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Weihenstephaner Original - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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Weihenstephaner OriginalWeihenstephaner Original

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1,690 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,690
Reviews: 787
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 12.81%
Wants: 103
Gots: 103 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan visit their website

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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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

Kuongming, Feb 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

raythealeman, Feb 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

boesesfleisch, Feb 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

zzurn, Feb 08, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

birddawg, Feb 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

crob3888, Feb 05, 2013
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5/5  rDev +23.2%

matjack85, Feb 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

shamrock071521, Feb 02, 2013
Photo of IsaacCraft
4.56/5  rDev +12.3%

I'm new to beer, so I'm still developing my palate and finding out what I like. This beer is absolutely exceptional. Very smooth and delicious. You experience just a hint of sweetness at the first sip before the bitter flavors kick in. It is very balanced and nota at all overwhelming. I really enjoyed it and will definitely buy again.

IsaacCraft, Feb 02, 2013
Photo of MDF
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

MDF, Jan 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

jborgschulte, Jan 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

n00blar, Jan 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

T-money, Jan 26, 2013
Photo of Arno
2.43/5  rDev -40.1%

A: straw golden color with a large foamy white head.
S: Can't put my finger on it. Almost like warm milk with dough, quite stale.
T: Better then the smell suggests. Like a pilsener, but then the stale flavor kicks in at the end.
M: Quite bland and low carbonation.

O: Not my beer. It's just like a regular pilsener, but with a little weird but quite a bland taste. I'm just don't get why this is so highly rated.I know many better beers which are half the price. I prefer their white/wheat bears.

Bros: Be more critical so there's actually a reliable rating. And i'm not referring to this beer, but pretty much any review has 90+. You even communicate beer karma rules - so might be worthwhile to consider this yourself as well. Be more detailed in the rating is all i'm saying. 100 means it's perfect. And what's the benchmark? My benchmark is i've never had the perfect beer - so 100 is pretty much impossible, unless i really feel like heaven drinking a beer. This beer made you feel in heaven? You can like it, don't mind me, but be realistic ...

Arno, Jan 25, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

Kyrojack, Jan 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

phishbone23, Jan 23, 2013
Photo of Flounder57
4.19/5  rDev +3.2%

500 ml bottle was poured into a pilsner glass.

Appearance: This beer poured a crazy two finger head that has reduced to a small layer and left some nice lacing on the glass. It is a golden straw yellow with great clarity and bubbles coming up through the glass.

Smell: Bready, grainy, grassy, sweet pale malts, and a little pepper spiciness to beer.

Taste: The taste is along the same lines as the scent and there is some bitterness to the beer that is traditional to the style.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, medium to low carbonation, medium bodied, and crisp.

Overall: Pretty solid beer and now I know it is considered one of the best within this style. Awesome beer to enjoy with dinner.

Flounder57, Jan 23, 2013
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5/5  rDev +23.2%

lfa, Jan 22, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

tcsather, Jan 21, 2013
Photo of yourefragile
4.15/5  rDev +2.2%

500 mL bottle. Thanks Thorpe.

Pours a crisp, clear straw golden color with a large foamy white head. Nose is bready and floral, with grass, straw, light citrus and dough. Crisp body, with a doughy grain flavor and a light grassy lemon citrus finish.

yourefragile, Jan 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

Kips, Jan 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

El_Gallo, Jan 17, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +17%

erogers, Jan 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

ranger7, Jan 15, 2013
Photo of BierStein711
4.41/5  rDev +8.6%

500 ml bottle poured into pilsner!

Three finger off-white head, vigorous carbonation!

Smells of fruit, barley, yeast, bread, and hop.

Tastes, fruit, citrus, barley, yeast, breads, and a bitter finish

Mouthfeel: thinner

Overall, not a bad beer at all! I strongly endorse this one. This is the kind of beer you want on a summer afternoon.

BierStein711, Jan 14, 2013
Weihenstephaner Original from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
91 out of 100 based on 1,690 ratings.