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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

6,446 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 6,446
Reviews: 2,254
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 10.2%
Wants: 498
Gots: 665 | 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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5/5  rDev +13.4%

redmantodd, Jun 12, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -43.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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5/5  rDev +13.4%

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5/5  rDev +13.4%

Jasmina, Jun 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev -9.3%

guillemiro, Jun 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev -9.3%

MacarthurParker, Jun 09, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

Casterbridge, Jun 09, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

bspain5, Jun 08, 2012
Photo of biteme398
4.33/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours exactly as expected; a large, puffy white head and a thick, cloudy body that is yellow-orange. A thin film of white remains after the head dissipates. Smells of bananas and other sweet things. Not the slightest bit of alcohol in the smell or taste. Taste largely mirrors the smell. The mouthfeel is a little off-putting. I feel it is too carbonated for the style and makes an otherwise smooth brew a little spiky. Overall, the beer is a classic. It also makes for a good summer beer, nice and refreshing.

biteme398, Jun 07, 2012
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4/5  rDev -9.3%

kennethkearns, Jun 07, 2012
Photo of Nfl1991
4/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

I'm impressed with the overall quality of this beer. The smell is not overpowering, giving off mild hints of Banana but primarily hops, malt, and spices. The appearance was average, but I must say after pouring this beer into a glass it does leave behind a nice head. What I was most impressed with was the mouthfeel and the unique taste. The mouthfeel was very creamy and smooth, with essentially no bitter points whatsoever. The hoppy smell threw me off a little bit, because there are so many other flavors that strike you prior to the slight hop aftertaste. Above else, cloves were the first thing I could taste. Banana was probably the second most pungent flavor, followed by wheat, yeast, malt, a bit of caramel, and hops. Overall a pretty solid beer. Not one of my favorite, but definitely something different and for its class a very good brew. I'd give it a 8/10.

Nfl1991, Jun 07, 2012
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

Will_Turner, Jun 07, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

bouncepass, Jun 06, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

TheDarkestYouveGot, Jun 05, 2012
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5/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A- exactly what you'd expect from Weihensteiphaner. mountainous, dense head

S- lots of banana on the nose. clove and barley sneak through as well

T- banana's up front and aggressive. powdery feel from the clove. tidbit of acidity slips through and makes a brief appearance and helps break things up a bit. gorgeous flavors of yeast and wheat linger

O- more than lives up to the standards set by their other beers. an absolute must have.

sethcroisant, Jun 05, 2012
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1.5/5  rDev -66%

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4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +2%

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3.5/5  rDev -20.6%

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5/5  rDev +13.4%

drleomarvin, Jun 02, 2012
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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
98 out of 100 based on 6,446 ratings.