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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

6,996 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 6,996
Reviews: 2,347
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 10.2%
Wants: 575
Gots: 1,003 | FT: 15
Brewed by:
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: pezoids on 01-22-2001

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Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 6,996 | Reviews: 2,347
Photo of drmeto
4.46/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BeerConny
4.76/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I can't deny how good this is. They hit it right. Perfect amount of carbonation and perfect amount of banana flavors. The only thing I can say is that the smell gets a 4 but who cares about that. Everything else is a 5. I still enjoy many other hefeweizens but this one truly is that extra bit better than all the others I have had. Fantastic beer.

Photo of chris1411
4.81/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of insanidade
3.9/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of XsoldoutX
4.37/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of illmatic630
4.46/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of muratgurer
4.35/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Syracuse12
4.52/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of m35k
3.99/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of manamesue
4.54/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of PunchBroadbent
4.34/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Great beer! I'd drink this any day.

Photo of Bodega95
4.31/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of PGD120
4.48/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Whoshotmrburns
4.77/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

love wheat beer. This is a great one

Photo of Nav71292
4.96/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Rich and spicy clove notes blend with pleasantly balanced fruity esters. Perfect body. Incredibly drinkable and refreshing. Simply the definition of the style.

Photo of TBCE
4.93/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Eternal218
4.48/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Robdiesel21
4.31/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jboogie47
4.64/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Eidel18
4/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BurlaNation
4.38/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Taby
4.25/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of FFreak
4.34/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Purchased 500 ml bottle from the health food store for about $3 and poured into a tall beer glass. A very hazy rich golden-yellow color with a fluffy pure white head that slowly fades leaving slight lacing. Aroma is of bread, yeast and slight citrus. Taste is really nice with some citrus and bread followed by a muted cinnamon/nutmeg-like spiciness that really makes the beer. Towards the bottom of the pint, the beer started to have a slight metallic after-taste, maybe due to the trip across the Atlantic. Goes down really easy, but is not super thin - enough body to keep you from pounding it, but enough carbonation to keep it refreshing. Overall, a fantastic wheat beer and a great deal for the price.

Photo of BartS
4.38/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of IckyT2012
4.15/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I love hefeweizens, but I'm not sure I understand the super high rating on this one. I can't really tell this difference between Weihenstephaner, Hacker-Pschorr, Paulaner, or Tucher. They all seem equally delicious. While I love the style, this particular brew does not stand out from the crowd.

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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
98 out of 100 based on 6,996 ratings.