Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier | Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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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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Ratings: 8,377 |  Reviews: 2,539
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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

500 ml bottle was poured into a large Omer chalice.

Appearance: This beer poured a crazy white billowy head that has finally reduced to a thin layer. It is a golden yellow cloudy mess that you traditionally see with most German here's.

Smell: Banana, clove, bready, grainy notes, yeastiness, and some pepper.

Taste: All of the above aromas blended well together.

Mouthfeel: Super creamy smooth, chewy, low carbonation, and medium to full bodied.

Overall: One of the top here beers on the world. Enjoyed in the past, now, and more in the future. Super delicious goodness.

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4/5  rDev -9.3%

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4/5  rDev -9.3%

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5/5  rDev +13.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +2%

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4/5  rDev -9.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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5/5  rDev +13.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +2%

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4.5/5  rDev +2%

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3.75/5  rDev -15%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.61/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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5/5  rDev +13.4%

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4.42/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Type: 500ml bottle
Glass: Pilsner glass
From: Holiday Wine Cellar in Escondido, Calif., on Jan. 5, 2013
Price: $3.49
Misc.: Part of the bottle reads “Brewed under the purity law, of 1516.”

Poured a golden orange, slightly hazy color with at least four fingers of soft rocky white head. Lots of head. Minimal lacing with great retention.

Smelled cloves, banana and honey up front, followed by some slightly corn and skunky malts with a whiff of vomit. Could smell the carbonation.

Tasted much better than the smell. Got cloves, spices and banana with a sweet aftertaste. Light lemon grass as well. Just fantastic.

Light body. Oily texture. Lively (above average) carbonation. Long finish.

Just a fantastic hefeweizen and another damn good beer by Weihenstephaner. I’m not too into hefe’s, but I’d be willing to reconsider after having this.

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4.5/5  rDev +2%

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3.25/5  rDev -26.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +7.7%

Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Beer rating: 94.7% out of 100 with 8,377 ratings
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