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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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6,295 Ratings

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Ratings: 6,295
Reviews: 2,239
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 10.2%
Wants: 479
Gots: 601 | FT: 13
Brewed by:
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan visit their website

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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4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

grubefresh, May 08, 2012
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

sandflier, May 07, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

BugTownPub, May 07, 2012
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4/5  rDev -9.3%

mimi, May 07, 2012
Photo of CircusBoy
4.45/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance is hazy gold and straw like with a huge white creamy head. Lacing sticks to the glass and a 1/2" layer of head hangs around to the last drop.

This beer smells great and has a strong aroma; can smell it almost a foot away from the glass. Strong aromas of lemon zest, bananas, and orange.

Taste is similar to the smell with a banana flavor up front and a lemony aftertaste. Is a very carbonated beer that has great mouthfeel; a light feeling beer that is full of flavor.

Overall this is a great beer, would really be good outside on a summer day. I don't drink this style much but will be picking up more as the weather gets nicer. Looking forward to trying more wheat beers to see how they compare.

CircusBoy, May 07, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

Geesechops, May 06, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

Danielbt, May 05, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

Paige, May 05, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

wingaersheek, May 05, 2012
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

PositivePest, May 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

edwardprung, May 04, 2012
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4.4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Golden yellow, cloudy, rich full creamy head, a lot of carbonation, excellent.

Aroma: Clove, banana, sweet smelling beer. As expected.

Taste: This is a flavor explosion. So much going on. Cloves, banana, but also lemony, honeydew melon. Not overly sweet. No off flavors. Long sweet finish. Very nice.

Mouthfeel: Medium, crisp, carbonated but not overly so.

Overall: An excellent example of this style, and this is one of my favorite styles of beer. This would be enjoyable with almost any meal or in any weather.

mattbk, May 04, 2012
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

odom6, May 03, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

Jamcrae16, May 03, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

BritCvS, May 03, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

vonnegut21, May 03, 2012
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

PtypeNtype, May 02, 2012
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

barongearmu, May 02, 2012
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

slinkyswan, May 02, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

ItsBeer4Me, May 01, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

chamm14, May 01, 2012
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4/5  rDev -9.3%

KevBearcat529, May 01, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Aroma: Lots of clove. Fruity esters, lots of banana, orange and pear. Grainy wheat. No hops.

Appearance: Yellow with orange highlights. Looks like a pineapple-orange juice. Moderately cloudy, but I see through the other side. Inspection with a bright light doesn't produce and visible particles, just lots of large bubbles calmly rising to the top. Moderate white head with yellow highlights. Good retention.

Taste: Glorious flavor. Grainy wheat followed by savory banana and mild orange citrus. Spicy clove and some black pepper phenols. Very little yeast. Some mild floral alcohol. Some mild residual white sugar. Some pine shows up associated with the hops and yeast at the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Medium body. Mild carbonation which is both creamy and stinging. Oily overall and finishes and bit dry.

Overall: Impressively savory and pleasant. Surprisingly bold considering the style and ABV. The best I've had.

soulfly1492, May 01, 2012
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

Mulcahey, Apr 30, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

TWStandley, Apr 30, 2012
Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
98 out of 100 based on 6,295 ratings.