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Edelweiss Hefetrub - Hofbräu Kaltenhausen (Brau Union)

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BA SCORE
83
good

118 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 118
Reviews: 79
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 15.03%
Wants: 2
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hofbräu Kaltenhausen (Brau Union) visit their website
Austria

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-17-2001)
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Cloudy, golden color with a thin cap of of white head.

Aroma: Wheat malt, husky, banana and a bit of citrus zest. Checks all of the classic aroma boxes.

Taste: Nice mild malt profile that is almost creamy, then lots of spicy, prickly citrus notes. A little yeast towards the finish with some lingering spiciness.

The Rest: A solid, classic Hefe. Well balanced, pleasant and very drinkable.

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Overall, not a bad beer for the genre, and definitely a good Weizenbier choice for the non-wheat-beer-drinkers.

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Edelweiss Hefetrub from Hofbräu Kaltenhausen (Brau Union)
83 out of 100 based on 118 ratings.