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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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6,355 Ratings

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Ratings: 6,355
Reviews: 2,242
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 10.2%
Wants: 487
Gots: 622 | FT: 12
Brewed by:
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan visit their website

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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4.41/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

11.2 oz. bottle poured into wheat beer glass

L: murky/cloudy yellow-orange yellow; huge fluffy head of white to off-white foam, a full 2 inches tall and so thick it looks like it's never going to fully dissipate; clears up enough (and quickly) to show hundreds of bubbles flying up the column ... holy cow is it awesome! you'd think the bottom of this glass was scored with a CO2 nucleation point, but it's not -- this brew is that carbonated; the head doesn't stick or lace much, but man is it a pretty beer

S: sweet citrus banana-clove mixed with more sugar ... very sweet, at times like bubble gum ... banana-flavored bubble gum; some grain shows through at times but just barely; wheat bread

T: follows the nose with just a pinch of tartness added; banana, clove, orange/lemon citrusy, sweetness throughout, some grain

F: light by still full ... so bubbly but still soft enough to remain super drinkable ... yeah, it's perfect

O: boy is it good ... loads and loads of wheat sweetness with just enough of a tart note to keep it from becoming too sweet; a brew I will revisit over and over and a definite standard I will use to measure other hefeweizens

Premo88, Aug 13, 2014
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

I'm new to beer reviewing, so beer with me, lol. A: Golden Yellow slightly cloudy, with a big white creamy head that offers nice lacing while drinking. N: The aroma is an excellent balance of hops and fruit that leaves your mouth asking for more. T: Wheat malts, tropic fruits, light spices, quite dry and hoppy. P: Doesn't leave much behind on the palate but is nicely carbonated. O: I enjoyed this beer very much. It was refreshing and has become one of my favorite Hefeweizen. It is a very good after dinner beer, due to not being filling or heavy. A must have if you enjoy wheat beers.

Jason_the_Argonaut, Monday at 01:02 AM
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4/5  rDev -9.3%

Appearance: Clear, pale gold color with a big, fluffy white head that fades to a cap with chunky lacing

Aroma: Fresh grain, a touch musty, mildly herbal, yeasty

Taste: A little grainy up front, with some mild sweetness, lots of carbonation on the middle, fairly herbal, some spiciness, pretty astringent on the finish along with some lemon and a little cardboard.

The Rest: A crisp, somewhat earthy Hefeweizen. While very good, I think Ayinger's appeals to my tastes a bit more.

curasowa, Sunday at 09:15 PM
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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
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