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Weihenstephaner Vitus - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

2,302 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2302
Reviews: 966
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.39%


Brewed by:
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan visit their website
Germany

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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Roman5150

Spain

4.69/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

bottle into tulip

appearance: golden pale yellow with 2 finger white head

smell: coriander, wheat, cloves, citrus, lemon, dark fruits

taste: Amazingly balanced and refreshing, getting lot's of coriander and citrus notes, tastes a lot similar to the hefeweizen, just not as much banana.

mouthfeel: highly carbonated, medium bodied

overall: Weihenstepehaner is one of the worlds gerat breweries, never had a bad beer from them. This is basically a stronger version of their Hefe , absolutely phenomenal.

Serving type: bottle

07-29-2013 04:32:34 | More by Roman5150
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Franziskaner

Missouri

4.11/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bright golden hued with great clarity. A tightly knit inch thick head of white foam. Brussels lacing. Seriously enticing aroma of banana and sourdough bread. The mouth is moderately carbonated and dry. The front of the palate is sourdough bread and is quickly followed by the banana flavor that fades back to a more subtle sourdough bread fade.

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Michigan

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Kansas

4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: copious effervescence, cloudy dark straw colour with good white foam

S: all the classic phenols, cloves, banana, citrus and of course yeast

T: at first sip, tastes like a top grade hefeweizen, banana and vanilla flavour with clean finish

M: just the right amount of carbonation to provide some astringency to prevent this fairly sweet beer from becoming cloying -

O: probably one of the best weizenbocks I've ever had (either this is an excellent beer, or I need to drink more of this genre . . . yes.)

Excellent price point for the quality of this beer, Would definitely put this on rotation as a go to Spring/summer beer.

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04-18-2014 00:26:06 | More by ThaneMcC
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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +17.4%

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Texas

4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

04-16-2014 00:55:25 | More by xungmound98
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Arizona

4.71/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

A - 4.5 - Nice golden yellow color with a big white head on it that sticks just about forever.
S - 4.75 - You can literally smell it from arms length. Banana, vanilla yogurt, orange, white pepper, wheat bread in the background. It's so fresh and good.
T - 4.75 - Banana, wheat, fruity yogurt, bubble gum. This is a pretty ridiculously good beer, esp for the price.
M - 4.5 - Light - medium, alc covered, aftertaste is banana bread.
O - 4.75 - This beer has so much potential to be sickeningly sweet and cloying but it completely avoids that and blends all the flavors of a German bock beer in a way that's so good, you'll never want to touch an American wheat beer again.

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04-14-2014 17:54:30 | More by ISmith87
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berley31

New Brunswick (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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markgugs

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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Ohio

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California

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Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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Virginia

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California

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New Jersey

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Maryland

4.51/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle to Weizen glass-

A - Rich, golden, and inviting with slight carbonation. Rich white two finger head and deep cloudy body.

S - Fruity and flowery aromas all around.

T - Not quite as light as a hefeweizen--has a more pronounced alcohol flavor but is very balanced. Still get some of that sweet, biscuity, banana type flavor on the back end.

M - Rich mouthfeel with just enough carbonation. Sweet/biscuity flavor lingers on the palate.

O - Outstanding. While I do enjoy a hefeweizen, this style and beer are more up my alley. A bit more bite, but well balanced. A must try.

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Weihenstephaner Vitus from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
95 out of 100 based on 2,302 ratings.