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Weihenstephaner Kristallweissbier - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

1,336 Ratings
THE BROS
94
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Ratings: 1,336
Reviews: 722
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 10.64%
Wants: 64
Gots: 31 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Kristalweizen |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-30-2001)
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vkv822

Oregon

3.63/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

16.9oz bottle into weizen glass.

Pours a brilliantly clear light golden yellow with very quickly rising carbonation to a thick, frothy white head.

The aroma is of light clove and wheat notes.

The taste follows the nose, with clove upfront, but is followed by a very faint banana finish.

The mouthfeel is medium bodied, with very active carbonation.

Very similar to their Hefeweizen, just a bit more subdued in the flavors and nose. Still quite enjoyable overall.

Serving type: bottle

10-22-2011 09:13:46 | More by vkv822
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Weihenstephaner Kristallweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
90 out of 100 based on 1,336 ratings.