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Hofbräu München Hefe Weizen - Hofbräuhaus München

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very good

232 Ratings
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Ratings: 232
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.05%
Wants: 6
Gots: 37 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Mora2000 on 08-12-2010)
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Photo of DeanCHS1980
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

DeanCHS1980, Oct 20, 2013
Photo of Tone
3.91/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours a cloudy, gold color. 1/4 inch head of a white color. Good retention and good lacing. Smells of wheat, sweet malt, citrus, hint of coriander, and a hint of hop. Fits the style of a Hefeweizen. Mouth feel is smooth and clean, with a low carbonation level. Tastes of wheat, sweet malt, hint of caramel malt, hint of hop, and slight citrus. Overall, good appearance, feel, aroma, body, and blend. Nothing extraordinary, but a very solid Hefeweizen.

Tone, Oct 20, 2013
Photo of Shadman
4.09/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

sampled this at Medicine Hat's 5th annual Beerfest...was impressed so I purchase the full meal deal.

All things Hefe in appearance..cloudy, apricot colour, Lot's of fine carbonation bubbles. So-so bone-white head

typical banana/bubblegum aroma with some nice grainy wheat malt. Balance, balance, did I mention balance. Nothing dominates nor is left in the shadows here. Well built Bavarian Hefe to say the least

smooth. creamy mouthfeel. Only downside is it seems to go flat rather quickly

Extremely solid Hefe...the only downer is the %4.50/cdn per 500ml lbottle price tag...one of the best these Hefe head had sampled none-the-less

Shadman, Oct 11, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -16.5%

atone315, Sep 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

Trex, Sep 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

pisano, Sep 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

TheNakedStiletto, Sep 17, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -29.3%

ygtbsm94, Sep 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

Sparky44, Sep 12, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

ChicagoShakeAndBake26, Aug 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

robertjskelton, Aug 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

jaimenavarrog, Aug 27, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

MaddDogg84, Aug 25, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

PGVG, Aug 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

yankinwis, Aug 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

Lencho_Gomez, Aug 11, 2013
Photo of XsoldoutX
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

XsoldoutX, Aug 08, 2013
Photo of Tr0janSlay3r
3.16/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

I have to admit this is only the second Hefe Weizen I have had so bare with me. Of course I poured this beer the correct way with the bottle upside down and swirling 1/3 of the bottle to get any yeast of the bottom.

Appearance- This beer is a creamy orange nectarine color that you can not see through. The head is about three fingers after the initial pour but goes down quickly. You can witness the cloudiness of the beer once held up to a light and can really appreciate the amount of yeastiness present just from the sight.

Smell- The smell is very unique. It has a strong apricot smell to it. With a swirl of the glass a strong artificial banana smell comes out. I do smell somewhat of a fake tanginess to the beer but the yeast smell is quite present and and apparent.

Taste- Wow the number one thing I taste right from the get go is a fruity pungent taste. I taste a lot of apricot, however the banana I smelt I cannot really taste. With the second taste and a little bit more concentrated sense, I can taste much of the yeast in the beer and it is quite good actually.

Mouthfeel- The mouthfeel is pretty decent. It has somewhat of a watery consistency, however it has a certain bit of body that can be detected. It is definitely filling but much more watery than I presumed .

Overall, this beer is quite good. I would say that it is a beginners German beer. I would recommend it to any American who has not dived deep within the German Hefe Weizen scene yet. This is only my third review ever let me know how I did! CHEERS!

Tr0janSlay3r, Aug 04, 2013
Photo of linnymtu
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

linnymtu, Aug 04, 2013
Photo of DeFaz
3.64/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Yes, I know it has a green bottle, and I know that it has what they call "skunkiness", but it works. It does. Heineken has a green bottle and the skunkiness but it doesn't work. There's a difference. OK?

This is a good hefeweizen. The typical flavors are there (wheat, coriander, spice, yeast), but there are hops along for the ride as well. Most notable are lemon scents and flavors. A bit on the thin side, even for a hefeweizen, but it finishes clean.

This isn't a perfect hefeweizen by any means, and in fact I think it's overrated. But everything seems to work pretty well, and it's a tasty albeit unremarkable example of the style.

DeFaz, Aug 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

Vyronian, Jul 31, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

livingtodie, Jul 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

memphischas, Jul 28, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

OgreSanchez, Jul 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.8%

jmkoscie, Jul 25, 2013
Hofbräu München Hefe Weizen from Hofbräuhaus München
87 out of 100 based on 232 ratings.