Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier | Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

8,334 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: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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A: Golden yellow and hazy topped with a tower of microbubbles which settles to an ample pillow of white foam.

S: Light, buttered bread and crackers topped with banana and hint of mango. There is a good amount of pepper and clove spiciness to keep things balanced.

T: The banana esters come through initially with a faint tropical fruit note which is more subdued compared to the nose. The bready, buttery, and biscuity malt adds a nice smoothness to the entire palate. Black pepper kernels and clove build to the finish hand-in-hand with a moderate earthy bitterness.

M: The carbonation adds a wonderful smoothness to the feel which is overall light and and lively.

O: The touchstone of Bavarian Hefeweizens and a thoroughly enjoyable and wonderfully flavorful beer. A perfect beverage for the warm seasons that are here.

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

very nice mouthfeel and taste..had a nice fruit note.excellent with lite food fare..doesn't overwhelm the palate.medium mouth feel and smooth finish.very good for slow sipping,a good warm,hot summer drink..extremely refreshing.a low alcohol and bite factor,lends it to drinking for a few hours.

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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
4.4 out of 5 based on 8,334 ratings.
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