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Huber Weisses Original | Hofbrauhaus Freising

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BA SCORE
3.73/5
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67 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hofbrauhaus Freising
Germany
hofbrauhaus-freising.de

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-19-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#25,774
Reviews:
23
Ratings:
67
pDev:
13.94%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
11
Trade:
0
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3.71/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.95/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of MattBing90
3.81/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Silke_Neryn
3.35/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of insouciantx
3.79/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of foghornleghorn22
4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Buck89
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

From the Advent box. Poured into a snulip. A hazy golden color with a two-finger white head. Nice retention. Lots of bubblegum and banana, faint clove and wheat on the nose. The taste fell a bit below my expectations from the aroma. All the elements were there, but it felt a bit washed out and muddled. The feel was also thin. Medium carbonation.

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Photo of Samputnam14
3.61/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BlurryVisi0n
2.78/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Served in a pint glass from the can.

Appearance: Looks more like a lager than a hefeweizen, darker but very transparent gold color. Initially a thick white head rising about two finger's length dropping after the first sip wth very sticky lacing.

Smell: Banana skin, and super bland. Worst property of the beer.

Taste: After you let it sit for a bit there's a semi-sweet banana feel to the beer. Lightly bitter and touch malty. Lacks some complexity which I've had with other german hefeweizens.

Mouth: Not really sticky, and lacking complexity when placing the glass down.

Overall: Descent brew, i can think of a few better hefs for a lot cheaper. I got this from an advent calendar

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3.6/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.34/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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4.15/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheEpeeist
3.53/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ctb6582
3.4/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.3/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of josephandbrown
2.8/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Huber Weisses poured with a large thick head that was long lasting. As it started to dissipate, the head gained a lot of peaks and valleys. The color was very straw yellow, a 3 or 4 on the SRM scale. It is pretty hazy, but that is common for hefewiezens.

A big yeasty smell is the most present scent, but I swear I detect some licorice lingering in there as well. The flavor is less nuanced than I'd expect from a hefewiezen. There's big, obvious wheat flavor, and some of that yeast comes through as well. I do not get any banana or clove, even though they are common for the style. It's a pretty simple flavor. Also, it's pretty highly astringent; almost immediately after a swallow, my mouth is left feeling dry.

This is a short review, but there just isn't much to this beer. I'm not a fan of Hefeweizens in general, and I can't imagine I'd ever go for this again.

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4.06/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hazy golden hue with a nice aroma. The beer is very smooth and mild with just a hint of citrus tones. Great feel and lingers well. This is a strong entry in hefeweizens variety. Nice beer.

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3.69/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.73/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
3.87/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

From the can, it pours a hazy golden amber with a large classic weissbier head. Fluffy and long lasting. Definite banana and clove in the nose. The mouth gets some banana as well. Yum!

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3.99/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.12/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ciocanelu
4.1/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Hazy deep golden color with white head. Aroma has the classic banana and cloves plus some vanilla and citrus. Taste is also classic but also has a light marzipan, slightly on the sweet side with a spicy finish. Body is creamy but also well carbonated. A really nice surprise, one of the best hefeweizen I had recently.

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Huber Weisses Original from Hofbrauhaus Freising
Beer rating: 3.73 out of 5 with 67 ratings
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