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Weihenstephaner Kristallweissbier - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

1,510 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,510
Reviews: 742
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 10.67%
Wants: 76
Gots: 75 | FT: 0
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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a crystal clear light yellow with a huge 3 inch stark white head that fades to a small puffy cap. Nice rings of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smells of wheat, spices, and slight banana. Taste is of wheat, spices, and a subtle banana flavor. There is a nice spice aftertaste with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp and clean mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer from the world's oldest brewery.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On a hot summer day, this is one that you should reach for. A light in body and color, clear wheat beer. The taste was refreshing with its subtle banana esters and slightly in the back malt taste. Very little hop taste or aroma to speak of. Finishes with a dry, crisp and clean bready, citrusty taste... all in all a great light summer beer, and a very nice representation of the style.

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

Pours a crystal clear gold color with an excellent head and a respectable amount of lace. The smell is a bold mix of bananas, lemongrass and cloves. The taste is of bananas, cloves, some other herbs, bubblegum from the yeast and a great hop bitterness in the finish. The hoppyness is definitely more pronounced than any weissbier Ive tried, Im not sure if this is a kristal thing or a Wehenstephan thing, but its definitely a thing. The mouthfeel was surprisingly fullbodied for such a light looking beer (like a lager really). It wasnt as crisp as Schneider Weisse, which is unexpected considering it has no yeast in it. A nice beer but I prefer the hefes more.

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

A- Very clear, almost like a very light macro lager. Nice lacing to match the head.

S- Smells like a weissbier, typical fruits that are typical of the Weihenstephan beers.

T- Taste is clean and refreshing. Again with the typical Weihenstephan tastes for their Weissbiers. Its a nice clean taste.

M- Feels great and is excellent for the mouth.

D- Yes in deed, great summer beer.

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Weihenstephaner Kristallweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
90 out of 100 based on 1,510 ratings.