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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

104 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 104
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 5
Gots: 11 | 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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5/5  rDev +29.9%

kurgan3, Apr 22, 2012
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5/5  rDev +29.9%

king_of_hefe, May 14, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

jonmikel, Dec 29, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

CalebDouglas, Oct 15, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

Massinga, May 27, 2014
Photo of HopAlongG
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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.

HopAlongG, Sep 15, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Kenvvay, Jun 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

bobojuice, Oct 26, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

AdamO, Apr 17, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

HamGlade10, Aug 31, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

k3ve, Sep 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Jotora, Aug 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Pmorel, Apr 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

arkanu, Jul 05, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

CoCambria, Dec 01, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Lehighace06, Jan 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Poupae, Mar 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

smooth, creamy head, not hoppy at all. lightly lemony with hint of banana esther, but no discernible spiceyness.
no strange overtones or funkiness, just clean flavor in the biscuity sense; not overly carbonated.
different from your average lager. Not bitter at all, and not sweet, either. Very refreshing.
Like the first level of a Belgian tripel, but drinkable as a session beer... this isn't Hell, it's heaven!

katybee, Thursday at 04:37 AM
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

brutalist, Jun 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

vlad_bamboocha, Mar 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Waveoff, Jun 06, 2014
Photo of RollTide05
4.13/5  rDev +7.3%
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.

RollTide05, Sep 20, 2012
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4.06/5  rDev +5.5%

Jm37000, Oct 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

seavercm, Sep 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

jcubz, Sep 05, 2013
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König Ludwig Weissbier Hell from Kaltenberg International / König Ludwig International GmbH & Co.KG
86 out of 100 based on 104 ratings.