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Valentins Weißbier - Park & Bellheimer AG

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BA SCORE
81
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111 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 111
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 14.04%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Park & Bellheimer AG visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Derek on 04-08-2006)
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Photo of stevoj
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

stevoj, Jun 15, 2012
Photo of NightINgale
4/5  rDev +12.4%

NightINgale, May 20, 2012
Photo of thecheapies
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

16.9oz format. Does a weizen glass good.

Some big chunky sediment fell after swirling in the yeast. Muddy sunrise yellow with floaties. Spritzy head is sizzling away. Pretty much the expected look. 3.5

First whiff and I came back with toasted sourdough bread. Nosing it again, I get some lemon wedge, light clove spice, and just the smidgen of unripe banana. 3.5

Rich clove-y yeast esters with some unripe berry, herbal/botanical hops, and very mild banana. Lemon, tart strawberries, juniper berry, and waffle batter. Attenuated. Toasty wheat. Lots of clove. Has a nice citric acid component. 3.5

Refreshing aftertaste. Lighter body and doesn't come up short on the CO2. 3.5

Nice to try. Not as complex as many of the Germans that I have tried. Worthy. 3.5

thecheapies, May 15, 2012
Photo of BierStein711
2.48/5  rDev -30.3%

1 pt 9 oz bottle poured into 16 oz weizen

A: Light, burnt orange with off-white head

S: Wheat and clover

T: First a bitter bite, then a sickly sweet finish

M: Watery!

Overall, this beer didn't pass muster!! I love wheat beers, but I'll never buy this again.

BierStein711, Apr 29, 2012
Photo of RodneyFarva
3.28/5  rDev -7.9%

500ml bottle poured into weizen glass

a: pours a pale cloudy orange with a 3 finger head, bubbly, dissipates slowly.

s: a lot of wheatiness, clove spices, some banana but not too heavily

t: wheats, light spices of clove, some banana, a touch of a wateriness at the finish. nice carbonation level, but it lacks some body and complexity of better wheat beers.

o: a solid weissbier, but there are certainly better examples available. a good introduction to a weissbier though, in my opinion.

RodneyFarva, Mar 13, 2012
Photo of rekel
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

rekel, Feb 16, 2012
Photo of nandika
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

nandika, Feb 08, 2012
Photo of cdwil
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

cdwil, Dec 29, 2011
Photo of WoodBrew
3.23/5  rDev -9.3%

I brought a 500ml can home from a recent trip to Europe. The beer poured a cloudy deep golden color, good head that dissapates quickly. Smell is includes cloves and fainted hint of banana, lemon and spices. The mouthfeel is light to medium body with the taste similar to the smell, with more banana being more pronounced. Not the best I've tried, but one you can drink easily.

WoodBrew, Dec 11, 2011
Photo of ZorPrime
3.53/5  rDev -0.8%

Can bought at SAQ. Beer color is yellow with some oranges notes on the edge. Head is made of small bubbles. It disappear quite fast. The beer is opaque.

The aroma is all bananas with some coriander. Pretty simple but effective. Smell is good. Taste is strongly bananas, however the intensity is medium to light. A good Hefeweizen. Refreshing. Little dry. Good for hot summer days.

ZorPrime, Nov 19, 2011
Photo of djura
3.35/5  rDev -5.9%

Got this one from Hungary.

A-Average nice appearance for Hefe,cloudy orange color,nice white foam.

S-Orange peel,citrus,yeast,coriander..

T/M-Has a more then a average coriander taste,also orange,citrus aftertaste,refreshing.

O-Very average school piece of Hefeweizen,worth to try it.

djura, Nov 09, 2011
Photo of paigertx
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Can bought in Beijing China, super cloudy pour into a pint glass and aroma is lacking that lemon most desire in a wheat. Very chalky mouthfeel brings this one down, can overcome that once you have a couple quick licks. For the price this one is worth it.

paigertx, Nov 06, 2011
Photo of NatalBrewingCo
3.93/5  rDev +10.4%

Purchased October 16th 2011 in Durban South Africa. 500ml bottle poured into a Hefeweizen glass.

a - Pours a nice burnt orange/grain color with a medium sized fluffy white head.

s - Smells of banana, and grains with slight notes of cloves and spice.

t - rich taste of wheat, banana and spices. Banana lingers on the aftertaste.

m - Moderately carbonated with a smooth finish and good mouth feel.

o - This hefe is very drinkable and pleasant, but it doesn't quite bring the level of flavor and complexity as some of the bigger German brands. However it is certainly worth a try, particularly if you don't have much variety in your market.

NatalBrewingCo, Oct 25, 2011
Photo of janubio
3.23/5  rDev -9.3%

500 ml.bottle. Cloudy deelp golden colour, good head that doesn't hold. Smell is wet earth, cloves, fainted hint of banana, lemon and spices. A bit watery palate, taste is the same as the smell, with more banana and a more rounded flavor. Not the best I've tried, but one you can drink easily.

janubio, Oct 19, 2011
Photo of Cavery
3.1/5  rDev -12.9%

bottle purchased for me by a family friend that heard I liked good beer, thus this was gifted. Well the bottle does say "premium", so I'll give him that!

A: cloudy orange with some light thin bead egg shell foams. A ring of foam remains around the top of the glass after about a 2 finger foamy head. light swirls of silky films remain on top. The body is cloudy with some real raw honey characteristics. Has as much white character as it does orange, and they clash for a

S: Some watery clove over not so apparent banana peel. Smells kind of like old butter lettuce. Comes off a bit fake to me, the yeast character seems weak and macrod. Not much sweetness, but a bit of wheat to at least make it apparent what style of beer I'm drinking.

T: Some wet hay, soggy wheat, and light old orange peel that's baked away all of its citrus qualities. A little bit of floral character that makes me think of air fresheners that you see in taxi cabs. Not really crazy about the flavor, and it has that really washed over bitterness that makes me think macro macro macro. Just very tame with a lot of watery flavors. Celery in the finish.

M: Very fizzy, effervescent. It is as relentless as you could ever hope a soda pop to be. A nice feel that is perhaps even a bit light for a hefeweizen, but it's by no means bad. Fizzy, but soft, and I may actually think better of it if there were some flavors for the mouth feel to accentuate.

O: Just because it says premium doesn't necessarily mean it is, don't believe everything you read on beer bottles -- I'm sure that's a Chinese proverb that I have yet to discover a citation for. The best thing this beer has going for it is that it's a traditional German Style from Germany and it has German writing on the bottle. Other than that I'd say it just falls in that mediocre category. This might be the real deal as far as tradition, but I call it a poser in terms of execution.

Cavery, Sep 22, 2011
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2.48/5  rDev -30.3%

Can: Poured a light yellowish color weizen with a nice pure white foamy head with good retention and some light lacing. Aroma consists of light bubblegum notes with some wheat malt. Taste is also dominated by light notes of wheat with some light bubblegum ester. Body is too light for style with good carbonation. This is too watery to be interesting with a serious lack of character.

Phyl21ca, Jul 28, 2011
Photo of RonaldTheriot
4.28/5  rDev +20.2%

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

RonaldTheriot, Jul 15, 2011
Photo of spinrsx
3.6/5  rDev +1.1%

500ml Can

Appearance - Hazy gold/amber colour with a large size fizzy white coloured head. I can't make out much carbonation due to the haziness and there isn't much lacing. The head lasted for 5 minutes.

Smell – Breads/grains, cloves, oranges, bananas, lemons

Taste & Mouth - The beer has an average amount of carbonation. I can taste lemon zest and orange mixed with breads/grains and some cloves. There is also some light banana flavour and it finishes with a citrus spicy aftertaste.

Overall – This is a very drinkable beer that would work well as a summer refresher. It won't blow you away but it's very serviceable and the price is reasonable. I'd buy it again.

spinrsx, Jun 08, 2011
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3.88/5  rDev +9%

Found at Monkland SAQ

A- Something between yellow and brown. Opaque. Can't see through at all even though the Molson Dry glass I poured it in is quite slender. Head didn't last very long but it seemed light and fragile.

S- Apple and banana purée. A bit of toasted wheat.

T- Bready and yeasty but the banana is still very present as well as some of the apple. A tiny touch of hops and a american adjunct lager bite. Bit of a lemony character.

M- Medium carbonation. Moderately dry. Full body.

O- Good beer. Cures a hefeweizen craving just fine. I could buy it again.

Yoonisaykul, Jun 06, 2011
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2.45/5  rDev -31.2%

Can into Budweiser pint glass (all that was available) in low altitude Galway, Ireland. Reviewed live.

A: Four finger head of nice cream and thickness. Above average retention. Hazy standard weissbier muted orange colour.

Sm: Wheat with hints of citrusy esters, though less pronounced than in other weissbeers. A rather light scent.

T: Cream-laden wheat with some mild citrus esters, mainly orange and little else. A bit watery on account of too much thin cream. Pretty simple. Balanced decently but built poorly.

Mf: Nicely slightly coarse, but too wet. The watery aspect of this beer is a severe problem.

Dr: The esters need to be brought out more. The cream is unwelcome in this style. It's affordable in Ireland, but not a great beer. Go with the Lidl grafenwalder if you're looking to get bollocksed on a cheap hefeweissbier.

kojevergas, May 31, 2011
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3.03/5  rDev -14.9%

Appearance: Two fingers of head with good retention. Very cloudy, with a dark gold-to-amber color. Left plenty of lacing down the glass.

Smell: Mostly banana esters, and a bit of bread. Sweet malt also.

Taste: A little on the sweet side. Wheat, not as much banana as in the smell, a little clove.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body. Plenty of carbonation, almost too much for the style. Finishes crisp.

Overall: An easy drinking weissbier, but not outstanding. I would drink it again.

dbaker61, Apr 08, 2011
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2.53/5  rDev -28.9%

This is an ok Weissbier, Not too much to say about it that hasn't already been said. The fluffy white head gives off a soft fruity smell, light spicy notes as well. The beer is opaque and yellowish gold. This is a pretty tradtional brew though and it's not bad.

Knapp85, Mar 27, 2011
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3.83/5  rDev +7.6%

500ml bottle.

it pours a hazy gold with a fluffy white head.

The smell is juicy and clovey, SPOT FUCKIN ON for a hefeweizen.

The flavor isn't as good. It is super clovey but it is sweeter than most hefeweizens.

It goes down nicely and is drinkable.

crossovert, Mar 06, 2011
Photo of Cozzatoad
2.88/5  rDev -19.1%

On bottle

A- Very cloudy with a huge, but not at all persistent, head. Good lacing

S- Not much going on. A sweet aroma with banana and some lemon hints

T- As for the aroma, not much going on. The tipical weisse flavour. Sweet bready malts, banana, maybe a hint of clove. A bit watered down if compared to other classic german Hefe-weizens

M- Not a bad mouthfeel but again too much watery, still an adequate carbonation

D- An easy drink of course, but quite boring after a while

Not a bad beer, but not interesting at all

Cozzatoad, Feb 13, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Having been starved of good wheat beer here in Taiwan, I was amazed to see my local Sogo department store put this beaut on their shelves and promptly bought them out of their supply.
It poured a lovely light and cloudy copper with a good 2 finger head, which didn't disappear right away, but left good lacing.
It smelled of the classic banana and cloves but did not over power.
It was evenly carbonated making it an enjoyably drinkable beer and had an earthy bread taste, with the expected banana notes.
Now that I have access to more high quality beers I may have to revisit my review of this beer but I thoroughly enjoyed it and would recommend it to anyone.

jhubeifc, Feb 13, 2011
Valentins Weißbier from Park & Bellheimer AG
81 out of 100 based on 111 ratings.