Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier | Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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4.41/5
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8,476 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Germany
weihenstephaner.de

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our golden-yellow wheat beer, with its fine-poured white foam, smells of cloves and impresses consumers with its refreshing banana flavour. It is full bodied and with a smooth yeast taste. To be enjoyed at any time,goes excellently with fish and seafood, with spicy cheese and especially with the traditional Bavarian veal sausage. Brewed according to our centuries-old brewing tradition on the Weihenstephan hill.

Added by stirgy on 01-22-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#214
Reviews:
2,554
Ratings:
8,476
pDev:
9.98%
Bros Score:
4.85
 
 
Wants:
903
Gots:
2,060
Trade:
14
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 8,476 |  Reviews: 2,554
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2.98/5  rDev -32.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Had great expectations about this one.
Pours a quite hazy straw coloerd glass. There is about two fingers of weak white head that quickly settles to only a lacing.
The aroma is grainy (wheat), but quite mild. Also slighty yeast and alcohol aroma.
The taste starts with sweet grains, the body is bitter and it has a slightly stale feel. There is a bitter finish.
It's a nice beer, but... not really what I expected.

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5/5  rDev +13.4%

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4.63/5  rDev +5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Look - Honestly when I think of how a hefe should look, it looks like this. Cloudy golden tan color with a good lasting white head
Smell - I'm in a wheat field with a smashed banana sprinkled with some clove in my hands
taste - Banana and slight clove on a bed of wheat juice
Feel - Full body creamy slight fizz carbonation
Overall - LEGIT, Best Hefe

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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Beer rating: 4.41 out of 5 with 8,476 ratings
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