Weihenstephaner Original | Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

Weihenstephaner OriginalWeihenstephaner Original
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Brewed by:
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

Style: Munich Helles Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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.

Added by kbub6f on 12-30-2000

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4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of psoriasaurus
5/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Perfect lager. Better be perfect if it's been brewed for over one thousand years. Seriously though, what a badass beer. Pours hazy yellow/orange, with a nice frothy head that never goes away and decorates the sides of your glass as you drink it. Obviously an extremely meticulously crafted beer all the way through, the definition of well balanced. Hop profile that will leave you craving more.

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4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of utopiajane
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours perfect and golden. Brilliant clarity and a white head of foam that belongs there. It looks like sunshine. It smells like sunshine. Nose is fresh and sweet. Grass, a light grain sweetness that's almost honey. Not the whole bowl of honey mind you. It's just a taste of it. Doughy with a bit of yeast and light little pepper. Taste is smooth and so flawless. It's light, it's crisp. it has a lightness that defies your appetite for it. You could drink all six of these and never be satisfied. So go slowly and enjoy them instead. Clean a touch bitter in the dry finish and row after row of pale malt. Grain you can see in your minds eye. Swollen and golden and waving in the soft wind of summer. A touch of herbal and pepper to keep your feet on the ground and a delicate body to keep your eye sweetly on the horizon.

Brilliant! Impeccable!

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Weihenstephaner Original from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Beer rating: 84.2% out of 100 with 2,317 ratings
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