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Krombacher Weizen - Krombacher Brauerei

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Krombacher WeizenKrombacher Weizen

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154 Ratings
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Ratings: 154
Reviews: 54
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 12.11%
Wants: 7
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Krombacher Brauerei visit their website

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TheSarge on 09-15-2007)
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Reviews by Jree261:
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3.54/5  rDev -0.3%

Appearance-Foggy gold to pale yellow on the edges with an eggshell white foam.

Smell-Bananas, some red strawberry type fruit.

Taste-Bananas. Lots of bananas.

Mouthfeel-Clean with a decent finish. Nice body. Light to medium body with a creamy texture.

Overall-I wouldn't be upset if I was drinking this or making it a float with some chocolate ice cream and strawberries. So much banana.

07-24-2013 23:25:44 | More by Jree261
More User Reviews:
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Newfoundland (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

09-26-2013 01:05:00 | More by cam477
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3.59/5  rDev +1.1%

Considering it is a mass produced one: surprising, high quality, fun - and great money-value.
Cloudy, pale-gold colour with sexi head.
Light, cirspy to limited (and well balanced) extent, touch on nuts and lemon. Not the typical Weissbier taste, in a fun way.
Quite a reach taste for a mass produced beer. Very impressive.
Downside: smell - where have you gone too...? (should note: cigarrete smoke in the surounding may took it away).

06-05-2013 16:49:12 | More by yauri
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

03-16-2013 22:41:40 | More by markallmon
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New York

3/5  rDev -15.5%

04-16-2013 20:03:58 | More by jiffymon
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United Kingdom (England)

3.65/5  rDev +2.8%

A 500ml bottle with a BB of Aug 2013. Picked up recently from a B&M store - cheap due to being short-dated.

Poured into a tulip pint glass. Bottle conditioned. A very hazy, translucent orange-amber hue with copious carbonation. Produces a vast head of creamy white foam that resembles meringue; this slowly reduces to a thick surface layer. Aroma of bright, fruity yeast esters with notes of banana, orange, bubblegum, clove, mild spice, wheat and earthiness. There is a faint metallic twang in the background.

Tastes of fruity yeast esters with a dry, lingering finish. Notes of banana, clove, bubblegum, orange, faint pepper, spice, wheat, stewed hops and earthy yeast. Highly attenuated and lightly acidic; reminiscent of sparkling water. There is a hint of harsh cardboard in the background, followed by a mild bitterness upon swallowing. Mouthfeel is smooth, tingly and dry, with well-judged carbonation and good body. Somewhat astringent, accompanied by an aftertaste of banana, fruity yeast esters and earthiness.

Pretty good - not quite a Wiehenstephaner but this weizen possesses an appropriate depth of character. It looks great; cloudy and effervescent. The aroma and flavour are suitably yeasty, with plenty of banana and fruity esters making themselves known. Faintly harsh, though this doesn't detract much from the experience. Good body for the style. A decent, well-crafted weissbier that is worthy of your time should you come across it.

08-07-2013 01:03:51 | More by jazzyjeff13
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

06-01-2013 23:28:02 | More by Miha
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New Mexico

3.45/5  rDev -2.8%

Poured from a bit above the glass gave this beer a big white to slightly off white head above a clear golden colored beer.

Aroma is big on banana with cloves and light lemon and yeast mixed in to give it a little more fullness.

The banana and cloves share the taste about equally with some lemon tartness sneaking in there.

A slight dry aftertaste with some cloves and citrus hanging around on this light bodied beer that keeps a light lacing throughout the drinking of this 12 ounce bottle.

Very weizen, if that's what your into.

08-10-2012 21:41:16 | More by LXIXME
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

01-19-2013 13:38:49 | More by intoxabroad
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Alberta (Canada)

3.81/5  rDev +7.3%

330ml bottle. Haven't tried this brewery since finding a few odd-seeming taps at a fancy downtown pizzeria in T-dot a few years ago. Kind of sad how the import bottles for this style have things like 'Naturally cloudy' front and center on the label.

This beer pours a rather cloudy medium golden amber hue, with four hefty fingers of puffy, bulbous, and slickly foamy off-white head, which leaves some nicely swooped limestone arch lace around the glass as it slowly dissipates.

It smells of strong banana pudding, baker's yeast, and semi-sweet clove, all atop a decidedly sweet grainy wheatiness, with an indistinct earthy, weedy hoppiness. The taste is more thin mushed bananas, lightly spicy clove/coriander, earthy yeast, and grainy, edgy wheat malt. I get a subtle alcohol hint as things warm up.

The bubbles are small, tight, and generally up-lifting, the body a near medium weight, and generally smooth, a few tics from the perceived spice really the only interlopers here. It finishes off-dry, but just, as the fruit sheds its sweetness, the yeast, grain, and spice holding it steady.

A none too shabby incarnation of a Hefeweizen, kickin' it old-world at that. All the components are here, and none smack you upside the head either, making this a rather drinkable version of said style. Worthy of a go, if this sort of thing floats yer U-boat.

07-18-2013 02:21:27 | More by biboergosum
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Korea (South)

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

07-05-2014 17:29:56 | More by bearbreak
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3.45/5  rDev -2.8%

Krombacher beer - I am a huge fan of Weizen and that good ole wheat beer.

Appearance - Cloudy bountifulness and a nice mellow yellow to slight orange hues

Smell - Wheaty and good hop notes. Not much else there besides this but its all it needs

Taste - same as the delicious smell but with a bit of copper taste. I don't really like the copper but still definitely a decent taste.

Mouthfeel - Not much carbonation here but with the taste and smell not much is needed here.

Overall - A really decent Weizen, just a bit less copper in the taste would be great.

09-26-2012 23:53:38 | More by TownDunkel
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

05-21-2013 12:22:48 | More by Ciocanelu
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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

02-16-2013 03:02:45 | More by avisong
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3.48/5  rDev -2%

Picked up a bottle at Euro Market in Astoria. Best by 12/9/12. Poured a hazy amber with a two-finger head. The flavor is lacking in banana and clove. Instead it's a cleaner, creamy wheat bread. There's a touch of citrus mixed in with the toast and an adequate hop balance. The carbonation also seems a little too sharp. There's certainly a subtle earthy element to this beer, but it's too subdued.

05-27-2012 00:27:20 | More by tempest
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4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

07-10-2014 23:02:23 | More by Gonzoillini
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3/5  rDev -15.5%

05-28-2012 17:26:22 | More by KMcG
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

07-30-2012 00:54:21 | More by Fr0stb1te
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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

06-15-2014 18:46:02 | More by kingskot
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Alberta (Canada)

3.6/5  rDev +1.4%

Direct from Germany, brought over as a gift by a friend of a friend. Very hazy golden brown with a finger of fluffy white head. Good retention.

Clove seems to dominate in the aroma category, with a hint of lemon/lime type citrus mixed in.

Good amounts of semi-sweet citrus flavour up front, opening up into the clove and vanilla infused wheat taste that carries until the finish. Not outstanding, but nice.

More body than the average weizen, with the high carbonation you expect. Altogether a solid brew that is an easy drinker with more than enough character to be interesting. My thanks again for the fresh German beer delivery.

01-20-2009 01:39:49 | More by elricorico
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

04-06-2013 04:01:24 | More by RD1163
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

06-09-2012 19:48:57 | More by PhillyStyle
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3.4/5  rDev -4.2%

A slightly older bottle, looks like a little over a year.
Kind if dark gold pour, half finger of white head.

Aroma, grainy wheat, light clove and ginger.

Taste, caramel, grainy malt. Just faint clove and banana, only accenting unlike so many American versions. Good straight forward version of the style.

Lighter side body wise, but coats pretty well. There is a slight stickyness to it. Drank easy after a day of yard work.

05-20-2012 01:11:30 | More by Bung
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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

09-30-2012 20:32:48 | More by JeffreyJDavis
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4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

08-16-2014 16:20:20 | More by drummerguy
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Krombacher Weizen from Krombacher Brauerei
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