Weihenstephaner Vitus | Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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95
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3,466 Ratings
Weihenstephaner VitusWeihenstephaner Vitus
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:
3,466
Reviews:
1,198
Avg:
4.26
pDev:
8.92%
 
 
Wants:
251
Gots:
612
For Trade:
5
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A: poured into a weizen glass to a hazy yellow topped by a three finger dense white head that has excellent retention but not a lot of lacing
S: smells of banannas, cloves and wheat
T: taste is huge banana and pear up front with clove, some nice sweetness, and creamy wheat. swallow is more banana and pear, clove and wheat
M: Light and creamy in the mouth with slightly prickly carbonation and a refreshing yet ever so slightly drying finish
O: This beer rocks the house. The flavors are off the charts and the beer is just in your face delicious. My dad absolutely loves this beer and now I see why.

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Weihenstephaner Vitus from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
4.26 out of 5 based on 3,466 ratings.
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