Valentins Weißbier | Park & Bellheimer AG

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82
good
162 Ratings
THE BROS
84
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Park & Bellheimer AG
Germany
valentins-weissbier.de

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Derek on 04-08-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
162
Reviews:
80
Avg:
3.62
pDev:
12.98%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
29
For Trade:
0
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of metter98
3.57/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: The beer is hazy pale yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high white head that died down but consistently left a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light aromas of bananas are present in the nose along with some notes of wheat.
T: The taste is similar to the smell, except that the wheat flavors are stronger than the bananas and there also are some additional flavors of apples. No cloves are detectable.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is very easy to drink and has some refreshing properties, but I wouldn't consider it to be thirst-quenching. It lacks the complexity exhibited by the top beers of the style but isn't a bad hefeweizen if you like basic flavors of wheat and bananas.

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Photo of Stinkypuss
4.45/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Valentins weisbier

LOOK: 16.9 oz bottle poured into a weizen glass. Hazed deep cloudy straw color. White foam forms, and gradually recedes. Looks sexy in its proper glass, perhaps a shade or two darker than the norm.

SMELL: Estery clove, cotton candy, herbal elements and rustic bread. Some clean German yeast makes itself known.

TASTE: Cotton candy, full grain bread, green banana, clove. Handsomely flavorful and very true to the style. The sweet grains add a nice bit of mustiness to the beer as well as depth. Hop flavor is leafy and herbal, with a well suiting complimentary bitterness.

This is a very fine Hefeweizen, with rich flavor and fine balance. Paired very nicely with a meat and cheese platter. I'm sure ill be drinking this again. Excellent hefe.

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Photo of Krakpoff
3/5  rDev -17.1%

Photo of generallee
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of Odri
3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of ejimhof
3/5  rDev -17.1%

Photo of rale
3/5  rDev -17.1%

Photo of dmorgan310
3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

Photo of Haydn-Juby
4.12/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Served from a 500ml can to a German boot style glass

A: Cloudy orange/yellowish color. Head retained quiet well and left some enticing looking lacing up the sides of the glass.

S: Banana and some coriander and clove like phenolics.

T: Nice balance of the flavors that were present in the smell. Very "bright" tasting .The highlight being on the banana flavors. Hop presence is low and really there is no noticeable bitterness. Its fairly mild and nothing is too overpowering. Just a nice equal balance of yeast and wheat qualities.

M: Nice and crisp. Remarkably smooth and easy drinking.

O: This was a pretty good beer in my opinion and was my introduction to Hefewiezens. I have to say it was enticing and made me want to try some more. Even though I think it would make a nice summer beer I drank it in the midst of winter. Made a good change up to my recent stout line up. I could see it pairing well with fish like sole and halibut. Any pale white fish. Tasty beer.

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Photo of jeffthepony
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of alugeris
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of seydou
3.29/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Poured out of a bottle to a very standard hefe opaquely yellow. Head disappeared quickly on mine.

Smells very nice. Rich. Warm. Banana. Thick.

The taste is so smooth and very mellow. The flavor is actually quite subtle and not very present. Lingering aftertaste is almost non existent. Doesn't match the scent.

Mouth feel is distinctly flat for me.

Man I thought by the smell this would be amazing. A very average session hefe.

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Photo of Redteketed
3/5  rDev -17.1%

Photo of outsider
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of t0rin0
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of FLima
3.47/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Color towards brown, a little unusual for wheat beers styles.
Flavour is initially hit by banana, bread and yeast, then it follows by citric notes, and cloves for last.
Light body and tiny bubbles.
A little more sweet than others wheat beet styles.

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Photo of Marius
3/5  rDev -17.1%

Photo of intoxabroad
4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

Photo of jandadeboer
3/5  rDev -17.1%

Photo of Melomanemusher
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of ridgeline23
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of chel29
2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

Photo of arkanu
4/5  rDev +10.5%

Valentins Weißbier from Park & Bellheimer AG
3.62 out of 5 based on 162 ratings.
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