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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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6,941 Ratings

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Ratings: 6,941
Reviews: 2,331
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 10.2%
Wants: 564
Gots: 951 | FT: 14
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Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan visit their website

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: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Food Pairing - (1) Fried eggs with steamed spinach on an asiago cheese bagel played well with the beer. (2) Medium-cheddar cheese was ok, wish I had some sharp cheese though. (3) Fresh banana was a surprisingly poor pairing, and gave the beer a powerful kale taste/sensation in the nose which was, not surprisingly, unpleasant.
A - Cloudy gold/yellow-orange. Glorious fluffy head left its mark after each swallow & never completely disappeared.
S - Nothing remarkable for the style, but certainly nothing off-putting
T - Similar to the taste, I was impressed by how seemingly unremarkable this beer is for the style- clove, wheat, yeast, all expected- with the exception of the fact that no one flavor dominates. There's a good balance here.
M - Sense of balance is especially present here. Nothing is out of place. Finishes a bit dry, but not parching, encouraging further tasting. Easy to drink.
O - I was excited to try this beer. Heck, it's the #1 rated Hefeweizen on the site after withstanding thousands of reviews. I can understand why, for this style, many consider this to be the best of the best: clearly there's an artistry to the elegance of this beer's execution. It's just very unfortunate that I don't find that terribly exciting.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

This is a very good beer to me for a wheat beer. Lovely aroma. Nice rich head a murky brown orange brew. The taste represents the genre well. It's almost a little sour, but this beer has a more malty sweet and citrusy undertone of flavor that enriches this beer into something special. I find a little alcohol presence and medicine like flavors reminiscent of this genre. A little too fizzy for me.

This beer pairs will with sounds of Gunter Sommer on his with the group Poire_z on either cds entitled + or Q.

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Appearance: Cloudy golden straw with two and half fingers white head.

Aroma: Mostly banana. Some clove and bubblegum. Hints of wheat.

Taste: Banana, bubblegum, clove, lemon, and some cracked pepper. Bits of wheat throughout. Pleasant wheat biscuit aftertaste in the finish.

Mouthfeel: Median- light with carbonation a over median. Very prickly on the tongue. Just a slight dry finish.

Overall: While this is only my second hefeweiess, I really enjoyed this one. Always available and cheap.

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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
98 out of 100 based on 6,941 ratings.