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Weihenstephaner Vitus - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

2,469 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,469
Reviews: 987
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.39%
Wants: 142
Gots: 137 | 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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Alberta (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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Pinknuggets

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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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%

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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
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Cramshawbar

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

05-19-2013 23:38:00 | More by Cramshawbar
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Dirty25

Germany

2.5/5  rDev -41.3%

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mc4z

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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Photekut

Tennessee

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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aty11b

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

05-17-2013 19:31:18 | More by aty11b
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carlosega

Ohio

4/5  rDev -6.1%

05-17-2013 17:22:07 | More by carlosega
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lighthabit

Oregon

3.49/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

thanks to cm for the bottle. stored with my stash, i suspect it should have been opened a couple months ago.

good head dies down to thin layer all across the top. minimal straggling of lacing. light golden color, sort of a deeper version of the color of pear flesh, small bit of haze. nose has a nice scent of pears, but there's also something there that makes me think of soap, which is a bit off-putting. tastes of pears and cloves (hint of banana as it warms), and the soapy smell thing isn't apparent on the tongue. feels good, better than i expected . . . i was expecting something thinner, and thought obviously not a stout (my preferred style), it has a good feel. oh, and the soapy smell issue seems to go away a bit as it warms . . . feel free to comment if you have more info on that.

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2013 04:33:53 | More by lighthabit
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yamar68

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Big thanks to BobZ for this one!

Gorgeous. Glowing, hazed honey gold stuffed with steady beading. A creamy two finger head swells to fill the glass, leaving behind thick sheets of white lacing.

Bright, semi-sweet wheat aromas explode from the bottle as soon as it's cracked. Honey, clove, so smooth and mellow... like a bowl of Cheerios.

It takes a similar direction on the palate. Faintly sweet honey with a prickly alcohol flavor... fresh wheat and apple... just delicious and easy to drink. Super refreshing after a long ass day outside.

VVV III TTT UUU SSS !!!

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2013 01:53:17 | More by yamar68
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coreyfmcdonald

Georgia

4.19/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

500ml bottle into a tall tulip

A: Pours a hazy golden/orange color with two fingers of thick foam on top. Good retention and decent lacing.

S: Banana, wheat, and clove dominate this beer. A touch of citrus in the background.

T: Similar to the aroma, but much more complex. Banana is quite strong along with a nice caramel sweetness to create a moderately sweet beer. Clove and nutmeg help from this beer ever getting too sweet, though. The spices and sweetness play very well off each other to create a very balanced beer.

M: On the thick side with strong carbonation.

O: A very enjoyable beer. Balanced and complex. I really enjoy this.

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2013 00:35:47 | More by coreyfmcdonald
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Lare453

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

05-16-2013 23:52:05 | More by Lare453
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jhartley

Pennsylvania

3.98/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 1 pint 0.9 oz bottle into a Weihenstephaner glass.
Nice 2 finger fluffy almost soapy looking head with lots of small bubbles with some large ones.
Murky golden yellow body with tons of bubbles coming up from the bottom.

Smells of tons of banana and cloves a nice "fruitiness" for lack of a better adjective with some grassy straw notes

Tastes of banana and cloves and plums. Great amount of carbonation which was obvious from the constant streams of bubbles noted early.

Smooth at first with the carbonation kicking in at the end with a little bit of a pronounced alcohol a slight sourness.

Overall this is a very nice beer, one I wouldn't necessarily seek out again but wouldn't refuse if offered to me. A classic beer from the world's oldest brewery. I would have to say that their Korbinian is still my favorite, with this one a close second.

Serving type: bottle

05-16-2013 22:59:55 | More by jhartley
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Blashawright

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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pointone

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

05-16-2013 06:47:33 | More by pointone
Weihenstephaner Vitus from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
95 out of 100 based on 2,469 ratings.