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Weihenstephaner Original - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,589 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,589
Reviews: 782
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 12.59%
Wants: 97
Gots: 70 | 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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Ratings: 1,589 | Reviews: 782 | Display Reviews Only:
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Anze

Slovenia

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

06-26-2014 17:24:14 | More by Anze
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archyquaffer

Montana

4.01/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a half-liter (17 ounce) Euro-brown bottle into a shaker pint. I go fairly aggressive on the pour and get a short-lived, yet chunky and creamy looking head. The beer is a pale or extra-pale golden with high carbonation.

My poor nose gets a faint grassy aroma along with a little DMS. The flavor is lightly malty and quite grainy with just enough hop bitterness to balance. The hops lend a grassy and slightly herbal character. The malt flavors are somewhat reminiscent of Malt-O-Meal cereal, and very creamy and delicious overall. There are no in-your-face flavors and it is very easy to drink. The mouth feel is creamy and full and actually stick a little to the back of the mouth. The finish is crisp and tingly with just a touch of fading bitterness.

This everything one could ask for in a lager beer and I give it high marks. I think I paid only about 4-something for the half liter, which ain't too bad considering it came halfway around the world from here. It's good to see more variety in my town (Butte, Montana, purchased at the Hennessey).

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2014 02:05:31 | More by archyquaffer
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joemochas

Florida

4/5  rDev -1.2%

06-25-2014 23:39:01 | More by joemochas
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edzo22

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

06-25-2014 22:48:18 | More by edzo22
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Golden32

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

06-25-2014 00:07:05 | More by Golden32
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IPAaron

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

06-24-2014 23:51:06 | More by IPAaron
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wizmasta

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

06-24-2014 19:04:16 | More by wizmasta
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mrcraft

California

4/5  rDev -1.2%

06-24-2014 03:05:33 | More by mrcraft
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capuchinpilates

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

06-23-2014 21:42:36 | More by capuchinpilates
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PystolP

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +23.5%

06-22-2014 23:12:08 | More by PystolP
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wshinevar

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

06-22-2014 19:04:30 | More by wshinevar
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Beer-A-Lot

Virginia

4.13/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I expected this to be just a bit behind the favorites of this brewery: Korbinian, Vitus, Hefe, Kristal, etc. But I believe this beer more than holds its own. Very crisp and refreshing. Perfect for a hot summer day. Does all the things that a German lager does, with plenty of malt and biscuity tastes. I'd be satisfied to reach for this whenever I see it.

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2014 14:07:54 | More by Beer-A-Lot
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Hohnbaum

Kansas

4/5  rDev -1.2%

06-21-2014 01:54:10 | More by Hohnbaum
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tykechandler

Indiana

4/5  rDev -1.2%

06-19-2014 04:03:55 | More by tykechandler
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speedvagen

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.2%

06-19-2014 03:10:45 | More by speedvagen
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vancean2

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

06-18-2014 01:39:11 | More by vancean2
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BMart

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

06-17-2014 19:11:10 | More by BMart
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RBCIPA

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +23.5%

06-16-2014 18:23:29 | More by RBCIPA
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Iztok

Slovenia

4/5  rDev -1.2%

06-14-2014 22:55:05 | More by Iztok
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Jburnsm

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -38.3%

06-14-2014 02:49:35 | More by Jburnsm
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innominat

Ireland

3/5  rDev -25.9%

06-13-2014 16:57:51 | More by innominat
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jebrew

Maine

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

06-13-2014 02:06:02 | More by jebrew
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yeaprolly

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

06-12-2014 23:48:01 | More by yeaprolly
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PatGreer

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

06-10-2014 01:31:28 | More by PatGreer
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Bluegrass49

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

06-09-2014 12:13:54 | More by Bluegrass49
Weihenstephaner Original from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
91 out of 100 based on 1,589 ratings.