Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier | Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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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:
#215
Reviews:
2,554
Ratings:
8,479
pDev:
9.98%
Bros Score:
4.85
 
 
Wants:
903
Gots:
2,067
Trade:
14
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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 5

Extremely impressive, dense and thick three finger head which lasts quite some time.
Fruity taste and very clear hefeweizen which is quite unusual.
Although fruity it comes as strong and imo a true man's beer!
Anyway, one of the best beers i ever tried. Period.
Highly recommended!

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

It greets with a cloudy, wheat coloured nectar topped with a creamy, luscious banana pulp head...absolutely one of the most inviting beers one could lay eyes on, none the less on a hot summers eve. Picture perfect.

Immediately you are overcome by immense banana fragrance, moments later cloves make their presence known and whatever other spice I might discern evaporates under the power of these two allies. First sip is just like first sent--- marvelous banana giving way to cloves in the middle. Finally a subtle hop nibbles on the ankles on the way down.

Creamy, yet dry and dispersant. It takes a bit to build layers of texture, then lingers. In the end, coated with the unmistakable wheat grain and banana creaminess, you can't help but pour another glass. Good thing it comes in + pints.

This is as drinkable as beer gets, and one needs none other on a warm spring or hot summers day. Legendary beer.

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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Beer rating: 4.41 out of 5 with 8,479 ratings
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