Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier | Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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

A: Pours a murky straw gold with two full fingers of pure white head. The foam settles very quickly, leaving a solid ring of tiny bubbles along the edges of the glass. There is spotty lacing as it drinks.

S: The nose is sweet with notes of banana, clove, lemon, and mild melon. This beer smells great.

T: It's sweet to start with a light malt base, and big banana and clove notes. Those flavors last through to the finish, where I get bit of yeast, but nothing too crazy.

M: Light bodied beer. Silky smooth from start to finish. Super flavorful and exceedingly easy to drink.

O: This is a world class beer. Yup, it's a hefe, and it's damn delicious. Will drink again soon.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Reviewed from notes. Poured from 12 oz. bottle into a pilsner glass.

A: Hazy gold, low amount of visible carbonation, with a one-finger white head.

S: Fruity yeast esters, cracker and wheat malt, and notes of apricot in the background.

T: Follows the nose very nicely. Yeast fruity esters (apricot, pear, apple, banana), nice sweet biscuit malt, all leading to a somewhat dry finish.

M: Light body, good carbonation sensation, low alcohol presence.

O: Not my favorite style but this is example is quite tasty. One of the best hefeweizens I've had.

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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
4.4 out of 5 based on 8,286 ratings.
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