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Weihenstephaner Kristallweissbier - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
90
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1,565 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,565
Reviews: 753
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 10.42%
Wants: 84
Gots: 106 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Kristalweizen |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-30-2001

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Ratings: 1,565 | Reviews: 753
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served from the bottle into a weizen glass

A- Poured a very light yellow color, streaming carbonation, very high clarity, giant fluffy bright white head that left some spotty lace. Probably the lightest color and clearest beer I have ever had.

S- Huge bubblegum, banana, clove, and bready malts. Very clean, fragrant, and fruity.

T- Big bubblegum, banana, and fruity notes. Lots of sweet biscuity and bready malts, light floral notes, and some clove.

M- Quite smooth, soft carbonation, and medium to light body.

O- Reminds me of their Hefeweizen (which I still prefer) except with a lot more sweetness and cleaner.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Part of the latest LCBO seasonal spread...

A - Crystal clear pale golden color, reminiscent of a light lager, two fingers of light fluffy head, solid retention ad sporadic lacing.

S - Loaded with cloves and bananas, wheat and citrus undertones with some cotton candy and apple juice.

T - Lighter than implied off the nose, fruity cloves and hints of banana off the top, nice breaded wheat flavour lingers alongside a hint of orange citrus.

M - Medium bodied, smooth and wet.

O - A tasty ale with loads of flavour, but not to be interpreted as overwhelming. Nice summer ale, quite fruity and sweet and well worth grabbing.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a crystal clear straw yellow with about two inches of near white head. Head settles down to a nice lace but doesn't leave any stick.

Smell is quite grassy with a good amount of hops, also a healthy dose of clove, some grain, yeast and banana.

Taste has a light sweetness and some grain, with some banana and wheat flavor, too. Little bit of yeast. Some clove and peppery spice take over into the finish along with some grassy hops and a little bit of bitterness.

It's quite crisp and smooth, medium bodied and very drinkable.

I don't really like hefeweizens so I much prefer this, which seems to be a lighter version of that style. Solid brew.

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Weihenstephaner Kristallweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
90 out of 100 based on 1,565 ratings.