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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier | Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
4.41/5
Outstanding
8,454 Ratings
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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
Ranking:
#216
Reviews:
2,550
Ratings:
8,454
pDev:
9.98%
Bros Score:
4.85
 
 
Wants:
899
Gots:
2,041
Trade:
14
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Ratings: 8,454 |  Reviews: 2,550
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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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5/5  rDev +13.4%

Photo of dbmernin83
4.73/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a classic Hef glass. Always a sexy beer when poured in the proper wear.
Hazy golden orange with a giant pillowy head
Bananas, cloves in the nose.
Banana bread, cloves, sweet fruity esters with a very light hop finish.
Medium bodied, soft carbonation. Fluffy and drinkable.
This is THE Hef. This is the standard that everything else is compared to and often fails.

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4.5/5  rDev +2%

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5/5  rDev +13.4%

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4.48/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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5/5  rDev +13.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +2%

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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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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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5/5  rDev +13.4%

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5/5  rDev +13.4%

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5/5  rDev +13.4%

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5/5  rDev +13.4%

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5/5  rDev +13.4%

Photo of Raven3464
4.73/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: The beer pours a beautiful golden body with a huge head of carbonation. A similar amount of retention is rarely seen. This is a beautiful beer.

Smell: Clove, banana, wheat, coriander, and a small hint of lemon juice can be detected. The clove aroma seems to grow stronger as the beer warms.

Taste: It is nearly the same as the smell advertised; a near perfect balance of sweet fruit, spice, and wheat is achieved.

Mouth feel: It is light bodied with an intense amount of carbonation. In other words, incredibly refreshing.

Overall: I thought for sure this beer was over-hyped when buying it. I was dead wrong. This beer looks great, smells great, feels great, and establishes an almost unrivaled balance.

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4.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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4/5  rDev -9.3%

Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Beer rating: 4.41 out of 5 with 8,454 ratings
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