Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier | Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

8,285 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 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from it's pint .9 bottle in to a legit hefe glass

A - significant foam head that is a chalky white in color; nice lacing; straw-yellow in color; some cloudiness present

S - smells like a dried biscuit; has some banana and clove notes; a little bit of Belgian yeast and just a hint of orange peel and fruit syrup

T - bananas; a touch of bubble gum; biscuit; wheat; lightly malty

M - really solid balance of flavor, sweetness, and carbonation; very light-bodied; crispy; perfect to enjoy in the summer

O - this is really one of the best 'globally' available hefes you're ever going to find; the balance, crispiness, smooth flavor profile, and general drinkability are all admirable.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Time to get started for New Years' Eve! Off comes the top of a 500mL bottle, and in to a heavy mug it goes. 3:1 foam - so far so good.

Smell consistent with good wheat beers, with a fresh subtle scent of hops, and fruit cocktail.

Taste was well balanced and refreshing. It is smooth like the golden color it exhibits.

This will pair well with the barbequed pizza I made from scratch (Sundried Tomato, Carmelized peppers and pepper chicken)

For me, a top 10 beer.

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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
4.4 out of 5 based on 8,285 ratings.
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