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Weihenstephaner Original - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,435 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1435
Reviews: 769
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 12.59%


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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erz316

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4.43/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Served in Brooklyn Brewery pokal glass

A - a pale yellow with a slight haze, bubbles coming up from the bottom (very persistent), and a white head lacing some lacing.

S - the most obvious note to pick up on is the wheat; this makes the base notes which allow the zest of the hops to contrast in a really nice and noticeable way and the and some zesty element.

T - the swallowing of the beer lets one notice the crisp intensity of the carbonation and also the dryness of the alcohol, something not apparent from just holding the beer in my mouth. the finish culminates in a wheaty-booze-ness that is great, while the aftertaste is quick to fade but is a faint (and i do mean FAINT) hint of the orange zest from the hops.

MF&D - I think I should mention I am drinking this at about 3 in the afternoon, I couldn't wait untill 5, (as my sister says, "its always 5 o'clock somewhere!") therefore I find this beer amazingly easy and pleasing to drink. though a bit thick, I do not find this to be a detriment, only it holds it back from being perfect for this style. Though the consistency is really great for a beer, and does indeed make me want to drink it all night.

Serving type: bottle

01-15-2009 20:22:57 | More by erz316
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Weihenstephaner Original from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
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