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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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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

henrisimo, Jul 31, 2013
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4.93/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Screw you Budweiser, and your "king of beer" bullsh*t. The throne rightfully belongs to Weihenstephan.

A - Golden-orange and hazy.

S - Bananas, apricots, and cloves. Pure greatness.

T - Banana, sweet malts, cloves, apricot, some yeasty esters.

M - Decent carbonation, but not overbearing, medium body due to the fact that it's unfiltered, a bit creamy. Amazingly balanced.

O - If you've never had this, do yourself a favor. As for the rest who care not to read this review cause they've had it a million times, I'm also giving it the score it deserves.

Trifecta1, Jul 30, 2013
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4.9/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Pours hazy yellow with a giant white head.

Smells-Bananas and cloves.

Tastes- This is the first beer I had that I actually understood why the word "banana" is used when describing beer flavors. It is sweet in a great way but also balanced out with some clove. A very delicious and drinkable beer.

MF_Very refreshing. Little bit of carbonation.

After much consideration I have concluded that this is my favorite beer. I love hefes and this is the king. This has officially unseated Delirium Tremens as my favorite beer.

Brew_42, Jul 30, 2013
Photo of Weston19
5/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Had this beer on tap from the local bar. I've also had it from a bottle into a Weizen Glass

A: Beer pours with a massive head if you pour it anything above slow. The beer looks like a Bavarian Hefe beer should looks, hazy, creamy, and golden colored.

S: The smell is absolutely delicious. The smell of banana and cloves are so intense you can smell it without nosing it. It's that good. There is also a breadiness to the smell.

T: Exactly what you should expect from a wheat beer. Bananas, cloves, sweet flavors all around. I got a taste of cloves as I first took a sip and it ended with the taste of bananas that comes with the type of yeast that is used to brew this beer.

M: A very light and smooth mouthfeel. There is no hint of alcohol and you can easily down several of these without even realizing it.

O: If you are looking for the best wheat beer in the world, I would strongly recommend picking a six pack of these up. It is the best example of a Bavarian Hefe Weissbier out there and you owe yourself the experience that this beer will provide. I am rating this beer as a wheat beer and therefore I'll give it a perfect 5/5 in all categories because this is what other wheat beers want to be. After almost 1,000 years of brewing it makes sense that the flavor and quality of this beer is where it is.

Weston19, Jul 30, 2013
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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
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