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Edelweiss Hefetrub - Hofbräu Kaltenhausen (Brau Union)

Edelweiss HefetrubEdelweiss Hefetrub

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BA SCORE
83
good

102 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 102
Reviews: 77
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 14.13%


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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SierraDeuce

Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -32.1%

09-01-2012 23:11:45 | More by SierraDeuce
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poskok

Croatia (Hrvatska)

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

03-10-2014 21:37:03 | More by poskok
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BJSmit

Netherlands

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

02-01-2014 22:51:10 | More by BJSmit
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CoryR

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

12-31-2013 04:00:58 | More by CoryR
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TWM

North Carolina

3.03/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Not a bad wheat beer. Unfiltered, cloudy color; the high head reduced to a consistent skim of foam. Taste was richer and less sharp than most wheat beers- definitely appreciate that the sharp citrus overkill was avoided in this one; much smoother and pleasant than I expected. Sweet after-taste (vaguely fruity, perhaps banana or something). Hints of spice- I mainly got nutmeg, although I think some clove scent may have come through as well.

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

Serving type: bottle

12-07-2013 20:16:49 | More by TWM
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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.7%

11-01-2013 01:15:16 | More by brandonld23
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Russian Federation

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

10-06-2013 17:38:22 | More by Vsarmatov
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pensinck

Netherlands

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

10-05-2013 06:51:29 | More by pensinck
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jim_carignan

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.7%

09-16-2013 01:27:46 | More by jim_carignan
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drewone

California

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

08-02-2013 11:49:27 | More by drewone
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myxy

Hungary

5/5  rDev +35.9%

07-21-2013 20:41:00 | More by myxy
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safaricook

Netherlands

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

06-07-2013 20:31:20 | More by safaricook
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BeerLovag

Hungary

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

05-31-2013 21:31:12 | More by BeerLovag
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felipeprates

Brazil

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

05-31-2013 12:08:57 | More by felipeprates
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brutalist

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

05-31-2013 02:32:51 | More by brutalist
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Bandi

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

04-19-2013 19:43:57 | More by Bandi
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metter98

New York

3.73/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bottle at Pannenkoekenrestaurant Oude Mueller, Utrecht, Netherlands

A: The beer is rather hazy yellow in color and has a high amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high white head that died down but consistently left a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface.
S: Light to moderate aromas of wheat and bananas are present in the nose.
T: Like the smell, the taste has flavors of wheat along with notes of bananas from the yeast.
M: It feels light-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is very easy to drink and as some refreshing properties. It is not a bad choice to enjoy sitting next to a canal on a warm day.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2013 05:51:09 | More by metter98
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Nucleozoid

New Jersey

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03-04-2013 16:34:09 | More by Nucleozoid
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ChugMan

Washington

2.74/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2

A - Hazy gold/banana yellow. Decent but unremarkable head.
S - Banana bread, singed sugar & caramel, clove. Buttery. Fairly aromatic and pleasing, comforting even. Very interesting!
T - Definite clove, yeast. An odd off-tasting, burnt sugaryness. Tart, sour, lime-candy taste seems out of balance as it dominates the palate.
M - Somewhat puckering from its not-quite-citrusy sourness, a bit unpleasant. Bitter. Finishes fairly clean and very dry, but sourness lingers.
O - Disappointing. While there's no doubt my palate isn't the most refined, I don't see the appeal of this one and would be reluctant to try it again. Forgive me, my Austrian brothers.

Serving type: bottle

03-04-2013 09:10:09 | More by ChugMan
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Kuongming

California

4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

02-16-2013 20:22:26 | More by Kuongming
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OtherShoe2

Massachusetts

3.68/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours cloudy yellow with a full white head, some lace.

Nutty yeast and sweet wheat in the nose. Some banana and tropical fruit.

Malt is nice, with yeast and sweet wheat coming forward. Some tropical fruit and raw grain. But this fades to a odd soapy note, with no bitterness and a very weak finish.

Lighter bodied, good carbonation.

Unbalanced, which is a shame. Good start, fades in the finish.

Serving type: bottle

01-18-2013 22:39:46 | More by OtherShoe2
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

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09-12-2012 13:49:56 | More by wattoclone
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Minnesota

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08-25-2012 14:58:56 | More by koes0024
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Edelweiss Hefetrub from Hofbräu Kaltenhausen (Brau Union)
83 out of 100 based on 102 ratings.