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Organic Hefe-Weizen - Brauerei Pinkus Mueller

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BA SCORE
81
good

335 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 335
Reviews: 225
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 16.25%
Wants: 7
Gots: 8 | 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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NoWiner

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -2%

09-26-2012 02:47:57 | More by NoWiner
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WritersBlock

Texas

5/5  rDev +40.1%

09-25-2012 04:27:05 | More by WritersBlock
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OtherShoe2

Massachusetts

3.58/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours hazy yellow with a foamy head No real retention, no lace.

Sweet grain an wheat and yeast notes. No fruit, clove, banana?

This drinks like an American wheat. Yeast and sweet wheat up front, some husk bitterness and a lemon-like tartness at the end. Finishes fairly clean.

Lighter bodied. Good carbonation.

I was a bit disappointed. An ok brew, but not what I want in a German hefe.

Serving type: bottle

09-15-2012 21:44:24 | More by OtherShoe2
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metter98

New York

3.55/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is hazy light yellow in color and has a moderate to high amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high bright white head that quickly died down and left a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface..
S: There are light aromas of wheat in the nose along with some hints of banana and lemon.
T: The taste is similar to the smell with lots of wheat flavors along with subtle hints of banana and citrus.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate with a slight amount of chewiness and a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: Although it’s not quite as flavorful as some other hefeweizens, this beer is very easy to drink. It feels a little chewier compared to other unfiltered wheat beers.

Serving type: bottle

09-15-2012 14:36:20 | More by metter98
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CSFerrier

Kansas

4.75/5  rDev +33.1%

09-15-2012 03:33:51 | More by CSFerrier
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Cavanaghty

Maine

4.25/5  rDev +19%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from growler into a sample glass.

Appearance: Cloudy amber color, little bit of head.

Smell: Wheat, malts and alcohol.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth medium to light bodied and well balanced. Taste of wheat and barley maybe, smooth mild flavors and not much for an aftertaste.

Overall: Great beer! I will buy this one again, glad I chose it for a beer tasting with my friends.

Serving type: growler

09-10-2012 16:40:22 | More by Cavanaghty
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dpodratsky3

North Carolina

3.98/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500 ml bottle poured into hefe glass

A: Poured in the traditional hefeweizen manner but yields surprisingly little head, cloudy yellow/gold color that tries to look orange

S: Very mild, actually smells mostly like yeast and mild alcohol, but not the normal banana aroma

T: Delicious and a vast improvement over the aroma, definitely a sweet beer, although not in a cloying way, just a slight sweetness that really works well, the hops never really provide much flavor, just the typical clean slightly spicy flavor of german hops, the yeast doesn't have a real heavy clove and banana flavor of the typical hefeweizen, instead the yeast seems like a blend between a hefe and a wit, tart and a tad spicy when combined with the hops, very drinkable

M: Good mouthfeel, very light feeling, carbonation doesn't feel that high though so it isn't overpowering

O: One of the better hefeweizens I've had in a while, a little different, but delicious, light and slightly citric, not heavy

Serving type: bottle

09-02-2012 03:41:51 | More by dpodratsky3
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harrisjohnson

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -2%

08-26-2012 18:51:58 | More by harrisjohnson
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barnzy78

Illinois

3.53/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

16oz bottle, pours a cloudy pale peach-yellow color with a huge rocky white head that holds incredible retention, but doesn't leave much for lacing on the glass. Aromas are typical for the style - banana, clove, wheat, hefeweizen yeast, and some bubble gum. Tastes seem a bit mild with notes of bubble gum, banana, wheat, clove, lemon. Mouth-feel is creamy and exceptionally smooth, while being medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Finishes a tad dry leaving the palate craving another sip. Even though the flavors seem to be a bit lacking, it's smooth and very drinkable. It was worth the try, but there are better offerings in this style category.

Serving type: bottle

08-25-2012 23:42:02 | More by barnzy78
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slowdaddy

Alabama

4/5  rDev +12%

08-21-2012 18:06:44 | More by slowdaddy
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kingjames1

South Carolina

3.8/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a beautiful, hazy golden color with fluffy white head. The smell is muted, but definitely a hefe-weizen: lemon peel and spices. Tastes of sour lemon, a hint of sweet banana bread, and clove. Tastes very fresh and light, with the typical high carbonation of this style. As it warms, I notice, it gets more commplex. The nose is definitely banana bread. The sourness and earthy yeasts become more pronounced, while the bready sweetness remains. Very refreshing. Very unique hefeweizen. Great summer beer!

Serving type: bottle

08-04-2012 15:56:49 | More by kingjames1
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Antnyd82

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +19%

07-14-2012 04:12:10 | More by Antnyd82
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Sooch222

Ohio

2.25/5  rDev -37%

06-14-2012 01:36:42 | More by Sooch222
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ecp12

New York

3.25/5  rDev -9%

06-09-2012 19:05:16 | More by ecp12
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jtierney89

New Jersey

4.3/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Super hazy pale yellow color (can't see through the beer at all) with a big bright white crystal head. Lots of banana bread and clove on the nose with notes of bubblegum and an earthy yeast presence.

An incredibly strange beer. Super unique. Sweet fruit, banana and bubble gum up front (to the point where you think it might be cloying) but the earthy yeast comes in and creates a bittering effect to balance things out. The beer lightens up and snaps into a nice dry finish clearing all flavors making balance irrelevant. The beer presents the flavors it wants to and then fades into a refreshing sip. Medium in body and refreshing. Very unique. A little too much banana for me but a very very very good beer overall.

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2012 02:08:22 | More by jtierney89
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Irrationalist

California

3.75/5  rDev +5%

05-31-2012 18:11:19 | More by Irrationalist
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fayar

Arkansas

2.35/5  rDev -34.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Little head and a flat sour flavor. Not much on the nose, not much on the tongue, and leaves a chalky aftertaste. I had to search for the flavor in this one. I may not know this type of beer, (or it very well may have been a bad bottle), but it left me wanting.

Drinkable but not memorable.

(I'll give it a second chance someday, like I said, maybe it was a bad bottle).

Serving type: bottle

05-22-2012 19:55:01 | More by fayar
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MacStinson

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +19%

05-13-2012 20:49:41 | More by MacStinson
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OldTime

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-30-2012 06:25:17 | More by OldTime
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DexterP236


3/5  rDev -16%

03-26-2012 23:28:16 | More by DexterP236
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bluHatter

Michigan

4.43/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

A: 4 fingers of rich, meringue like head. Foggy yellow gold in color. Nice broad lacing.

S: Lemons and muted wheat. A bit tangy/sour.

T: Starts out a little sour, but gently mutes itself into a really subtle lemon meringue, not tart or bitter or anything at all. As if the flavor just evaporates into nothingness. Really peculiar.

M: Nice medium body with foamy rich tongue-exfoliating bubbles ;) The mouth feel on this brew is something truly unique. It's the first beer I've tried that actually cleans up after itself... a palate cleanser.

O: This is a fantastic, clean Hefeweizen. Great for those who want to dive into the German beer world without getting their hands too dirty. Somehow you feel cleaner afterwards...

Serving type: bottle

03-14-2012 05:17:03 | More by bluHatter
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Nage37

California

4/5  rDev +12%

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

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2%

02-19-2012 20:56:53 | More by djcira
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WhiteOak

Connecticut

1.45/5  rDev -59.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

A- Pearlescent, hazy straw yellow color, with a fine-bubbled white head.

S- Soap. That's it. What a disappointment.

T- Thin, watery wheat malt flavor which simply disappears on the finish. As in, poof, gone.

M, D- Super-light, watery chalkiness. At least the CO2 was in balance.

A very poor representation of the style, especially in light of the competition. Try this next to the stunning Schneider Edel-Weisse or Weihenstephaner and see.

Serving type: bottle

02-02-2012 15:50:22 | More by WhiteOak
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Hopfenpeter

Maryland

3.48/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured a cloudy light gold and produced a creamy white head about one and a half finger high. It dissipates within five minutes and leaves nice lacing.
Hardly any smell. Maybe some citrus fruit.
Tasting the beer, the front is a slight banana/yeast mixture. In the middle the wheat flavors are dominant, while the end is again is test and sow citrus.
Overall a very light beer, with shallow flavors, but that maybe was done intentional. Therefore I do not want to rate this beer to low. It was quite interesting, but certainly not what I am used to of a german Hefeweizen.

Serving type: bottle

02-02-2012 03:58:52 | More by Hopfenpeter
Organic Hefe-Weizen from Brauerei Pinkus Mueller
81 out of 100 based on 335 ratings.