Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier | Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

BA SCORE
98
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8,281 Ratings
Weihenstephaner HefeweissbierWeihenstephaner Hefeweissbier
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Germany
weihenstephaner.de

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
8,281
Reviews:
2,520
Avg:
4.4
pDev:
10%
 
 
Wants:
872
Gots:
1,927
For Trade:
13
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 8,281 |  Reviews: 2,520
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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +8%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.66/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Perfection! Towering creamy head, and taste that captures the essence of a weizen. Doesn’t get much better than this.....Classic and a standard for the style.

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5/5  rDev +13.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +8%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of Jamesthebrit
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

I've had this before so I mean... this is gonna be good.

A: Pours hazy light amber and looks like a sunset. Bubbly head carries a little bit of the color and it stays around forever.

S: Wheat, citrus, orange (which I think is a citrus but don't call me out on being redundant ;) )

T: ooh taste is not as good as on tap for sure. Wheat comes through big time but this bottle seems to have a little bit of bitter stale taste to it.

M: Perfect. Sits with a good body and crazy smooth. The bubbles are smooth as well rather than off putting.

This is for sure the best wheat beer I've ever had. Smooth and wheaty and it hits perfect. Certainly better on tap but a bottle is worth checking out. Light enough to be loved by the average drinker, flavorful enough to be loved by the avid beer drinker.

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5/5  rDev +13.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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5/5  rDev +13.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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5/5  rDev +13.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +8%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.65/5  rDev -17%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This beer when poured is a hazy bright orange in colour. While the aroma of malt and hops are present, you will be pleasantly surprised with the hints of clove, banana and even nutmeg! Quite delicious and you will definitely want to reach out for another!

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5/5  rDev +13.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
4.4 out of 5 based on 8,281 ratings.
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