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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

5,956 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,956
Reviews: 2,215
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 10.2%
Wants: 429
Gots: 461 | FT: 14
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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Ratings: 5,956 | Reviews: 2,215 | Display Reviews Only:
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Trower

Maine

5/5  rDev +13.4%

04-20-2013 19:27:15 | More by Trower
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Asics

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-20-2013 17:59:29 | More by Asics
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kmoen

California

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

04-20-2013 07:42:32 | More by kmoen
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TheBishopco

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-20-2013 04:24:21 | More by TheBishopco
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ant880

New York

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-20-2013 01:22:25 | More by ant880
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Fubar1453

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-19-2013 20:39:28 | More by Fubar1453
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Bandi

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-19-2013 19:42:13 | More by Bandi
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EthenWithAnE

California

4.31/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Aroma - Complex and well balanced yeast character. Moderate banana esters with light bubblegum notes combined with medium light clove phenols. Light grainy malt aroma. No hop aroma, ok for style. No dms. No diacetyl.

Appearance - Dark straw hue. Hazy (ok for style). Thick moussy white head that firmly persists.

Flavor - Moderate grainy malt sweetness; low hop bitterness balances the malt well. No noble (earthy) hop flavor detected, ok for style. Wonderfully balanced yeast character with moderately high banana esters, moderate bubblegum esters and moderately low clove phenols. Finishes dry. No DMS or diacetyl detected.

Mouthfeel - Medium light body with moderately high carbonation giving a mild prickly sensation on the tongue. No alcohol warmth, ok for style. Sharp, not creamy. Not astringent.

Overall Impression: A wonderful bouquet of yeast character coupled with a well balanced backdrop of malt and hops. Refreshing. Perhaps a little too much carbonation creating that overly sharp/prickly feeling. Could reduce priming sugar or co2 slightly.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2013 03:24:10 | More by EthenWithAnE
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Cubatobaco

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-19-2013 01:21:50 | More by Cubatobaco
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SloppyJoeWasAMan

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-18-2013 20:47:40 | More by SloppyJoeWasAMan
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jono311

Louisiana

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

04-18-2013 17:37:30 | More by jono311
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herzigula

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

04-17-2013 03:45:27 | More by herzigula
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Lurkerson

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

04-17-2013 01:38:11 | More by Lurkerson
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JuliusCaesar

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

04-17-2013 00:34:52 | More by JuliusCaesar
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warpedrevolution

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -20.6%

04-16-2013 07:37:10 | More by warpedrevolution
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nollie77

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-16-2013 03:51:45 | More by nollie77
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EGolfer4

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-15-2013 23:06:08 | More by EGolfer4
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Mattyb79

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

04-15-2013 22:29:33 | More by Mattyb79
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Invictus

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

04-15-2013 22:17:54 | More by Invictus
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AlkaholTester

Nevada

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

04-15-2013 03:34:58 | More by AlkaholTester
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Eaglefan344

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

04-14-2013 21:35:32 | More by Eaglefan344
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mquinn919

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +13.4%

04-14-2013 20:47:30 | More by mquinn919
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CMUbrew

Michigan

4.14/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Review from Fall 2012

A: Golden straw yellow. Cloudy. Big pillowy white head. What you would want a hefe to look like.

S: Light spice, wheat, very slight citrus/peel.

T: Wheat malt, clove spice, some other spiciness, lemon citrus.

M: Not as full bodied as I was expecting.

O: A good beer (especially for the stye), but I don't see why this is such a beloved beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2013 20:39:12 | More by CMUbrew
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Jwillyb

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

04-14-2013 15:45:11 | More by Jwillyb
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slim2043

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-14-2013 14:16:31 | More by slim2043
Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
98 out of 100 based on 5,956 ratings.