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Weihenstephaner Original - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,610 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,610
Reviews: 785
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 12.59%
Wants: 100
Gots: 78 | 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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GeoJ

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4.58/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

12 oz bottle poured into a pint glass.

Golden clear appearance, one finger head that settles down quickly. If one drank with their eyes, they would think they were looking at a typical light beer, or American adjunct, and probably not be expecting much.

Aha! One would be wrong!

Aroma is fresh and inviting, citrus and hops, but the malt is present as it warms a bit. Pretty complex for such a light-looking brew.

Mouthfeel is superb - Fairly high carbonation, but not overpowering in the least bit. Roll around on the tongue and is produces a nice balance of crispness and surprising fullness.

Initial malt taste is quickly followed by a wonderful hit of hoppiness ... did I say crisp? This is one of the cleanest tasting and most refreshing brews I've ever had. Cleanses the pallet with no lingering aftertaste other than a bit the wonderful hops. Perfectly balanced, for my tastes.

I can easily see enjoying more than a few of these on a hot day, with some hearty 'Q or smoked meats.

As far as I'm concerned, the wonderful folks at Weihenstephaner can do no wrong. Bravo!

Serving type: bottle

09-03-2011 00:14:28 | More by GeoJ
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M: lean and tight, crisp and clean-drinking, moderate bitterness, smooth and light-bodied

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Weihenstephaner Original from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
91 out of 100 based on 1,610 ratings.