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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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gcatchris

California

5/5  rDev +17.4%

07-19-2014 21:51:00 | More by gcatchris
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JuicesFlowing

Kansas

4.14/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a fluted pilsner glass.

Look: Hazy, cloudy rusted wheat yellow body. Rocky white head that pretty much doesn't recede. Lacing is minimal.

Aroma: Boozy right away, then bready, yeasty, and fruity with mostly banana.

Taste: Much like the aroma. The alcohol really comes out early before becoming very grainy with loads of bready notes. Banana throughout.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, dry.

Overall: Excellent taste and aroma, very boozy though.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2014 20:57:53 | More by JuicesFlowing
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HookerBrews

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

07-19-2014 16:30:24 | More by HookerBrews
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mradio


4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

07-18-2014 19:27:50 | More by mradio
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Mjdoyon

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

07-18-2014 18:25:27 | More by Mjdoyon
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snansel

Missouri

4/5  rDev -6.1%

07-18-2014 18:22:29 | More by snansel
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curlybird

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

07-18-2014 17:54:43 | More by curlybird
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dannyboygaga

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

07-18-2014 08:29:11 | More by dannyboygaga
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beinerso

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

07-18-2014 02:38:03 | More by beinerso
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Anderson411


4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

07-18-2014 00:27:25 | More by Anderson411
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Desimoaj


4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

07-17-2014 13:25:26 | More by Desimoaj
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dandelin

Korea (South)

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

07-15-2014 08:07:47 | More by dandelin
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AndyandAng

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

07-15-2014 00:26:47 | More by AndyandAng
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julielynndubee

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -12%

07-14-2014 17:27:50 | More by julielynndubee
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Bf_89

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

07-14-2014 05:01:40 | More by Bf_89
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Modernrickk

California

4.2/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance is of signature wheat beer opaque gold. Cloudy and hazy. BIG head if poured too fast. This beer is gonna leave a foam mustache for sure

Smells like wheat (duh) banana bread and spices up the ying yang - excellent aromas here

Taste is big malts upfront with a refreshing taste of banana and hefe like spices. Wow- this tastes real fresh when cold. After taste is brief really inviting you to have another big sip of this stuff - now that I think of it, it's a simple brew -

Mouthfeel is easy going and crisp at first - as it warms it does lose a bit of the carbonation that was really shining thru at first. Ima finish this bottle in no time!

Overall I think I've found a beer I can go to in any situation here . It's value is unmatched at 3 bucks a bottle . It may not be fresh but this beer holds up. I'm glad this is easily found in my neck of the woods and what the heck was I waiting for to try this!!

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2014 02:59:09 | More by Modernrickk
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MallyOMight

Michigan

4/5  rDev -6.1%

07-14-2014 02:06:08 | More by MallyOMight
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EdmundBlackadder

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

07-14-2014 00:47:33 | More by EdmundBlackadder
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Nilius

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

07-13-2014 20:15:11 | More by Nilius
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Flash844


5/5  rDev +17.4%

07-13-2014 15:37:00 | More by Flash844
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valianes

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -12%

07-13-2014 05:09:42 | More by valianes
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zachrotc

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

07-12-2014 02:37:10 | More by zachrotc
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konisko

California

4/5  rDev -6.1%

07-11-2014 01:40:21 | More by konisko
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RyanCrawford

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

07-10-2014 05:25:56 | More by RyanCrawford
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TheCondor

Missouri

4.23/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I enjoyed this brew after a little run around the neighborhood this evening, watching some fishing shows on television. Since I think that Weihenstephaner Hefeweizen is one of the greatest beers ever created, any rating of Weihenstephaner products may be skewed. But I digress. Poured from the bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance - Pours a magnificent hazy yellow color, the color of hay. Decent soapy head of one finger which sticks around for a minute, leaving some lacing on the glass. Carbonation bubbles race up from the bottom to the top throughout the brew. Packaging is classic, no need to alter. Brewed in accordance with a purity law from 500 years ago. Thats legit.

Smell - Smacks of banana, cloves, spices, bread, and yeast. A little bit of funk to it

Taste - Very rich, banana and sweet spice flavor dominates the palate in what is a magnificent tasting brew.

Mouthfeel - Unlike the beer I drank earlier, which disappointed on mouthfeel, this brew's strong point is its mouthfeel. The carbonation and effervescence are excellent. Perfectly balanced, so drinkable, almost unreal this is a 7.7 ABV beer. The finish on this brew is awesome.

Overall - Just what I expected out of this brewery and this beer: excellence all around the horn. The Germans have this brewing thing down pat, and it is difficult for anyone to compete with them, at least in my opinion. While we Americans do have the IPA market locked up, I firmly believe that if you are looking for an excellent wheat beer, look no further than a German or Belgian brewery.

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2014 02:38:10 | More by TheCondor
Weihenstephaner Vitus from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
95 out of 100 based on 2,484 ratings.