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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

6,498 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 6,498
Reviews: 2,257
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 10.2%
Wants: 502
Gots: 680 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +2%

Gregwa, Jan 05, 2012
Photo of rtaps
4.97/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

pours a nice golden color, huge white frothy head with great retention and lacing

wheat, bananas, citrus/orange, bready, some mild spice great nose very inviting

and wow great flavor, follows the nose. bready, bananas are really present. notes of citrus/orange.

mouthfeel is great. light bodied high carbonation. almost fluffy like your drinking a cloud, and really easy to put it down.

overall great beer so worth the price (under $4) and could drink it anytime

rtaps, Jan 05, 2012
Photo of Ruger
4.75/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A - Pours a hazy orange with a two and a half finger white head with great retention and good lacing.

S - I don't know why but when I first opened the bottle I got a whiff of plums, once poured a strong sweet smell of bananas and light citrus the smells are very prominent and pleasant.

T - Much like the smell bananas, citrus, malts and yeast, a great crisp refreshing taste.

M - Medium bodied, very smooth with the perfect amount of carbonation it doesn't get any better then this.

Ruger, Jan 05, 2012
Photo of unclejazz
4.2/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Its about time I sit down with one of these and enjoy the experience out loud. This looks like a beer should look when poured. hazy straw colored, with a solid 2 finger head that leaves plenty of lacing and carbonation filling the glass. its smells of citrus and funk and makes your mouth water. The wheat flavor is up front with good funk finishing up with a crisp refeshing mouthfeel and a bit floral at the end. This is well done and could stand up nexrt to just about anythings the state try and produce in this wheat variety. Bravo German brew dudes.

unclejazz, Jan 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

JimmyTango, Jan 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

Rollzroyce21, Jan 03, 2012
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

arkansastroy, Jan 03, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

shockrocker65, Jan 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev -9.3%

VEGAVEGA, Jan 02, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

echrei, Jan 02, 2012
Photo of djbow
5/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Lovely malted wheat character accented with citrus and nutty yeast in the backround. Also, a subtle hint of clove plays its own subtle tune to round off this quartet of flavor. Just the right amount of carbonation with a very clean balanced alcohol finish. All in all, the beer is the prototype for other Hefeweizen makers to follow. This said, one should expect no less from a beer traditions that dates back to 1040. Enjoy!!

Glass = Tulip.

Drink Temp. = 48 F.

Serving = 16.9 oz Bottle.

djbow, Jan 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev -9.3%

Sinewave, Jan 01, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

metalgdog, Jan 01, 2012
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

Stoffel, Jan 01, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

emdawg, Jan 01, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

rcatalano, Jan 01, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

johnhenryconway, Dec 31, 2011
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

rsitarski, Dec 31, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

stxSS07, Dec 31, 2011
Photo of robbrandes
4.53/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

500ml poured into a tulip.
pours a hazy, brilliant straw-yellow. insane head, frothy, billowing for days. i actually only drank half the bottle, forgot to cap it in the fridge, still poured to a 1/2 head 2 days later! ridiculous lacing of course.

smell - bananas, cloves, a bit of citrus. taste follows - more cloves and spiciness, bubblegum, and a perfect tang on the back end.

easy to see why it's world class. exceptional example of the style.

robbrandes, Dec 31, 2011
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

mbmyers3, Dec 31, 2011
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

Magikarp, Dec 31, 2011
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3/5  rDev -32%

hawkmage, Dec 31, 2011
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

casualfan, Dec 31, 2011
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

mxmcmillan, Dec 30, 2011
Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
96 out of 100 based on 6,498 ratings.