Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse | Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu

Franziskaner Hefe-WeisseFranziskaner Hefe-Weisse
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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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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I've had this beer so many times I can't believe I haven't reviewed it. Luckily the bar down the road serves it in the proper glassware. Cloudy gold, big, dense white head. More banana pronounced than most in the style. Clove is in the background along with some vanilla. A nice wheaty, cereal note gives the beer some depth. Creamy with a lively dose of bubbles. Good stuff, and as a plus it's available all over the place these days. My preference is still for Weihenstephan and Schneider and Sohns, though.

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

Photo of Dave1999
4.3/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into my pint glass a very dull yellow with a nice big fluffy head.

Smells fruity with undertones of yeast and malts.

Tastes of banana and orange peel but was expecting a little bit more due to the smell.

The right level of carbonation, light and smooth.

A very good wheat beer, easy to drink. Would enjoy a few of these during the summer.

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4.03/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

.5 L brown bottle poured into a pint glass tumbler.

A: Beautiful cloudy, tawny in colour, quite a lot of fizzy head, even with a slow, deliberate pour. Dissipates moderately quickly, leaving no lacing.

S: Mild spice with the sort of chalky/powdery scent with a mild sweetness too.

T: Upfront sweetness, but not distinctly fruity or malty, just sweet, but a mild sour presence as well.

M: Initially there was a thick, syrupy goodness, but that was quickly replaced by a bit of tangy fizziness. Underlying all is that chalky, almost powdery presence.

O: I love wheat beers, and here's another reason why!

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Great Heffa!!
A - dark brown, nice foamy head
S - "yeasty", breadlike, very pleasant aroma
T - Awesome! You can tell the German influence in the aftertaste, but is definitely not overpowering. Very pleasant
M - light carbonation, not heavy, but a creamy texture
O - one of the better Heffas I've tried. Great taste, no alcohol aftertaste. You've gotta try one!

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Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
Beer rating: 83.3% out of 100 with 4,529 ratings
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