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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

23 Reviews
THE BROS
85
very good

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Reviews: 23
Hads: 150
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 8.05%
Wants: 7
Gots: 34 | 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:
Beer added by: Hoppsbabo on 03-23-2012

No notes at this time.
Beer: Reviews & Ratings
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Reviews: 23 | Hads: 150
Reviews by RollTide05:
Photo of RollTide05
4.08/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bought from City Super grocery store in Hong Kong. This beer has a great appearance which is perfectly cloudy and it has the color of honey. Poured with a large head that dissipated fairly quickly. No lacing on my glass which is beer clean.

Not a lot of banana or bubblegum on the nose for sure but I get some clove and a bit of a tart smell. The Konig Ludwig Weissbier Hell tastes a bit subdued right off the bat. Mouth feel is superb for sure and I definitely taste the tartness from the nose. Flavor wise, not a lot going on at first but the aftertaste is killer. Very fruity and sweet on the finish and it lingers. Tastes of fruit for sure and I get a bit of banana here as well. I agree with the first reviewer, it definitely has a tiny bit of a pilsener taste in there as well. Probably the same type of hops which there aren't much of in this beer.

Wow, longest review I've written but overall, a good hefe. I would definitely drink this sucker again. Not as complex as the big boys, or as flavorful, but a really great example of the style. (1,052 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of davemarc87
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of Doomcifer
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of Jason
3.78/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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. (474 characters)

Photo of olradetbalder
3/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Typical German weisse, not my prefered style (44 characters)

Photo of Marius
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of innominat
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of BCborn
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chinchill
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of RickyS
4.07/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Ksilver2
3.84/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jonmikel
4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

Photo of DiUr
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of seavercm
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of mcthfg
3.99/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jcubz
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Ciocanelu
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of HugoG
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of fr0wn3r
3.95/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of UPBrewer92
3.67/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of souvenirs
3.71/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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. (449 characters)

Photo of crosenkrantz
3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

Photo of antott0523
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of waddellc2
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of dukeandduke
3.94/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

3/28/15 (Bottle) - Golden blonde and a strong foam pour and strong carbonation. Nice wheat and citrus aroma. Enjoyed the crisp feel, and decent kick for an average AVB beer. Very pleasant taste, fruits present including citrus and slight banana taste. I really enjoyed this beer. (279 characters)

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König Ludwig Weissbier Hell from Kaltenberg International / König Ludwig International GmbH & Co.KG
86 out of 100 based on 23 ratings.