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Hofbräu München Hefe Weizen - Hofbräuhaus München

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BA SCORE
87
very good

175 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 175
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 3
Gots: 18 | 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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ygtbsm94

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -28.8%

09-16-2013 22:39:37 | More by ygtbsm94
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Sparky44

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

09-12-2013 00:36:14 | More by Sparky44
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ChicagoShakeAndBake26

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

08-31-2013 04:45:09 | More by ChicagoShakeAndBake26
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robertjskelton

Alabama

4/5  rDev +3.6%

08-30-2013 01:06:47 | More by robertjskelton
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jaimenavarrog

Mexico

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

08-27-2013 19:58:53 | More by jaimenavarrog
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MaddDogg84

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

08-25-2013 20:49:46 | More by MaddDogg84
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PGVG

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

08-19-2013 21:04:07 | More by PGVG
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yankinwis

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +3.6%

08-17-2013 15:00:54 | More by yankinwis
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Lencho_Gomez

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.6%

08-10-2013 23:19:45 | More by Lencho_Gomez
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XsoldoutX

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

08-08-2013 03:00:38 | More by XsoldoutX
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Tr0janSlay3r

Pennsylvania

3.16/5  rDev -18.1%
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!

Serving type: bottle

08-04-2013 21:46:55 | More by Tr0janSlay3r
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linnymtu

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

08-03-2013 23:32:10 | More by linnymtu
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DeFaz

Ohio

3.64/5  rDev -5.7%
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.

Serving type: bottle

08-03-2013 03:20:15 | More by DeFaz
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Vyronian

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

07-31-2013 17:50:23 | More by Vyronian
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livingtodie

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-28-2013 14:52:54 | More by livingtodie
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memphischas

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-28-2013 01:59:00 | More by memphischas
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OgreSanchez

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

07-27-2013 19:21:15 | More by OgreSanchez
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jmkoscie

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-25-2013 00:36:41 | More by jmkoscie
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bigfnjoe

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

07-21-2013 18:36:41 | More by bigfnjoe
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kjkinsey

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-20-2013 04:22:59 | More by kjkinsey
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WeizenMike

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

07-16-2013 02:39:05 | More by WeizenMike
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apasternak

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-12-2013 21:59:47 | More by apasternak
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Hulk_Beer

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 oz. single

app- Gave it the proper wheat beer pour and it gave me the two finger creamy head. Color is on the lighter side. Looks like a mango. Bubbles stream up from the bottom. Spiderweb-like lacing down the sides of the glass.

sml- slightly skunked out of a green bottle. However, the real beer notes overpower that. I get a tart fruit with peppery hints. A lemon hits my nose on the breath out. Good hop presence, but the wheat really takes center stage here.

tst- excited for this. Instead of the tart fruit from the nose, I get the sweet banana flavor so famous in wheat beers. The hops counteract what could be a disastrously sweet beer, and make it supremely balanced. This beer tastes fantastic. I do get that hint of malt but not enough to make a lasting impression.

Mf- thick. Like liquified oatmeal. This could take on most stouts and emerge victorious. Feels fantastic.

This is one great beer. It's not quite the level of Aventinus' Tap 6, but it's getting there. Something about the hops here made me feel like it was just thrown in there because they needed it. Not because they had a plan for them. However these are minimal issues. In general, I would have a refrigerator full of these and be happy. Awesome.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2013 18:55:46 | More by Hulk_Beer
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peensteen

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Hazy orange-yellowcolour, 1.5 fingers of white head, not much retention with a little lace as well. Smell is of lots of banana, clove, spice with some bubble gum, spice with some yeast and some nice malting towards the end. Taste is malty with a bit of spice and cloves, banana with some yeast and bubble gum, lightly sweet with banana mid palate to finish and aftertaste. High carbonation with a prickly medium-body. A solid hefe, really easy to drink, would welcome this again a couple times over.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2013 13:54:40 | More by peensteen
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JamLand

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

06-28-2013 00:16:02 | More by JamLand
Hofbräu München Hefe Weizen from Hofbräuhaus München
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