Weihenstephaner Vitus | Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Germany
weihenstephaner.de

Style: Weizenbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.70%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our light-coloured, spicy single-bock, “Vitus” is saturated with fine yeast and a creamy foam. It is a specialty with a round character based on the extra long storage time. The fruity smell of dried apricots joins aromas of citrus, cloves and hints of banana. Full-bodied and sparkling with an effervescent mouthfeel. Thus, the Vitus does not taste like a typical Bock beer but more like a noble, fruity wheat beer. Perfect with red meat, strong cheese and also able to guide desserts. Brewed according to our centuries-old brewing tradition on the Weihenstephan hill.

Added by Bierman9 on 03-02-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#614
Reviews:
1,222
Ratings:
3,525
pDev:
8.88%
Bros Score:
4.08
 
 
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636
Trade:
5
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Pours surprisingly yellow. A thick pillow of foam is produced even with a delicate pour, a characteristic of the great wheat beers produced by Weihenstephaner. Great head retention.

Aromas of bananas, wheat, and bread dominate. Hints of spices and noble hops.

Sweet wheat malt upfront followed by bananas, apricots maybe, and white bread. Lots of yeast esters and very fruity.

Mouthfeel is fluffy and cleanses the palate, which is produced by the excellent carbonation. Aftertaste is pretty clean, just some hints of yeast and a bit of fruits.

Alcohol is very well hidden. Very easy to drink.

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Weihenstephaner Vitus from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Beer rating: 4.28 out of 5 with 3,525 ratings
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