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Weihenstephaner Kristallweissbier - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,461 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,461
Reviews: 736
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 10.4%
Wants: 73
Gots: 63 | 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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Ratings: 1,461 | Reviews: 736 | Display Reviews Only:
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

allenson21, Aug 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

MattXT, Aug 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

leroybrown10, Aug 13, 2014
Photo of wethorseblanket
4.01/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500ml bottle from the "world's oldest brewery".

A: Pours a crystal clear pale yellow under a solid two-finger thick white head which fades to a thin cap and leaves clumpy lace.

N: Bananas and subtle cloves, estery, wheaty yeast, fruity and floral.

T: Clean yeasty, wheat, fruity, crackery malts.

M: Light body and semi-full carbonation. Finishes crisp, semi-dry and estery.

O: Refreshing and easy drinking. The best of the style from the world's oldest brewery, so they know what they are doing. Pure enjoyment.

wethorseblanket, Aug 12, 2014
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3/5  rDev -25.7%

MCano, Aug 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

tkdcommando, Aug 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

Big_Dave, Aug 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

Jacobob10, Aug 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

boesesfleisch, Aug 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

40oz2heaven, Aug 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

bckayaalp, Aug 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

freundnam, Aug 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

brittanylicious, Aug 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

heysuz, Aug 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

Jtrigonis, Aug 02, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

Kimchi270, Aug 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

AndyandAng, Jul 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

AlexFields, Jul 30, 2014
Photo of jsausley
3.84/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a glass into a tall 24 oz. pilser glass.

A: A lovely yellow-gold with tinges of brown, gorgeous thick head with significant milky lacing, excellent carbonation which rises from the bottom of the glass in ribbons.

S: Bitter with lots of yeast, citrus and a nice hop balance.

T: Very light but no negative flavors. Not as wheaty as expected. Lots of hops and light toasted malts form the body. Citrus, spice and banana notes covering.

M: Crisp and fresh, easy to drink.

O: Definitely an extremely nice, easy to drink beer. Not as wheaty as expected but otherwise very flavorful. A good glass to drink with a light meal.

jsausley, Jul 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

edmiglia, Jul 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Danny1217, Jul 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

kevindp9, Jul 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Rhernan81, Jul 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

aoampm, Jul 27, 2014
Photo of micromaniac129
4.01/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A beautiful looking beer with an enormous head. A brilliantly clear yellow straw color beer. The head is very tall and quite dense with plenty of lacing left in it's wake.

The aromas are not as pronounced as with Hefeweissbier but i can still smell cloves and yeast. It's just more subtle.

Taste is good but as in the nose subtle. Yeast and malts are present along with phenols of clove. It's sweet and spicy and drinks very smooth. A clean finish.
A very good and easy drinking beer. One of the best.

micromaniac129, Jul 26, 2014
Weihenstephaner Kristallweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
89 out of 100 based on 1,461 ratings.