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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

6,114 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 6,114
Reviews: 2,227
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 10.2%
Wants: 453
Gots: 530 | 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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angrybabboon

Rhode Island

4.4/5  rDev -0.2%

Consumed 6/29/12

Appearance: Hazy gold - pours with a giant, fluffy white head, leaves blobs of lacing, retains a cap forever

Smell: Soft, bready wheat and yeast - bananas and cloves, in nice balance, in nice moderation - a touch of something lemony - nice malt base

Taste: Nicely balanced and stupidly, remarkably clean-tasting, refreshing - "refreshing" is a flavor, right? - mild banana, clove, and a touch of lemon, bubblegum - some straight-up yeast, with some yeasty spiciness - very mild bitterness - lightly bready malts, with some light graininess

Mouthfeel: Medium, but so smooth that it feels a bit fuller - nicely carbonated, refreshing

Overall: Beyond classic

This is a relatively simple beer, but it has great strength in its simplicity. The wheaty malt profile and the yeast come together in a remarkable way. The balance works better than any Hefeweizen I've ever tasted. Seriously. I should have had this years ago.

06-29-2012 06:56:46 | More by angrybabboon
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kylefurlong


4/5  rDev -9.3%

06-29-2012 03:40:21 | More by kylefurlong
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Rskr4f4

Utah

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

06-29-2012 02:26:53 | More by Rskr4f4
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jjcote

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

06-28-2012 00:26:26 | More by jjcote
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trevorpost

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -9.3%

06-27-2012 23:09:11 | More by trevorpost
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Madcrouton


4.5/5  rDev +2%

06-27-2012 21:55:32 | More by Madcrouton
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dasmusik

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +2%

06-27-2012 21:12:30 | More by dasmusik
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kwalispecial

Maine

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

06-27-2012 03:42:43 | More by kwalispecial
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pandajuice22


4.5/5  rDev +2%

06-26-2012 18:44:01 | More by pandajuice22
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stevoj

Germany

5/5  rDev +13.4%

06-26-2012 17:50:38 | More by stevoj
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bertcat9000


5/5  rDev +13.4%

06-26-2012 17:17:02 | More by bertcat9000
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stinadez


4.5/5  rDev +2%

06-25-2012 23:28:21 | More by stinadez
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FuselGuy

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

06-25-2012 06:26:26 | More by FuselGuy
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mbs11

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +2%

06-25-2012 04:55:41 | More by mbs11
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PearlyGates

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +2%

06-25-2012 04:35:05 | More by PearlyGates
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akttr

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +2%

06-25-2012 03:12:03 | More by akttr
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Jamesthebrit

Michigan

4.45/5  rDev +0.9%

I've had this before so I mean... this is gonna be good.

A: Pours hazy light amber and looks like a sunset. Bubbly head carries a little bit of the color and it stays around forever.

S: Wheat, citrus, orange (which I think is a citrus but don't call me out on being redundant ;) )

T: ooh taste is not as good as on tap for sure. Wheat comes through big time but this bottle seems to have a little bit of bitter stale taste to it.

M: Perfect. Sits with a good body and crazy smooth. The bubbles are smooth as well rather than off putting.

This is for sure the best wheat beer I've ever had. Smooth and wheaty and it hits perfect. Certainly better on tap but a bottle is worth checking out. Light enough to be loved by the average drinker, flavorful enough to be loved by the avid beer drinker.

06-24-2012 23:12:30 | More by Jamesthebrit
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fropes


5/5  rDev +13.4%

06-24-2012 05:21:01 | More by fropes
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

06-24-2012 00:26:06 | More by Axnjxn
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pandatron

California

5/5  rDev +13.4%

06-23-2012 20:44:39 | More by pandatron
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Mick91

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +2%

06-23-2012 17:24:37 | More by Mick91
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belgianfiend

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +13.4%

06-23-2012 15:54:38 | More by belgianfiend
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crobinso

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

06-22-2012 22:39:25 | More by crobinso
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elBecko

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

06-22-2012 02:34:06 | More by elBecko
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Mikerob


4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

06-22-2012 01:10:49 | More by Mikerob
Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
98 out of 100 based on 6,114 ratings.