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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier | Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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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:
#215
Reviews:
2,549
Ratings:
8,432
pDev:
9.98%
Bros Score:
4.85
 
 
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894
Gots:
2,031
Trade:
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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

bottle poured into wheat beer glass

A - pours up a crystal clear medium gold with a nice fluffy two finger head, good retention, and good lacing.

S - bananas are the dominant smell with some earthy notes present as well.

T - lemon, bananas, clove, yeast, with a dry finish

M - good carbonation with a bit of an aftertaste

O - best hefe I've ever had. I don't think the USA has mastered this style yet like the German brewers have yet.

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Big thanks to SebD for sending me this.

A: pours a clear light hay colour with 4 fingers of tight dense off white head. Continuous stream of carbonation trickle to the surface.

S: upfront notes rock sugar, wheat and yeast with spices of cloves and nutmeg. Slight notes of lemon in the background.

T: follows the scent with sweet notes up front followed by wheat, yeast, spices and mineralness. Hints of lemon zest on he finish.

M: medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

O: an exceptionally crisp and clean refreshing whit. Would definitely seek out again for a hot summer day on the patio.

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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Beer rating: 4.41 out of 5 with 8,432 ratings
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