Ayinger Bräu Weisse | Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

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92
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2,217 Ratings
Ayinger Bräu WeisseAyinger Bräu Weisse
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
Germany
ayinger-bier.de

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-16-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,217
Reviews:
925
Avg:
4.14
pDev:
9.18%
 
 
Wants:
163
Gots:
347
For Trade:
0
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Photo of cuvtcuv
3.84/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hkyplyr73
4.49/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Brewer101
3.54/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

I like hefe weissen beers just no this one. Others rated it highly so maybe I need to give it another try.

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Photo of paulish
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dcotom
4.28/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from 11:2-ounce bottle into a fluted glass. Beautiful hazy yellow-orange in color, with a thick, brilliant white head. Typical phenolic character for the style. Pleasant aromas and flavors of clove and banana, with a hint of bubblegum and a little herbal spiciness. Medium bodied, with a crisp, dry finish and very little residual bitterness. This is one excellent beer, not to be missed.

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Photo of MarcP
4.73/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of notascoolasyou
4.02/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of caburdette51
4.51/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Gkruszewski
4.24/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MaltsOfGlory
4.6/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

500 ml bottle

Pours a monster, two finger white head into my willi becher glass. The head is super creamy looking. The body is a hazy, golden yellow, with what I can only describe as the highest carbonation I have ever seen. This head looks out of this world, so far this is a great looking beer.

The nose is just fantastic. Huge banana, clove. Smells extremely refreshing. Spicy. The wheat is there. The only reason this doesn’t get a 5 is because there is a small aroma, somewhat sweet, that is just a little odd. Amazing aroma.

The flavor is amazing as well. The flavors don’t pop as much as on the nose, but they are still there. Banana and clove blend together, with a smooth overall palate. Gotta love them esters. Sweet, not too sweet. Very simple, and like I said, more mellow on the flavors, but still an amazing beer. No off flavors at all, it’s very clean.

The mouthfeel is great, the carbonation isn’t as high as it looked, but it’s still a good, medium carbonated beer. The body has some girth to it, yet it remains light and clean enough to be very crushable. This beer refreshes my palate, and keeps it that way, amazing.

The drinkability is very, very high.

The appearance turned out good, but confusing. This head was amazing, just killer, had 100% for over ten minutes, with a quarter inch staying the whole way down the glass. However, the lacing was centered on one side of the glass, and was more like one leaning sheet, than it was continuous lacing. Overall still a great looking beer.

Overall, what more is there to say? Super good beer.

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Photo of pau622
4.63/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cknoch
4.34/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GlennWB
3.98/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of akopczyk
4.52/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of golf4collet
4.23/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BlueSpader
3.78/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lamar
4.91/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Benchmark for this style. Great yeasty and fruity notes on a cloudy pour with a silky head. A wonderful, wonderful, wonderful beer that is both refreshing and fulfilling. A must have.

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Photo of IsaacViolinist
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kips
4.1/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Nichols33
3.75/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Branlott42
4.18/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Everydayoff
4.1/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

500ml bottle poured into a weizen glass.

Cloudy deep golden yellow color with massive silky white head that withstands with exceptional retention, it doesn’t go anywhere until the last sip but just sits there atop and only leaves some trail of lace.

There are good yeasty profiles in a nose with sweet bubblegum yet big banana and banana bread covers through. Then it is crisp citrus and lime, clove spice and pepper, as well as rich aroma of dough and bready malt.

The taste is true to the style with the lead of fruity ester ranging from banana and banana bread as well as citrus and lime. Clove and peppery spice reveal in the middle together with rich dough and bready malt. Hop is just there at the end with a slight bitter touch.

Medium body with some good crisp and moderate lively carbonation through the palate, the mouthfeel is so smooth with some refreshing feel and dry finish.

This one is truly a benchmark of what traditional Hefeweizen is all about, truly good old beer.

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Photo of Johng19751
3.81/5  rDev -8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DallasK
4.18/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JOldewurtel
4.46/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Ayinger Bräu Weisse from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
4.14 out of 5 based on 2,217 ratings.
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