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Weihenstephaner Original - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,741 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,741
Reviews: 789
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 12.81%
Wants: 110
Gots: 121 | 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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4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: clear pale gold and a couple of fingers of ivory head; sparse lace left behind

S: grassy, grainy, flowery fields; some bread and yeast...

T: crisp and clean drinking pale grains; hints at grasses and hay; something citric, maybe lemony; something herbal and rustic, too

M: lean and tight, crisp and clean-drinking, moderate bitterness, smooth and light-bodied

O: what I presume to be exemplary of the style, rounded off by my lack of familiarity thereof, presents as an easy-drinkin' beer, session-able and light, with a stable of core flavor elements

Greywulfken, Jul 30, 2014
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4.89/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

On tap at Toronado's Weihenstephan Oktoberfest night, served into the brewery's mug.

A: Clear and straw-yellow, the brew yield a foamy head that never fully recedes. Ample carbonation, looks like soda.

S: Crackery malts are layered by crisp, yeasty aspects. Lemon-pepper, a little oak at the edge of the aromas. A touch of grassy straw notes accent this surprisingly vibrant bouquet.

T: Notes of sweet corn are quickly met by drying hops. The palate is clean, snappy, with suggestions of citrus and salt mid-sip. Oak and grain-husk play off a slightly sweet, almost buttery aspect. Finishes dry, fast, and smooth. Almost no lingering residuals.

M: Chewy and creamy for the style, belies expectations.

Hands-down the best example of the style...possibly the best lager, period. There are no flaws in this brew, the epitome of Reheitsgabot production.

rand, Oct 09, 2014
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Weihenstephaner Original from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
91 out of 100 based on 1,741 ratings.