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Valentins Weißbier - Park & Bellheimer AG

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119 Ratings
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Ratings: 119
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 13.76%
Wants: 2
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Germany

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: Derek on 04-08-2006

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Photo of Bierfreund
4.65/5  rDev +30.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured a cloudy dijon colour into my Weizenglass, looking a bit like cidre, topped by a thick, almost white head that stayed 4 fingers high for quite some time, with a good lacing.

Offered a tangy nose, followed by a clean taste, almost salty.

Aftertaste was very slightly bitter, in the Weissbier style, then turned into a tart apricot. Very drinkable!

I can't believe this beer costs only 1,60 $ incl. tax per bottle! Quite refreshing and of much higher quality than the low price would suggest. Try this fresh and cold!

Photo of csrbv
4.57/5  rDev +28.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Let me start by saying that I love Wheat beers and my last name is Valentine.

With that said, thie beer pored with a rich cloudy golden color with a rich thick head, the bottle is a 16.9oz so I waited a long time for the head to go down just to fill my pint glass.

Taste is at the top of any wheat beer I have tasted
Mouth feel is good, very carbonated, but not unpleasently so. I live in PA so I had to buy a whole case of this beer--I won't have any problem finishing this case. This beer is a great compliment to burgers, wings, fries, meatloaf, and bar food really...but can also be consumed on its own--it is that good.

Photo of Stinkypuss
4.45/5  rDev +25%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Valentins weisbier

LOOK: 16.9 oz bottle poured into a weizen glass. Hazed deep cloudy straw color. White foam forms, and gradually recedes. Looks sexy in its proper glass, perhaps a shade or two darker than the norm.

SMELL: Estery clove, cotton candy, herbal elements and rustic bread. Some clean German yeast makes itself known.

TASTE: Cotton candy, full grain bread, green banana, clove. Handsomely flavorful and very true to the style. The sweet grains add a nice bit of mustiness to the beer as well as depth. Hop flavor is leafy and herbal, with a well suiting complimentary bitterness.

This is a very fine Hefeweizen, with rich flavor and fine balance. Paired very nicely with a meat and cheese platter. I'm sure ill be drinking this again. Excellent hefe.

Photo of RblWthACoz
4.45/5  rDev +25%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a fully clouded brown gold with a huge white head that falls, but sticks around for a little bit. Nose is earthy and tar-like yeast. Flavor is a bit lighter at the start than I would have figured with what I got on the nose and how it looks. It lifts itself up fairly quickly though. Lemon tones with a fairly strong yeast body. Very mild tar on there. But the aftertaste is what is really key here. Man does it stick around. Feel is nice and smooth on the liquid and with a decent bubble. Pretty drinkable. Smooth and even and well made. Nothing showy at all. Just a decent hefe. Worth a shot.

Photo of scootny
4.35/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A 500 ml bottle. A darkish,burnt orange gold liquid with a good thick head that while beautiful does not leave much lacing. Cloudy with yeast. Aggressive carbonation has bubbles streaming up all over the place.

Smell is lemony and sweet banana. Fruity yeast esters follow with a healthy wheat malt body to tie it together. A hint of clove.

Taste is just wonderful, an extension of the nose. A prominent lemon and a banana combination. Strong wheat twang and yeasty fruitiness. Gently hopped, the bitterness is quenching and clean and leads to a mild fresh crescent roll taste on the palate.

Mouthfeel is crisp and and clean. Effervescence is just right, quite lively but not overpowering. A light weight and smooth caress of the mouth.

Drinkability is first rate. This is a great hefe for sessioning, or anything else. Top notch beer

Photo of Amalak
4.33/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I had out of a 25 ounce bottle. It's completely opaque and pure gold. Great, thick, foamy head and lots of lace. Has a very wheaty scent. Nice start.

It's a very sweet hefe with some bitterness in the back of the mouth. Certainly high quality and despite the price ($7.99 for the bottle) I can't complain.

Photo of JoeyBeerBelly
4.33/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

16.9oz bottle served in a weisse glass.

L - murky, light amber color with a huge fluffy white head that fell to a heavy layer, leaving some lacing.

S - sweet wheat, banana and clove in the aroma.

T - sweet wheat malt flavors.

M - medium bodied with good carbonation.

D - very good wheat beer that's a pleasure to drink.

Photo of WesWes
4.3/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

The beer pours a cloudy gold color with a thick frothy white head that slowly fades to lacing. The aroma is good. It's got a light pale and wheat malt scent along with a wonderful yeast aroma. The banana and clove esters really stand out in this one. The taste is great. It has smooth, malty flavor that goes down easy and finishes fruity with some light breadlike character. The malt bill seems a bit more complex than your average hefe. The yeast offers up a nice array esters that climax in the finish. The mouthfeel is good. It is a medium/full bodied beer with adequate carbonation. This is one of the best hefes I've had in some time. It's easy drinking and full of flavor.

Photo of tai4ji2x
4.27/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

a bit harder to find than some of the other weissbiers here in beijing, but some stores will occasionally carry it.

500ml can

pours a deep amber honey color, a bit darker than other weissbiers. very hazy with yeast. decent head fades to wispy layer. lacing a bit sparse.

nutty, slightly toasted banana aromas, hint of spice, whiff of pears. some yeasty fresh bread dough.

flavors are similar, with faint honey and malt sweetness. slightly phenolic finish along with very gentle bitterness, both following into an interesting aftertaste.

fluffy but ever slightly rough with a carbonation that is slightly overactive perhaps.

still, a decent find, and better than erdinger to introduce chinese beer drinkers to the wonders of weissbier.

Photo of intoxabroad
4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of Gottesverachter
4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of RonaldTheriot
4.24/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Valentins Weisbier has a very thick, creamy, egg-shell white head and a opaque yellow-orange appearance, with some bubbles and some lacing. The aroma is of spicy cloves, banana, clean water, and white bread; taste is identical, with an added tangy aspect. Mouthfeel is medium to thick, and Valentins Weisbier finishes semi-dry to wet and highly drinkable. Overall, this is one of the best wheat beers I’ve ever sampled. I highly recommend it.

RJT

Photo of atis
4.24/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Did not like the head, maybe it was the fault of pouring, but it disappeared too fast.

Aroma is light malty with sweet fruit and, of course, yeast; could not find that banana too easily. Taste is perfect - some light fizzy hops at first with sweetish wheat malt mixing together to form an excellent a bit dry and clean finish.

I am surprised that such a good Hefeweizen is so cheap.

Photo of BrewMaven
4.15/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Not too often do I find a Hefe in a local store...Especially an import!

Poured from the classy looking bottle into my Bubba Gump Weizen glass this beer is a cloudy deep gold and has an absolutely MONSTROUS white head that eventually dropped to about half an inch leaving splotchy lace. With the cascading fine bubbles and that head, this is one impressive looking beer!

Has a distinct hollow yeasty earthy aroma.

Tastes like grainy apple and semi green banana with a creamy semi full mouthfeel. I noticed a hint of lemony rind on the last sip of the beer. Dry clean finish. Cabonation is not as noticeable in the mouth as it is in the glass.

This could find a spot in my fridge again soon.

Photo of Lexluthor33
4.13/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A super cloudy,orange color yellowish tint with a nice sized,fluffy head with very good lace.

The aroma of cloves,banana and wheat.

The taste starts with wheat flavor,banana but mild. Clove hints and a very smooth feel. Refreshing and a good balance. It finishes with a good body and solid carbonation.Some citrus hints are thrown in as well.

Notes: I was grilling on a hot day and this was my first beer. I had some water and then this beer. Picked it up by chance and I really liked it. This one finished a little dry as well,but refreshed as it went down.

Photo of Thehuntmaster
4.12/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

500ml bottle 5.3% abv

Appearance: Pours a dirty orangey gold. Very cloudy as any good hefeweizen. Large head, retains about 1/4 inch that lasts most of the way down. Leaves some lace.

Aroma: Wow, very strong banana and clove esters. Wheat malt, coriander and dried paw-paw also make an appearance. As with most hefe's I love the smell. Let's just hope that the taste will live up to the smell.

Taste: Thankfully I am not disappointed. The taste does live up to the smell. Dominated by sweet/sour yeast, but with a good amount of malt to back it up.

Mouthfeel: Great, perfectly carbonated, medium bodied and smooth.

Drinkability: Great beer to drink, wonderfully refreshing and perfect for a hot South African day.

Photo of Haydn-Juby
4.12/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Served from a 500ml can to a German boot style glass

A: Cloudy orange/yellowish color. Head retained quiet well and left some enticing looking lacing up the sides of the glass.

S: Banana and some coriander and clove like phenolics.

T: Nice balance of the flavors that were present in the smell. Very "bright" tasting .The highlight being on the banana flavors. Hop presence is low and really there is no noticeable bitterness. Its fairly mild and nothing is too overpowering. Just a nice equal balance of yeast and wheat qualities.

M: Nice and crisp. Remarkably smooth and easy drinking.

O: This was a pretty good beer in my opinion and was my introduction to Hefewiezens. I have to say it was enticing and made me want to try some more. Even though I think it would make a nice summer beer I drank it in the midst of winter. Made a good change up to my recent stout line up. I could see it pairing well with fish like sole and halibut. Any pale white fish. Tasty beer.

Photo of MrHassellYaHurd
4.05/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a milky yellow-orange with a thick off-white head that eventually settles into a thin cap.

The smell is of the typical cloves and bananas, though perhaps a little thin.

Tastes strongly of cloves, peppery spices and bananas, and no hops. Medium mouthfeel with a dry and powdery texture. Drinkability is decent.

Photo of Billolick
4.03/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Mid sized bottle. w/o freshness/brewing date info. Pours darker apricot/sludgy brown, cloudy , under a wonderful puffy one inch head, that stays. It slowly eases into a mottled pillow of light khaki froth and leaves a mustache tickling pillow on top of this tasty offering. Plenty of strands of stick. Nose is the expected fruity, yeasty melange. Nice tasting and easy drinking German wheat. Bananas, light cloves/coriander all add to the fun. On the lighter side adding to easy drinkability. Helped wash down a chicken sausage sandwedge with ease. First time I've tried this one and I like it. Well worth a try.

Photo of edgarius7777
4/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of plaid75
4/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a cloudy medium straw hue with a four finger foamy white head. There was very good retention and good lacing.

The smell featured an estery yeast typified by banana nd clove aromas.

The taste consisted of a soft, yet spicy yeast, and an earthy and estery yeast. Decent doughy finish.

The mouthfeel typical of the style with a slight chewiness.

Overall a tasty and authentic hefe.

Photo of mdagnew
4/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500ml bottle bought from GapWines, Belfast...

Poured a light amber / yellow colour with a good yeasty haze... White head poured typically thick and foamy then faded slowly to decent thickish covering ... lots of carbonation rises to the surface... fair amount of sticky lacing...

Aroma - Very light clove spiciness, good wheatiness, some breadiness, very little malts - just some faint biscuity hints, sweet banana, light fruitiness (apples and lemons), some peppery traces, hay traces...

Taste - Very light biscuit malts, faint clove, quite strong wheat malt notes, quite yeasty, definite breadiness, some soap, nice fruitiness (lots of lemon and banana), light sour notes, peppery hints...

Feel - Fairly smooth with a little bite underneath... light body... As with most hefe's this is pretty refreshing and drinkable...

Overall - A pretty standard, though decent, hefe... certainly worth a try...

Photo of arkanu
4/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of MacStinson
4/5  rDev +12.4%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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Valentins Weißbier from Park & Bellheimer AG
81 out of 100 based on 119 ratings.