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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

6,470 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 6,470
Reviews: 2,256
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 501
Gots: 673 | FT: 12
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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4.5/5  rDev +2%

tinypyramids, Nov 22, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -15%

sneaks2210, Nov 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev -9.3%

MarshallMan, Nov 21, 2012
Photo of GeckoPunk
4.43/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Wow! Easy-drinkin'...

Very sessionable crisp clean and smooth on the tongue.
Perhaps my next go-to hefe for the Summer.

A - Golden, hazy straw. 1/2 glass full of tiny white bubbles. Lots of fine lacing.

S - Banana bubblegum wheat...

T - Reminds me of Allagash Whte without the sour bite at the end... Absolutely delicious for someone looking for a lighter feel and taste. The banana is sweet and savory! Will DEFINITELY buy again...

M - Crisp and sweet... Light and refreshing

O - Almost in my top 10... I think it easily is a 4.5 beer.

GeckoPunk, Nov 21, 2012
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

OregonGrown7, Nov 20, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

eggmaggi, Nov 19, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

Dank26, Nov 19, 2012
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

Anacrusis, Nov 18, 2012
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boakmyers, Nov 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev -9.3%

cosmonick, Nov 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev -9.3%

olliegaff, Nov 17, 2012
Photo of scratch69
4.45/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

I poured a bottle into a weizen glass.

Appearance- Cloudy golden color with two fingers worth of lingering, foamy head. Fair amount of lacing.

Smell- Big aroma of wheat and yeast with some banana and bubblegum notes.

Taste- Wheat malt, orange, banana, and clove. Very well blended together.

Mouthfeel- Medium bodied and very smooth. Perfect amount of carbonation with a slightly creamy feel.

Overall- Great beer. This is the best hefeweizen that I have had. I can't wait to pick up some more of this.

scratch69, Nov 17, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -15%

menacho1, Nov 17, 2012
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

LoudPapaya, Nov 17, 2012
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MaseFace, Nov 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev -9.3%

abcdefghijkyle, Nov 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev -9.3%

jplopez21, Nov 16, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -15%

littlebeer, Nov 15, 2012
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d5001986, Nov 15, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

jimmypa, Nov 15, 2012
Photo of UnderPressure
4.45/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Nice cloudy golden yellow. Lots of fizz. Thick, fluffy head lingers forever

Slight spice and yeast in aroma. Crisp and funky.

Awesome flavor. Yeasty, slightly spicy. A little bit of that banana flavor people get from Hefes.

Great, smooth mouthfeel. Creamy. Carbonation feels just right. So lingering bitterness.

Really great beer. Not as great after it starts to go flat, though.

UnderPressure, Nov 13, 2012
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4/5  rDev -9.3%

kanno, Nov 13, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -37.6%

tmm313, Nov 13, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

t0rin0, Nov 12, 2012
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4.15/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottle served in a Hacker Pschorr Weiss glass.

A: Pours a hazy straw color with some amber hues in the body. I heavy white head forms on the pour and recedes very slowly leaving behind sheets of lace.

S: Big orange peel with some cracked wheat and spicy yeast. Coriander and banana with a slight sweetness.

T: Much more wheat flavors in the taste. Coriander, orange flesh, and sweet yeast.

M: Medium bodied with a little bit of chew to it. Medium-low carbonation. Sweet finish.

O: Very solid hefe. The taste was spot on, but it didn't quite live up to the complexity of the nose. Would enjoy again.

Treebs, Nov 12, 2012
Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
98 out of 100 based on 6,470 ratings.