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Weihenstephaner Original - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,781 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,781
Reviews: 792
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 12.78%
Wants: 114
Gots: 143 | 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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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.

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Appearance: Clear, pale gold color with a big, fluffy white head that fades to a cap with chunky lacing

Aroma: Fresh grain, a touch musty, mildly herbal.

Taste: A little grainy up front, with some mild sweetness, lots of carbonation on the middle, fairly herbal, some spiciness, pretty astringent on the finish along with some lemon and a little cardboard.

The Rest: A crisp, slightly grainy euro lager. Very good.

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Weihenstephaner Original from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
91 out of 100 based on 1,781 ratings.