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Ettaler Benediktiner Weizen - Klosterbrauerei Ettal / Ettaler Klosterbetriebe GmbH

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85
very good

136 Ratings
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Ratings: 136
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 14.36%
Wants: 3
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Klosterbrauerei Ettal / Ettaler Klosterbetriebe GmbH visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: thierrynantes on 01-08-2010)
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mdavidson

Washington

5/5  rDev +33%

11-17-2012 02:53:28 | More by mdavidson
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Petertauro

Spain

5/5  rDev +33%

03-07-2014 21:40:59 | More by Petertauro
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p-goose


4.96/5  rDev +31.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Benediktiner Weissbier is not a beer I've ever tried or heard about. From what I gathered on the internet it comes from the Ettal Abbey which is a Benedictiner monastery in Germany- in the Bavarian region.

A- traditional cloudy, unfiltered German wheat beer

S- yummy aroma that spikes your senses- banana, cloves and a hint of peach.

T- a perfect balance of fruity-spicy; not over the top like some weiss beers. It goes down so smooth; adding any fruit would be a travesty for this beer.

M- It's a little drier then most German weiss beers- but refreshingly so.

O- a world class beer. This Benediktiner Weiss was a nice surprise. It might be the best weiss beer I've had in a long time.

Serving type: bottle

02-13-2013 18:58:29 | More by p-goose
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jandadeboer

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +26.3%

11-24-2012 14:15:43 | More by jandadeboer
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BierStein711

Illinois

4.73/5  rDev +25.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

1 pt 9 oz bottle poured into 16 oz weizen

Blood orange, yeast turbid, a tinge of amber hue at the base.

S: Clove, spice, and wheat malt

T: Banana, wheat, clove, bubblegum, and a nice refreshing finish

M: Perfect for a weissbier

Overall, buy this beer! If I ever see this on draught, I am grabbing it! This is a rare find, but remember the name.

Serving type: bottle

04-29-2012 01:00:56 | More by BierStein711
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aty11b

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

05-14-2013 01:17:33 | More by aty11b
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BeerBeerBeer

Israel

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

02-23-2013 17:03:18 | More by BeerBeerBeer
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Reaudribion

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

07-17-2014 02:00:48 | More by Reaudribion
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Gregvg

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

05-21-2013 20:09:06 | More by Gregvg
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Gottesverachter

Russian Federation

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

05-26-2014 12:54:28 | More by Gottesverachter
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davidkennedy85

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

03-24-2013 04:17:17 | More by davidkennedy85
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Hdredfern

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

02-16-2012 11:38:45 | More by Hdredfern
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DeanCHS1980

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

10-13-2013 19:59:59 | More by DeanCHS1980
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Camilo


4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

06-23-2014 03:34:09 | More by Camilo
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ShiaLeBoof


4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

12-25-2012 16:50:02 | More by ShiaLeBoof
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Mike151014

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

06-09-2013 08:38:15 | More by Mike151014
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steve99

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

07-04-2014 01:29:48 | More by steve99
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BeerNDoggerel

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

11-16-2013 00:56:00 | More by BeerNDoggerel
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yemenmocha

Arizona

4.41/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

One of the best looking Weissbiers I've seen. The head was so thick and creamy, almost like the meringue on pie. Gorgeous color, nice and hazy, and plenty of bready aromas coming off the nose. Palate offers plenty of wheaty/bready flavors with nice tang from the yeast, minimal hop influence, and excellent drinkability. Carbonation felt a little low for the style, however. Very impressed with this new beer to my market.

Serving type: bottle

11-21-2013 20:50:53 | More by yemenmocha
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

4.33/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours beautifully into my Weihenstephan, a brilliant clouded golden orange glow looks amazing. Big cloudy thicket of textured billowing head rises well above the rim of the glass. Intricate scattered lacing lines the sides of the tall weissbier glass. Aroma has tart apple esters in the forefront with spiced bread hints of banana from the yeast esters. Balanced sweet caramelized sugars, tart fruit again sliced apples/ripened banana comes to mind. The spicy yeast really compliments the malts and esters, mild herbal grassiness arrives as well this is world class German hefeweizen. Mouthfeel is effervescent with sturdy carbonation, not overdone never cloying even with some pretty sweet components just a really well made hefe. Overall I could drink this on any sunny day, I hope to catch more bottles this summer. I had never seen the label so I picked it up on a whim, glad that I did.

Serving type: bottle

04-06-2012 13:58:00 | More by WVbeergeek
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PhillyStyle

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +13%

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polishkaz

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +13%

04-12-2013 20:11:10 | More by polishkaz
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Haybeerman

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +13%

02-06-2013 23:46:31 | More by Haybeerman
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Stevie_Janowski

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +13%

05-04-2013 01:23:36 | More by Stevie_Janowski
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NeroFiddled

Pennsylvania

4.2/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Benedikteiner Weissbier
16.9 oz. bottle, dated "03.01.13 A26A536"
$4.00 @ The Beer Shoppe, Ardmore, PA

Benedikteiner is a slightly interesting Bavarian weissbier from Ettal, a small town to the southwest of Munich. It's fairly basic as far as hefeweizens go, but it's also slightly different in some ways. The yeast component is mild: soft banana is present, accented by a bit of vanilla, and there's a light touch of bubblegum or soft clove as well. Some fruitiness? Ah, yes, there's a touch, mainly apple and very delicate lemon. There may even be a hint of a plastic phenol underneath, but that doesn't really show up even in the burp so let's just leave it there and call it another nuance of complexity. There's an interesting component to the malt, unless that's just oxidation I'm picking up, but for some reason though, I kind of remember that maltiness being a prominent feature in their other beers. It's lightly caramelish, and bready as well as wheaty. Some peppery spiciness appears in the finish along with a bit of herbal and grassy character, and I'm not sure if the spice is coming from the yeast or the hops. Overall it's pleasant, and if you like hefeweizens you can't really fault it. Worth trying.

Serving type: bottle

03-06-2013 22:49:01 | More by NeroFiddled
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Ettaler Benediktiner Weizen from Klosterbrauerei Ettal / Ettaler Klosterbetriebe GmbH
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