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Organic Hefe-Weizen - Brauerei Pinkus Mueller

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BA SCORE
81
good

338 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 338
Reviews: 225
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 16.25%
Wants: 8
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brauerei Pinkus Mueller visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: paleoplant on 04-04-2002)
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midnite2sixman

Michigan

4.13/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Picked this up at Siciliano's in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Poured into a hefe glass it yields a cloudy orange with light bubbles rising from the bottom to meet their brethren in a smooth white head.

Bananas, bubble gum and bread on the nose.

Milder versions of the listed flavors in the nose come through upon the first sip. The wheaty bread taste being prevalent. Light citrus notes.

Mouthfeel is a bit watery, but still very hefe-like and quite easy to drink.

Drinkability as I just mentioned is pretty high. Not my most favorite of the German Hefe's but a legit offer nonetheless.

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2010 03:36:10 | More by midnite2sixman
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jbriggs7036

Maryland

4.1/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Had my first one of these pretties at Brewer's Art in Baltimore City, than a second at Racer's Cafe, very different places with a bitchin' selection!

A- Pretty yella, unfiltered and nice white head

S- Oh oh oh so nice...lemonish and light fruit notes

T- A delicious organic-like lemon flavor with the smoothness that wheat brings

M- Light and flavorfull

D- I could go to town on these babies, but they fill my up quick and give me dem bubble guts

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2010 12:13:08 | More by jbriggs7036
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chiefydawg

Ohio

4.1/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Uber fizzy and carbonic. Hazy yellow/pale gold. White head comes on strong at first but does not endure long

Spicy fruitiness uplifted by the carbonation. Some sourness of rising dough. Rye bread crust, almost nutty. Unripe pear.

Sharp starfruit smoothed out by slightly sweet unripe banana. A bit of spice, but not clovey; almost allspicey, but so faint. Love how the esters and phenols are kept in check more as a balancing nuance with the bread and drinkability. No alcohol, no real hop.

Bready and soft on the palate despite tartness. At the swallow, there is a nice kick of everything: sweeter grain, more sour stonefruit, banana, spice, and everything nice. Tad alcohol on the breath at final swallow

Great session beer and a schooling to many brewers on the art of balance.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2010 00:46:01 | More by chiefydawg
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86MonteSS

Connecticut

4.08/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pinkus: The methadone of hefe-weizens. Seriously, to those of you addicted to lemon slices, try this one on for size. From the sweet, banana-like fragrance to the pure, lemony-wheat palate, this beer is a one-way ticket to fruit-free rapture. Zesty, refreshing, rejuvinating... this one's gonna be high up on the summer beer list.

Serving type: bottle

05-01-2004 04:10:16 | More by 86MonteSS
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KTCamm

New Jersey

4.05/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the interestingly decorated bottle into a pint glass. A very cloudy yellowish color that generated a high white foam. Lacing left down the side.

Smell was wheaty, with hints of the banana/clove combo typically found in a hefe. Though not as pronounced as others I've sampled.

Taste was citrusy - a lemon tart came through for me and stuck throughout, blending nicely with the wheat. Pleasant in the mouthfeel.

Overall a very drinkable hefe. Great summertime brew.

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2009 11:30:07 | More by KTCamm
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biergeniesser

Minnesota

4.05/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This .5l brown bottle of Pinkus Hefeweizen poured a hazy yellow-gold color and had a thick, creamy white head that dissipated slowly and left a bit of lacing. Fine bubbles evolved from the bottom of my Weiss glass throughout.

This beer had an aroma that was dominated by a grainy, wheaty character and had a slight noble hop component as well. Suspiciously absent were the esters and phenols common in the Bavarian Hefeweissbiers.

Pinkus Hefeweizen has a flavor that is almost un-Hefeweizen like. The flavor is predominantly grainy and malty with a slight wheatiness. It has a pleasant, mild hop bitterness with a spicy hop flavor. There was also a slight citrusy undertone to Pinkus Hefeweizen. As with the aroma, the typical fruity, banana, bubble gum and clove esters and phenols were absent.

This beer had a light crisp body with a crisp dry finish, a light mouthcoat and a good degree of carbonation.

Almost like a wheaty Pils, Pinkus Hefeweizen is certainly the most unique German Hefeweissbier I have tried. I recommend it if you like Hefeweizen; I also recommend it if some of the more esoteric flavors in other German Hefeweizens have turned you off to the style.

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2006 16:52:32 | More by biergeniesser
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drabmuh

Maryland

4.05/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A good hefeweizen, light on the flavor side but still a great great beer. Beer served in a stein. Beer is yellow and hazy with a nice white head, one finger, heavily carbonated, no real lacing but overall a great looking beer.

Aroma is sweet with mild cloves a some banana, the wheat is very present in the nose.

Beer is medium in body and wet on the finish, the whole thing is very interesting and very DRINKABLE. I could kill a keg of this stuff with no problem. The finish is wet and wonderful. Not my favorite hefeweizen out there but this is surely a great one and I'd have it again.

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2011 14:47:41 | More by drabmuh
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wattoclone

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12%

01-17-2014 17:03:53 | More by wattoclone
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ADR

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Cloudy light apricot color with swirling waves of yeasties. Soft 1/2 inch head to start, clings to the glass in fat incomplete rings. Fresh fruity ester aromas, not overstated, but slightly yeasty. Now here is where my bias comes in...I'm NOT a fan of lots of lemon and banana and tend to avoid Hefes that showcase these estery properties. Here, the wheat graininess combines with a malty flavor closer to pear, touched by just the slightest sense of citrus. Medium body and a slight bit of apple in the restrained but consistent finish. For me, lots of the benefits of a Hefe (satisfying mouthfeel, drinkability, and yeastiness), without a heaping helping of bananas. I could care less for "organic", but these Pinkus brews strike me well.

Serving type: bottle

05-22-2003 06:32:31 | More by ADR
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I have had the Munster Alt and remember good things, and I have heard good about their pils so I decided to try their hefe during this beautiful weather. Appears a white cloudy highly carbonated head with a sunshine golden hue. Relatively no lace forming as the head dwindles. Aroma contains a great yeast profile with a sharp sweetness in the scent along with the characteristic wheat malt aroma. The flavor has none of the usual banana or clove, but overall still remains one refreshing pretty tasty brew. Very crisp and refreshing helped get me started during my nice tasting session this evening. A lighter bodied beer that tickles the back of the throat with each sip, this is one very drinkable session beer just lacking in just about anything that sets it apart as a special beer.

Again the beer hasn't changed much in 2011, pours pale hazy golden/orange with a bright white head forming thick fine uneven bands of lacing. Aroma has a nice vanilla/bubblegum nose with soft citrus wheat notes underneath. Flavor is smooth drinkable tasty wheat beer not a typical Ayinger/Paulaner/Franziskaner. Less bubblegum but sill super appealing. Citrus/chalky/dryness explains the citrus yeast combo here...no overt fruitiness. Mouthfeel is effervescent carbonation god I love this brewery. Drinkability maybe unsurpassed, this was a beer I used to drink on special during my early days of drinking at the Sharp Edge. I really respect it in hindsight.

Serving type: bottle

05-01-2003 22:45:02 | More by WVbeergeek
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BamfBacon

Ohio

4/5  rDev +12%

11-19-2013 16:01:52 | More by BamfBacon
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cokes

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Blurry mustard with a modest white bonnet.
Lemony-wheat touched aroma, furthered by notions of lilacs and vanilla. It lacks, in part, the phenols of many a hefe, but it still smells inviting.
Begins with a tart-leaning wheat notion that build a huskier graininess over time. Lemon spritz middle, with traces of clove and kiwi. Herbal on the close with nods towards eucalyptus and honeysuckle.
The yeast pour only makes this breadier, and masks most of the nuance. I'd keep it out next time.
Light bodied with a steadfast, uppity carbonation. This is a quencher in the truest sense of the word...one with some subtle flair.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2005 01:50:31 | More by cokes
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chrishiker1409

New York

4/5  rDev +12%

08-24-2013 15:14:01 | More by chrishiker1409
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Nage37

California

4/5  rDev +12%

02-20-2012 22:46:37 | More by Nage37
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cujim

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12%

07-29-2013 22:34:21 | More by cujim
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gtermi

Texas

4/5  rDev +12%

06-24-2013 03:01:36 | More by gtermi
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Stoffel

Texas

4/5  rDev +12%

01-10-2012 14:30:30 | More by Stoffel
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mavesba

Illinois

4/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - Dark, dirty straw yellow. Moderately cloudy with some sediment evident. Active bubbles rising throughout.

Pours a decent head, but larger bubbles that didn't last much past first drink.

Smell - Moderate yeast, floral smell, with slight sweetness and fruitiness.

Taste - Well balanced, slightly sweet, fruity flavor

Mouthfeel - Smooth, slightly creamy mouth feel, and hint of carbonation on the tounge.

Drinkability - This is a good beer, true to the style. I would certainly order it again if I saw it on a beer list.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2010 02:12:16 | More by mavesba
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slowdaddy

Alabama

4/5  rDev +12%

08-21-2012 18:06:44 | More by slowdaddy
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banger7

New York

4/5  rDev +12%

04-28-2013 00:30:55 | More by banger7
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cdwil

Texas

4/5  rDev +12%

12-29-2011 21:55:25 | More by cdwil
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ROGUE16

Delaware

4/5  rDev +12%

12-07-2011 13:10:31 | More by ROGUE16
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Zekenyce

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +12%

02-15-2014 05:53:56 | More by Zekenyce
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ohyayitstrey

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +12%

06-21-2013 02:03:05 | More by ohyayitstrey
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tharper178

Florida

4/5  rDev +12%

07-27-2014 01:20:36 | More by tharper178
Organic Hefe-Weizen from Brauerei Pinkus Mueller
81 out of 100 based on 338 ratings.