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Andechser Weissbier Hell - Klosterbrauerei Andechs

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

187 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 187
Reviews: 101
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 9.16%
Wants: 40
Gots: 6 | 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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draheim

Washington

4.21/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

500mL into a weizen glass. Pours a crystal clear, glowing golden color w/ a 1-finger bright white head, great carbonation. Lovely.

Aroma is ripe banana, clove, earth, apple and pear. Floral and delicate.

Taste is clean and bright, mellow and soft; floral Old World hops, more banana and clove, and clean mineral water.

Mouthfeel is just right; light but with some weight and presence. Nice clean assertive finish.

Overall a very nice hefeweizen, about as good as it gets.

Serving type: bottle

06-05-2014 01:26:32 | More by draheim
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AgentMunky

California

4/5  rDev -3.6%

06-03-2014 22:34:06 | More by AgentMunky
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JohneHoodlum

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.6%

05-31-2014 23:08:51 | More by JohneHoodlum
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Tschnab

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

05-28-2014 13:25:12 | More by Tschnab
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jlindros

Massachusetts

4.05/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Light fizzy slight creamy smaller head, hazy orange golden color.

Nose typical German hefe like, nice wheat creamy slight grainy, nice floral weissbier like aroma, almost candy malt and sweetness, nice orange juice and light peel, little coriander and general light spices.

Taste light sweetness, almost candy like toffee caramel note, candi sugar perhaps bit very light. Then creamy wheat, little toasty wheat and biscuit like notes, wheat and hay, into mild coriander and mild spices, as well as light orange zest and some orange juice. Nice lighter style but sweet candy like Bavarian hefe. Finish is dry and a bit light, little bitterness note, more candy and orange zest, etc.

Mouth is med to lighter bod, bit creamy, nice carb.

Overall not bad, semi sweet but stays dry, nice hefe notes without too much bad wheat or spices.

Serving type: bottle

05-21-2014 01:11:31 | More by jlindros
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NWHopinator

Oregon

4/5  rDev -3.6%

05-18-2014 09:46:08 | More by NWHopinator
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dmf01

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -3.6%

05-12-2014 00:34:03 | More by dmf01
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

05-11-2014 14:15:52 | More by djrn2
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JakerLou

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

05-09-2014 23:29:25 | More by JakerLou
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jcb7472

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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AndrewScottPentland

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

04-29-2014 16:17:42 | More by AndrewScottPentland
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Dan114

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

04-25-2014 23:39:32 | More by Dan114
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safaricook

Netherlands

4/5  rDev -3.6%

04-25-2014 22:32:38 | More by safaricook
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cbutova

Massachusetts

3.96/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A- Poured from the 500ml bottle to a pint glass with a semi-hazy light golden body. A white cap rises to about a three fingers high with a creamy and foamy texture. Head retention is good but the cap falls to a small ring. Lacing is spotty.

S- Light fruit esters off the top with bananas and pears that balance out with some phenolic hints of cloves and spices. A bit of crusty wheat, vanilla sweets and bread hints as well.

T- From the aroma, most things carry over but a fairly strong orange/lemon zest and citrus fruit feel opens up to add a new dimension here. A balance between the banana, pear, clove and German yeast notes is present. Crusty wheat and Pilsner malts bring some sweets.

MF- Light bodied with a creamy, silky texture. Carbonation at a fairly high level but very smooth as the texture of the beer shields the palate. Super light tartness overall.

A nice balance between fruits and spicy tones. Refreshing and flavorful and certainly goes down smoothly.

Serving type: bottle

04-24-2014 02:46:48 | More by cbutova
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sweemzander

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

04-21-2014 23:27:04 | More by sweemzander
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gory4d

New York

4/5  rDev -3.6%

04-14-2014 20:24:02 | More by gory4d
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Celtics76

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

04-14-2014 13:57:09 | More by Celtics76
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enelson

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.6%

04-13-2014 22:56:10 | More by enelson
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blabaer

California

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

04-11-2014 04:29:01 | More by blabaer
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Jack_Tripper86

California

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

04-10-2014 05:30:28 | More by Jack_Tripper86
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Bromine

Florida

4/5  rDev -3.6%

04-09-2014 19:00:56 | More by Bromine
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victory4me

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.6%

04-06-2014 03:20:42 | More by victory4me
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jim_carignan

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.6%

04-06-2014 02:28:55 | More by jim_carignan
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bmac093

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

04-04-2014 22:54:17 | More by bmac093
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Griffith

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -3.6%

04-01-2014 01:41:42 | More by Griffith
Andechser Weissbier Hell from Klosterbrauerei Andechs
92 out of 100 based on 187 ratings.