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Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse | Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu

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4,560 Ratings
Franziskaner Hefe-WeisseFranziskaner Hefe-Weisse

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Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Also known as Franziskaner Weissbier and Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse Hell.

Added by Todd on 11-13-2001

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Photo of misterohnoes
4.59/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75


Color: Golden color that's radiant as the sun
Clarity: Not very clear, it is like trying to look through golden clouds
Head: Little head retention and small bubble size


Aroma: Sweet with hints of cloves and bananas
Bouquet: Smells associated with hops are almost non-existent
Off Odors: None


Balance & Flavors: A little sweet. Not bitter at all
Off Flavors: None
Mouth-Feel/Body: Medium to light bodied
Tail: Clean and flavorful
Carbonation: Not too abundant.


I fully enjoyed this beer because of the cocktail of flavors and fruity aromas. The smell makes you want more and more and the bottle is empty before you know it. I highly recommend this beer without reservation for anyone looking for a good hefe.

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4.75/5  rDev +17%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -20%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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5/5  rDev +23.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -20%

Photo of Ozzylizard
3.99/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

$ 2.99/330 mL bottle at Lager Mill
Undated bottle at 45 degrees into hand washed and dried weizen glass
Aroma of yeast; thick sediment in bottle bottom
Head > 10 cm on initial pour, slowly diminishing to irregular creamy layer 1.5 – 2 cm thick
Lacing – virtually none; few small, irregular islands of very tiny bubbles
Body medium yellow, slight haze
Flavor begins sweet with a hint of banana. There is a spiciness present, but not of clove. No alcohol, no hops, no diacetyl. Ends lightly sweet with no lingering aftertaste.
Palate medium, creamy, lively carbonation

Yet another pleasant German hefeweizen, inexpensive and flavorful. Looses points for absence of lacing.

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of NickHalden
4.18/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Has a golden/ tan murky appearance to the beer with a good aroma of banana nut bread, malt, and some caramel. The taste of this beer was very balanced in malt/ banana style flavor and has a good mouth feel. A very enjoyable Hefe-Weissbier that has stayed consistent through the years with taste/ quality. Always a go to beer for me!

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
Beer rating: 4.06 out of 5 with 4,560 ratings
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