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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

5,768 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,768
Reviews: 2,210
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 10.2%
Wants: 411
Gots: 394 | FT: 14
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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Ratings: 5,768 | Reviews: 2,210 | Display Reviews Only:
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thampel09

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-23-2013 16:35:35 | More by thampel09
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J_Dub

Texas

5/5  rDev +13.4%

04-23-2013 14:56:22 | More by J_Dub
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Headyman

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -15%

04-22-2013 18:33:34 | More by Headyman
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kwrugg

Vermont

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

04-22-2013 16:06:57 | More by kwrugg
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bmurray10

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-22-2013 01:20:30 | More by bmurray10
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bambam2517

Arizona

4.31/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Had both on draft and from the bottle, and either way its great. Ill always be partial to drafts though...

A - Cloudy golden brown body topped with a meringue-like head. Carbonation is strong and lasting, lacing down the glass is excellent.

S- Benchmark hefe smell; dried wheat, banana, clove and muddled citrus.

T - Slightly sweet and sour with the banana and clove present throughout. Topped off with a citrus tang.

M- Expertly done throughout.

O - The benchmark Hefe. Can find a lot of more expensive ones, but not many better ones!

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2013 00:02:12 | More by bambam2517
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dflatau

Louisiana

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

04-21-2013 02:03:27 | More by dflatau
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malmoney

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

04-21-2013 00:13:34 | More by malmoney
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derekdenim

New York

3.75/5  rDev -15%

04-20-2013 23:35:56 | More by derekdenim
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Either_Aether

Pennsylvania

4.89/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I'm reluctant to give out perfect scores, but this beer definitely deserves one, as it proves to be the standard for the style. I'm a huge Hefe fan and this one truly delivers.

a: Golden yellow with a fair bit of cloudiness too it.

s: Smell for this one is more subtle than I was expecting, but it is a pleasant one.

t: This is where the beer excels. Perfect balance of all the flavors, no one flavor is left out to dry. From the initial flavors to the back pallet the various flavors come to the foreground at one point or another. Love it.

m: Full. The carbonation lasted throughout the experience.

o: I honestly don't see anywhere this beer could improve and for that, I need to give it a 5. overall.

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2013 23:14:16 | More by Either_Aether
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GoGata

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-20-2013 22:17:37 | More by GoGata
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WaterCzar

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

04-20-2013 20:10:34 | More by WaterCzar
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Trower

Maine

5/5  rDev +13.4%

04-20-2013 19:27:15 | More by Trower
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Asics

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-20-2013 17:59:29 | More by Asics
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kmoen

California

4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

04-20-2013 07:42:32 | More by kmoen
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TheBishopco

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-20-2013 04:24:21 | More by TheBishopco
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ant880

New York

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-20-2013 01:22:25 | More by ant880
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Fubar1453

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-19-2013 20:39:28 | More by Fubar1453
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Bandi

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-19-2013 19:42:13 | More by Bandi
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EthenWithAnE

California

4.31/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Aroma - Complex and well balanced yeast character. Moderate banana esters with light bubblegum notes combined with medium light clove phenols. Light grainy malt aroma. No hop aroma, ok for style. No dms. No diacetyl.

Appearance - Dark straw hue. Hazy (ok for style). Thick moussy white head that firmly persists.

Flavor - Moderate grainy malt sweetness; low hop bitterness balances the malt well. No noble (earthy) hop flavor detected, ok for style. Wonderfully balanced yeast character with moderately high banana esters, moderate bubblegum esters and moderately low clove phenols. Finishes dry. No DMS or diacetyl detected.

Mouthfeel - Medium light body with moderately high carbonation giving a mild prickly sensation on the tongue. No alcohol warmth, ok for style. Sharp, not creamy. Not astringent.

Overall Impression: A wonderful bouquet of yeast character coupled with a well balanced backdrop of malt and hops. Refreshing. Perhaps a little too much carbonation creating that overly sharp/prickly feeling. Could reduce priming sugar or co2 slightly.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2013 03:24:10 | More by EthenWithAnE
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Cubatobaco

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-19-2013 01:21:50 | More by Cubatobaco
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SloppyJoeWasAMan

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +2%

04-18-2013 20:47:40 | More by SloppyJoeWasAMan
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jono311

Louisiana

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

04-18-2013 17:37:30 | More by jono311
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herzigula

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

04-17-2013 03:45:27 | More by herzigula
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Lurkerson

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

04-17-2013 01:38:11 | More by Lurkerson
Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
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