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
Ratings:
3,465
Reviews:
1,198
Avg:
4.26
pDev:
8.92%
 
 
Wants:
249
Gots:
612
For Trade:
5
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look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

a: orange, cloudy, nice head, stays around, never goes away. Doesn't really get any better.

s: Banana Bread, just banana bread. Some vanilla, nuts, oats.

t: just like the smell but a little stronger. This is liquid Banana Bread. Delicious.

mf: creamy, high carbonation. Works great.

Overal, very, very tasty. Has a nice banana character to it, but then fades a little quickly. No alcohol detected.

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

Weihenstephaner Vitus @ 7.7% , a Weizenbock served from a 500 ml bottle purchased for $5.30

A-pour is a light hazy gold with a off white head that has a tight fine lace leaving a solid film along the weizen glass

S-banana , wheat , some hints of citrus in the background

T-sweet tasting , very complex

MF-ok/good carbonation , medium body , easy drinking beer even with the 7.7% ABV

Ov-a classic beer from the worlds oldest brewery , yes I'd buy again

sampled alongside 2 other Weihenstephan beers (Hefeweissbier & Hefeweissbier Dunkel)

prost LampertLand

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Weihenstephaner Vitus from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
4.26 out of 5 based on 3,465 ratings.
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