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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

6,168 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 6,168
Reviews: 2,230
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 10.2%
Wants: 465
Gots: 549 | FT: 13
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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3.25/5  rDev -26.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -15%

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3/5  rDev -32%

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Beric

Massachusetts

4.84/5  rDev +9.8%

Serving: 500mL bottled poured into 500mL Hefeweizen glass.
Served: April 2013

Appearance: Magnificent, opaque golden yellow that just looks smooth and inviting. Poured slowly into the glass to avoid the monster heads from the wheat and yeast in Hefeweizen. Head settled to a healthy two and a half fingers and very slowly dissipated over the course of drinking the beer.

Smell: Fresh, banana-y, clean, welcoming. A lot of people smell/taste clove in Hefeweizen and I'm definitely not getting any of that. The banana smell, though present, is subtle and not overpowering.

Taste: Like the smell, it tastes just slightly banana-y, from the yeast used. The yeast adds a nice, somewhat bready backbone to the beer. This beer is made to let the yeast shine- there is very little, if any, hop presence, and the malt backbone is light, allowing the yeast's flavoring effects (banana, 'clove') to come through the beer. I could drink this one all day, it is simply so refreshing- simple, but still noteworthy in its ability to so perfectly balance its flavors.

Mouthfeel: Smooth and fuzzy from the yeast and carbonation. Makes it all the more refreshing.

Overall: This is probably one of the best beers I've had, and the gold-standard for the Hefeweizen style.

Other: This style is pronounced "HAY-fuh-vai-tsehn" in German, not 'HEH-fuh' as many Americans say.

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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
98 out of 100 based on 6,168 ratings.