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Maisel's Weisse Original - Brauerei Gebrüder Maisel GmbH & Co.

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Maisel's Weisse OriginalMaisel's Weisse Original

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very good

282 Ratings
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Ratings: 282
Reviews: 144
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 10.36%
Wants: 13
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brauerei Gebrüder Maisel GmbH & Co. visit their website

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-24-2002)
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Photo of cyclonece09


3.95/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 500mL bottle into a 14 oz "pint" glass. Pours a transparent light red with a nice white head that disappears all too quickly. Smells of wheat with hints of light fruit. Tastes of wheat and lots of fruit, with hints of banana and orange. Beer is light bodied and carbonated right with a good finish. Overall, a very good beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-26-2012 00:14:30 | More by cyclonece09
Photo of tvv375ia


3.5/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

poured from 12oz bottle into pint glass

A-amber colored with a 2 finger head thai fades rather quickly

S-banana and cloves just like you would expect

T-follows the smell closely with banana and cloves coming through nicely

M-good carbonation with an almost dry finish

O-not bad for a hefe

Serving type: bottle

10-24-2012 10:01:16 | More by tvv375ia
Photo of FLima


3.58/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Lots of head as expected for a weisse bier. Different colour, darker than usual, hazy cooperish tone. Predominantly banana aroma. Taste follows the aroma adding some cloves to it, and clear yeast. Starts zesty with some bitterness, and ends (very late) a little dry. Very refreshing.

Serving type: bottle

10-20-2012 02:08:20 | More by FLima
Photo of shelby415


3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

10-14-2012 05:57:28 | More by shelby415
Photo of intoxabroad


4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

10-08-2012 13:01:10 | More by intoxabroad
Photo of Nerudamann


3.53/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a weizen glass.

Look - light amber color, clear, with about two fingers' worth of foam that dissipates quickly.

Smell - fruity, clove-like smell...generally with a typical hefe type of smell.

Taste - the taste is much like the smell, only the cloves are much more prevalent. It's got a darkish middle of the taste, which is hard to describe, but it just seems to warm up or mature in the middle.

Mouthfeel - pretty well-balanced overall, not having too much of a creamy or watery tendency to it.

Overall - not a bad brew, and pretty indicative of the style.

Serving type: bottle

09-29-2012 03:15:01 | More by Nerudamann
Photo of BigDaddyJohn

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

09-23-2012 15:14:01 | More by BigDaddyJohn
Photo of schopenhauerale

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

09-11-2012 00:08:16 | More by schopenhauerale
Photo of rale

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

09-07-2012 21:26:55 | More by rale
Photo of MattSassi

3/5  rDev -22.3%

09-07-2012 13:56:45 | More by MattSassi
Photo of redleg64


4/5  rDev +3.6%

09-03-2012 03:22:55 | More by redleg64
Photo of t0rin0


4/5  rDev +3.6%

09-01-2012 03:25:43 | More by t0rin0
Photo of Ceballonegro


3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

08-26-2012 11:40:30 | More by Ceballonegro
Photo of 4ster

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

08-18-2012 17:55:12 | More by 4ster
Photo of harrylee773


3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

08-07-2012 01:03:21 | More by harrylee773
Photo of millelacsmark


4/5  rDev +3.6%

08-04-2012 20:11:34 | More by millelacsmark
Photo of welldigger888

South Carolina

4.1/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pours a honey amber with a big fluffy white head that receedes rather quick leaving sheets of lace that receede as quick.

Nice floral sweet aroma.

Very balanced tart wheat and sweetness that leads to a very low but spot on bittering. Floral and earthy spicy hopping.

Very well recieved medium body for hot days.

Can and have quaffed this delectable beer all day.

Serving type: growler

07-22-2012 23:46:40 | More by welldigger888
Photo of grubefresh


4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

07-22-2012 19:16:34 | More by grubefresh
Photo of UCLABrewN84


4.1/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a murky honey orange with a 2 inch foamy bone colored head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Small streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of wheat, spice, yeast, banana, and some slight caramel aromas. Taste is of wheat, spice, and yeast up front with a slight banana aftertaste. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer with a great aroma that is quite easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2012 04:26:22 | More by UCLABrewN84
Photo of joemcgrath27

Alberta (Canada)

3.43/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - clear golden, thumb of head dissipated quickly to a few random islands
S - strong banana and wheat, light cloves, and alight earthy note
T - similar to the nose but cracker grainy flavours are more dominant, yeasty esters through the finish
M - very big carbonation to the point of domination, finishes lightly spicy
O - had the general expected flavour profile and is enjoyable, just a little heavy on the carbonation for my preference of sytle

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2012 05:09:53 | More by joemcgrath27
Photo of arkanu


3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

07-05-2012 19:47:45 | More by arkanu
Photo of LiquidAmber


4.18/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Review from 12/2010 notes. Poured into a Nostradamus flute glass. Pours a cloudy orange amber with a moderate white head and lacing. A sweet wheat aroma. Pleasant slightly sweet wheat and light fruit flavor finishing smoothly, almost as if the flavor disappears, but leaves a very pleasant light wheat and light sweet malt finish. Very mellow and well balanced. Light to medium bodied. A pleasure to drink.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2012 23:22:24 | More by LiquidAmber
Photo of HamGlade10


4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-28-2012 23:55:16 | More by HamGlade10
Photo of supermeniscus


4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-24-2012 16:22:39 | More by supermeniscus
Photo of matjack85


3.88/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I picked up a dozen bottles of various hefeweizens today at the Binny's store in Bloomingdale, IL. so I could compare the different versions. This Maisel's Original came in a 1 pint 0.9oz brown bottle with no freshness date for $3.29 a bottle.

The beer poured a cloudy dark apricot color with 2-fingers worth of foamy white head that lasted about a minute. Lacing was minimal.

The beer smells like wheat bread with a lot of spices in it. A faint banana smell can be picked up in the background.

The beer has an apple/banana fruit flavor to it along with plenty of wheaty yeast taste. Clove and other spices round out the flavor.

Medium body with medium carbonation.

Overall I liked this, but prefer hefes with a more pronounced banana flavor and sweeter mouthfeel.

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2012 07:27:28 | More by matjack85
Maisel's Weisse Original from Brauerei Gebrüder Maisel GmbH & Co.
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