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Weihenstephaner Vitus - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

2,484 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,484
Reviews: 988
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.39%
Wants: 143
Gots: 141 | 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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Grebdioz

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

12-27-2011 09:46:39 | More by Grebdioz
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felixljr

New York

4/5  rDev -6.1%

12-25-2011 18:38:38 | More by felixljr
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crob3888

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

12-23-2011 22:23:41 | More by crob3888
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lufra1983

Mexico

2/5  rDev -53.1%

12-23-2011 15:11:51 | More by lufra1983
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squiresks

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

12-23-2011 03:37:58 | More by squiresks
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bierschmecktgut

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -12%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle.

Poured straw yellow but finished slightly cloudy with yeast sediment. Nice meringue-ish head that fell shortly after. Lacing has been minimal throughout.

Smell was the standard yeasty-wheat I would expect from Weihenstephan. A slight peppery aroma poked around as well.

The wheat malt stood out over any hops but didn't overpower. The residual sweetness was pleasant and any sign of noble hops was absent. The yeasty pepper-ness, almost similar to a Belgian Wit came through on the end, just as in the aroma.

Perfect carbonation with medium body and crisp easy finish.

This is the type of beer you would ask "noch eins bitte!" Perfect anytime of year, session or with food.

Serving type: bottle

12-22-2011 02:40:05 | More by bierschmecktgut
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wo87810

Florida

4/5  rDev -6.1%

12-21-2011 23:35:05 | More by wo87810
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GarrettB714

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

12-21-2011 04:03:03 | More by GarrettB714
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seanyfo

United Kingdom (Scotland)

3.6/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Cellared bottle BBE 8 Sept 2010

50cl poured into Weihenstephan glass

A- cloudy medium blonde with a creamy 4 finger head sitting on top. Retention and lacing still very good

S- clove, hint of spice, woodiness, hint of butteriness

T- classic clove flavour up front with a diminished malt strength in the medium finish. Hint of butter again

M- moderate carbonation and body

D- still retains the classic Weissbier characteristic but unfortunately the malty bock quality has subdued to be replaced by a slight buttery quality in the finish. Experiment complete, not one to cellar but probably knew that anyway!

Serving type: bottle

12-20-2011 22:52:17 | More by seanyfo
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spamages

Michigan

3/5  rDev -29.6%

12-19-2011 14:44:50 | More by spamages
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Yanoliano

New York

5/5  rDev +17.4%

12-19-2011 07:15:34 | More by Yanoliano
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rpaul2012

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

12-18-2011 22:43:56 | More by rpaul2012
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Ralphs66

New York

5/5  rDev +17.4%

12-15-2011 13:23:01 | More by Ralphs66
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jsanford

Georgia

3.98/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at the Distiller in Savannah, GA.

Pours a cloudy gold with a thin white head that fades to a thin ring. Big aromas of banana, clove, wheat, and honey. Taste follows the nose closely, very banana-forward. Mouthfeel is smooth and slightly creamy, with a touch-over-medium body and lowish carbonation. Overall a great beer, high-watermark for the style.

Serving type: on-tap

12-12-2011 17:23:09 | More by jsanford
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316nuts

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +17.4%

12-09-2011 23:02:51 | More by 316nuts
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amrozga

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

12-09-2011 21:36:28 | More by amrozga
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Dirtyrat91740

California

5/5  rDev +17.4%

12-09-2011 19:25:35 | More by Dirtyrat91740
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jophish17

Georgia

4/5  rDev -6.1%

12-09-2011 01:41:15 | More by jophish17
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bluntedboywonder

New York

5/5  rDev +17.4%

12-07-2011 19:21:49 | More by bluntedboywonder
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Unchi

California

5/5  rDev +17.4%

12-06-2011 23:58:29 | More by Unchi
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dankster

Colorado

5/5  rDev +17.4%

12-06-2011 19:32:13 | More by dankster
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Mtnbeerman

Colorado

3/5  rDev -29.6%

12-06-2011 03:21:22 | More by Mtnbeerman
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Nerudamann

Oregon

3.85/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a pilsner glass, as I don't have a weizen glass with me.

Look - light golden in color, clear, with great carbonation and about three fingers' worth of off-white foam that dissipates slowly.

Smell - very interesting smell. It has the typical malty aroma of a Bavarian beer, but with that wheat smell to it too.

Taste - wonderfully crisp wheat taste mixed with an ever so slight muskiness. The taste seems to match exactly what it is, which is a refreshing change.

Mouthfeel - a little more on the watery side, but still has good texture.

Overall - very good brew overall. Good taste, and good qualities.

Serving type: bottle

12-05-2011 02:08:21 | More by Nerudamann
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SRossman

Washington

5/5  rDev +17.4%

12-05-2011 00:02:16 | More by SRossman
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sim0n17

Germany

4.08/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

OMG -- oldest brewery in the world (claimed) with the weizen bock, old school beer - love it!! A little sweet on the after taste, low carbonation, but mouth feel is good. This one is sweet and I like the hoppy/spicey/dry types generally. But, this one is so nice with a little kick - not so sweet like many of the Belgian beers. A little cloudy on the appearace - I know it's not a Krystall, but not a great look. Drink it as it should not disappoint.

Serving type: bottle

12-03-2011 17:59:21 | More by sim0n17
Weihenstephaner Vitus from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
95 out of 100 based on 2,484 ratings.