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Andechser Weissbier Hell - Klosterbrauerei Andechs

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BA SCORE
92
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259 Ratings
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Ratings: 259
Reviews: 113
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 8.89%
Wants: 50
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Klosterbrauerei Andechs visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-03-2002

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
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4.46/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A- Cloudy golden/orange with a fluffy one finger white head. Spotty lacing on the glass.

S- Bananas, bready yeast, cloves. Classic hefe smells.

T- Sweet bananas, lemon, cloves, malty/breadiness. Spot on what a great hefe should taste like.

M- Medium with heavy carbonation. Very clean finish. Easy drinking.

O- This is truly a great beer. Second only to Weihenstephaner For hefe's I've tried

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Pours a very cloudy light amber color with substantial head. Nice fruity, yeasty aroma for a hefeweizen. The taste is excellent, esters, malty and a nice hop finish. I prefer the dunkelweizen version but this is very good, one of the best although there are six Bavarian hefeweizen which I thought were better. Still beats out any U.S. craft hefe but a big margin.

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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4.2/5  rDev +1%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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4.12/5  rDev -1%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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.

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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5/5  rDev +20.2%

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...

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Andechser Weissbier Hell from Klosterbrauerei Andechs
92 out of 100 based on 259 ratings.