Weihenstephaner Festbier | Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Germany
weihenstephaner.de

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A full rich bodied, hoppy, seasonal lager. Especially brewed for the Festbier season. This beer truly represents the Bavarian way of celebrating. Deep gold color, great mouth-feel and lots of flavor. Prost!

Added by mzwolinski on 10-27-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,547
Reviews:
620
Avg:
3.7
pDev:
12.7%
 
 
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205
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Established in 1040, this is the world's oldest brewer. You figure they should have it down by now. Anyway, it pours out a thick and heavy foam that lingers awhile to leave a translucent straw-colored body - this is more of a helles than anything else in the German beer repetoire

There is a mild nose of wet straw with bits of honey whiffs about; the taste is subtly sweet and a bit grassy with some shy candy corn motes. No hoppiness, no maltiness; a quenching and crisp mouthfeel that leaves the palate refreshed with a pleasant aftertaste. Es ist gut, nicht wahr?

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: poured from a 330 ml bottle into a pint glass, golden straw colored with a large white head tha dissipates quickly leaving little lacing, clear

S: light grain, mineral water, toast, biscuit

T: lightly flavored toasty grain, biscuit, malt

M: light and crisp

O: clean flavored lager, nice malty grain flavors

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Weihenstephaner Festbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
3.7 out of 5 based on 1,547 ratings.
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