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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

6,295 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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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
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%

deapokid, Dec 03, 2011
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

RyanBeer13, Dec 03, 2011
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4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

contec, Dec 02, 2011
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

kjkinsey, Dec 02, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -20.6%

brealbg, Dec 02, 2011
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4/5  rDev -9.3%

RichH55, Dec 02, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

falcon1, Dec 02, 2011
Photo of LeoPanna
4.9/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Cloudy orange and yellow brew with thick white head.. retention is strong, lacing is sturdy like jello...

wheat, sweet malts, orange peel, lemon, banana, pear in the nose

taste like the perfect hefeweizen... full bodied, everything you smell you taste, perfect mouthfeel, carbonation is there but not distracting...

i want some german food, sausage, mashed potatoes, white asparagus... it's so damn good, perfect for the style...

LeoPanna, Dec 02, 2011
Photo of rekel
5/5  rDev +13.4%

rekel, Dec 01, 2011
Photo of drpimento
4.45/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served at a warm temperature with a nice foamy, light tan head and a little lace. Color is a cloudy brown amber. Aroma is heavy malt, raisins, figs, dates, hint of molasses. Flavor is like nose, malt sweetness is on top, followed with the dark ripe fruit and carbonics. Body is perfect, ditto carbonation. Finish is like flavor, fairly long and balanced.

drpimento, Dec 01, 2011
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

Diomede, Dec 01, 2011
Photo of Nerudamann
3.6/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a Pilsener glass.

Look - light amber color, clear, with good carbonation and about three fingers' worth of off-tan colored foam that dissipates fairly slowly.

Smell - very sweet and malty, with not much of a hop presence, but very much of a wheat-like presence.

Taste - right away the wheat makes itself known. It very much does indeed remind me of Bavarian beers in general. The banana flavor is pretty prominent. Quite well on the sweet side, with no bitterness.

Mouthfeel - pretty well balanced, but leans a little more on the watery side.

Overall - Not a bad tasting brew at all, and it's a good representative of the style.

Nerudamann, Dec 01, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

brandoman63, Dec 01, 2011
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4/5  rDev -9.3%

DiffuseTheBob, Dec 01, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

djrn2, Nov 30, 2011
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

BamaBeachBum, Nov 30, 2011
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

i3ei3s, Nov 30, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

InspectorBob, Nov 29, 2011
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

codon2004, Nov 29, 2011
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

Demosthenes255, Nov 29, 2011
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

bigox420, Nov 29, 2011
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

SPLITGRIN, Nov 29, 2011
Photo of gtermi
4.25/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Oh dear God the head of this beer is massive. The head fades over time, but its like a 5 finger head at first. The beer is a nice golden with a slight cloudiness.

S: The beer has a strong tangerine smell with some sweet malt and banana. Not much else after that, but it really doesnt need much else. It smells awesome.

T: I am getting a bit of grain and some weird hay flavor. I am also getting lemon and banana.

M: The beer is very smooth and has a nice fluffy feel. I think this is one of the better feeling beers.

O: I have never really cared for Hefeweizens, but man this beer is good.

gtermi, Nov 29, 2011
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

bobv, Nov 28, 2011
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

Wolfsdenbrew, Nov 28, 2011
Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
98 out of 100 based on 6,295 ratings.