Weihenstephaner Vitus | Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

Weihenstephaner VitusWeihenstephaner Vitus
BA SCORE
94.6%
Liked This Beer
4.28 w/ 3,478 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
Ranking:
#602
Reviews:
1,205
Ratings:
3,478
Liked:
3,290
Avg:
4.28/5
pDev:
8.88%
Alströms:
4.08
 
 
Wants:
252
Gots:
617
Trade:
5
User Ratings & Reviews
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Poured from the bottle into a Weihenstephaner weizen glass.

Pours a deep creamy golden yellow with a large - rather, extra large head that leaves tons of lacing.

Smell is of clove, nutmeg, slight fruity banana, and some apple. Hints of sweet bread.

Taste is of strong banana, dark, caramel sweet wheat bread, sugar, clove, nutmeg, coriander, hint of noble hops. Just incredible. Dry finish, with spicy alcohol complementing the dark plum and grape notes. Also some pear, apple, and more banana in the finish.

The flavor of this beer is deeper than the Hubble deep field. The wheat is so thick, with an incredible depth of flavor. This is the beer. The beer. If I had to have one more beer in my life, it would be this one.

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Weihenstephaner Vitus from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Beer rating: 94.6% out of 100 with 3,478 ratings
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