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Weihenstephaner Vitus - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

2,543 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,543
Reviews: 993
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.39%
Wants: 149
Gots: 164 | FT: 6
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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deac83

Texas

4/5  rDev -6.1%

02-25-2013 04:31:02 | More by deac83
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TheHammer

Ontario (Canada)

4.4/5  rDev +3.3%

Appearance: Poured with tow fingers of head that didn't leave much on the way of lace, but retained decently. The body is a hazy yellow that boasts solid steady carbonation.

Smell: A strong banana presence backed by cloves, peaches and ample whole wheat bread scent. Good, even while cold and warming only helps bring out the scent. A little bit more impact and we have a perfect score.

Taste: There is a lot of wheat malt here, but strangely enough it is incredibly sweet and mild as it starts with a sweet banana, peach and orange taste and shifts to the more potent clove, zest and slight apple touches, ending with a fine brush of mild earthy hops.

Mouthfeel: The transitioning is exceptional, the carbonation help out the entire beer, the head was frothy but didn't overstay it's welcome, the aftertaste is a next blend of the beer's flavour and it masks it's high alcohol content perfectly.

Drinkability: It's a little bit on the sweeter side, probably because of the high amounts of malt, which are to be expected. That being said, at 7,7, this stuff is dangerous and is like drinking liquid candy as it is far lighter and easy drinking then you would think.

Final Thoughts: It's Weishenstephaner, if you haven't accepted the fact they are the undisputed kings of wheat beer, you are living under a rock. Another solid offering by them, and well worth trying. Highly recommended.

02-24-2013 02:51:42 | More by TheHammer
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Steimie

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

02-24-2013 00:21:35 | More by Steimie
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

4.45/5  rDev +4.5%

This poured out as a hazy golden color. The head is white with a pretty good retention but not much lacing at all. The smell of the beer has a fruity aroma, along the lines of peach and banana. Really fresh smelling beer. The taste is also fruity (apple), there is some bready yeast flavors and a subtle spice note in the finish. I do get a slight metallic flavor that I'm not digging too much, hoping that fades as it warms up. The mouthfeel is soft, very smooth with a decent carbonation. Overall it's a good brew, I can see why the score is so high on this one because it really is a great beer. Awesome flavors and really enjoyable.

02-23-2013 04:13:33 | More by Knapp85
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emsjf

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

02-23-2013 01:59:45 | More by emsjf
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MMAJYK

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

02-22-2013 20:27:39 | More by MMAJYK
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kawilliams81

Illinois

4.28/5  rDev +0.5%

Poured from a 16.9 oz bottle into a Half Acre tulip.

A- pours a cloudy burnt lemon with a huge 3" white, frothy head. Big blotches and bubbles of lacing remain on the glass.

S- big estery fruit notes, lemon, spices, clve, sour dough bread.

T- bread, lemon, clove, spices, with slight citrus rind bitterness.

M- medium body and medium carbonation. Acidic and creamy.

O- very good hefeweizen. Higher abv gives it a nice creamy mouth feel along with typical sweet citrus and spices.

02-22-2013 02:04:47 | More by kawilliams81
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harrymel

Washington

4.41/5  rDev +3.5%

bottled: unk

Initially overflowed the bottle real quick. When poured, the beer is american cheese orange with a solid quilt of fine creamy foam. Smells of clove, butter, wheat, shortbread - nice nose. Flavor is rich with wheat, a touch of nougat, some banana, spices, corn, and a hint of bread. Full bodied with tight, hi carb and an off dry finish. This is a really nice beer, can't understand how I've missed out on this one. Best weizenbock I've had.

02-21-2013 05:36:33 | More by harrymel
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billab914

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

02-21-2013 01:03:52 | More by billab914
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MattNeskie


3/5  rDev -29.6%

02-20-2013 06:14:29 | More by MattNeskie
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Danielr26

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -12%

02-18-2013 20:51:26 | More by Danielr26
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rab53

Washington

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

02-18-2013 02:17:39 | More by rab53
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JakerLou

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

02-17-2013 21:38:59 | More by JakerLou
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Cincy_Joe


4/5  rDev -6.1%

02-17-2013 04:06:42 | More by Cincy_Joe
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Troville1990

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

02-17-2013 01:21:34 | More by Troville1990
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Filthyfloor

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -12%

02-16-2013 21:44:00 | More by Filthyfloor
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Proclarush

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

02-15-2013 04:44:39 | More by Proclarush
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luhg2012

United Kingdom (England)

5/5  rDev +17.4%

02-14-2013 14:15:02 | More by luhg2012
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dt_gbpackersfan

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -12%

02-14-2013 04:57:05 | More by dt_gbpackersfan
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yancot

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

02-13-2013 04:55:32 | More by yancot
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orangesol

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.1%

02-12-2013 02:03:34 | More by orangesol
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jiffymon

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

02-11-2013 21:34:53 | More by jiffymon
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JGuzzle

Arizona

5/5  rDev +17.4%

02-11-2013 18:53:25 | More by JGuzzle
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Txconnesiur


4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

02-10-2013 04:35:12 | More by Txconnesiur
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campfirebrew

New York

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

02-10-2013 00:31:38 | More by campfirebrew
Weihenstephaner Vitus from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
95 out of 100 based on 2,543 ratings.