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Organic Hefe-Weizen | Brauerei Pinkus Mueller

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3.58/5
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419 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brauerei Pinkus Mueller
Germany
pinkus-mueller.de

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by paleoplant on 04-04-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,300
Reviews:
243
Ratings:
419
pDev:
15.92%
Bros Score:
4.25
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
37
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 419 |  Reviews: 243
Photo of VoodooBear
3.58/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Presentation: 500mL brown bottle, served in a weizen glass.

Appearance: Develops a two finger head that goes down a bit and then stays there. It has a cloudy, pale yellow color.

Smell: The aroma has a refreshing fruit zest character to it, of lemon mainly. There's also faint malt, hop and yeast scents in the background.

Taste: Zesty citrus flavor mixed with some hop bitterness and a hint of malt sweetness. All of this followed up by a bit of yeast chalkiness in the background.

Mouthfeel: Dry, light, and refreshing, with little carbonation.

Overall: Just because it has a refreshing character, doesn't mean it's still not a flavorful beer. On the contrary, tt's great because it's versatile. You can just enjoy it on it's own, and really get into it, or just sip on it to cool down without giving it much though. You can also have it with food and it won't be a distraction, but it'll be more interesting than your average ale or lager. Just a good all around beer.

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Photo of banger7
4/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of LambicPentameter
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of odms
2.67/5  rDev -25.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Appearance - light for a hefeweizen, a straw-yellow and very cloudy. About a quarter inch head, dissipates quickly. The retention didn't last long as I drank the glass

Smell - citrusy, more sour smelling than other hefeweizens I've had

Taste - like the smell, this beer seems to have a sour taste that lingers. Also the normal bready, banana-like tastes that are common of hefeweizens

Mouthfeel - pretty light for the style, but still pretty smooth. The carbonation was strange for a hefe, it seemed more like I was drinking an American lager

Overall - a decent hefeweizen, definitely different from most that I've had. I feel like the citrus of the beer was overwhelming to the normal hefeweizen flavors. Also, I feel like the lightness was a disadvantage as compared to others.

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Photo of Jason1337
3/5  rDev -16.2%

Photo of mactrail
3.08/5  rDev -14%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

The palest Hefeweizen ever. Quite an attractive foam that clings to the tall glass. A pleasant sudsy mouthfeel. Lemony flavor without being too sharp. A slight bready flavor, I swear it's oyster crackers. Even kind of metallic. No hint of banana or clove in the nose.

On the whole, quite quaffable, but rather anemic for a Hefeweizen. I've had Witbiers with more German esters. The 750 ml bottles showed up at the non-mainstream Sprouts Market in San Diego. New label advertising the alleged organic certification seems to be the draw.

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Photo of Lare453
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of grittybrews
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of KalanM
4/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of Nucleozoid
4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of BeerlyLegal
2.83/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

A very dull / pale pour. Very little head. Looks almost watered down.

Has a zesty fruity aroma. Tastes ver dry, yeasty with a lemon finish. Not a'beer worth savoring. However, an easy beer to drink with a hefty meal. After taste is minimal with lemon being the dominant flavor

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Photo of crwrunner
2.5/5  rDev -30.2%

Photo of ChrisKayler
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of CN1234
4.5/5  rDev +25.7%

Photo of Chucker17
4/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of DmanGTR
4/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of Texasfan549
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of kjkinsey
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of elchingen
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of matjack85
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of virinow
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of Hardcore
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of thecheapies
4.24/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Penn Weizen glass. Yeast swirled in.

The pour looks nice. Eggy white head meringues on top of a cloudy goldenrod beer. Looks creamy and the head retention is superb. Delightful.

Strangely, it smells almost eggy. Custardy yeast, banana yogurt, white bread malts, light lemony sourness, and wheat. Very nice aroma for the lover of the banana-forward hefe!

Deliciously malty with big bready wheat and white bread notes. Banana custard, lemony twang, light peppery spice, some navel orange, and a hint of bitter dandelion roots. There's an herbal quality to the hops, which are still very light. Green apple and carrying banana in the finish. This might be the epitome of spring beer for me. Super!

Fortified mouthfeel; almost creamy in body with some side-mouthed carbonation sizzle that really sets it off. Exquisite.

I don't know if my palate has mutated, or what, but this makes my personal Top 5 Hefeweizens list. And, I'd like to think I've reviewed my fair share of the style after last summer's hefe project. Why didn't I run into this beaut during the warm season? I know where to find her now, and you better believe I'm coming back for more.

Reiteration: A perfect springtime beer!

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Photo of djhovajk
2.75/5  rDev -23.2%

Photo of vickersspitfire
3.76/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured out a sexy dirty blonde color and is extremely cloudy, contains mild carbonation and is topped off with a nice thick head that quickly subsides to create a thin layer of bubbles. This beer is a proud owner of some very good lacing… the aroma is light over all, hints a citrus and berry fruits are present, some grass and wheat come through just not as strong. Its light and crisp on the tongue, faintly tart throughout, but very pleasing. It is sweet overall and the flavors are a bit mild, some lemon and orange zest comes through, some grass flavors but not much else. It as a light mouth feel and goes down very well, very smooth. This is a very refreshing beer.

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Organic Hefe-Weizen from Brauerei Pinkus Mueller
Beer rating: 3.58 out of 5 with 419 ratings
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