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Weihenstephaner Vitus - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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2,584 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,584
Reviews: 999
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.37%
Wants: 156
Gots: 178 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan visit their website

Style | ABV
Weizenbock |  7.70% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 03-02-2007)
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5/5  rDev +17.1%

Poured from a pint bottle into a weizen glass on 12.21.13.

A: 2 1/2 finger fluffy head. Golden.

S: Banana, banana bread, lemon.

T: Follows the nose. Banana, lemon, yeast.

M: Creamy smooth.

O: This is the best Weizenbock I've ever had. It's a banana and lemon bomb, if there is such a thing. Fantastic!

WAbeerfiend, Today at 10:19 PM
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4.4/5  rDev +3%

Pours a lovely light straw. The color white if wine only hay and with fat head of white foam that falkls slowly enough. The nose is sutlry fruit. The stuff your grandmother is putting in a pie. Apple skin, baked pear, light banana, clove, honey, spice a bit of cinnamon. Oh my stars. The taste is luscious Ripe and succulent fruit.l The apple skin crisp and light, the pear baked and sweet together with the clove. The honey malt The tall and crisp whet malt. That stands in the glass like a strange sentinel. Golden glowing flaky like flakes in the cereal bowl but sweet and soft too. OH! The banana light ans smooth. The mouthfeel is fruity, crisp, creamy . well carbonated and this finishes dry and with so much fruit you cannot stand to believe it’s not under a pie crust.

utopiajane, Aug 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Bottle (6034):
Pours like a white ale, cloudy and about the most white yellow I've ever seen. The head is fluffy, sustaining, but not much lacing.

Nose is pure classics wheat, with some meadow, very light earth. There's a touch of banana, and a bit of clove, but also a lemon tartness I get in some sniffs.

Taste follows the nose, perhaps a bit more banana I noticed than a few earlier sips. Feel is quite smooth, especially as the beer warms a bit. Carbonation stays strong, letting the beer linger.

Nothing to complain about this beer, unsurprisingly. Solid but unexceptional, but as always, difficult to rate a beer that hits its style on point - is it "average" or "the standard"?

cjgiant, Saturday at 01:37 AM
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Beautiful brew. Excellent fruity yeasty esters. Banana and pear highlights along with a nice balancing act of nutty, bready, honey sweet malts and clove spice. Fruity, crisp, and refreshing. Finishes with a nice flavorful drying quality.

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Weihenstephaner Vitus from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
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