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Ranked #11
Ranked #7,991
4.06 | pDev: 11.82%
Sep 13, 2023
Nov 13, 2001
Notes: Previously known as Hefe-Weissbier.
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Rated: 3.78 by not2quick from Missouri

Sep 13, 2023
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Rated by Vlad11

4.02/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
vanilla, cream, banana, clove, apricot. chewy, ends dry. very nice
Sep 02, 2023
Rated: 4.08 by ctbeerman1 from Connecticut

Sep 01, 2023
Rated: 3.75 by warpedrevolution from Illinois

Sep 01, 2023
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Reviewed by nizzle8287 from Texas

4.54/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Poured into a chilled glass at about 38F. Pours a cloudy very light orange with an off-white head that sticks around for a while and leaves slight lacing. Smell is typical wheat and yeast, along with a slight musty bitterness that is actually quite pleasant. Taste is very nice with slight banana, wheat, vanilla and yeast. Very crisp and quite a dry finish. Carbonation is fairly high, which brings out the wheat character. Overall, great beer. I'll buy again if my beer store doesn't have Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier or Vitus .
Aug 19, 2023
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Reviewed by nitoy from District of Columbia

4.71/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
No granite notes as in alot of Heffeweizzen (which, I know this is not. I'm just sayin...). Crisp as a lager but depth and flavor of an ale. Gesunheidt!
Aug 19, 2023
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Reviewed by KleinSchwein

4.39/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
From notes.
Pours a cloudy orange with a towering head. The smell is orange, coriander,honey and yeast and taste follows on , everything rounded together really well.
The mouthfeel is thick and creamy. Overall tasty, refreshing, very pretty and a very good beer.
Aug 10, 2023
Rated: 4.19 by cabsandking from Ohio

Jul 30, 2023
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Reviewed by Hooded from Texas

3.42/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3
12oz bottle poured into a Teku glass.
Look is a somewhat hazy golden yellow with two fingers of white head. The head has fairly good retention.
Smell is a little below medium in strength. The smell of vanilla is slightly strongest and bfollowed by banana, clove, funk, yeast and a musty smell. It has somewhat of a banana bread smell. The balance in the smell is outstanding but the musty smell lowers it to very good.
Taste is medium-low in strength. The taste follows the nose with the addition of a peppery taste. The flavor is very good. I'm very disappointed how light the flavor is. So, the light flavor makes it good at best.
Feel is medium in thickness. There's barely any creaminess which is extremely unfortunate for this style. Carbonation is medium. It's somewhat dry. The lack of creaminess is unforgivable.
Overall, this beer went down hill and then died with the feel. Hefeweizens are my favorite beer style. After this six-pack, I won't buy this beer again.
Jul 21, 2023
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Reviewed by Fishmeister

4.99/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
My favorite of all German wheat beers. Excellent taste, aroma, and feel. I have been drinking this beer since I was stationed in Germany in the 80s and still love it.
Jul 13, 2023
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Rated by Lunnex

4.87/5  rDev +20%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
Probably the best i have ever tried,simply outstanding smell and taste.
Jul 11, 2023
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Reviewed by milkshakebeersucks from Maryland

4.36/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Opaque gold body with a large ivory colored head. Bangs out trusted esters like clove and banana with little reliance on hops beyond some spiciness. Flavor stays true to the style and tradition. Smooth, creamy, deftly carbonated mouthfeel. One of the best if you like weissbiers.
Jun 13, 2023
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Rated by BillyNoonan from Ireland

4.43/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Pours a beautiful hazy golden orange. Bready aroma, hints of banana. Wonderful aftertaste. One of my favorite go to weissebiers.
Jun 01, 2023
Rated: 4.09 by eluvah from New York

May 29, 2023
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Reviewed by aeranu from Florida

4.79/5  rDev +18%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75
Best Weiss beer I’ve had outside of Germany, I’m in Athens at a local Italian restaurant and it’s served here in a chilled glass 500ml, the look is a fantastic orange—brown, it smells like bread baking fresh in the oven with hints of banana. The taste is so smooth yet complex with the different notes hitting at different times. Must recommend to anyone who loves wheat beer!
May 29, 2023
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Reviewed by Bluerabbitbell from Pennsylvania

4.02/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
5/21/23 Poured from a 12 oz bottle from the Washington Beer Store.

Nice hazy gold with a fair amount of initial head. Scattered lacing.

Not as chewy as Weihenstephaner Hefe, not as complex, but still very decent.
Aroma is stone banana bread and green apple.

Taste follows aroma. Malty finish with a slight effervescent bite on the tongue
May 21, 2023
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Reviewed by kdd230 from England

4.14/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
500ml. bottle in Mae Kasa, Thailand. Pours a cloudy dark orange with a retentive head. Aroma of wheat, malts, banana and yeast. Taste of light citrus, banana, wheat, bread. Smooth, creamy mouthfeel. A pleasant Hefe.
May 17, 2023
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