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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

5,944 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,944
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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TWStandley

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

04-30-2012 14:43:07 | More by TWStandley
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mjtiernan

New York

4.58/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle poured into a pilsner glass at fridge temp (colder than ideal). I really need to purchase a proper hefe glass. No idea how old this bottle is.

A: Pillowy four finger head sits upon a super fizzy ultra clear golden body. Great head retention. You could float a quarter on this thing.

S: Classic hefeweizen...bubble gum, banana, clove and bready biscuit.

T: Delicious. VERY delicate flavors. Biscuit, banana, clove and coriander. The yeast isn’t as prominent as other wheat beers I’ve had.

M: Refreshing...drinkability through the roof. Give me this beer during Octoberfest all day/any day. Nicely crisp and easy drinking without being dry and astringent. Smooth as Billy Dee Williams. Light-to-medium body, high carb and soft finish.

O: Everything I used to regularly get out of a Franziskaner but more refined (and not BMC owned). Really nothing revolutionary here...just tradition done well. My new go-to weissbier.

Serving type: bottle

04-30-2012 03:23:24 | More by mjtiernan
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julian89

Georgia

4.33/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from bottle into pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a hazy yellow/blond body with a tall (1.5) inch white head, small bubbles. Pretty wheat beer.

Smell: Strong herb wheat scent. I get some vanilla or banana pudding smell that's a little weird but smells good.

Taste: Sweet wheat start with a soft vanilla banana and spice finish that's crisp with a lemon zest zing. Very light Noble hop character and bitterness. Taste excellent.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Moderate carbonation. Very smooth with a zing to it's finish.

Drinkability: Great late spring throughout summer wheat beer. Some much more refreshing than the Pyramid hefe I had earlier today. I've had this beer plenty before but never got around to a seated rating.

Serving type: bottle

04-30-2012 01:04:07 | More by julian89
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Holland

Illinois

4.4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: pours a hazy straw yellow with a one inch head that becomes a foam layer on top.

S: spicy yeast with a bit of banana

T: the spicy yeast hits first, along with a bit of bitterness. It is all followed up with a big malt and banana flavor with some sweetness.

M: well carbonated, medium bodied, very easy to drink.

O: fantastic hefe, I have not had better in the style. I recently came back to this style after years of disregarding it. This hefe is well put together from the beginning to the end of the drink.

Serving type: bottle

04-29-2012 23:00:18 | More by Holland
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ng85

California

5/5  rDev +13.4%

04-29-2012 21:01:55 | More by ng85
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beaulabauve

Louisiana

5/5  rDev +13.4%

04-29-2012 20:54:40 | More by beaulabauve
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BoRaeCho

California

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-28-2012 08:35:36 | More by BoRaeCho
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Patrick1861


5/5  rDev +13.4%

04-28-2012 08:26:45 | More by Patrick1861
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aminobutyricacid

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +13.4%

04-28-2012 04:06:18 | More by aminobutyricacid
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Stevie_Janowski

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-28-2012 02:52:47 | More by Stevie_Janowski
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

4.48/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a hazy golden yellow in color with tons of visible carbonation (that keeps going and going). The beer has an enormous three finger tall dense white head that has great retention - over 50% of the head remained covering the entire surface of the beer. Moderate lacing is observed. This is an awesome looking beer.

S: This is a great smelling beer. There is a strong presence of banana and clove along with some lighter notes of citrus and something almost like bubblegum.

T: Great tasting... There is a light presence of wheat along with the banana and clove. Light hints of citrus along with just a hint of coriander.

M: Light bodied with heavy amounts of carbonation. Slightly prickly on the tongue due to the high amounts of carbonation.

O: Very refreshing, very easy to drink, and very sessionable. This is a beer that I could drink all day long, oh wait... that is what I did when I was in Bavaria. This is my favorite Hefeweizen (and it is a style I really enjoy). This is delicious and a great beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2012 21:16:54 | More by dbrauneis
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Neog

Nebraska

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

04-27-2012 17:50:10 | More by Neog
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clandestine019

Florida

4/5  rDev -9.3%

04-27-2012 15:45:32 | More by clandestine019
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TuckerMaxx

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +13.4%

04-27-2012 14:32:41 | More by TuckerMaxx
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Riggsy

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-27-2012 14:08:51 | More by Riggsy
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phausknecht


4/5  rDev -9.3%

04-27-2012 04:31:58 | More by phausknecht
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CSFerrier

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-26-2012 03:19:13 | More by CSFerrier
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Iboltax

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -20.6%

04-26-2012 03:03:58 | More by Iboltax
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acat25

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

04-25-2012 21:55:52 | More by acat25
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petluo

Finland

5/5  rDev +13.4%

04-25-2012 13:10:17 | More by petluo
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Mcooly

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-25-2012 02:31:09 | More by Mcooly
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Archemedies

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-24-2012 23:18:04 | More by Archemedies
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laughingman4929

California

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-24-2012 05:30:51 | More by laughingman4929
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station815


4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

04-24-2012 01:22:14 | More by station815
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jaidenjb

Ohio

3/5  rDev -32%

04-22-2012 10:19:06 | More by jaidenjb
Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
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