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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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zookerman182

Alabama

4.24/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance is a golden yellow with a foamy head.
Aroma is banana bread, bananas foster. Grainy.
Taste is less banana and more bread but still really good. Maybe some spices or clove.
Mouthfeel is crisp with good carbonation.
Great example of the style.

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2014 17:16:25 | More by zookerman182
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

4.24/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

on tap at beer study in chapel hill. tulip.
pours a hazy yellow with an inch thick head. the smell is very citrusy and malty and hoppy, very refreshing aroma. real saisony taste. lots of lemon grass and citrus. good mix of hops and malts. very nice and drinkable. refreshing summer beer for sure. ABV undectable.

overall a real enjoyable beer that drinks like a saison.

Serving type: on-tap

10-13-2012 22:30:17 | More by Axnjxn
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spoony

Colorado

4.24/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

From a 500 ml bottle (code says 3143) into a hefeweizen glass.

A-A normal to timid pour produces a straw-colored murky brew with two fingers of pillowy, long-lasting, white head. There is a good show of carbonation that supports the foam. The brew is essentially the color of a hefeweizen; no darkness to be found.

S-Banana and a huge dose of clove-spice are most noticeable. There is a also a bit of orange rind and doughy sweetness. Alcohol is fruity, estery, and pretty obvious. This smells like an amped hefeweizen.

T-Again...amped up hefe is what comes to mind. There is banana, orange rind, bready dough, and lemon, and a bit less clove than the smell, but this brew has nothing in the way of cocoa or malty dark fruits. The alcohol is warming but integrates nicely into the flavors. Taste is semisweet, and at times, reminds me of a Belgian golden ale because of the alcohol and doughy sweetness.

M-The feel is creamy and smooth, with fine carbonation and a lighter body.

O-I like this beer quite a bit, so my scores are pretty high. However, I question how true to style this thing is because, although this is a delicious beer, it lacks any hint of the typical chocolate or dark malts or dark fruit. Instead, this is essentially an "imperial" hefe, or at least a beefed up hefe with more flavor and alcohol. But damn if it ain't good.

Serving type: bottle

09-14-2013 22:01:42 | More by spoony
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jono0101

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

12-06-2013 18:09:47 | More by jono0101
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SanFranJake

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

11-03-2013 01:05:52 | More by SanFranJake
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Krafty34

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

02-07-2014 11:15:22 | More by Krafty34
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SkiBum22

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

05-13-2013 03:14:38 | More by SkiBum22
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FadetoBock

Alberta (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

02-14-2014 06:36:23 | More by FadetoBock
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danthehopslamman

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

08-06-2013 07:47:54 | More by danthehopslamman
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SD-Alefan

South Dakota

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

01-19-2014 01:47:39 | More by SD-Alefan
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Twifiter

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

10-15-2012 19:56:48 | More by Twifiter
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nomoon


4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

05-22-2012 03:58:33 | More by nomoon
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JC333

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

01-22-2014 01:05:30 | More by JC333
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alienlifeforcecube

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

03-25-2013 00:37:17 | More by alienlifeforcecube
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jiffymon

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

02-11-2013 21:34:53 | More by jiffymon
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mjtiernan

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

11-24-2011 01:51:39 | More by mjtiernan
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Janeinma

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

02-05-2013 20:22:01 | More by Janeinma
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bpfrush

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

10-01-2013 17:56:27 | More by bpfrush
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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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Golden32

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

01-26-2014 03:17:56 | More by Golden32
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

07-15-2013 15:45:14 | More by williamjbauer
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stereosforgeeks

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

06-27-2013 17:22:58 | More by stereosforgeeks
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LXIXME

New Mexico

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

04-25-2014 21:07:26 | More by LXIXME
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apbarwood

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Drank very similarly to their hefeweissbier. A pale golden color in the glass with a voluminous white head that evolved into a nice thin head that clung to the sides of the glass. The aroma and flavor was very similar to a tradition hefe, with perhaps a more pronounced citrus quality and a drier finish. It's full bodied yet light on the tongue due to it's high carbonation. I found it highly drinkable in spite of it's higher ABV which was really well managed.

Serving type: bottle

09-02-2009 03:21:25 | More by apbarwood
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ste5venla

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

05-25-2012 23:20:36 | More by ste5venla
Weihenstephaner Vitus from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
95 out of 100 based on 2,482 ratings.