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Weihenstephaner Vitus - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

2,645 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,645
Reviews: 1,011
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.37%
Wants: 165
Gots: 192 | 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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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

smbslt, Oct 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

t2grogan, Oct 05, 2014
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4.28/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A - Beautiful golden yellow, with serious yeast floaties, a full white head that fades to a short layer on top and lacing.

S - Sour lemon and banana yeast notes.

T - Starts with spice, but the middle comes in with fruit and bread. The taste is much like banana bread, with a subtle sour lemon flavor.

M - Crisp, clean, and full.

O - Another strong entry by Weihenstephaner. Delicious taste, full bodied, and quite drinkable.

Tsar_Riga, Oct 04, 2014
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5/5  rDev +17.1%

Franck, Oct 04, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

bvcapllonch, Oct 04, 2014
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4.69/5  rDev +9.8%

Appearance (4.25) : Oh lordy. The head on this is colossal. Towering pillowy white 4-fingered head that is tightly knit and creamy. The body is a mango-pineapple opaque hue and I can barely just see the shadow of my fingers on the other side when held up to the light. It's about a 70-80% opacity. The head stays around quite awhile like a welcome guest.

Aroma (4.5) : GRIN. Cantaloupe, pear, green grape, berry, banana, with a little cinnamon and sugar. Wheat body underneath. Bouquet is medium strength. This is a nectar of grand antiquity if I ever smelled it.

Taste (4.75) : GRIN. GRIN. GRIN. This beer is absolutely fantastic. The melon and pear notes come out immediately and swarm the palate... it is so rich, so thick, so full. It's like fruit cocktail and pear juice. Banana, mango, green grape, and light cinnamon. So estery. So fruity. So...oh yes. Ends only a tad cloying and sour, but that is the only misstep with this beer so far.

Mouthfeel (4.5) : Creamy, thick, marvelous. Ends crisp, tart, and dry like a fresh apple. This is nectar. Again I say!

Overall (4.69) : I bought this 1 pint, 0.9 fl oz bottle for $2.97 at a local grocery store. I am going back for more. This beer was just out of this world good. A taste from my German heritage and a near perfect beer to boot.

The-Adjunct-Hippie, Oct 02, 2014
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Sellen, Oct 01, 2014
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udrick, Sep 30, 2014
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sgregory, Sep 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

A superb wheat beer. Pours a hazy straw color with creamy head and the nose is the classic lemon and banana. The taste is unique and surprising; starts creamy sweet and finishes even sweeter. Not over the top but enough to let you know that has a bock influence and separates itself from the classic wheat beer they brew. Body is on the light side. Reminds me of the rock-candy like taste you get in a Belgian dubbel.

Reegze79, Sep 24, 2014
Weihenstephaner Vitus from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
95 out of 100 based on 2,645 ratings.