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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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Photo of Sludgeman
3/5  rDev -22.1%

Sludgeman, Apr 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

waddellc2, Apr 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

korene84, Apr 04, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

Kvasasgyvasalumi, Mar 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Baileux, Mar 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Poupae, Mar 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

WritersBlock, Feb 12, 2013
Photo of Marius
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Marius, Jan 08, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

Beerman1977, Dec 30, 2012
Photo of CoCambria
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

CoCambria, Dec 01, 2012
Photo of karait95
3.9/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: A cloudy yellow with little orange hues color, with a very big white head that disapears slowly and leaves some traces behind on the glass, carbonation is reach and enough to generate a permanent layer on top of the beer.

S: Maybe the weakest characteristic of this one, even it has the weissbier spirit and wheat is present maybe something else could be strong for the nose.

T: Lots of wheat and citrus the flavor is rich but not overwelming, some banana at the very end and some other thing maybe clove.

M: Refreshing and balanced, it has a neutral sensation not bitter at all and not sweet as expected.

karait95, Nov 29, 2012
Photo of whatsgoody
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

whatsgoody, Nov 16, 2012
Photo of marvmoreno
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

marvmoreno, Nov 08, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

bobojuice, Oct 26, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

XmAjOX, Sep 24, 2012
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
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
Photo of djura
3.6/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Got it in Greece.

A-Yellow-orange color,big white foam,lasting few minutes,few bubbles.

S-Maybe a bit tiny smell for this style,but mostly banana and some other pleasant fruits.

T/M-A bit watery taste,but mostly very pleasant and drinkable. Just a bit of carbonation needed in it.

O-Very drinkable and refreshing,decent for this style.

djura, Sep 14, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

HopHeadInOhio, Sep 09, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

HamGlade10, Aug 31, 2012
Photo of benfons
3/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A: hazy yellow colour, nice dense head, a little small maybe

S: sweet malts, bananas and clove

T: sweet banana, some malts, some hops, but the sweet banana is very overpowering

M: undercarbonated, thin

O: way too sweet, just not a very pleasant beer

benfons, Aug 08, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

samEBC, Aug 06, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

chinchill, Aug 01, 2012
Photo of Evil_Pidde
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: The color is hazy orange and the enormous thick whipped-cream-like white head slowly dissipates into decent lacings.

S: Malty, not too sweet, but richer in wheat - ripe bananas. Almost a bit dry. Cloves and lemons. Yeast.

T: Sweet and bready - bananabread. Lots of wheat but not enough to overpower other flavours. Yeast. Citric.

M: Aftertaste holds some bitterness. Body is light and carbonation rich but smooth.

O: A nice Hefe, kind of mellow in comparison with the most extreme ones - nice!

Evil_Pidde, Jul 16, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

arkanu, Jul 05, 2012
König Ludwig Weissbier Hell from Kaltenberg International / König Ludwig International GmbH & Co.KG
86 out of 100 based on 104 ratings.