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Andechser Weissbier Hell - Klosterbrauerei Andechs

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Ratings: 233
Reviews: 106
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 8.65%
Wants: 45
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
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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

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3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

Dirty25, Jul 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

jt2488, Jul 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

tectactoe, Jul 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

I_BYE_MI_BEER, Jul 13, 2014
Photo of mrebeka
3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

mrebeka, Jul 13, 2014
Photo of ejimhof
4/5  rDev -3.8%

ejimhof, Jul 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

rredshift, Jul 09, 2014
Photo of Durge
4/5  rDev -3.8%

Durge, Jul 06, 2014
Photo of babaracas
4.29/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours a cloudy light amber with thick, dense white head, lots of lace down the glass, a half inch of foam sticks around until the end. Smell: very ripe banana, soft slightly grainy sweetness, clove, honeydew. Taste: real banana pudding into clove with some candied lemon-ish acidity, sticky banana mashed on graham cracker finish. Delicious. Extremely fluffy feel, medium body, sweet. If I'm going to go hefeweizen, I think this will be the one.

babaracas, Jul 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

jroof1, Jun 29, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Nyczj, Jun 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

PEIhop, Jun 15, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +14.2%

tharper178, Jun 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

mdaschaf, Jun 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

Paccamacca, Jun 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

yeaprolly, Jun 09, 2014
Photo of draheim
4.21/5  rDev +1.2%
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.

draheim, Jun 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

AgentMunky, Jun 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

JohneHoodlum, Jun 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Tschnab, May 28, 2014
Photo of jlindros
4.05/5  rDev -2.6%
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.

jlindros, May 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

NWHopinator, May 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

dmf01, May 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

djrn2, May 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

JakerLou, May 10, 2014
Andechser Weissbier Hell from Klosterbrauerei Andechs
92 out of 100 based on 233 ratings.