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.

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look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a curved pilsener glass- pours a hazy yellow orange color with a big puffy 2.5 finger head. Lasts a LONG time- keeps a half finger head the whole way through. Beautiful.

Smells delicious and rich- lots of wheat, a little bit of orange, good dose of lager yeast. Well balanced and enticing.

Taste is consistent with the smell- lots of bright rounded wheat, a bit of orange, maybe a bit of hop bitterness towards the end mixed with the yeast.

Mouthfeel is crisp= light body but very full flavored and nice medium carbonation (pour carefully). Great great beer- I'll be drinking this a lot this summer.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a cloudy orange with a thick white head of tiny soapy bubbles.

Smells of banana, wheat, olive, nuts, and fresh fruit. A delightful bouquet with much complexity and subtlety.

A crisp sour sting of carbonation with some light lemony notes hits up front backed by banana notes giving way to an olive smoothness followed by a nutty round mouth feel with wheat notes. Slight fruit notes are detected in some of the bitterness, like the bite of raspberry without any of the sweetness. This is a delightfully complex beer perfect for a warm evening.

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