Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier | Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

8,309 Ratings
Weihenstephaner HefeweissbierWeihenstephaner Hefeweissbier

Brewed by:
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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

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

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

Pours hazy bright gold with a nice healthy two finger white head. Smell is amazing belgian yeasy, banana, grassy, clove, some slight citrus. Taste starts with a smooth grassy hay, sweetness kicks in with banana, spice, some lemon. Mouthfeel is perfect; enough body to give you wheat flavor while still being thin enough to be refreshing. Overall this beer is a gold standard, I love grabbing this one. so accessible that its easy to forget how amazing it is. No beer lover should miss this.

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

On tap at the ultra hipster joint - Haven, Orange, CA.

Whoa now, my children. Did someone purée a perfect organic banana from the Amazon Jungle and somehow get only its essence into this beer? Raul cannot explain how smooth and tasty this beverage is. I mean, J-Lo fresh off of a bidet has nothing on this thang.

Light, refreshing, incredibly smooth...

A severe Prost! to all the homies!

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

Look: big fluffy head with plenty of lacing, nice cloudy yellow with a hint of orange
Smell: Mostly clove, but some banana as well, a ouch of bread
Taste: Clove, with a Apple like sweetness in the middle, then finishes dry
Feel: creamy mouthfeel, prickly carbonation,
Overall: It's a great example of the style. lots of clove, great feel, good Blanche with sweetness and dryness

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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
4.4 out of 5 based on 8,309 ratings.
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