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Paulaner Hefe-Weissbier Naturtrüb | Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG
Germany
paulaner.de

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Also known as Hefe-Weizen Altbayerische Brauart

Added by SixpointJMH on 08-17-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,705
Reviews:
1,386
Ratings:
3,469
pDev:
11.36%
Bros Score:
3.96
 
 
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

From a 330 ml bottle (best by December 2013) into a hefe glass.

A-A slightly tentative pour produced about two fingers of dense, white foam. The head dropped slowly into a thick cap that never went away thanks to the steady stream of carbonation. The brew had more clarity than most hefes and presented a orange-tinted, light amber color.

S-The smell is pretty true to style with light lemon, cereal grain, a touch of straw, and very little hop bitterness. It is a touch astringent.

T-The taste is also pretty true to style, if slightly underwhelming. There is lemon, orange rind, a hint of bitterness in the mid-palate, and a slightly grassy-tasting wheat/cereal maltiness. The brew opens a little as it warms to near room temperature and loses its coarseness.

M-The carbonation is pretty soft, but ample, and the finish is mildly crisp. The body is medium for the style. Nice and drinkable, but not a chugging beer.

O-I am a bit underwhelmed by this hefe. The smell and taste are touch on the coarse side for me. I could have used more banana and spice to go along with the pleasant lemon/citrus flavors. Oh well, they can't all be winners and I'm always game to try again as hefe season (summer) opens up.

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Paulaner Hefe-Weissbier Naturtrüb from Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG
Beer rating: 4.05 out of 5 with 3,469 ratings
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