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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

6,177 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 6,177
Reviews: 2,231
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 10.2%
Wants: 467
Gots: 553 | 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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musicsherlock

New York

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

07-04-2012 19:45:03 | More by musicsherlock
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Danny1217

Florida

4.85/5  rDev +10%

Pours hazy yellow with a big head that has excellent retention and lacing. Just about perfect for the style. Wheat bread and light fruits on the nose. A hint of some citrus zest. The taste is astounding. The first thing I notice is the thick feel in the mouth. A very full-bodied hefeweizen. I taste the traditional cloves and banana, and a slight bit of citrus (very slight.) Some bread like wheat flavor comes out too. The hop flavor is very mild.

The perfect hefeweizen? Maybe. I haven't tried enough to say, but it's definitely the best one I've had.

07-04-2012 19:18:20 | More by Danny1217
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slitherySOB

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +2%

Pours a hazy gold colour with a big, beautiful white head that leaves lacing on the glass. Smells of yeast, wheat, malt, banana and cloves. Tastes just like it smells. Big wheat and yeast flavour, some spiciness, wheat/malt backbone, with some green apples, banana and a bit of bubblegum. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, nicely carbonated, smooth, dry and a bit tart. Overall, a nice beer to have on a hot day.

07-04-2012 19:14:20 | More by slitherySOB
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DaMyth

District of Columbia

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

07-03-2012 21:32:31 | More by DaMyth
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SvenHayden

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -26.3%

07-03-2012 04:10:09 | More by SvenHayden
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caverog

California

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

07-03-2012 03:44:59 | More by caverog
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lmundane

New York

4.5/5  rDev +2%

07-03-2012 01:02:56 | More by lmundane
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KAJJ324

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

07-02-2012 20:17:15 | More by KAJJ324
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kdmcguire10

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

07-02-2012 00:31:00 | More by kdmcguire10
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kyager2000

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

07-01-2012 04:13:51 | More by kyager2000
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RES

New York

4.5/5  rDev +2%

06-30-2012 02:07:56 | More by RES
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srv33

Michigan

4.58/5  rDev +3.9%

Tasted this on tap at Uptown Pub. Only had a sampling but what I tasted was excellent. Would definitely get this in the future, and i look forward to doing a more in depth review. Thick creamy head, rich mouthfeel, banana clove and wheat flavors prominent, extremely smooth. Incredibly balanced and thick mouthfeel, I cannot exclaim that enough. Fantastic brew overall.

06-30-2012 00:41:52 | More by srv33
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estlinska

Arkansas

4.7/5  rDev +6.6%

Poured from the bottle into a hefe glass. Pours the color of a fresh orange at first, and then when the yeast is added it turns a dark, hazy coppery orange color. I had to pour this beer, walk away, and then come back to finish the pour; the head was huge, fluffy, like a giant cloud with no lacing left as I drink it. The nose is very bright citrus, orange, coriander, and white bread. The taste is again full of bright citrus notes, with banana and yeasty sweetness. The mouthfeel is very creamy with the a nice touch of carbonation. Very delightful. Overall, this beer is a fantastic hefe that I've been looking forward to trying. It's a great representative of the style and hits all the right points perfectly. I will definitely stock this for the summer.

06-29-2012 22:07:02 | More by estlinska
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angrybabboon

New Hampshire

4.4/5  rDev -0.2%

Consumed 6/29/12

Appearance: Hazy gold - pours with a giant, fluffy white head, leaves blobs of lacing, retains a cap forever

Smell: Soft, bready wheat and yeast - bananas and cloves, in nice balance, in nice moderation - a touch of something lemony - nice malt base

Taste: Nicely balanced and stupidly, remarkably clean-tasting, refreshing - "refreshing" is a flavor, right? - mild banana, clove, and a touch of lemon, bubblegum - some straight-up yeast, with some yeasty spiciness - very mild bitterness - lightly bready malts, with some light graininess

Mouthfeel: Medium, but so smooth that it feels a bit fuller - nicely carbonated, refreshing

Overall: Beyond classic

This is a relatively simple beer, but it has great strength in its simplicity. The wheaty malt profile and the yeast come together in a remarkable way. The balance works better than any Hefeweizen I've ever tasted. Seriously. I should have had this years ago.

06-29-2012 06:56:46 | More by angrybabboon
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kylefurlong


4/5  rDev -9.3%

06-29-2012 03:40:21 | More by kylefurlong
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Rskr4f4

Utah

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

06-29-2012 02:26:53 | More by Rskr4f4
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jjcote

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

06-28-2012 00:26:26 | More by jjcote
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trevorpost

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -9.3%

06-27-2012 23:09:11 | More by trevorpost
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Madcrouton


4.5/5  rDev +2%

06-27-2012 21:55:32 | More by Madcrouton
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dasmusik

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +2%

06-27-2012 21:12:30 | More by dasmusik
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kwalispecial

Maine

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

06-27-2012 03:42:43 | More by kwalispecial
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pandajuice22


4.5/5  rDev +2%

06-26-2012 18:44:01 | More by pandajuice22
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stevoj

Idaho

5/5  rDev +13.4%

06-26-2012 17:50:38 | More by stevoj
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bertcat9000


5/5  rDev +13.4%

06-26-2012 17:17:02 | More by bertcat9000
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stinadez


4.5/5  rDev +2%

06-25-2012 23:28:21 | More by stinadez
Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
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