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Weihenstephaner Original - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,563 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,563
Reviews: 781
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 12.84%
Wants: 94
Gots: 68 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Munich Helles Lager |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 12-30-2000)
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5/5  rDev +23.5%

08-14-2012 05:12:12 | More by Auraan
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North Carolina

4.13/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a crystal clear pale yellow in color with a moderate to heavy amounts of active visible carbonation rising quickly from the bottom of the glass. The beer has a two finger tall foamy white head that reduces to a small patch of very thin film and a medium thick ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate to significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of pale and sweet malts with light to moderate amounts of spicy + floral hops

T: Upfront there is a moderate flavor of pale and sweet malts with a light to moderate amount of initial sweetness. There is a light to moderate flavor of spicy + floral + grassy hops which imparts a light amount of bitterness which fades pretty quickly.

M: Light to medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Relatively smooth and crisp.

O: Refreshing and super easy to drink - very enjoyable and a great example of the style. Definitely worth getting and I plan on getting it again soon (it's good for the summer).

Serving type: bottle

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4.23/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Weihenstephaner Original
500mL bottle into a pilsner glass

A: Pours a very light pale straw yellow, absolutely crystal clear, with 3 plus fingers width of bright white head. Head has good retention before dissipating down and leaves lots of lacing.

S: Spicy and floral hops, sweet malts. Not very complex but very nice.

T: A bit sweeter and maltier than the nose. Spicy, floral, noble hop-type flavors, with a low degree of bitterness. Some biscuity notes. Very tasty example of the style.

M/D: Lighter side of medium bodied, appropriate carbonation which is on the heavier side, crisp and clean. Good drinkability.

O: Great example of the style. Very enjoyable beer. Perfect for this near 95 degree day.

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2014 22:56:49 | More by zac16125
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A: Golden with a slight old gold look, like tarnished gold or brass. Medium low carbonation, a finger of off white head that fades relatively fast.

S: Skunk, deep malty, light roasted malty quality, sweet like honey.

T: Sweet, bready, malty, honey, like honey on fresh biscuits. Clean linen quality, little bitterness on the end.

M: Medium light bready body, medium heated carbonation.

O: Truly a delicious beer, a standard for this style and the best I’ve yet found it in. Got this at Greenville, SC’s Whole Foods Market today, drank in Walterboro, SC.

Serving type: bottle

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Weihenstephaner Original from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
91 out of 100 based on 1,563 ratings.