Weihenstephaner Original Premium
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Ranked #12
Ranked #6,611
4.09 | pDev: 11.98%
Nov 13, 2023
Dec 30, 2000
A good beer takes its time. The long storage makes our yellow bright lager, “Original”, a flavourful beer enjoyed with fine poured, white foam. With a mild hoppy note and its pleasant fresh spicy taste, it goes very well with salads, poultry, stews or with a hearty snack. Brewed according to our centuries-old brewing tradition on the Weihenstephan hill.
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Rated: 4.26 by _Adam_ from Maryland

Nov 13, 2023
Rated: 3 by Jcreason569 from Washington

Nov 11, 2023
Rated: 4.21 by Iggy88 from Ohio

Nov 07, 2023
Rated: 3.96 by Try-em-all from Missouri

Oct 28, 2023
Rated: 3 by BrisLoganite from Australia

Oct 14, 2023

4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
September 2023. Hartwell. Had it in the fridge for a year or two but still taste very good smooth full body would buy it again.
Sep 17, 2023
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Rated by USArmyRangerVet from New York

5/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
World class helles. Prosit.
Aug 17, 2023
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Reviewed by mpruden from Ohio

4.03/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Poured from an undated 12-oz bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Pure gold, with a two-inch white head that dissipated only gradually, leaving some lacing.

Nose: Bread and hops, just a hint of spice.

Mouthfeel: Light-medium — perfect for the style, perfect carbonation.

Attack: Follows the nose well — bread, hops, and just enough mild sweetness.

Finish: Very light hop bitterness to continue and balance.

Overall: This is everything I want in a Helles — the Ur-Munich Helles, if you will — and the Helles by which I measure every other Helles I taste. This is the beer I want to drink with a Caesar Salad, and the beer I use in my sourdough white bread recipe. I’d love to drink this fresh in Germany sometime!
Aug 11, 2023
Rated: 4.63 by superwho24 from Arkansas

Jul 29, 2023
Rated: 3.61 by lakewy17 from New Hampshire

Jul 15, 2023
Rated: 4.25 by tyden46

Jul 10, 2023
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Rated by Vlad11 from England

3.83/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
very grainy, straw,flowery,citrusy ( a bit of a sour note),biscuity malt, some gentle bitterness. not my favoured Helles but a good one
Jul 02, 2023
Rated: 4.2 by bottmfeedr from Texas

Jul 01, 2023
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Reviewed by vainosuomi from Virginia

3.68/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
L: Clear pale golden coor. Off-white head that dissipates quickly.
S: Pretty minimal. Light bready malts with hints of fruit (green apple, apricots)
T: Follows nose. Slightly sweet with a slightly bitter finish with metallic and alcohol notes. Fairly light but balanced and doesn't come off as watery or underdeveloped
F: Light body, moderate carbonation with a quite crisp mouthfeel.

Overall it's pretty decent. Quite light and easy drinking.
Jun 09, 2023
Rated: 4.68 by Rory1 from Pennsylvania

Jun 04, 2023
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Rated by Mr_Brown from Pennsylvania

3.82/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Good helles beer with a dry finish. Not too sweet.
Jun 02, 2023
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Reviewed by Gatch from Massachusetts

4.52/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
Enjoying a half liter in their Braustuberl/Biergarten on a beautiful late May day. Similar to their Pils, this is quite rich and full-bodied for the style. Full flavor but a lighter finish, with drinkability off the charts. A sweet, malty finish and proper carbonation to cleanse the palate. Stellar.
May 27, 2023
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Reviewed by nickb2000 from New Hampshire

3.74/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Glass into imperial pint
Look: Semi-hazy straw yellow, pouring a 1/2 finger head which dissipated into sheeting and a thin ring
Smell: L:emon zest, biscuity malt, sweet, grassy hop
Taste: Bright lemon, sweet malt, which leads to the lightest hint of grassy bitter hops. Finish is biscuit sweet malt
Feel: Light-medium body with moderate carbonation and semi-crisp finish
Overall: Its a good, staple helles. Nothing bad about it. Simple and easily crushable
May 21, 2023
Rated: 3.5 by mpenske from California

May 20, 2023
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