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Arcobrau Hefe-Weisse Beer - Arcobräu Gräfliches Brauhaus

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Ratings: 13
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 7.3%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Germany

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: cvstrickland on 08-09-2008

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Ratings: 13 | Reviews: 6
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of cvstrickland
3.51/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12-ounce bottle aggressively poured, swirled, and poured into a 22-ounce weizen glass yields a hazy orangeade body crowned with three huge fingers of fine, soft white foam that retains at a thick finger and leaves fat swatches of lacing on the glass.

The smell of the drink is tangy and wheaty with a touch of spice and citrus. Very wit-like.

The drink is tangy and sweetly wheaty with a subdued bit of banana and crisp peaches.

This hefe is light and crisp, but not close to the fluffy softness of the top-notch brews of its kin. Thin, juicy feel. Pervasive dryness in the aftertaste.

Photo of Zimbo
3.6/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

With a clinical name that almost sounds like a laxative for pensioners this little Aldi find doesn't do too badly.
Light sweet bottle nose, and in the glass, in time this does bring a slight sulphury quality to the nostrils.
Light fading very hazy yellow there is some banana in there along with some rough earth and a slightly carbonic quality which ends with some fiery acidity which isn't all that pleasing.
I've had better, I've had worse.

Photo of banesong
3.73/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - Light to mid carbonation, golden color and high clarity for a weisse beer. Lots of fine to medium lacing as the glass is consumed, white to light grey head; almost champagne-like bubbles.

Smell - Very light hints of banana in the nose, has a creamy scent to it.

Taste - Unlike the smell, no banana, but lots of warm, honey like flavors.

Mouth feel - Very pleasant to drink, but it leaves you with a distinct coating on the tongue (not unpleasant); almost like the honey is there in the beer. The up front is a bit watery.

Overall - This is a great find in the Lufthansa Lounge in Athens, Greece. Pair this with the other foods, and this is something I am looking forward to next connection.

Photo of poskok
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of chickencoop
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Grabbed a few of these at the Durham Beerfest for the road. I'm a huge hefe fan, but this just missed a bit. Great pour, fluffy head, deep orange chunky body, smell was the clovey-banana that one would expect, but I was lost on the taste. I got a tang from the get go, a metalic tang that carried to the end. Good beer, loved the way it looked, but the tang got to me.

Photo of SayBoom
3.81/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mralphabet
3.94/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured, then swirled, and poured into a pint glass.

A: Hazy golden in color. About a fingers worth of head that dissipates to a nice ring.... no lacing.

S: Very Hef like... citrus, wheaty just a little clove and spice.

T: Again very Hef like sweet yet tangy. I'm getting some clove in the finish.

M: Light to Mid bodied... Crisp and refreshing, yet has a dry finish. Carbonation is right for the style.

D: ABV seems very light to me.... I could drink this all day. Very refreshing and very drinkable.

Very good Hef... Look for this one this summer. Great summer brew.

Photo of Hoppsbabo
3.95/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

S: Smells nice. Oddly no banana though.

A: Looks exactly the same as every other wiessbier to me, if not slightly duller and darker. Creamy slightly off-white head.

T: Woah, immediately different from every other wiessbier I've tried. Banana virtually absent, replaced with a warm honey/caramel flavour and a woody, walnut finish. Very nice beer. Mouthfeel is pretty good. Smooth concentrated carbonation. Lacing better than many other wiessbiers. Even has a touch of whisky maltness to it too.

O: One to rival Weihenstephaner, or at least to act as an interesting alternative to it. Recommended.

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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Arcobrau Hefe-Weisse Beer from Arcobräu Gräfliches Brauhaus
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