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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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6,727 Ratings

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Ratings: 6,727
Reviews: 2,277
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 516
Gots: 778 | 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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A - Large amount of creamy white head. Dissipates fairly quickly. Very murky dirty orange color. Lots of carbonation.

S - Lots of wheat, some malt, hints of citrus.

T - An almost sweet front, followed by a wheaty middle. The finish is very malty.

M - Medium body with a pretty good burn for a 5.4% beer.

O - I really like the malty finish. Like most wheats, taste seems slightly on the light side for me, but it still a very pleasant taste.

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A: Golden haze, vigorous frothy white head.
S: Bready yeast, with banana & clove.
T: All bananas, spicey malt & a clear tartness.
M: Smooth & silky, but finishes lite.
O: IMO, the best damn Hefeweizen I EVER had! This stuff is true magic and a great credit to the "worlds oldest brewing company." I guess after nearly a thousand years though, it should be expected.

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November 8, 2014

500 ml bottle, weizen glass

A – Huge, frothy, slightly off-white head, about four inches and counting with very high retention. Medium gold color with chill haze and mild sediment haze. Beautiful.

S – Lemon spritzer, bubble gum, and banana liqueur. Very sweet. If any hop aroma, it is fruity and slightly earthy.

T – Banana is very first, highly prominent. A slight bubble gum flavor. Clove comes through slightly on the finish. Citrus is mostly on the nose but flavor is there if you look for it. No hop flavor.

M – Very juicy, all the way through. A medium body despite fairly low carbonation. Mild sweetness persists all the way through. Some effervescent bubbles in the finish.

O – Obviously one of the gold standards of the weissbier style, and I would love to drink a lot of this on a warm, sunny spring or summer day. An easy go-to beer.

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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
98 out of 100 based on 6,727 ratings.