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Mad King's Weiss - Victory Brewing Company

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87
very good

380 Ratings
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Ratings: 380
Reviews: 124
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 10.88%
Wants: 23
Gots: 36 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: WVbeergeek on 08-14-2002

Bavaria’s fabled Ludwig was said to be ‘mad’. The same might be said of us for approaching this German beer style with fistfuls of hops beyond the norm for this style and yeast from Belgium!

Composition
Malt: Imported two-row German malts, including wheat

Hops: Whole flower German hops

ABV: 6.2%

Flavor
High-powered with all German malts and the subtle, spicy complexity of our special yeast, Mad King's Weiss offers a quenching quality that can't be beat.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 380 | Reviews: 124
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3.8/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Pours a half finger of head on a hazy light straw body.
The aroma is dry grains and a little lemon. Nice.
The taste is "wheat", lemon and a little spicy at the end. Good profile.
The texture is crisp.
Quite enjoyable.

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

After years of seeing this "on tap" they finally bottled it for 2014. Into a pint glass.
A - Very little head on this just a 1/4 inch that fades out like a cheap cola. Color is a bright hazy yellow.
S - Smells like an imperial Berliner Weisse sour lemon notes, wheat and some banana or clove.
T - Bready and wheat with some lemon twang and a touch of spice. Not too sour which is OK but not too interesting in the taste. Still rather sweet so I enjoyed it.
M - For over 6% this beer has a great body leaning toward medium but smooth.

Overall I think I paid 4.50 for the bomber well worth to try this Weiss (It's really not a hefeweizen) at such a high ABV I could see some sourness or flavor lost. Still I was happy to finally get my hands on it!

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3.68/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a mug glass.

A: The beer is a light yellow color, with a large off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a spotty lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains wheat, light caramelized malts, some citrus, some spice and a faint touch of hops.

T: The taste starts out sweet with flavors of citrus, spice and some caramel. Then some breadiness comes in from flavors of wheat and a thin malt character. The hops presence is very mild but complementary and brings a good balance. The after-taste is slightly sweet and slightly bready.

M: Crisp and smooth, light-to-medium body, medium-to-high carbonation, finish is clean.

O: Tasty, goes down very easily, not too filling, mild kick, decent representation of style, it’s a solid beer to drink for a while but there are others in the style that I would pick first.

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Mad King's Weiss from Victory Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 380 ratings.