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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

5,892 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,892
Reviews: 2,213
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 10.2%
Wants: 423
Gots: 436 | 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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damndirtyape

Ohio

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
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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
98 out of 100 based on 5,892 ratings.