Kaiserdom Hefe-Weissbier Naturtrüb - Kaiserdom Privatbrauerei Bamberg

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Reviews: 16
Hads: 39
rAvg: 2.87
pDev: 19.51%
Wants: 0
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
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Kaiserdom Privatbrauerei Bamberg visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: dgilks on 01-04-2010

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Reviews: 16 | Hads: 39
Reviews by Hoppsbabo:
Photo of Hoppsbabo
2/5  rDev -30.3%
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. (436 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of vinivini
3.35/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jjunit
2.36/5  rDev -17.8%
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 (263 characters)

Photo of Iamhook
3.2/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of Dithyramben
3.45/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BlueSpader
3.09/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dbaker61
2.32/5  rDev -19.2%
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. (1,165 characters)

Photo of UniversitateaDeBere
3.26/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of BlackHaddock
2.03/5  rDev -29.3%
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! (673 characters)

Photo of GONZALOYANNA
3.68/5  rDev +28.2%
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. (624 characters)

Photo of xuehua
2.53/5  rDev -11.8%
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. (1,234 characters)

Photo of patre_tim
3/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of Mister_Faucher
3.53/5  rDev +23%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of HomrQT
3.4/5  rDev +18.5%
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. (536 characters)

Photo of asianfetishboy
2.87/5  rDev 0%
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. (520 characters)

Photo of atis
2.52/5  rDev -12.2%
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. (285 characters)

Photo of aussiebeer
3.5/5  rDev +22%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JTuomi
3/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of starlight37
3.5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of MDF
3.25/5  rDev +13.2%

Photo of bmaggot
3.75/5  rDev +30.7%

Photo of petluo
2/5  rDev -30.3%

Photo of Wontonst
3.32/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Pours a nice cloudy liquid topped with a thick head that lasts. Comes with a good yeast smell and feels very smooth, slightly creamy. The taste was okay, not as flavorful as other hefes. (186 characters)

Photo of nandika
2.5/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of Latarnik
3.75/5  rDev +30.7%

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Kaiserdom Hefe-Weissbier Naturtrüb from Kaiserdom Privatbrauerei Bamberg
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