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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

5,941 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,941
Reviews: 2,214
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 10.2%
Wants: 429
Gots: 457 | FT: 14
Brewed by:
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pezoids on 01-22-2001)
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DoubleJ

California

4.63/5  rDev +5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

The Weihenstephaner Invitational was kicked off by its kristallweizen, and now its unfiltered version is the second contestant to be sampled. For this one, I'm going to review it in my backyard on this warm evening. On to the beer:

I saved the Weihenstephaner glass that came along in my gift pack for this specific beer. Awesome appearance with its huge billowy head and semi-cloudy body. Smell is soft and pleasant with apricot, a touch of gum, and wheat. The yeast doesn't overpower the flavor but is rather mixed with the wheat. There's some clove, fruit, and a subtle spice. Very smooth going down, and easily quaffable.

Wei's hefeweizen gives a nice performance to overtake for te early lead. The "Original" will be next in line here...

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2007 17:10:33 | More by DoubleJ
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Poured into an IPA glass, or cervoise glass?

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Aroma: A lot of wheat, malts, banana, and even faint strawberry or other tart fruits.

Taste: Very grainy and malty up front. The banana is subdued and there is a pleasant spiciness I find in the taste.

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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
98 out of 100 based on 5,941 ratings.