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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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6,834 Ratings

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Ratings: 6,834
Reviews: 2,308
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 10.2%
Wants: 540
Gots: 866 | FT: 15
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: pezoids on 01-22-2001

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Giant, white head that's foamy on the bottom and thick and creamy on the top. The color is a medium yellow, and the clarity is hazy.

Smell: Creamy banana bread, apricot and tangerine esters. Clove-like scent is more prominent upon warming, as are some peppery and goral spices.

Taste: Bready malt, with the slightest tang from citrus esters. Banana and bubblegum flavors are more present in the aftertaste. Less focused in esters and spices than other Hefeweizens. The flavor is more malty and subdued, which I enjoy because it actually adds a layer of complexity by pairing yeasty flavors with malty ones.

Mouthfeel: Medium body, with fair carbonation. The wheat makes the body feel slightly heavier, but there is also a silky quality to the mouthfeel that makes things more smooth and sessionable.

Overall: A more balanced, malt-forward Hefeweizen which creates, for me, somehow both a rounder and more complex flavor profile. An enjoyable example of a traditional German wheat beer that encompasses both creativity and tradition.

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Hefeweissbier pours a golden color, with a large frothy massive lacing head. The aroma has a lot of cloves and banana notes, a little ester. The taste has a great creamy crisp wheat backbone, with cloves and banana notes, with a nice mellow ester flavor. Very drinkable, very full flavor, perfect carbonation. Overall, WOW.

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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
98 out of 100 based on 6,834 ratings.