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König Ludwig Weissbier Hell - Kaltenberg International / König Ludwig International GmbH & Co.KG

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BA SCORE
86
very good

88 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 88
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 11.49%
Wants: 4
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Kaltenberg International / König Ludwig International GmbH & Co.KG visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Hoppsbabo on 03-23-2012)
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Reviews by Hoppsbabo:
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Hoppsbabo

United Kingdom (England)

3.85/5  rDev +0.5%

Nice and olde German label design. Sat next to the dunkel in my fridge they look like a couple of Teutonic knights.

APPEARANCE: A mangy straw colour, not the freshest looking wiessbier but has a big b@stard of a head.

TASTE: Occasional subtle wash of marzipan at the back. Cloves in there somewhere. Every sip slightly different. Some banana/fruit salad, but banana slightly more subdued than normal. Something Pilsneresque in there too.

OVERAL: Nothing to write home about but a very, very sound weissbier.

03-23-2012 09:42:26 | More by Hoppsbabo
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davemarc87

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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3.78/5  rDev -1.3%

11.2oz brown bottle with no freshness date.

Look: Hazed muddle yellow, beautiful bubbly lace

Smell: Fresh bread, faint banana peel, mild spice, nutty yeast, dragonfruit, doughy

Taste: Smooth, crisp bite, clean graininess, mild banana pith, vague spice, yeast, chalky, dried grass, modest hopping, finishes dry

Very good, a bit too clean for my liking ... expected a bit more of the banana and clove but without those two pushing harder it is still a very drinkable brew.

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +24%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

09-05-2013 04:55:50 | More by jcubz
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Poured from a 500ml bottle into a weizen glass.

A: yellow, a little bit cloudy, massive head (had to stop mid pour to let it settle before I could finish pouring, and it wasn't at all an aggressive pour), lots of visible carbonation.

S: yeast and pear

T: Mild and sweet, almost like drinking apple juice with a gentle kick. I don't really taste bananas and cloves like I'd expect, but I do taste bubblegum.

F: crisp, slightly chalky.

Very nice.

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Switzerland

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

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Washington

3.93/5  rDev +2.6%

Poured into a Celebrator pokal. Pours a hazy light to medium golden amber with a fine two finger white head with good retention and good lacing. Mild, but pleasant aroma of sweet bready malt, wheat and banana. Flavor follows with wheat, light yeast, banana and a hint of clove. Light bodied with pleasant carbonation. A nice, well made hefeweizen that does not stand out, but hits all the right notes and is mellow and tasty.

08-03-2013 21:12:19 | More by LiquidAmber
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HopAlongG

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

Why this doesn't rank higher confounds me. Added to an evening line-up of Weihenstepahaner, Ayinger, Kellerweisss...it holds its own if not betters some of the others. Ayinger hef is king for me but Konig and Kellerweiss rival it on all fronts. Summertime...and the livin's easy as long as these 4 hefs are at arm's length. Less of the bubblegum taste that the world's #1 ranked hef has IMNSHO. Franziskaner is no slouch, and Paulaner is just as good....but Konig is just plain delicious.

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3.68/5  rDev -3.9%

A: Yellow with a slight brown tinge, cloudy, 2 fingers of off white head, a little fine bubbled carbonation.

S: Bananas, cloves, yeast, spice.

T: Bananas, cloves, spice, almost a belgian style yeast. A little sour note.

M: Medium, bready body, with little to medium fine carbonation.

O: OK. Typical of this style, sort of cool German bottle. Would match salads and lemony light summer foods.

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König Ludwig Weissbier Hell from Kaltenberg International / König Ludwig International GmbH & Co.KG
86 out of 100 based on 88 ratings.