Weihenstephaner Vitus - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
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Reviews by goindownsouth:
4.68/5 rDev +9.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5
Hazy and yellow in color. Fantastic off-white head sat firmly atop this masterpiece. Nice lacing along the side of the glass, for sure. Huge aromas of banas and cloves - standard fare with this yeast strain and I love every bit of it. Flavors of banana with some subtle citrus cutting it, and some spicy pepper/clove action. Alcohol makes itself known as the brew warms to temperature, but not in a bad way. Good finish with just a touch of dryness. I was thinking this one would drink slow, but this is right in my wheel house. I absolutely adore this brew. I could make a session out of this, albeit probably a short one. A fantastic offering.
Serving type: bottle
05-23-2008 18:40:06 | More by goindownsouth
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4.26/5 rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
On tap @ Library Alehouse.
A: Pours a cloudy dark yellow with a half-inch thick white head which fades slowly to a thin cap and leaves spots of lace.
N: Estery, cloves, bananas, wheaty, faint bacon.
T: Sweetish malts balanced well with estery fruits, bananas, cloves, with a mild ABV heat and a nice woodyness.
M: Medium body and semi-medium carbonation. Fruity, estery and wheaty finish.
O: Hard to describe how intricate this beer is. Almost a cognac-like thing happening which is probably from a magical combination of the wheat and malts. An interesting "big" weizen. Again, why have I not tried this before. Really liked. Give it a try.
Serving type: on-tap
07-26-2014 02:01:52 | More by wethorseblanket
Weihenstephaner Vitus from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
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