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Weihenstephaner Vitus - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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2,591 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,591
Reviews: 1,002
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.37%
Wants: 156
Gots: 177 | 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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4/5  rDev -6.3%

strongaf, Sep 04, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

mfgreene, Sep 03, 2012
Photo of davey101
3.5/5  rDev -18%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

16.9 oz bottle into a tall pilsner glass. Bargain of a beer at $2.99

A - Dark yellow/light amber body. Quite hazy with rising carbonation. Massive fluffy bone white head forms and settles down to a permanent finger high cap. Moderate lacing.

S - Mostly ripe bananas. Some light spice and tart peach juice. Some standard yeast spice, but the aroma is rather one layered. No malts or wheat present.

T - Similar to the nose. Ripe bananas, a nice peach/pineapple sweetness, and a touch of yeast spice. Barely a hint of biscuity malt. Finishes somewhat cloying and coating with some alcohol present. Light to medium mouth feel with a pleasnt level of carbonation.

O - A solid yet plain beer. Not as vibrant or excellent as their hefe, Still very delicious with a fantastic banana and peach presence.

davey101, Sep 02, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Mick91, Sep 01, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -18%

bbadger, Aug 30, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

BogBoyJD, Aug 29, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Dieck, Aug 29, 2012
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5/5  rDev +17.1%

Beeradelphia, Aug 29, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

DioS, Aug 28, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

KegsAndEggs, Aug 27, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

kmt314, Aug 27, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

JeffTheJuice, Aug 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

b2rade2n, Aug 26, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

Tragilgas, Aug 24, 2012
Photo of Living816
3.43/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Very familiar with the Weihenstephan hefe beers, so was looking forward to drinking up the family tree.

Pours a bit on the murky side. A rather off putting murky yellow that reminds me, unfortunately, of some sort of infected fluid. Perhaps you think of other things. I think of infected juices. Billowy head that peters out in a few minutes leaving but a lonely bit of foam on the hefe glass.

Not much in the way of smells. A bit tart lemon, a bit yeast, a bit banana, a bit clove, and some boozy smell.

Taste is quite alcoholy. Kind of a cheap vodka feel, taste, and burn to it. It's like a hefeweizen that is neutered. The flavors are simple to the point of boring. There's some fizz, and quite a bit more sour than I expected. This has a touch of tart going on in it. No problems with the sourness of it. But sour seems out of line here.

Mouthfeel is a medium-full with a bit much on the fizz.

The alcohol is far too dominating and the flavor profile extremely muted. Not a bad deal for $2.89 for a 500ml bottle, but probably won't be going back for this one.

Living816, Aug 23, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

hayesjw, Aug 22, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Focusf111, Aug 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

EigenBeer, Aug 20, 2012
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4.15/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

poured into a New Belgium Globe.

Appearance: hazy straw yellow with a large white head. Thick lace on the side of the glass.

Smell: yeasty, malty, fruity, banana, touch of clove, and citrus.

Taste: Bananas, melons, mango, pears, white grapes, wheat, bready and slightly spicy yeast. Mild cloves and pepper in the finish.

Mouthfeel: light end of a medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation. Really soft carbonation, creamy mouthfeel, and super drinkable beer.

Overall: Another solid offering by the worlds oldest brewery. Carbonation is some great and i love the drinkability factor of this german style beer. Another tasty beer.

4DAloveofSTOUT, Aug 20, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

tclapper, Aug 19, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

WoodburyMN, Aug 19, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

jhhollier, Aug 19, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

kyager2000, Aug 19, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

4ster, Aug 18, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

diverite, Aug 16, 2012
Weihenstephaner Vitus from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
95 out of 100 based on 2,591 ratings.