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Hirsch Bavarian-Weissbier Hefeweisse - Der HirschBrau/Privatbrauerei Höss

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BA SCORE
87
very good

100 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 100
Reviews: 75
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 11.79%
Wants: 3
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Der HirschBrau/Privatbrauerei Höss visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 01-27-2003)
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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

I'm kind of confused here. I gotta say, the gold standard, for better or worse, for Hefeweissen for me is Franziskaner. My bottle, purchased at an area Whole Foods, wasn't as cloudy as I'm used to for a German Hefe.

Also, while there was a little bit of clove spice, the initial taste was pretty dry & tart; a little bit of lingering pear sweetness. Mouthfeel was rather astringent.

Not terrible, but a little dry for my liking & I wouldn't get it again if I were hankering for a Hefe; was surprised to see it with such a high Alstrom rating.

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A: Pours a pale straw colour. The Carbonation was apparent from the moment I heard the satisfying "pop" upon opening this brew. Two fingers of prickly, white head. Quickly dissipated, leaving just little polka dots of lacing. Inviting, in a cloudy sort of way!

S: Citrus and cider right away, then a very pungent yeasty aroma. Cloves, and possibly a hint of coriander. Did not smell banana as some other reviewers did.

T: Wow. There's the very distinct plantain taste. It hits just after cloves, and the brew finishes with a lemony bite. Very refreshing, and complex. Spice does overshadow the grains a bit. The yeast comes through, as well. A bit wild.

M: A fairly light body, as can be expected of the style. Perhaps a touch too watery, at least for my taste. For what it is, this works well enough. The carbonation is prickly, as I expected, but not obtrusive. Nice.

O: A very easy beer to drink, if you're a fan of the style. Narrowly avoids falling into the trap of over-spicing, as many hefes do. The complexity was a real treat, though. The fruity tastes and aromas were great. Would like a beer with better head-retention, though. There were no signs of foam before my glass was half-empty (and I'm no sipper!). I prefer this hef to Weihenstephaner's, which may be some sort of sin around these parts. Just not a fan of beer that gets the majority of it's flavor from the spices, I suppose. Pretty damn good overall. Would buy again for sure

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Served in a bottle at Bistro B in Kernersville, NC

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T: Moderate to strong flavors of banana and clove upfront with some lighter notes of lemon, wheat, and light fruits (apple and pear), Maybe just a touch of coriander spice as the beer warms.

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Hirsch Bavarian-Weissbier Hefeweisse from Der HirschBrau/Privatbrauerei Höss
87 out of 100 based on 100 ratings.