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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

6,442 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 6,442
Reviews: 2,254
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 10.2%
Wants: 498
Gots: 664 | 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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4.93/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Special thanks to my girlfriend’s parents for bringing me back a Weihenstephaner gift pack straight from Bavaria. They’ll never see this, but I just wanted to mention them!

500 mL bottle poured into a Weihenstephaner weizen glass at fridge temperature.

L – Very hazy deep gold color with an enormous 7-finger white frothy, creamy head. Excellent retention and a little bit of lacing. A little half-finger white frothy cap sits on the surface of the beer all the way down the glass.

S – Bready and grainy wheat, banana, cloves, and a little bit of bubblegum. Smells absolutely fantastic.

T – Follows the nose with a taste that is just as robust as the aroma – something that is difficult to accomplish judging by the small number of beers that have equal tastes and aromas. The beer is sweet all the way through with bready and grainy wheat malt, lots of banana esters, and a little bit of bubblegum. As the taste progresses, yeasty clove spice really picks up. Delicious.

F – Light-to-medium-bodied with great carbonation, a crisp but creamy mouthfeel, and a spicy and pleasantly dry finish. Spicy yeast lingers for a really nice amount of time.

O – This is an absolutely fantastic hefeweizen. It’s easy to see why it’s rated the best. Everything is so nearly perfect for the style that it’s tough to not give this one 5s across the board. The fact that it’s so readily available in the US makes it even better. Without a doubt, this is a must try for all beer-lovers.

BlackBelt5112203, Sep 15, 2012
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap pours cloudy with white head. Aroma is clove and banana. High carbonation adds to the tingly mouthfeel. Flavor is a perfect balance of clove and banana and is the best beer to represent this style. Upfront you get the tingly carbonation, then the banana clove hits the middle and finishes semi dry Outstanding.

fiver29, Sep 11, 2012
Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
98 out of 100 based on 6,442 ratings.