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Weihenstephaner Original - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,561 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,561
Reviews: 780
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 12.84%
Wants: 94
Gots: 66 | 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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TheVenerableMead

Oklahoma

4.28/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Chilled 12oz bottle into a pilsner glass.

A - Gorgeous "streets of heaven" crystal golden yellow with a thin, lacy head.

S - Smallish grainy aroma typical of lagers. A little less hops for this one. Lacking in muchness, but still decent.

T - Very nice and crisp malted grain with slightly less hops than I'm accustomed to in a euro-lager. Nice, moderately hoppy finish, though.

M - Smooth and light. Could do with just a bit more carbonation.

This was my first Munich helles style lager and I was very pleased. This is what I expect a lager to do for me after a bout of sweltering yard work.

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2014 04:20:38 | More by TheVenerableMead
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ArsMoriendiOU818

New York

2.75/5  rDev -32.1%

06-08-2014 00:42:45 | More by ArsMoriendiOU818
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Jspriest

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.2%

06-08-2014 00:05:25 | More by Jspriest
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HoppySeb

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

06-07-2014 16:29:55 | More by HoppySeb
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Spiral517

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

06-07-2014 00:59:53 | More by Spiral517
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Dicers

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.2%

06-06-2014 20:09:39 | More by Dicers
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Hendrick24

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -1.2%

06-06-2014 17:26:25 | More by Hendrick24
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bcm75

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.2%

06-05-2014 23:58:37 | More by bcm75
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Boca-X

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

06-05-2014 21:53:49 | More by Boca-X
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pathead

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

06-05-2014 00:48:08 | More by pathead
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RMoeNay

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -1.2%

06-03-2014 17:54:55 | More by RMoeNay
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vhmf1978

Brazil

5/5  rDev +23.5%

06-03-2014 03:24:37 | More by vhmf1978
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BlackBeerDown

Arkansas

4/5  rDev -1.2%

06-02-2014 00:40:53 | More by BlackBeerDown
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tharper178

Florida

5/5  rDev +23.5%

06-01-2014 11:19:02 | More by tharper178
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jharris0624

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

06-01-2014 06:12:05 | More by jharris0624
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Prospero

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

05-31-2014 01:27:30 | More by Prospero
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delta490

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a clear deep gold with a somewhat foamy white head. The head has moderate retention and leaves some light lacing. The aroma is reminiscent of fresh bread and some nice earthy hops. The taste closely matches the aroma and is just as enjoyable. There is a nice weight to the body a pleasant crispness on the finish. This is a great lager.

Serving type: bottle

05-29-2014 21:28:32 | More by delta490
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klink40

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

05-29-2014 21:21:21 | More by klink40
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sdsimkins

Virginia

5/5  rDev +23.5%

05-28-2014 23:35:28 | More by sdsimkins
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tvghost

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.2%

05-28-2014 00:45:29 | More by tvghost
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countrybat

California

4/5  rDev -1.2%

05-27-2014 16:50:50 | More by countrybat
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Massinga

Germany

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

05-27-2014 10:59:13 | More by Massinga
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Latarnik

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

05-26-2014 12:58:14 | More by Latarnik
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AntonioBeerTona

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I tried this brew while in Helen, Georgia. It's a German themed town deep in the mountains of southern Georgia. After walking a trail we decided to stop in the town and eat at one of the German restaurant, the waiter recommended this brew. It was brought out in the bottle with a chilled glass. I decided to smell it in the bottle and take a sip as well. The smell was nice, didn't smell like a cheap beer and had a nice warming sensation to it. When I tasted it from the bottle I was instantly refreshed and fell in love. I ended up just having it straight from the bottle before I order another.

My second one I poured into another chilled glass, it poured nicely and had a nice thick foamy head to it. The color in the glass was light, and looked smooth. After taking a few sips from my glass, I asked the waiter where I could purchase some of these to take home, and I was given directions a nearby liquor store that sometimes carried it. Lucky for me the Total Wine in my hometown of Miami carries this, and it has become a favorite brew of mine.

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2014 15:44:30 | More by AntonioBeerTona
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2013beer101

Colorado

3/5  rDev -25.9%

05-24-2014 06:39:52 | More by 2013beer101
Weihenstephaner Original from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
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