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Augustiner Bräu Weissbier - Augustiner-Bräu Wagner KG

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BA SCORE
89
very good

104 Ratings
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Ratings: 104
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 14.32%
Wants: 16
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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500ml Weizen glass enjoyed @ Augustiner restaurant @ Munich Oktoberfest 2012.

A: Pours a dark orange color. A bit cloudy but definitely filtered Weissbier. Huge creamy and viscous head is formed leaving many small chunks of foam in the glass

S: Great banana esters in the nose. Spicy in the Weiss style, with notes of cloves, honey, wheat, bread and finally the yeasts. No hops so far...

T: Sweet upfront with notes of honey, sweet malts, some caramel malts. Banana bread, cloves, wheat and yeasts. In overall, a sweet beer. Smooth. No noticeable hops bitterness

M: Very smooth mouth sensation, a light to medium creamy body and low retention. Sweet bread aftertaste

O: Excellent drinkability. Good example of an authentic German Weissbier

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle from World Wide Spirits
Best before 06.12
Poured into a Weihenstephaner weizen glass

Augustiner's weissbier is a fairly solid example of the style, full of banana esters, tart wheat, and bubblegum flavors. What it lacks in overall complexity, it makes up for with intensity and robustness of aroma and flavor. It would be nice to see this distributed in North America, where it would be in my regular rotation with Weihenstephaner, Ayinger, Franziskaner, and Schneider.

Pours, as expected, a huge, billowing head, slightly off-white in color, that descends to leave some modest streaks of lacing. Head is viscous enough to form some interesting cobweb-like formations with itself, such that it literally sticks like a membrane across the sides of the glass attached to the main body of foam. I'm not sure of the chemistry or physics behind it, I've never encountered this before, but it's pretty cool. Eventually, the head collapses to a 0.5cm cap atop the beer, and the "cobwebs" are displaced when swirling the beer for aroma. Body color is a dark golden orange away from light; a bright, but hazy orange-yellow when held to a lamp.

Fairly substantial aroma of heavy banana bread and bubblegum, unfortunately a bit one-dimensional in this regard. Other, less noticeable scents, are of cooked wheat/barley cereal and brewer's yeast, with a bit of creamed corn on the back.

Tip of tongue tastes cooked wheat/barley cereal with a slight yeasty edge. Front of palate picks up primarily wheat malt sweetness with a bit of tanginess, alongside strong banana esters and some bubblegum. Mid-palate continues the banana tastes, along with a slight bit of lemon citrus and bubblegum. Back of palate picks up wheat malt and yeast flavors. Aftertaste of lingering ripe bananas, mild tartness, and slight graininess.

Solidly medium-bodied with a slight light or watery feel around the edges. Carbonation is moderate, foaming the beer a bit on the palate, but leaving the beer feel primarily creamy and smooth. Finish is semi-dry, with a bit of stickiness around the lips, which is satisfying.

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Augustiner Bräu Weissbier from Augustiner-Bräu Wagner KG
89 out of 100 based on 104 ratings.