Augustiner Bräu Weissbier | Augustiner-Bräu Wagner KG

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Augustiner Bräu WeissbierAugustiner Bräu Weissbier
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Brewed by:
Augustiner-Bräu Wagner KG
Germany | website

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 06-13-2002

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Reviews by mobyfann:
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Paid .85EUR + .08EUR glass deposit for a 500mL bottle.

*Reviewed on 24.04.2005

Pours a hazy golden-brownish base with a huge fluffy white head, very impressive head retention and lacing with ever gulp… near perfect! Classic smell for a Hefe, but this one is loaded with wheat, the malts really come out to play in this beer.
The taste is great for a Hefe, but the wheat and malt combo comes off way too strong, even here in Bavaria. The aftertaste was the first thing I noticed as being a little odd, sorry that I can't explain it - however the beer is a winner in terms of smoothness. Sure it's a little heavy since it's a Hefe, but this is one you can drink throughout the night and be very content. Big ups!

Final Thought: Augstinier has the best beer in Muinch, maybe of the best in the world…

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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4.49/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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3.92/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Interesting weissbier. So much peppery, more than many others, but a bit unbalanced in that, maybe lacking a characteristic fruity notes. Overall a pretty decent beer.

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3.26/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Clove and banana, like any good German Wheat should have, tart, with a dry-ish finish, also got a bit of vanilla or something, pretty nice, easy to drink, nothing over the top. Definitely not one of my favoured German whaets but very drinkable anyway, pretty nice stuff.

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -37%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

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4.4/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Augustiner Bräu Weissbier
bottle @ Augustiner am Gendarmenmarkt, Berlin, DE
,5L for €3,90 at noon on Christmas day 2013

Typical Bavarian weissbier appearance: orange-amber in color beneath a massive head of rocky bright white foam. Cloudy with yeast. The aroma is typical as well, although I guess you can't say that because there are so many variations... I think of this as being much like Spaten's Franziskaner, clean with a balance of banana and clove over sweetish golden malt. It's perhaps slightly fruity with softly sweet apple, and a delicate hint of citrus - there are no odd-phenolics like burnt plastic or "band-aid", and there's no particularly noticeable tartness other than the citrus edge. The malt is full, and dare I suggest, it has a slightly caramelish edge to it. Medium bodied and gently bristling to the tongue with a bright carbonation. Moderate bitterness, yet dry in the finish. I can't say it's "one of the better ones", but I can say it's one of my favorites!

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4.69/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4.36/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.82/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

One of the best weissbiers from Bavaria region (Munich).

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Augustiner Bräu Weissbier from Augustiner-Bräu Wagner KG
88 out of 100 based on 36 ratings.