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Weihenstephaner Vitus - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

2,482 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,482
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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SaranacinTexas

Texas

5/5  rDev +17.4%

05-29-2013 01:52:25 | More by SaranacinTexas
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dasmusik

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

05-28-2013 21:56:47 | More by dasmusik
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fredmugs

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

05-28-2013 21:19:54 | More by fredmugs
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RickS95

Indiana

4.68/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a 500 ml bottle into a Weihenstephan glass

A bit disappointing as the color is a golden straw yellow that you can find just about anywhere. Slightly hazy, but not overly so. However, the head is a killer. It's as thick as you want it to be, with brilliant white bubbles creating a frothy, foamy, meringue-like head. Retains forever. Edit...the appearance improves when you get the sediment into the glass.

Very wheaty nose. You can almost smell the tang. Cloves are present and you get the classic bubble gum scent early on. Faint alcohol presence and a bit of lemon or some other kind of citrus.

You can't improve upon the taste. With just a couple sips, this became one of my favorite tasting beers. Malty and yeasty, a bit of citrus, wheaty twang, and somehow, a kick of dark fruits put it over the top, with a splash of pepper in the finish. Exceptional taste.

Medium bodied, the wheat does a number on the palate with it's tangy feel. Lots of spices. Fruity with both sweet fruits and citric fruits. Just a pinch of heat from the alcohol and pepperiness.

Overall, I can't wait to buy more. Weihenstephan has been around for a million years for a reason, they make excellen beer. This was truly amazing.

Serving type: bottle

05-28-2013 02:44:27 | More by RickS95
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beardown2489

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

05-27-2013 18:51:24 | More by beardown2489
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Chingringo

Florida

5/5  rDev +17.4%

05-27-2013 04:15:31 | More by Chingringo
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Waveoff

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

05-26-2013 05:05:36 | More by Waveoff
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ajzy

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -6.1%

05-26-2013 01:20:40 | More by ajzy
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psuscott1

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

05-25-2013 19:40:30 | More by psuscott1
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YobroitsJoe

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

05-24-2013 20:43:19 | More by YobroitsJoe
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Andonato

Texas

4.48/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Pours a lovely golden straw color with a little haziness.
Pristine white head is lush but dissipates quickly. My girlfriend commented on how beautiful it looked. I agree
The aromas of banana, clove, citrus, wheat, and earth jump out of the glass.
Much of the aromas translate to the palate as well. Candied bananas, honey, wheat, earth, and baking spices are pronounced and lovely.
Incredibly smooth with light carbonation makes this a very easy drinker at 8%
Very highly recommended if you want a classic Weizenbock. It has been a while since I had a good German beer, can't imagine a much better way to get back into the lovely brews of the Rhineland than with this Vitus Weizenbock. Very pleased

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2013 04:18:06 | More by Andonato
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drh1382

Washington

4/5  rDev -6.1%

05-23-2013 20:00:40 | More by drh1382
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Callmecoon

California

3.75/5  rDev -12%

05-23-2013 02:25:34 | More by Callmecoon
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ZiggyPop

Alberta (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

05-23-2013 02:03:59 | More by ZiggyPop
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Pinknuggets

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

05-23-2013 00:27:04 | More by Pinknuggets
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nickleeye

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

05-22-2013 02:06:15 | More by nickleeye
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In_Control_Mike

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

05-22-2013 02:06:01 | More by In_Control_Mike
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AngusOg

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

05-22-2013 01:57:17 | More by AngusOg
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Mantooth

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

05-22-2013 01:25:50 | More by Mantooth
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pin

Australia

3/5  rDev -29.6%

05-21-2013 22:17:07 | More by pin
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mxchap

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

05-21-2013 03:59:13 | More by mxchap
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Vixie

Illinois

3.98/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a cloudy straw yellow color with a white head that dissipates fairly quickly.

Smell is very lemony, with a hint of yeast and mown grass.

Taste starts out with citrus, more lemon than anything. Also picking up banana and clove notes. Has maybe just a hint of pepper at the finish.

Smooth as silk feel to this, with the carbonation giving just a little bite on the tongue.

A very nice, very drinkable beer. Goes down smooth and easy, and has a lot of flavor to it. Very much a summer beer, it is light and flavorful.

Serving type: bottle

05-20-2013 19:54:01 | More by Vixie
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marshmeli

New York

4/5  rDev -6.1%

05-20-2013 16:11:17 | More by marshmeli
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Apathetiq

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

05-20-2013 16:11:07 | More by Apathetiq
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sirsteve42

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

05-20-2013 03:22:46 | More by sirsteve42
Weihenstephaner Vitus from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
95 out of 100 based on 2,482 ratings.