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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier | Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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4.41/5
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8,432 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:
#215
Reviews:
2,549
Ratings:
8,432
pDev:
9.98%
Bros Score:
4.85
 
 
Wants:
894
Gots:
2,032
Trade:
14
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look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

I know, I know, you aren't really supposed to hand out 5's on BA. However, THIS is how you do a Hefeweizen. This is one of the best beers I have ever had and probably THE beer that got me into craft brews.

A: It looks glorious. It's a hazy, pale orange/yellow. It even looks like wheat.

S: Wheat and banana, a clear preview of the taste.

T: Banana is the overwhelming flavor. You can taste the wheat and citrus but the banana outshines anything else by a mile. One of the smoothest and most refreshing beers I have tasted.

F: Crisp and smooth. Not too heavy but not to light.

Overall: An excellent medium-bodied, almost sweet, beer. Highly recommended.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A-hazy straw to light gold color with a large snow white that left no lace around the glass
S-clove and banana with a hint of spice
T-it was a tart banana flavor with bready aftertaste. It had a very clean finish.
M-high carbonation with a light body
O-this was a smooth beer that was very refreshing. It had taste and flavor, and I will be drinking it again

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look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

One of my favorite beers and a standard go to. Smell and Taste are well, perfect. Very little to knock about this beer. And considering that you can pick it up for $9 a sixer, well, perfection overall. This is a standard in my fridge.

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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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