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Weihenstephaner Original - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,585 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,585
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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Reviews by scootny:
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scootny

New York

4.4/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

A beautifully clear golden straw color. A dense and initially creamy head fills the top of my weiss glass. ( I accidentally grabbed this instead of the hefe ). The head eventually thins to soapy consistency and then a froth that covers the top of the beer as I drink. Decent lacing all the way down.

The smell is sweet malt, honey, grains and floral hops. Faint and delicate. A little corn and mustiness as well.

Taste is like the nose. Crisp but delicately malty. Sweet honey and light hops in the finish. A little banana and light biscuit/breadyness on the tongue as well. Absolutely delicious.

Mouthfeel is perfect . Light and delicate in carbonation and on the tongue. It's like the beer is kissing you in a dream.

Drinkability is beyond rating. You can spend days at the bar or wherever ( the backyard grill comes to mind ) drinking this and never want for anything else.

An excellent session beer and one to give those who may not like beer or only drink macro crud. Just wonderful.

Serving type: bottle

04-06-2008 00:41:36 | More by scootny
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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.

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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.

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Weihenstephaner Original from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
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