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Weihenstephaner Original - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,584 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,584
Reviews: 782
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 12.59%
Wants: 97
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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ThePaintedGrey

Pennsylvania

3.96/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

11.2oz bottle poured into a pilsner glass.

A: Pale, gold colored with crisp clarity. Constant stream of tiny bubbles that rise to the top, maintaining the 1/2 inch creamy head that leaves very respectable lacing all down the glass.

S: A little bit of sweet malt. A touch of hops, grass, and a little citrus. Most likely lemon. A little underwhelmed with the nose, honestly.

T: Well, this makes up for the nose! A nice sweet malt throughout, with tiny hints of citrus and hop bitterness that meld together perfectly to create a clean and pleasant balance. It finishes with a dash of alcohol spiciness and warmth and lingering yeast. Overall very clean and crisp flavors.

M: Light, to medium body with a delicate carbonation that packs just enough of a punch. This lager wields astonishing drinkability.

O: Man, this is the lager of lagers. It's usually not really my style of choice, but I could see myself ordering this again on a rare occasion. Crisp, clean flavors mixed with an exceptionally smooth feel make this one of the most pleasant lagers to be had.

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2013 02:15:47 | More by ThePaintedGrey
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Weihenstephaner Original from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
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