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Andechser Weissbier Hell - Klosterbrauerei Andechs

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Andechser Weissbier HellAndechser Weissbier Hell

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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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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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IchLiebeBier

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Appearance: Yellowish/Orange; cloudy; big head; good lacing

Aroma: Peppery; cloves; yeasty

Taste: Very good, complex flavor; hints of bananas in the cloves; excellent beer

Remarks: Got this the first time with a mixed 6 pack at Kloster Andechs.

Did not score A, T, S, M at that time; disregard those scores

06-15-2013 02:06:24 | More by IchLiebeBier
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rredshift

Germany

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

12-26-2013 15:10:55 | More by thewimperoo
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01-14-2013 02:11:48 | More by spycow
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mizx

United Kingdom (England)

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

07-07-2013 13:45:23 | More by mizx
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Washington

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

06-09-2014 22:27:46 | More by yeaprolly
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Florida

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

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01-06-2014 03:03:43 | More by tedho21
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Rhode Island

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

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04-20-2013 16:49:43 | More by Evil_Pidde
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DefenCorps

Oregon

4.24/5  rDev +2.2%

Bottle from Mainbrew. $2.75. That I can have a case of this for less that what folks (me included) spend on 1 bottle is just nuts.

A nice, cloudy, yellow orange with a dense, white head with excellent retention and moderate lacing. The nose is pure hefeweizen. A moderate blend of banana, clove, grain and a little bit of pear cider are present. The clove note is fresh, sharp and spicy, and banana plays a secondary role here. A touch of grainy, doughy, honey-like sweetness is present. Most excellent.

The palate opens juicy, refreshing, with a blend of banana, a little bit of peach and pear before the clove spiciness comes forward. Fragrant and flavorful without the bitterness that sometimes appears, there's a really nice balance between a grainy, wheaty tartness, the fruit and the spice notes. Medium in body from the wheat, this beer is rather highly carbonated, lending an additional acidity to the palate. Drying on the finish with a delicate blend of clove and banana, this is pretty special stuff.

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Flounder57

Massachusetts

4.24/5  rDev +2.2%

500 ml was poured into large tulip glass.

Appearance: A two finger head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a hazy golden yellow with no clarity or vision of bubbles coming up through the glass.

Smell: Banana, clove, spices, bready and sweet wheat.

Taste: Same as above. Delicious and tasty.

Moutjfeel: Refreshing, light to medium bodied, chewy, and medium carbonations.

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JTuomi

Finland

4.23/5  rDev +1.9%

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Andechser Weissbier Hell from Klosterbrauerei Andechs
92 out of 100 based on 216 ratings.