Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
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Reviews by damndirtyape:
4.13/5 rDev -6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
Single bottle (5099 stamped on bottle, no other date) poured into a Rastel Hefeweizen glass.
Appearance: Pours a huge white head that takes awhile to settle down to pour out the rest of the bottle into the glass. Persistent lacing as I drink it down. Beer is a hazy/cloudy yellow-orange light amber color. The classic Hefe look.
Smell: Earthy yeast with hints of banana and clove.
Taste: Very refreshing. Raw grain flavors followed by yeast, some banana again, just a hint of metallic, and a crisp finish.
Mouthfeel: Just a hint of carbonation on the tongue, otherwise goes down nice and easy and coats the whole throat. No lingering aftertaste or feeling on the teeth and palate. Cleansing in a good way.
Drinkability: I think I've been corrupted by so many Russian Imperial Stouts over the past month (moving from my winter stash into spring) and this great beer I loved so much is, well, still very drinkable, but not the wow experience it once was. Still, I know if it was warmer today I'd be loving this beer more. Goes fantastic with a meal or by itself at the end of a long day. Despite me being a tad underwhelmed in some cases, I know I could easily have another of these.
Serving type: bottle
04-24-2010 23:39:32 | More by damndirtyape
More User Reviews:
4.01/5 rDev -9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
Poured into an IPA glass, or cervoise glass?
Look: Cloudy rusted wheat body. Pure white head with great retention and spots of lacing.
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.
Mouthfeel: A bit bright, carbonated.
Overall: Just absolutely solid.
Serving type: bottle
07-25-2014 21:25:20 | More by JuicesFlowing
Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
98 out of 100 based on 5,941 ratings.