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Weihenstephaner Original | Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Germany
weihenstephaner.de

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,280
Reviews:
909
Ratings:
2,331
pDev:
12.25%
Bros Score:
4.51
 
 
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193
Gots:
409
Trade:
0
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User Ratings & Reviews
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4.48/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

One of the truly great German lagers. A real classic.

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3/5  rDev -26.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

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4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: clear pale gold and a couple of fingers of ivory head; sparse lace left behind

S: grassy, grainy, flowery fields; some bread and yeast...

T: crisp and clean drinking pale grains; hints at grasses and hay; something citric, maybe lemony; something herbal and rustic, too

M: lean and tight, crisp and clean-drinking, moderate bitterness, smooth and light-bodied

O: what I presume to be exemplary of the style, rounded off by my lack of familiarity thereof, presents as an easy-drinkin' beer, session-able and light, with a stable of core flavor elements

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4/5  rDev -2%

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4.16/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap @ Library Alehouse.

A: Pours a clear pale yellow with a half-inch thick white head which fades to the rim leaving spotty lace.

N: Grainy, yeasty, faint lemon citrus, grassy/hay, spring freshness.

T: Mostly follows the nose while being crisp and nicely clean.

M: Light body and semi-medium carbonation. Smooth, yeasty and grassy finish.

O: Easy drinking. I have to ask myself, self - why haven't you had this before???

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3.74/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured Weihenstephaner Original into a mug.

A - Pours a bright clear golden with a finger of white head.

S - Some light bread, biscuit, malts. Faint hops and some skunk.

T - Light malts, more bitter hops in there as well. Mid palate getting more bread and light malt flavors. On the aftertaste just a pinch of bitter hops comes through.

M - Smooth with medium carbonation with medium to light mouthfeel.

O - A good Helles. Enjoy! Cheers!

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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

Weihenstephaner Original from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Beer rating: 4.08 out of 5 with 2,331 ratings
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