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Ayinger Bräu Weisse - Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

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1,776 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,776
Reviews: 843
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 9.38%
Wants: 108
Gots: 121 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying visit their website

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-16-2001)
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Photo of abeeronthebeach
4.28/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A - Classic hefeweizen haziness, permeated by appetizing spice-brown colours.

S - Smells wondrous: yeast, refreshing wheat and a dab of citrus.

T - Very clean flavours. Crisp and refreshing. In a different league from the last hefeweizen I had - Sierra Nevada Kellerweis.

M - Beautifully balanced. Just the right level of carbonation.

O - One of the finest hefeweizen’s I’ve ever had the pleasure of drinking; it’s right up there with Schneider Weisse Tap 7 and Weihenstephaner.

abeeronthebeach, Feb 05, 2014
Photo of philipquarles
4.18/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours like a hefeweizen should--very hazy gold with a huge, billowing white head that slowly recedes to a half-finger foam cap. Some sediments. Smells of banana, clove, and light, lemony citrus. Malted wheat steals the show upon tasting, though the fruit esters and clove are definitely still in the picture. Slightly spicy finish. Great, thick feel on the palate thanks to all of the protein. Really nice, refreshing hefe that I regret not trying earlier.

philipquarles, Jan 21, 2009
Photo of TaylorK
5/5  rDev +20.2%

TaylorK, Oct 14, 2012
Photo of Neffbeer
5/5  rDev +20.2%

Neffbeer, Nov 16, 2011
Photo of Slynger
4.28/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy lemon color with an orange tint to it. Perfect cap of pure white fuzzy-fluff pops right up.

The smell wafting from the glass delivers sweet smells of light lemon with lots of bananas and clove, and a nice hefe yeastiness.

Body is medium with a dynamite, pillowy-soft and fluffy carbonation. The flavor brings light lemon muffins with banana bread and yeasy cloviness. It is real nice.

Ayinger's hefeweizen is very, very good but falls just behind my two fave's that I've had so far. Right behind Dancing Man and Weihenstephaner's.

Slynger, May 31, 2008
Photo of msondel
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

msondel, Jan 14, 2014
Photo of PEBKAC
4.53/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Bottle from same stock as my Celebrator review. Borderline frozen since September. Non-corresponding notches on the bottom front of the label are just as confusing as ever.

Erdinger weiss glass. Heavy volume of egg whites; stiff peaks. Enthusiastic, but dustier/duller then usual. Straw-colored body.

Main phenol is clove. Banana is there of course(minus the plastic notes), but it gives off generous amounts of candied pineapple, & even a little dankness of papaya. Minimal bubblegum.

Taste-wise, the wheat is out front, along with a a little caramel. Very, very juicy. More bubblegum then banana here. Dry, slightly green finish, with just a sampling of clove.

Really easy.


PEBKAC, Jan 09, 2009
Photo of fitzy84
4.63/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured with a cloudy, gold color with a thick head. Great lacing on the sides. Aromas are fantastic; balanced mixture of citrus aromas and spiced wheat. The taste was sweet with a hint of that spiced grain. The mouthfeel had a light thickness to it, enough to make it refreshing, but allowing it to have a solid body. Overall, this was a great hefeweizen.

fitzy84, Jun 12, 2011
Photo of Dirty25
3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

Dirty25, Apr 02, 2014
Photo of YamagamiTravis
4/5  rDev -3.8%

YamagamiTravis, Jun 13, 2014
Photo of crwills
3.93/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass at the in-laws place. Slightly cloudy golden colour with a decent head that fades almost immediately, even at a relatively warm temperature.

Aroma is faint bready yeast and some ripe banana, along with a little bit of caramel malt or molasses.

Flavour is well above average; balanced banana, clove, and a bit of bubble gum sweetness. Great mouthfeel, and perfect carbonation (not much). Very drinkable hefe, and went well with some light grilled meat and salad.

crwills, May 05, 2007
Photo of GOBLIN
4/5  rDev -3.8%

GOBLIN, Mar 09, 2014
Photo of GeoffRizzo
3.73/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a cloudy, pale yellow with a huge thick, whip cream style head, dwindles down to a sheet. Strong aroma of lemon and yeast. Sharp and tarty up front, with some yeast and lemon peel noted. Consistent throughout, some clove and light apple peel noted towards the finish. Decent hefe, bordering on the wit style, well done.

GeoffRizzo, May 29, 2003
Photo of Lexluthor33
4.22/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Straw color with yellow hue. A nice looking head with a very good lace. Man,that was some foam.

The aroma of banana,citrus,grains,wheat and herbs.

The taste is of banana,citrus/lemon then follows with spicy cloves. This beer is sweet,yet it maintains a herbal,lemon flavor.
The feel is low carbonation,smooth and creamy. A light body overall with some spice in the finish.

Notes: Everything I expected. I just felt that not only was it a good beer,but very good for the bbq.

Lexluthor33, Aug 17, 2009
Photo of ZethOfTheNorth
4/5  rDev -3.8%

ZethOfTheNorth, Feb 28, 2012
Photo of MrBoh
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

MrBoh, Apr 05, 2014
Photo of Getalegup
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Getalegup, May 23, 2014
Photo of goindownsouth
4.28/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Cloudy and pale yellow on presentation. Thick, pillowy head with effervescent bubbling. Aromas of citrusy lemon and fresh cut grains. Great yeast interaction on the palate. Good bite up front with a smooth, sour bread flavor all the way through. The hops are there, but they are a supporting actor, at best, which is spot on for this style. Good overall balance with the lemon (other fruit?), clove and yeastiness.

Hardly boring, this is one of my favorites available here locally in bottles. Fantastic with most any home-cooked food, especially pork and sauerkraut...

goindownsouth, Feb 22, 2007
Photo of pottergator
4/5  rDev -3.8%

pottergator, Aug 04, 2013
Photo of irishgreensoda
3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

irishgreensoda, Feb 03, 2013
Photo of bucklemyshoe
4.22/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

500 mL bottle at 42 degrees into a Franziskaner Weizen glass.

A: It pours a cloudy golden color with a two-finger head egg shell white head that holds as a lovely crown on top with great lacing.

S: Banana, lemon, grassiness, cloves, and peppery yeast. There are not many beers that smell better than a good Hefeweizen.

T: Banana, juicy lemon, light berry flavors, grass, heavy cloves, and some light breadiness late.

M: This has a medium-light body with above-average carbonation and a clean finish.

D: This is up there with the best Hefeweizens. I re-visit it often and will continue to do so.

bucklemyshoe, Mar 11, 2011
Photo of Rick778
4/5  rDev -3.8%

Rick778, Oct 09, 2013
Photo of theboozecruise
4.33/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Poured from a 500ml bottle into a weissen glass. The color is a hazy golden color, lots of bubbles streaming up into a thin white head that dissipated quickly.

The aroma is strong on citrus on first smell... lemon and a little orange come through. Smells like some hops in there too... very nice.

The taste is mostly the same... citrus flavors up front with some hops at the end, fantastic beer, cool and refreshing, I like it a lot. There is a good bit of carbonation and a thin mouthfeel but that doesn't take away from the brew at all. I've only have a few beers from Aying and so far they are all top notch... and this might be the most drinkable sessionable of them all.

theboozecruise, Dec 24, 2009
Photo of tubeyes
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

tubeyes, Aug 09, 2013
Ayinger Bräu Weisse from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
93 out of 100 based on 1,776 ratings.