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Hofbräu München Hefe Weizen - Hofbräuhaus München

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87
very good

186 Ratings
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Ratings: 186
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 3
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hofbräuhaus München visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mora2000 on 08-12-2010)
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kkmiller76

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-06-2013 01:43:48 | More by kkmiller76
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cnbrown313

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-30-2013 18:52:41 | More by cnbrown313
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JayKay412

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

04-13-2013 21:57:20 | More by JayKay412
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RobertColianni

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

04-13-2013 04:04:37 | More by RobertColianni
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silverking

Florida

4.06/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A- Pours a hazy gold with an huge white head. Head retention is excellent, but lacing is spotty.

S- Clove, yeast, banana.

T- citrus, clove. The finish shines with banana and spicy yeast.

M- medium bodied and creamy. Moderate amounts of carbonation. Very drinkable and refreshing.

O- Very nice, very drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

04-10-2013 23:28:52 | More by silverking
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MFS_71

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

03-23-2013 02:18:46 | More by MFS_71
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tgatort

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

03-13-2013 02:42:37 | More by tgatort
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -28.9%

03-10-2013 00:39:55 | More by ejimhof
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.78/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

the green bottles don't do this any favors. a few of my sixer were skunked out a little bit, but this is a quality brew when handled correctly. the pour is a familiar cloudy pale yellow with a faint orangey hue and a bold white foamy head, thick with nice retention. the nose is clove and banana from the yeast, again, true to style. there is some more hops in the flavor of this than in some other german versions, which makes it a little snappy in the finish. I like that feature a lot, as no sugar really is detectable. I also like that the abv of this beer isn't 4.something, which I often find to be a negative feature of some of the german imports. easy drinking and chock full of flavor. there is a creamy texture to this, and its fuller bodied for the style. overall I think I probably like the paulaner version better, but this is a quality brew by any measure. just be careful of the green bottles that have spent too much time under florescents!

Serving type: bottle

03-02-2013 18:40:06 | More by StonedTrippin
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menacho1

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -16%

02-18-2013 01:25:58 | More by menacho1
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Michaeldmanley

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

02-18-2013 01:23:16 | More by Michaeldmanley
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davewlfpckfan29

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.4%

02-17-2013 00:02:36 | More by davewlfpckfan29
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bsopko

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

02-16-2013 17:52:33 | More by bsopko
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SonOfKyuss

Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.4%

02-11-2013 03:47:18 | More by SonOfKyuss
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Metz

Maryland

3/5  rDev -22.5%

02-02-2013 20:18:20 | More by Metz
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irongator

Kansas

4/5  rDev +3.4%

01-31-2013 12:10:03 | More by irongator
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Rohkey

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

01-30-2013 16:18:33 | More by Rohkey
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brandoman63

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

01-30-2013 01:55:50 | More by brandoman63
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NorCalYeti

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

01-23-2013 04:47:35 | More by NorCalYeti
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p-goose


3.68/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I've been to the Hofbrauhaus in Germany. It's awesome. I wish we had some places like this in the U.S. As for the Hofbrau Hefe Weizen, the first thing I noticed was it came in the dreaded green bottle. I know that shouldn't be a factor in making an honest assessment of a beer, but it definately doesn't give you a good first impression.

A- Not a thick, rich head but one than filled quickly and dissipated almost as fast.

S- Cloves, some banana. Definately that classic German Weiss beer aroma.

T- a little bready, not over the top- decent.

M- creamy good; made me pucker-up.

O- A good, German Weiss beer. I wouldn't say it was nearly as good as some of the others I've had, but it's better then most American born weiss beers.

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2013 19:45:01 | More by p-goose
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Kuongming

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

01-07-2013 04:29:48 | More by Kuongming
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rderedin

Maine

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

12-23-2012 19:51:24 | More by rderedin
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MacStinson

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +22.7%

12-10-2012 19:34:10 | More by MacStinson
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therica

Maryland

4.13/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Beautiful cloudy yellow, modest white head with plentiful rimming.

Powerful whiffs of yeast, wheat, coriander, clove, spices, banana bread. Nearly identical to the the one brewed in Pittsburgh but the latter one on tap is even better.

The taste is extremely nice-- wheat yeasts and thick malts and all the nasal scents coming to fruition in the flavor.

Right up there with my favorite hefeweisens.

Serving type: bottle

12-02-2012 19:50:55 | More by therica
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mwar

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

12-02-2012 18:12:48 | More by mwar
Hofbräu München Hefe Weizen from Hofbräuhaus München
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