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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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4/5  rDev -9.3%

BalancingBrooms, Sep 08, 2014
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3.92/5  rDev -11.1%

SteveMcGlone, Sep 08, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

Bottled, poured into a wheat beer glass.

Appearance - outstanding. Very lightly cloudy, orange-ish color with a massive, white foamy head that dies down quickly but remains fed by a steady stream of bubbles.

Smell - immediate hit of banana, mild clove spiciness, some light citrus notes more towards the orange/lemon. Hints of bread - wheat bread, specifically. Pleasant, sets the expectation.

Taste - right in line with the smell. A very slight acidity to balance out the ample sweetness of the beer. Found the banana dominant at times, but overall nice balance between the sweetness, fruit flavors, very slight spiciness, and light pepper notes on the finish. Almost no bitterness.

Mouthfeel - very lively but smooth at the same time. Slightly coats the tongue, a little tingle from the carbonation, but nice body. Minimal aftertaste - very clean, light, refreshing.

Overall - an outstanding beer that delivers on all fronts and does not disappoint. Easy drinking, complex enough to warrant attention but not so complex as to be confusing. Except for the banana coming to the front once in a while, I didn't think any flavor was particularly dominant. All of the flavors were balanced and smooth, contributing to the overall flavor without being "over the top". Great brew!

LeRose, Sep 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -9.3%

cultclassic89, Sep 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -9.3%

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3.99/5  rDev -9.5%

Dirtyhands, Sep 08, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev -8.4%

Mikemcgrath4, Sep 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -9.3%

nicole309, Sep 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

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4.6/5  rDev +4.3%

joeyloyer, Sep 07, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

ChrisMyhre, Sep 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -9.3%

Lynne, Sep 06, 2014
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4.68/5  rDev +6.1%

King_clements, Sep 06, 2014
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5/5  rDev +13.4%

blynchus, Sep 06, 2014
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4.15/5  rDev -5.9%

On tap in a pint glass

A - Orangish gold in color. Cloudy from the beer being unfiltered. Very thin head. 4.25/5

S - Dried bananas, cloves, and an undertone of earthiness. Slight note of sourness. 4.25/5

T - Dried bananas pervades throughout the flavor profile. Cloves. No real lingering bitterness. 4/5

M - Coats the tongue nicely and is somewhat chewy. Moderate carbonation. 4.25/5

O - Very refreshing beer. Reflects the style very nicely. Would gladly order this beer again, although I think I will try ordering a bottle next time in order to have a better head on the beer. 4/5

bwood06, Sep 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +2%

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5/5  rDev +13.4%

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4/5  rDev -9.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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4/5  rDev -9.3%

Hozat, Sep 06, 2014
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BMESSER88, Sep 05, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -43.3%

supermanny, Sep 05, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -26.3%

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4.37/5  rDev -0.9%

Rtapler, Sep 05, 2014
Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
98 out of 100 based on 6,295 ratings.