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Weihenstephaner Original - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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1,822 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,822
Reviews: 799
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 12.78%
Wants: 114
Gots: 158 | 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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Vy-hen-schteff-ah-neur. That's how you pronounce this one.

Appearance (4.25) : Very fluffy and pillowy head about three fingers tall, leaving lots of generous lacing on the glass as it recedes. Body is true to style with a very crystal-like clarity and straw color.

Aroma (4.5) : Beautiful hop and malt mixture, with hay, sweetgrass, a little chard, and lemon skin. Bouquet is medium-strong. Spot on for a German Pilsner. Nails it.

Taste (4.25) : Bready, some yeast, with crushed aspirin and bready hop on the finish. The flavor profile is malty and slightly hopped. Again, spot on for the style.

Mouthfeel (4) : Lightly zippy with a carbonated creaminess that melts away in the mouth. The finish dries on the palate with a lightly hopped finish.

Overall (4.18) : You can pay $12 for a 12 pack of mediocre beer and get a mediocre experience. But wouldn't you rather pay $12 for a 6 pack of excellent beer and have a memorable one? You at least owe it to yourself to try Weihenstephaner's Original. Good Bavarian German Pilsner and hard to beat.

- T-A-J

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Sampled last night on 11/6/14.This one is in a 330ml (11.2 ounce) and seen it in a larger 500ml (16.9 ounce) bottle also. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured in to a special limited edition 'Weihenstephaner Brazil 2014" .5Lweissber vase glass.

Pours a clear straw-golden yellow in color with a good 3-finger foamy white head that settles down to around a good 10mm after a while. A decent amount of sticky lacing is seen with each sip. The aroma is most of grassy grains.Pretty much the same for the taste with bread/yeast with a hint of lemon zest(?) in the mix. Crisp and easy to drink and goes down easy. Lighter+-medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall another great brew from the world's oldest brewery! (Started in 1040 AD).

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Weihenstephaner Original from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
91 out of 100 based on 1,822 ratings.