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Augustiner Bräu Weissbier - Augustiner-Bräu Wagner KG

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89
very good

93 Ratings
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Ratings: 93
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 14.32%
Wants: 14
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Augustiner-Bräu Wagner KG visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 06-13-2002)
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SavvyStudent

Texas

2/5  rDev -49.7%

10-31-2012 03:40:40 | More by SavvyStudent
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kojevergas

Texas

2.42/5  rDev -39.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

500ml bottle served into a mug/stein hybrid glass in Berlin, Germany. Reviewed from notes taken in June, 2011.

A: Six finger head of nice cream and thickness, darkened white colour, and good retention. Lovely orange-copper colour.

Sm: Orange citrus ester hops. A moderate strength aroma.

T: Hoppy fruit orange citrus esters ride atop a pleasant wheat body. Nicely complex for the style; it's usually more simple. Built well for the style. Standard ester choices. It'd be nice overall, but it's almost watery.

Mf: A bit stale, or at least old. Doesn't match the taste. Very awkward to the point of ruining the beer. Smooth and wet enough, but a bit bland. Could certainly be improved.

Dr: Fairly priced, average quality, and almost a bit watery. Try it, but don't expect too much. The mouthfeel needs serious work.

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2011 13:36:23 | More by kojevergas
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gnikola

Serbia

2.5/5  rDev -37.2%

01-17-2013 13:31:32 | More by gnikola
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maviola

New York

2.5/5  rDev -37.2%

06-10-2012 21:58:59 | More by maviola
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HappyHourHero

Indiana

2.65/5  rDev -33.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Light aroma of apricots and banana. Tall, dense, off-white head leaves some nice strands of lace. Hazy, glowing tequila sunrise colored beer. The flavor is just missing. A touch of citrus flavor and a hint of banana on my breath afterwards are all the flavor there is. The most dominant flavor is the carbonic acid. I didn't think it was possible to make a bad Hefe Weizen, but this one has me thinking otherwise.

Serving type: bottle

12-22-2006 21:08:35 | More by HappyHourHero
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Jeffo

Netherlands

2.78/5  rDev -30.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Got this at Bert's Huis in Utrecht.

From a bottle into my Weizen glass.

APPEARANCE: Golden orange in colour. Very clear for a weizen, closer to a kristallweizen but not advertised as such. Medium carbonation evident. Pours a medium white head that is relatively thin and doesn't retain overly well. Levels out to a film and leaves some lacing. Looks okay, but not like a top weizen.

SMELL: Mostly wheat malt in the nose. That's it. Not overly strong and not as complex as I've come to expect from the style. Pleasant, but not worth writing home about. Below average.

TASTE: Some wheat malt initially and a bit of sour bread in the aftertaste, but nothing overwhelming. No off flavors, but nothing worth noting. Could be stronger and more complex. Again, slightly below what is expected for the style.

PALATE: Medium body and slightly creamy. Goes down smooth, no bite, and finishes with an appropriate amount of stickiness. Carbonation is on the lower end of the spectrum. Nice feel.

OVERALL: A decent weizen, but nothing special. I'd expected more from this brewery, which makes some great lager beer. Actually, their weizen seemed to be influenced by their lager beer, which made it less of a great weizen. There are better out there. As a final note, the oddly shaped bottle made it impossible to do the traditional weizen pour. That took something out of the experience as well.

Serving type: bottle

12-07-2008 19:23:05 | More by Jeffo
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cfalovo97

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -24.6%

11-07-2012 02:30:34 | More by cfalovo97
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BeerTruck

Portugal

3/5  rDev -24.6%

08-05-2013 20:25:00 | More by BeerTruck
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Beerman1977

Austria

3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

12-30-2012 14:12:50 | More by Beerman1977
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Abe_Froman

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

07-05-2013 11:16:47 | More by Abe_Froman
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rastaman

United Kingdom (England)

3.28/5  rDev -17.6%
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.

Serving type: bottle

10-07-2003 02:51:53 | More by rastaman
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stcules

Italy

3.33/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Amber-orange colour. Classic weizenbier foam.
The smell is typical: banana and cloves. Even orange, and light spices.
The taste it isn't so typical, like the colour... It's more "dark" and winding. Wheat, yeast, but even a light note of caramel. And a litlle astringency in the finish.
Medium body, good drinkability. Quite good weizen.

Serving type: bottle

02-14-2004 20:57:20 | More by stcules
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Marius

Romania

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

09-20-2012 18:03:50 | More by Marius
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Brewdog1287

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

02-27-2012 16:34:19 | More by Brewdog1287
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Giannis

Greece

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

03-03-2013 23:29:20 | More by Giannis
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swizzlenuts

Wisconsin

3.53/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A Orange color with a good sized head. It has decent retention and looks good.

The beer has a banana smell with the usual bready yeast smell. The beer is quite carbonated and has a fruity taste to it. The taste in the wheat beer seems to be rather lacking. There is a bit of bitterness that I wasn't expecting. It tastes alright, but I'd choose many other German Wheat beers over this.

Serving type: bottle

05-09-2008 18:54:02 | More by swizzlenuts
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thierrynantes

France

3.73/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Beer bottle (50 cl.), tasted in 2010.

Appearance : golden color, with white foamy head (nice lacing).
Smell : wheat, banana and yeast aromas.
Taste and moutfeel : caramel and wheat flavours, spicy notes.
Drinkability : a good beer in the style Hefeweizen.

Serving type: bottle

11-13-2010 17:56:37 | More by thierrynantes
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Kevlee722

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-29-2014 18:08:05 | More by Kevlee722
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parintele

Romania

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

06-06-2014 19:27:07 | More by parintele
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weeare138

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

10-21-2013 00:59:19 | More by weeare138
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rale

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-21-2012 21:34:52 | More by rale
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leitmotif

Romania

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

11-03-2013 22:23:19 | More by leitmotif
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Hendy011

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

08-14-2013 03:07:28 | More by Hendy011
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ronin926

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

06-20-2013 05:17:48 | More by ronin926
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CoryR

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

12-31-2013 04:05:52 | More by CoryR
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Augustiner Bräu Weissbier from Augustiner-Bräu Wagner KG
89 out of 100 based on 93 ratings.