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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

6,308 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 6,308
Reviews: 2,240
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 10.2%
Wants: 478
Gots: 611 | 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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2.25/5  rDev -49%

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4.5/5  rDev +2%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.95/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This is a fantastic wheat beer. I am a huge Blue-Moon fan and this beer with its citrus characteristics really made me feel at home.

The color is a beautiful amber. The taste is light with definite citrus. The only place where this beer lost any points in my book was in carbonation. On-tap it didn't seem overly carbonated but when I had a bottle of it my first pour had a lot of head and seemed about right. The second pour I may have been to gentle and the carbonation definitely got in the way of what I would consider the perfect mouthfeel.

GuitarRob22, Aug 05, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -20.6%

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1/5  rDev -77.3%

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3/5  rDev -32%

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4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -43.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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4/5  rDev -9.3%

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4.2/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Tulip glass.

A: Two fingers of beautiful, snow white, fine head on an opaque light gold body. Excellent retention.

S: Lots of spice (clove), wheat, and a little malt.

T: Banana and clove, the spice up front throughout the sip, very creamy body, with a medium length finish which leaves banana on the palate.

M: Light carbonation, medium-full body. Milk-like in how creamy the body is.

O: Excellently crafted, an archetype of the style.

pmarlowe, Aug 03, 2012
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +2%

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4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

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4.65/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a Weizen Glass.
Dark yellow-orange with lots of head, 2-3 inches!
Lots of visible carbonation.
Smell was earthy, yeast heavy with very little of the fruit/citrus I expected.
Taste was great! The smell made me think the taste would tend toward the bitter but here the fruit came more to the front. It wasn't as sweet as some american versions but very palatable with more hops. I picked this up with no expectations or foreknowledge of the brand. I just knew it was a Hefeweizen I hadn't tried yet. My new benchmark!

Cyrano41, Aug 02, 2012
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

ferrettman687, Aug 02, 2012
Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
98 out of 100 based on 6,308 ratings.