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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:
#216
Reviews:
2,549
Ratings:
8,435
pDev:
9.98%
Bros Score:
4.85
 
 
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895
Gots:
2,033
Trade:
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look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Poured from a 330 ml bottle into a weizen glass

Beer pours a cloudy golden wheat with plenty of swirling yeast, producing a near perfect 3 finger head. From the bottom of the glass an eternal stream of effervescence sustains the head and keeps it perky. Wonderful web-like lacing on the sides of the glass... this beer is beautiful to behold and is almost to pretty to drink

The smell is banana bread, cloves, wheat yeast and spice, exactly what I was hoping for. Aroma is a bit more subtle than I would have liked, however.

Taste is BIG phenolic banana and cloves, wonderfully wheaty and bready. This is a truly delicious beer, and one that I could drink everyday.

Mouthfeel is rich and creamy without being too thick. Very quaffable, not that you'd want this beer to disappear too quickly.

Overall, a top-shelf hefeweizen that everyone should try. Sessionable, affordable, and delicious, it is an excellent representation of the style.

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5/5  rDev +13.4%

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

Poured from the 11.2 oz. bottle into an Erdinger Weissbier glass.

a: Translucent deep gold with a huge fluffy white head which receded to thin surface foam and considerable lacing.

s: Mild ripe fruit. Some floral fragrance mixed in later.

t: Mostly sweet fruit cocktail. Very pleasant.

m: Silky smooth.

o: Highly refreshing and tasty. Certainly one of the best if not the best Hefe I have had.

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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Beer rating: 4.41 out of 5 with 8,435 ratings
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