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Ayinger Bräu Weisse - Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

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1,701 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,701
Reviews: 838
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 9.13%
Wants: 102
Gots: 98 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

CN1234, Dec 17, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

soulliard, Dec 16, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

mdavidson, Dec 16, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

JESantiago, Dec 10, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Theshooster, Dec 10, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

jiffymon, Dec 10, 2012
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5/5  rDev +20.2%

Vogie, Dec 05, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

cbnz, Dec 01, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

KalanM, Nov 30, 2012
Photo of mactrail
4.05/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a pale amber in the chalice. Nicely sudsy with a thin foamy ring, along with fine, persistent bubbles in the mouth. Aroma of apples and bread.

This brew has the nicest watery body with the creamy carbonation I admire in the best German beers. The classic wheat esters but in a lighter, more fragrant style. All the flavors are quite elegant. Starts out with that slight malty sweetness and edges into a pleasant fruitiness-- more pear than banana. Some spicy notes, but not the common overload of clove.

Really a great example of the classic German style. It travels well in the approximately 12 oz bottle.

mactrail, Nov 26, 2012
Photo of TheDinger
4.35/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Decided on this one for Thanksgiving dinner. Straight pour from bottle into weizen glass. Great looking unfiltered hefe with a monster 3 finger pillow head that sticks around for a long time. Smell is true to the style with banana and clove notes. Perhaps a bit of spice and bread. Taste is very crisp and bread forward. Nice hints of fruits and a touch of spice. Minimal hop distraction. Pick up a biscuit/bread hint as well. A nice earthy wheat to close out the tongue. Very easy to drink. Feel is decent. Adequate carbonation and a bit of silk on the tongue. A little watery and dry, but not too thin. Overall- I really like this hefe. Great balance and combination of the true hefe characteristics. Ayinger is a solid outfit and I have enjoyed their beers. This is perhaps their best effort. Great brew to go with Thanksgiving and will be getting more of these soon. A must try-

TheDinger, Nov 23, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -33.9%

slacker79, Nov 19, 2012
Photo of Celtics76
4.13/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Drinking alone tonight. My fiance is in Jersey, so it's sushi/steak night. Decided to start with something light to go with the sushi rolls.

This one pours a cloudy gold with a nice foamy head. Eventually settles down with a thin film. Looks good. Smells nice - banana, wheat. Taste - has a solid amount of carbonation which creates a crisp bite, more than other hefes I've tried. Flavorful as hell - banana, clove with a "wheaty" aftertaste. A faint touch of bitterness.

This one gets high marks all around. Refreshing, especially after a week filled with tough financial decisions. Will have again.

Celtics76, Nov 16, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Illmaticzx, Nov 14, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

BigRedEye, Nov 14, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

bigred89, Nov 13, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

cciquera01, Nov 11, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

OregonGrown7, Nov 09, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

d5001986, Nov 08, 2012
Photo of jibjib513
4.5/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Serving Type: 2 11.2 oz. bottles poured in to a weizen glass.

Appearance (4.5): Un-filtered, hazy and slight carbonation. Nice head retention.

Smell (4.5): Floral, with banana.

Taste (4.5): Wonderful.

Mouthfeel (4.5): Creamy, slight carbonation feel.

Overall (4.5): I am loving Ayinger beers in general, I feel like they put a lot of work in to the "cleanliness" and quality of their beers. Their brau-weisse is no exception. I want to give it some fives but I feel like I don't know enough about hefeweizens or beer in general, or have enough experience to give that.

jibjib513, Nov 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Dactrius, Nov 08, 2012
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3/5  rDev -27.9%

cfalovo97, Nov 07, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

standardcherry, Nov 04, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

brandon911, Nov 03, 2012
Photo of pkalix
4.43/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

tall .5 L pour. massive, billowy, beautiful head. god bless those germans! hazy (understatement), thick, sediment-filled, thick, golden pour.
smell is very rich, very floral. used to be my favorite style but just got too rich for me. also a reason why i'm coming back to germany from the belgiums...
taste is also very rich and floral. too rich for my liking lately, but this is still a superior (commercial) company which produces excellent quality brews.
mouthfeel is thick also. there is carbonation in there, but it is hidden due to the thick sediment.
overall, excellent. head thins, but remains creamy. the beer is filling and satisfying, like a meal. i can see the heartiness being very satisfying, especially when the season cools as it is now, but i'm still wanting that abv before i get TOO filled up. i guess i'm just a lush. forgive me.

pkalix, Nov 01, 2012
Ayinger Bräu Weisse from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
93 out of 100 based on 1,701 ratings.