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Ayinger Bräu Weisse - Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

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BA SCORE
93
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1,866 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,866
Reviews: 859
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 9.13%
Wants: 124
Gots: 168 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-16-2001

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look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into an Ayinger glass on 4/17/13

Watery, pale dull gold color. Minimal cloudiness since most of the yeast stayed in the bottle. Multitudes of bubbles cling to the glass but aren't enough to keep the two finger head alive for more than a few minutes. Thin, very smooth retention. No lace.

The aroma is clove and noble hop heavy: grass, herbal notes and lemon overtones. For a short while there was a decent lightly-buttered-banana-bread blend, but it almost entirely falls off in favor if banana pudding and meager wheat notions.

The taste is focused on banana and clove, it would seem. Certainly more herbal than fruity. The hops have left their aromatic perch which is probably a good thing. The wheat is clean but not as prominent as I would like. Reasonably dry.

The body is right about medium for the style with ample carbonation bubbling about. The overall feel is good but there is a bit of a coating finish.

This is pretty good all around, but it doesn't seem as robust as the Franziskaner I had a few days ago (which I preferred significantly to the Ayinger). This Aying is definitely lighter and I can understand why that would be appealing.

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Ayinger Bräu Weisse from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
93 out of 100 based on 1,866 ratings.