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Weihenstephaner Original - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,565 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,565
Reviews: 782
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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chinchill

South Carolina

3.9/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - clear golden-yellow body, capped with a white head.

S - The mild aroma is primarily grains, with hints of citrus fruits, hay and hops.

T - Largely follows the aroma. Bready grains with hints of citrus and hops. More sweet than bitter. I'd like this better if it were stronger; as it is, it tastes like a world-class light lager.

M- Light body with a medium-high amount of carbonation. Slightly dry and crisp.

O: An excellent if delicately-flavored lager that is easy-drinking and refreshing. Too light and too close to ordinary to be very interesting.

Serving type: bottle

08-17-2011 21:18:36 | More by chinchill
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vdub191

Rhode Island

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

07-12-2014 15:23:13 | More by vdub191
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JuicesFlowing

Kansas

4.56/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured into a shaker pint glass.

This bier is beautiful. Bubbles rise from a clear golden body to reach a frothy white head. Great head retention and lacing.

It smells of wheat, malts, and faint dried grass.

It tastes crisp and clean. Grains, malts, and said grassiness soon part ways to a more bitter finish. Great balance.

The beer feels crisp and clean going down.

Overall, this beer is lovely. All parts work well together.

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2014 13:23:06 | More by JuicesFlowing
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dbrauneis

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

07-12-2014 00:36:43 | More by dbrauneis
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BBQWhisperer

Maryland

5/5  rDev +23.5%

07-11-2014 22:09:22 | More by BBQWhisperer
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foghornleghorn22

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

07-11-2014 15:07:04 | More by foghornleghorn22
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canuck_fan


4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

07-11-2014 00:37:32 | More by canuck_fan
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zac16125

South Carolina

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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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

07-10-2014 18:17:44 | More by drummermattie02
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MikeAndrews

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

07-10-2014 17:58:28 | More by MikeAndrews
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EricYates

Arkansas

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

07-07-2014 19:08:13 | More by EricYates
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Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

07-07-2014 01:12:58 | More by KAF
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22Blue

Kansas

4/5  rDev -1.2%

07-06-2014 22:39:37 | More by 22Blue
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Maine

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

07-06-2014 20:11:42 | More by hvy1
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Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

07-06-2014 20:03:06 | More by zachrotc
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Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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patre_tim

China

4.28/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

07-04-2014 03:08:58 | More by patre_tim
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Sunstealer

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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California

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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California

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

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Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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California

4/5  rDev -1.2%

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Maryland

4/5  rDev -1.2%

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Florida

4/5  rDev -1.2%

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Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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Weihenstephaner Original from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
91 out of 100 based on 1,565 ratings.