Julius Echter Hefe-Weissbier Hell | Würzburger Hofbräu AG

BA SCORE
89
very good
640 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Würzburger Hofbräu AG
Germany
wuerzburger-hofbraeu.de

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Bierman9 on 07-03-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
640
Reviews:
343
Avg:
3.98
pDev:
10.8%
 
 
Wants:
35
Gots:
75
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 640 |  Reviews: 343
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4.08/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Reviewed while listening to Queen's greatest hits.

A - Pours a pleasant hazy golden with a big foamy head. Looks like a hefeweizen should. Appears well carbonated, a myriad of bubbles are rising in my glass. "Under Pressure"

S - Smells sweet and wheaty. Very slight banana and yeast aroma.

T - Extremely refreshing. A little on the light side, flavorwise. Not too many typical hefeweizen banana/clove overtones. Still, it's quite tasty. I think I would like their Dunkel. The after taste is reminiscent of my first sniff of the beer's aroma. "Killer Queen"

M - Mouthfeel is pretty light and subtle. Definitely smooth. "Fat Bottomed Girls"

O - I wasn't disappointed... although I was craving some stronger weizen smell/flavor, which leads me to believe I should try their dunkelweizen. This beer is highly drinkable, tasty, and pretty to look at. Can't really note any negatives, other than the fact that I would have like a stronger flavor experience. That doesn't mean this isn't a fine example of a hefeweizen. "Bicycle Song"

This whole beer/Queen synergy reminds me of a song from The Simpsons:

"When I was seventeen, I drank some very good beer
I drank some very good beer I purchased with a fake ID
My name was Brian McGee
I stayed up listening to Queen
When I was seventeen"

(I'm not really 17)

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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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2.53/5  rDev -36.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Pours a hazy, straw yellow color with a white head. In the aroma, banana and fruity wheatiness. In the taste, wheaty, small banana, and quite watery and muted flavors. A small spice like bite and a medium to lighter bodied mouthfeel, with a small dry remnants of banana. Better nose and color, quite watery and lack of flavor.

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3.58/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Had this beer right before I drank the Dunkel version of it. This one poured out as a hazy golden color with a fluffy white head on top. The smell of the beer gives off the typical banana and clove aromas that a true hefeweizen should. The taste of the beer has the soft flavors of wheat and grains with just a hint of lemon in there. The mouthfeel of the beer was smooth, lightly carbonated and refreshing. Overall it's a pretty good brew.

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3.16/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Bottle poured into weizen glass: freshness date: Feb 2012

A: Looks like a weissbier, thick three finger head

S: Smells like wheat and barley

T: Tastes like a regular pale lager rather than a like a hefeweizen.

M: Feels like a weissbier, it has that moderate mouthfeel

Overall, this is a most forgettable beer.

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Julius Echter Hefe-Weissbier Hell from Würzburger Hofbräu AG
3.98 out of 5 based on 640 ratings.
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