtle vanilla on the back. Crispy, bready & biscuit notes at first sip are followed by floral bitterness. Medium body. Moderate but lively carbonation. Dense texture & gentle sparkling sensation. Sweet maltiness, subtle citric & spicy touch linger into a sweet finish touched by acidic/bitter notes. Banana hues on the aftertaste. Refreshes & quenchs thirst.

Photo of xuehua
2.53/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

I bought this can of Kaiserdom from FreshMart. It was produced September of 2010 and the label says it's good until March of 2012, if the world doesn't end by then.

Pouring into my pint glass, the colour is a perfectly clear golden yellow, which then slowly transforms into the hazier pale yellow with the addition of the sediment at the bottom of the can. There is some head, but not too much.

There is very little smell on this one. You can just barely make out that wheaty aroma that's usual for this type of beer if you stuff your face right into the glass and snort like Al Pacino in Scarface.

For some reason this is a rather carbonated beer, personally I'm used to wheat beers being less tasting of soda and more tasting of ...not soda. As I've mentioned in my other reviews, I'm not a fan of too much carbonation, especially in beer types that don't usually have it.

The flavour really tastes like a watered down wheat beer. Perhaps this beer is the mutant offspring of some North American macro pilseners and German hefeweissen after one night stand. Who knows.

The bottom line is, it's not very good compared to other hefeweissen, and only mediocre in the grand scheme of things. I probably won't be buying it again.

Photo of HomrQT
3.4/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

At 4.7 abv this is one of the "easiest" beers I've ever had. The alcohol taste of this beer does not overwhelm even after having 10 or 11. There is a definite presence of citrus, possibly banana that tames the beer to an almost a watered down effect that does not actually diminish the beer. Super cheap, bought at a grocer while visiting in Italy and we went back for more. Easily tops the cheaper international beers in my opinion. Poured and maintained a very cloudy yellow, and the foam had a decent life span for such a cheap beer.

Photo of asianfetishboy
2.87/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

I got a liter sized can at a Walmart in Beijing. The can looked like it had been through quite an adventure to get there. The first pour produced an inch and a half of white head. The beer itself has the color of peach nectar, but none of the viscosity. Sort of cloudy, pinkish, pretty odd for beer.

The aroma does not have much complexity to it. Pretty much just banana. The taste is fruity, like the smell.

Not really what I'd think of as a hefeweizen. Not a lot of yeasty or bready flavors here. Drinkable though.

Photo of atis
2.52/5  rDev -16%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Pours hazy bright yellow with thick white head, downsliding lacing. Aroma is mostly clove with fruity banana, wheat.

Taste is muted and watery sweetish wheat, some hints of yeast. Mouthfeel is light with almost no carbonation.

Overall, a disappointing beer, I would not buy it again.

Photo of Srecko
4.04/5  rDev +34.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours cloudy straw with one finger of dense white head, excellent retention and moderate patchy lacing. (3/5) Nose is banana, cloves, bubblegum, wheat, light caramel malt. (6/10) Taste is moderate sweet, moderate bitter. (6/10) Light bodied, moderate carbonation, slightly sticky off-dry finish. (3/5)

Photo of FLima
2.91/5  rDev -3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Hazy pale golden color with a good head and medium retention.
Aroma of yeast and banana, sweet oranges and a bit of cloves.
Refreshing taste of wheat, some hops and banana and citrus. Nice that is not so sweet.
Light body with good carbonation.
If you consider this a lighter option to more traditional Weiss, being less complex and intense but also with higher drinkability and still without off-flavors, you will be satisfied otherwise you may be disappointed. Also, it has a very fair price.

Photo of RaphaelSC
2.77/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

A: cloudy yellow like other beers in the style.

S: faint banana smell, with some alcohol.

T: It's like other Weissbier but with more water, this beer is refreshing but lack the flavour and complexity of the style.

M: Refreshing with lots of carbonatation which give a spicy feel on the aftertaste.

O: This isn't a remarkable beer, it is like a american adjunct lager of the weiss style, cheap in price, cheap in quality.

Photo of downes51
2.98/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

I live in North Cyprus and the local beer availability is pretty poor, mostly the usual rubbish Euro-Pils, so the sudden appearance of four beers from Kaiserdom comes as a very pleasant surprise.

The current Weissbier pours out with a pleasant pale-orange colour, with a decent inch of head that doesn't hang around for too long. It's cloudy, but not overly so.

Smell.... bananas. A hint of yeast.

Taste... classic weissbier. Not special, but good enough.

Feel... not too gassy. Quite satisfactory.

Overall, pretty good. Count me a fan.

Photo of Dentist666
3.28/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours cloudy yellow with decent white head, retention not bad, lots of bubbles moving to the surface. Aroma of lollipops and banana. Taste is a bit watery, other characteristics are standard for weizen. Sour a little. Mediocre.

Photo of dgilks
2.97/5  rDev -1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Hazy, pale gold colour. Thick, moussy white head with okay retention. Head retention is not great given the style.

Moderate clove phenols with light banana esters is what makes up the majority of the aroma. Some light, musty wheat comes through along with a mild tartness. Suitable but not great.

Crisp, tart and wheaty. There are some clove phenols but next to no banana. Not exactly a classic weissbier as it is lacking in the spicy, fruity yeast character that should be here.

Light body with high carbonation. Very spritzy.

A light, crisp beer. Not really a classic but certainly drinkable even if I'm not about to buy it again.

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Kaiserdom Hefe-Weissbier Naturtrüb from Kaiserdom Privatbrauerei Bamberg
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