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Weihenstephaner Kristallweissbier - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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1,423 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,423
Reviews: 732
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 10.42%
Wants: 69
Gots: 54 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan visit their website

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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5/5  rDev +24.1%

Auraan, Sep 22, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

Molson2000, Sep 21, 2012
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4.33/5  rDev +7.4%

Poured into a tall glass. Three fingers of head. Clear, golden color with lots of bubbles.
Smells like apples and wheat.
It also tastes like apples, and banana with a slight bitterness.
Crisp texture, moderate carbonation and medium body. Clean finish.

Fatehunter, Sep 21, 2012
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3/5  rDev -25.6%

brez8791, Sep 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

yas, Sep 17, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

brutalist, Sep 15, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -38%

XenonX, Sep 15, 2012
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3.9/5  rDev -3.2%

Gushing carbonation on opening. Pale straw colour. Large, finely-textured white head is retentive and leaves a patchy lace. Wheat cracker aroma with hints of lemon and banana. Flavours of sweet white bread, clove, and banana. Light-bodied and heavily carbonated. Carbonation, though abundant, is soft and very finely textured. I prefer the richer mouthfeel and stronger flavours in the regular weiss, but this still succeeds on its own merits.

mintjellie, Sep 14, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

WritersBlock, Sep 13, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

wattoclone, Sep 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

eux, Aug 31, 2012
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3.83/5  rDev -5%

Serving type: Bottle

A: Golden straw colour with plenty of fizz and a nice big white head. Little lacing

S: Sweet malts with some wheat and a hint of nuts. Hints of banana, pepper and bubblegum

T: Creamy, bready malts are sweet and balances well with the hops. There is slight bitterness from the hops, but the spicy pepper, cloves come through straight away, and finishes with a fruity whack of banana and bubblegum. Well balanced

M: Medium bodied, carbonation is good. Refreshing

O: A great beer that I would definitely try again

Stalbie, Aug 30, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +17.9%

neckwrestler, Aug 30, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

Beeradelphia, Aug 29, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

thegrifter, Aug 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

beerpadawan, Aug 27, 2012
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5/5  rDev +24.1%

Escsolo, Aug 26, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -38%

jmathis, Aug 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

slowdaddy, Aug 21, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

ryko, Aug 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

tclapper, Aug 19, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

jhhollier, Aug 19, 2012
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4.15/5  rDev +3%

Poured into a Pilsener glass. Like the name says, crystal clear. A pale straw/yellow color with a tornado of carbonation. The carbonation looks like wisps of smoke coming up from the tapered bottom of the glass. A huge hand width of shaving cream white head on top that stands on the beer due to the neverending carbonation. That's a good lookin' beer. The aroma coming off of the beer is very similar to the Hefeweizen. Some wheat, banana and bubble gum. Bubble gum/banana flavors, the taste is similar to a Hefe with a little bit more honey malt and grassy hop flavor. Feel is very light and spicy from the carbonation. There is a big difference in the feel. The smoothness of an unfiltered wheat beer is not there. This makes the beer kind of thin. Definitely a tasty, well-crafted beer. I'll be having more of this during the many German Beer fests in the coming months. Prost!

Kromes, Aug 14, 2012
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1/5  rDev -75.2%

AWWONG, Aug 13, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

carteravebrew, Aug 11, 2012
Weihenstephaner Kristallweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
90 out of 100 based on 1,423 ratings.