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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

5,933 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,933
Reviews: 2,214
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 10.2%
Wants: 428
Gots: 455 | 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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Ratings: 5,933 | Reviews: 2,214 | Display Reviews Only:
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plinythederek

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +2%

02-25-2013 02:25:21 | More by plinythederek
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dbone_has_biers

California

4.5/5  rDev +2%

03-05-2013 04:59:00 | More by dbone_has_biers
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mjgrady

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +2%

07-24-2012 23:03:36 | More by mjgrady
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raoulduke37

California

4.5/5  rDev +2%

12-22-2011 16:16:07 | More by raoulduke37
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Gehrig13

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +2%

08-28-2012 23:58:37 | More by Gehrig13
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HumphreyLee

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +2%

09-10-2012 05:12:10 | More by HumphreyLee
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NickThePyro

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +2%

01-17-2013 03:46:25 | More by NickThePyro
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Ispeakforthetrees

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +2%

01-15-2013 17:04:57 | More by Ispeakforthetrees
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Jwale73

Rhode Island

4.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served in a standard pint. Poured a murky yellow-orange with a quarter inch white cap; poor clarity and no lacing. Nose was pale wheat, corriander, clove and lemon zest. Taste followed nose; very muted and subdued. Mouthfeel was light in body and lively in effervescence with a clean citrus flavor lingering at the aftertaste. Incredibly easy-drinking brew and quite refreshing after a day on the beach. Unfortunately, I don't think the pint glass it was served in did it full justice.

Serving type: on-tap

08-29-2008 14:20:28 | More by Jwale73
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KingStephenR

New York

4.5/5  rDev +2%

07-11-2012 20:59:38 | More by KingStephenR
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seeswo

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle enjoyed next to a NG Dancing Man Wheat.

Pours a hazy golden color with a generous whitish head. Looks characteristic of the style. The nose is big wheat with suggestions of clove and banana. A touch of lemon. The taste is big wheat and present, but subdued clove and banana and lemon zing. Not the crazy amount of clove that sometimes comes out of these beers, nor a banana bomb. A bit sweeter and not as lemon/peppery than a lot of saisons and not as soda-like in the body, but not as sweet as a lot of Hefes. Really nice, easy drinking, balanced brew. Overall, this is a world class Hefe.

Serving type: bottle

10-27-2011 12:59:40 | More by seeswo
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mcss

New York

4.5/5  rDev +2%

07-24-2012 20:01:33 | More by mcss
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John_Beeryman

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +2%

07-20-2014 14:35:44 | More by John_Beeryman
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CB2maltygoodness

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +2%

01-19-2012 16:54:03 | More by CB2maltygoodness
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pkeigs

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the Mayor of Old Town. What a delicious beer, a benchmark for the style. Pours with a pillowy white head, that laces quite nicely. Great creamy mouthfeel. Layers of complex banana, clove, yeast and a little crispness. Finishes with just a touch of sweetness. A really tasty beer.

Serving type: on-tap

08-02-2011 13:58:06 | More by pkeigs
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Mbennett

New York

4.5/5  rDev +2%

10-26-2013 17:56:59 | More by Mbennett
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roadhouse

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 16.9 oz. bottle, rolled to rouse the yeast, into a weizen glass.

Appears a cloudy golden orange-yellow with a white two finger tall head. Carbonation bubbles swirling up throughout the glass. Nice sheets of lacing down the side of the glass.

Aroma of bananas and spicy cloves. A bit of a sweet, mellow orange as well. Tangy/bready wheat malt underneath it all.

Flavors are mostly identical to the aroma. However, the banana is not really present as much. Instead the cloves take over and the bready flavor of the wheat malt does the singing. Finishes with a touch of noble hop bitterness.

Mouthfeel is light and smooth. Just as it should be for the style.

This is probably my favorite Hefeweizen I've tried so far. Perfect mingling of the banana and clove flavors. Make sure to roll the bottle first to rouse the yeast. I believe it really lets a lot more of the flavors out.

Serving type: bottle

07-28-2008 23:00:32 | More by roadhouse
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Beefytits4

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2%

11-15-2011 00:39:05 | More by Beefytits4
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wrath98

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +2%

03-23-2012 13:47:43 | More by wrath98
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luckytalisman

California

4.5/5  rDev +2%

02-18-2013 01:57:38 | More by luckytalisman
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jnich2424

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +2%

01-25-2014 18:31:49 | More by jnich2424
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BTFU

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +2%

02-11-2012 04:43:08 | More by BTFU
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mark99

New York

4.5/5  rDev +2%

02-05-2013 03:54:27 | More by mark99
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Timmomyces

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +2%

03-22-2013 15:56:52 | More by Timmomyces
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mltobin

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +2%

11-01-2013 23:58:56 | More by mltobin
Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
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