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

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BA SCORE
87
very good

326 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 326
Reviews: 153
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 10.85%
Wants: 19
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brauerei Gebrüder Maisel GmbH & Co. visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-24-2002)
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

duceswild, May 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Sathanas, Oct 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

BillRoth, Dec 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Exeter, Sep 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Beric, Jun 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

shelby415, Oct 14, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

mmcnaughton, Feb 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

atrocity, Apr 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

strongaf, Jun 03, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

DinoFight, Feb 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

rramsey, Feb 07, 2014
Photo of Brew_42
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Appearance- Cloudy and orange. White head that quickly dissipates.

Smell-Banana and clove.

Taste- More clove than banana. Kind of floral.

Mouthfeel- Medium body and carbonation.

Overall- Decent and cheap hefeweizen. Easy to find in Korea. I will turn to this frequently when I can't afford Weihenstaphen (the only other good hefe in Daegu)

Brew_42, Aug 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

dcmchew, Nov 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

abeeronthebeach, Jan 30, 2014
Photo of wl0307
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Tasted on tap at The Rake, an excellent yet tiny foreign beer bar run by the UTOBEER, Borough Market, S. London. This beer is one of two regular beers on tap over there, in addition to Veltins Pilsner.

A: the barstaff poured the beer with great skills, resulting in a cloudy, dark reddish amber beer topped with a nice frothy off-white head that lasts brilliantly.
S: very aromatic fruity on the nose... dried apricots and a flowery aroma (as of US hops) coat in the middle the other usual elements of weizen (mainly bananas and mangos); the input from spicy yeasts is quite light, added with a touch of caramel. Settled, yet very complex and rea...lly pleasant~~
T: caramely and bready malts upfront, very light-bodied; ensued fast by mildly sour bananas, pears, apples... turning drier gradually, with a residual taste of bread and citrus-peels, and a dirty kitchen-cloth like yeastiness at the fringe... a lingering aroma of dried fruits in the end. Overall, very little spiciness is there up for graps.
M&D: spritzy, thin-bodied, slightly off-balance... unlike what I expected from the great aroma. Another underperformed weizen, but drinkable enough.

wl0307, Oct 13, 2006
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Nightrain, Jan 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

danipp, Jul 31, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

4ster, Aug 18, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

BJSmit, Feb 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

DMB, Jan 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

schopenhauerale, Sep 11, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

TwoTrees, Jul 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

schnarr84, Apr 07, 2013
Photo of vtfan77
3.76/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A- Slightly hazy gold with about an inch of fizzy head. The head goes down faster than a... well, you can probably fill in the rest with your own dirty mind.

S- Big aroma of overripe bananas with that characteristic wheaty twang. Stronger than I was expecting and pretty nice.

T- In contrast to the smell the taste is quite mild. There's still that banana character and the wheaty twang, only dialed down a bit. There's also a slight vegetal hint on the finish and a bit of a chalky aftertaste. Not overly complex, but pleasant.

M- Light and bright thanks to an active carbonation. It's pretty much what a good wheat beer should be.

O- Not a bad hefeweizen at all. I wouldn't have minded a bit more complexity, but you could do worse than this on a hot summer day. I don't know that I'd seek it out, but I wouldn't mind drinking it occasionally.

vtfan77, Jun 07, 2014
Photo of HappyHourHero
3.78/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Lemony and yeasty aroma is about right. Huge, dense, cream colored head is holding me back from pouring the rest of the beer. Hazy, almost opaque (this is before I poured the yeast off the bottom) apricot colored beer. Soft, fluffy mouthfeel with a touch of fizz. More flavor from the wheat then the yeast. Crisp wheat mixes with a stick of bubble gum and a few drops of lemon zest. Finishes soft and yeasty. A good solid Hefe, although not quite at the top of the field.

HappyHourHero, Dec 19, 2006
Maisel's Weisse Original from Brauerei Gebrüder Maisel GmbH & Co.
87 out of 100 based on 326 ratings.