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Weihenstephaner Kristallweissbier - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

1,436 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,436
Reviews: 733
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 10.4%
Wants: 69
Gots: 58 | 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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Photo of francisweizen
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Crystal clear gold with a nice white straw cap head of foam.

Aromas of spice, fresh baked banana bread, and malt.

taste is clean, not overly yeasty, bright and vibrant and citrus

mouth feel is clean crisp and refreshing

drinkability is excellent.

Who needs the yeast?

francisweizen, Mar 02, 2010
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4/5  rDev -1%

mrfrancis, Jul 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1%

22Blue, Apr 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a crystal clear light golden with a massive head and lacing. Light nose of yeast coupled with lemon and banana. Light medium body with a smooth texture that is attacked by the effervescence of this well carbonated ale. The flavor profile begins like the nose then progresses to a subtle clove spiciness. The finish is clean with a nice clove twinge that lingers. While outstanding in its own right, it tastes like a light version of Allagash White.

tillmac62, Feb 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

jroberts8811, Mar 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

stephensinner, Oct 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1%

caseyjacks, Sep 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1%

bentonbk, May 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

Jimbrew, Apr 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1%

jwps214, Aug 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1%

koopa, Apr 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

vonnegut21, Apr 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

BeerBeast, Dec 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1%

gelasin, Aug 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

Poupae, Mar 14, 2013
Photo of BeerTruth
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Picked this one up at Party Source in Syracuse.

16.9 oz. poured into a weizen glass.

Pours a crystal clear light golden hue with a three finger bright white head that takes a while to die down to a thin layer of bubbles. After swirling the glass, what lacing is there falls pretty quickly leaving just about nothing on the sides. Smell is banana, pear, and crispy wheat. Some clove and a touch of sweet bubblegum in the nose as well. Aroma seems sharper than a typical hefe. Taste begins with spice and clove followed by light banana. Clean wheat and faint pale malt midway on the tongue. Aftertaste is somewhat dry with a funky sweetness. Very crisp and refreshing light body with a soft feel. Carboantion is very steady in the mouth which seems to fit this beer and style very well. I was really surprised how much I enjoyed this beer. Unique beer for sure, one I would like to revisit again down the road.

BeerTruth, Jul 30, 2008
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4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

poured 16.9 ounce bottle in weizen glass
A: pale golden with a impressive soapy head.
S: yeasty, cloves, banana.
T: pale malts, big banana, cloves, coriander, light hops
M: light feeling body, refreshing, dry finish
D: wonderful although i like my weizen beers a bit cloudy but it is tasty. and highly drinkable. great with a meal cleanses the pallet

fastsrt, Feb 09, 2010
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4/5  rDev -1%

Phantomegg, Feb 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1%

wtkphoto, Nov 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1%

od_sf, Apr 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

Auror, Jan 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1%

dmorgan310, Mar 29, 2014
Weihenstephaner Kristallweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
90 out of 100 based on 1,436 ratings.