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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

6,457 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 6,457
Reviews: 2,254
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 10.2%
Wants: 501
Gots: 667 | 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  rDev -9.3%

hpeli, Sep 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev -9.3%

mttdls, Sep 27, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

Listers, Sep 26, 2012
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4.3/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Pours a hazy, yellow/orange with four fingers of fluffy, white head. Good laceing, head resembles meringue.

Smell: Nice mix of hops, citrus and bready malts. I get some clove and banana as well.

Taste: Grains and hops. nice citrus notes. Slightly boozy towards the end

Mouthfeel: Very smooth, with more body than any other hefe i have tried. Very nice

Overall: Lives up to its reputation.

cousineddy, Sep 24, 2012
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3.7/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

500 ml poured into weizen, intense carbonation, four finger soapy head

Smells: yeasty, wheat, and a tinge of fruit

Taste: banana, bubblegum, cloves, and the booze

Mouthfeel: Bubbly, a champagne like experience.

Overall, this is a good beer, but I would not say it is the best hefeweizen that I have ever had.
I would not go out of my way to have this beer again any time soon.

BierStein711, Sep 24, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

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5/5  rDev +13.4%

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5/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Outside of the hefeweissbier served at the Andechs Monastery in Munich from their oak barrel, this is the best hefeweissbier you will ever drink. Perfection in a glass. One of my favorite beers of all time. Ayinger's hefeweissbier comes close but Weihenstephaner have mastered the hefeweissbier.

Pours a hazy, golden-hued liquid into a weissbier glass. Head is perfect as not too much and not too little. Lacing is light. Smell is light citrus, bright cloves and subtle malt. Mouthfeel is light on carbonation and alcohol. Taste is a brilliant explosion of malt, bready yeast, clove/banana and delicate sweetness. Finish is smoother than water off a duck's back. No bitterness at all. While most weissbiers lean one way or the other on the sweetness scale, Weihenstepher nails the balance perfectly. One of the best beers in the world.

Bayern1971, Sep 24, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

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3.75/5  rDev -15%

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3.75/5  rDev -15%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

falconxman, Sep 22, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

fitz284, Sep 22, 2012
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

ZBerkeleyan, Sep 22, 2012
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

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5/5  rDev +13.4%

jrempel, Sep 20, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

FritzSteinhoff, Sep 19, 2012
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
98 out of 100 based on 6,457 ratings.