1. Extreme Beer Fest. March 20 & 21, 2015 in Boston, Mass. Join us!
  2. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  3. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

Not Rated.
Weihenstephaner HefeweissbierWeihenstephaner Hefeweissbier

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
98
world-class

6,463 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 6,463
Reviews: 2,255
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 501
Gots: 670 | FT: 12
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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier Alström Bros
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 6,463 | Reviews: 2,255 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Premo88
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
Photo of AndreasDif
3.92/5  rDev -11.1%

AndreasDif, 5 minutes ago
Photo of StammBar
4.7/5  rDev +6.6%

StammBar, Today at 03:58 PM
Photo of WestHam973
3/5  rDev -32%

WestHam973, Today at 02:52 AM
Photo of Gkruszewski
4.36/5  rDev -1.1%

Gkruszewski, Today at 02:19 AM
Photo of LotzofHopz
5/5  rDev +13.4%

LotzofHopz, Today at 02:08 AM
Photo of desertcom1
5/5  rDev +13.4%

The Bavarian State Brewery Weihenstephan has been brewing beer since 725 A.D. and after 1289 years probably has perfected one of the finest wheat beers in the world.

A golden-yellow wheat beer that pours of a fine white foamy head and emitting a light aroma of clove. When you slather this brew over your caliculus gustatorius (taste buds) this full bodied beer empresses a light banana flavor with a smooth yeast taste. One of my favorite wheat beers and the price is right. Cheaper than most American brewed main-stream beers.
Cheers.

desertcom1, Yesterday at 11:33 PM
Photo of Robsheehan23
4.84/5  rDev +9.8%

Robsheehan23, Yesterday at 09:26 PM
Photo of Rule870
4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

Rule870, Yesterday at 08:19 PM
Photo of OnryAndMean
4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

OnryAndMean, Yesterday at 08:09 PM
Photo of Escude85
4.16/5  rDev -5.7%

Escude85, Yesterday at 01:49 PM
Photo of SilhSoul
4.3/5  rDev -2.5%

SilhSoul, Yesterday at 01:49 PM
Photo of annieh123
4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

annieh123, Wednesday at 03:18 PM
Photo of SVD
3/5  rDev -32%

SVD, Wednesday at 12:50 PM
Photo of bosshop
4.5/5  rDev +2%

bosshop, Wednesday at 10:28 AM
Photo of ChewbaccaSD
4.56/5  rDev +3.4%

ChewbaccaSD, Wednesday at 06:47 AM
Photo of inoi
5/5  rDev +13.4%

inoi, Wednesday at 06:36 AM
Photo of jlira
4/5  rDev -9.3%

jlira, Tuesday at 07:39 AM
Photo of wingedeel
4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

wingedeel, Monday at 09:20 PM
Photo of moshea
4/5  rDev -9.3%

moshea, Monday at 02:20 PM
Photo of Emrehan
3.4/5  rDev -22.9%

Emrehan, Monday at 03:12 AM
Photo of jmryan8
4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

jmryan8, Monday at 12:41 AM
Photo of JR88
5/5  rDev +13.4%

This one here is really damn good haha.

Just amazing smooth/sweet/citrus/wheat flavor, with slight tartness/grains, rather light yet full at same time.

JR88, Sunday at 11:15 PM
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
98 out of 100 based on 6,463 ratings.