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Weihenstephaner Kristallweissbier - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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1,506 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,506
Reviews: 742
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 10.67%
Wants: 77
Gots: 71 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan visit their website

Style | ABV
Kristalweizen |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-30-2001)
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4.05/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Served in a Trooper shaker pint glass.

Much like the dunkelweizen, it has taken me far too long to try this stuff. Again, let's do it. It pours a clear brass topped by over a finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises light orange zest, clove, mild banana, and a twinge of caramel. The taste brings in more of the same, with the caramel character mostly morphing into one of cracked wheat. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a fluid feel. Overall, a rather tasty and enjoyable kristalweizen, no surprise given the caliber of the brewer. Good times.

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4.19/5  rDev +4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Massive white foamy head - we're off to a great start! Crystal clear (duh) and golden with great constant effervescence. The only less that 4+ attribute was the smell, only because it seemed a little muted with just a fraction of the banana clove coming through, and didn't really pick up while drinking. Taste was thoroughly superb. There's the banana, clove and wheat-y backbone I was craving. All perfectly balanced and way too drinkable. These things could disappear within seconds of pouring. Body matched the clean clear visual with a light body but still not overly thin. Finish was perhaps a touch on the dry side absent of any aftertaste.

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Weihenstephaner Kristallweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
91 out of 100 based on 1,506 ratings.