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Andechser Weissbier Hell - Klosterbrauerei Andechs

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

216 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 216
Reviews: 106
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 8.92%
Wants: 42
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Klosterbrauerei Andechs visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Since Saint Joseph’s Day on 19 March 1993, Andechs Weissbier Hell has found many new friends. Untreated and bottled in its natural state of yeasty turbidity, this is a top fermented beer for the epicure.

Its light honey colour makes it an immediate eyecatcher. Then there’s the opalescence and fine structure of the yeast turbidity. At the same time, the creamy, fine pored head invites you to get to know this light Weissbier from the Holy Mountain. You’ll need two takes to enjoy the aromas to the full.

First, distinctive fruity aromas like banana and honeydew melon come to the fore, followed by fine cloves. Andechser Weissbier Hell is a very tangy, refreshing treat with the conviction of a full, soft body. It concludes on a finely balanced interplay of light sweet honey and a delicate acidity with undertones of bitter hoppiness that quickly subside into a harmonious aftertaste.

A Weissbier that embodies a slice of the Andechs lifestyle: finely yeasty, tangy, and sparkling, it refreshes and renews the thirst for more

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-03-2002)
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Julie_B

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

08-24-2014 21:25:44 | More by Julie_B
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macesq

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

08-24-2014 21:16:58 | More by macesq
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LiquidAmber

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Poured from a 500 ml bottle into a Celebrator pokal. Pours a light to medium golden amber with a half finger white head that dissipates to patches and ring around the glass, leaving light lacing. Classic hefeweizen aroma of wheat, clove light banana, slightly bready. Flavor is cracked wheat, clove, light breadiness, a touch of lemon citrus and a touch of toffee, finishing with dry wheat and light clove bitterness. Medium bodied with good carbonation. A perfectly balanced and flavored wheat beer that hits all the right notes for a hefeweizen. One of the best hefe I've had. Excellent.

08-24-2014 03:21:33 | More by LiquidAmber
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Sspeer1

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.6%

08-21-2014 02:28:35 | More by Sspeer1
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CJRubes

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

08-19-2014 23:01:04 | More by CJRubes
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moorenor1


5/5  rDev +20.5%

We want on a pilgramage to this place and I was so enchanted with the view of the Swiss alps and the views, food but most importantly. The beer!!! Wow is all I can say...

08-16-2014 21:10:05 | More by moorenor1
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ArchEnemyBrew

Washington

4/5  rDev -3.6%

08-16-2014 16:48:21 | More by ArchEnemyBrew
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jjwisenheimer

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

08-15-2014 03:35:21 | More by jjwisenheimer
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NeroFiddled

Pennsylvania

4.43/5  rDev +6.7%

Andechser Weissbier Hell
16.9 oz. brown bottle, date code L3013
$4.99 @ Wegmans, King of Prussia, PA

Appearance: Usual cloudy gold body with a bit of an orange cast to it. Very long-lasting head bolstered by an effervescent carbonation.

Smell: Clove and gently plastic-like phenols over sweet wheat malt.

Taste: Lots of lemon tang at first, followed by clove, banana, and spicy phenolics. Richly flavored. As you progress the lemon fades as the malt builds on your palate and a note of vanilla comes through. Some chalky yeast appears in the finish; which is spicier than many, and drier than some others.

Mouthfeel: Light-medium leaning more towards medium in body; bristling effervescent carbonation.

Overall: Unique, but also a classic example of the style. Absolutely worth trying!

08-12-2014 17:26:41 | More by NeroFiddled
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BierJager89

California

4.28/5  rDev +3.1%

A: Pours a hazy straw color with a white head.
S: Banana, wheat and clove in the nose. Pretty typical of a wheat beer.

T: Banana, clove, bready wheaty malts, wheat, some light fruit. Sounds typical, but it's delicious!

M: Light bodied and smoothish.

O: This is, thus far, my favorite german-style hefeweizen, and I am currently exactly 900 beers into my journey. Definitely recommended to all who like beer.

08-11-2014 05:36:33 | More by BierJager89
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Resuin

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.6%

08-10-2014 23:02:14 | More by Resuin
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jorgerod99

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

08-10-2014 08:44:08 | More by jorgerod99
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ChristiBerli

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.6%

08-09-2014 02:01:40 | More by ChristiBerli
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jmtpi

France

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

08-08-2014 07:15:36 | More by jmtpi
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JTuomi

Finland

4.23/5  rDev +1.9%

0,5 l bottle into a weizen glass. Hazy golden body with a white foamy head, ok retention and lacing. Fresh citrus and yeasty banana on the nose. The taste starts with semi-sweet malt and mildly tart wheat, ending with yeasty melon and a hint of banana. Medium-light body, medium carbonation, smooth mouthfeel. Overall a good hefeweizen, drinkable, refreshing and flavorful.

08-03-2014 20:47:37 | More by JTuomi
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MypSE

Russian Federation

4/5  rDev -3.6%

08-02-2014 18:42:34 | More by MypSE
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Caskaway

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

08-02-2014 17:54:37 | More by Caskaway
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geuze_gone_wild

California

4/5  rDev -3.6%

08-02-2014 05:28:26 | More by geuze_gone_wild
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vjaka


4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

07-31-2014 07:12:44 | More by vjaka
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.6%

07-27-2014 21:13:55 | More by DrBier
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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

07-27-2014 02:12:12 | More by MakeMineADoubleJack
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3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

07-27-2014 01:28:57 | More by Kdburrows
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Kevlee722

Washington

4/5  rDev -3.6%

07-26-2014 16:47:58 | More by Kevlee722
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Dirty25

Germany

3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

07-16-2014 18:08:40 | More by Dirty25
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jt2488

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

07-15-2014 20:31:19 | More by jt2488
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Andechser Weissbier Hell from Klosterbrauerei Andechs
92 out of 100 based on 216 ratings.