Ayinger Bräu Weisse | Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

2,197 Ratings
Ayinger Bräu WeisseAyinger Bräu Weisse

Brewed by:
Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4.05/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Consumed 1/4 at The Beer Garden in Portsmouth, VA
Served in a Weizen glass

A: This beer pours a hazy straw yellow with a one finger of bone white head. Head retains nicely leaving wisps of lacing along the glass.

S: Nose is banana, clove, and bread.

T: Taste starts with a bready yeast that is quickly complimented by cloved flavoring. MIddle has a touch of wheat flavoring before giving way to a light banana flavored finish.

M: Light body, moderate carbonation, crisp at first, touch of a slick finish.

O: Goes down easy, tasty, not too filling, not much of a kick, nice representation of style. This would be a fantastic summer beer that you could sit with for hours.

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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

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5/5  rDev +21.1%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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5/5  rDev +21.1%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +9%

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4.29/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into weizen glass from 500ml bottle.

A: Very cloudy pale golden straw color with a thick foamy head that receded kind of quickly. Not much head retention.

S: Strong banana and clove aroma, banana being more dominant. Spice (coriander), hint of lemon maybe? Smells like a delicious hefeweizen, no surprises here, but smells really good.

T: Same as aroma, with a good amount of the malt showing through the spice, grainy, and lightly bready. Mild citrus flavor adding to the more noticeable banana taste.

M: Crisp, high carbonation, light body, and freaking refreshing!

O: I sure do love this style, and this beer was no exception. A must try if you like wheat beers. Classic example.

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4.09/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into a wheat ale glass.

Either way you slice it, it's a faint head off white that doesn't stick around, no matter how you pour it. Body is classic unfiltered and hazy climbing murky yellow brown, with a middle orange orb body.

Nose is a great dense wheat malt, and chewy lemon. Faint dry clove, just incredibly dense on the nose.

Palate matches a dense sweetness that brings a very wheat malt sense forward. Finish has minor carbonation but a simple palate and even some almost gamey sense. Light clove spices, maybe even a small hint of butter which is nice.

Overall, great Hefeweizen. I don't think this one is my favorite but it's a no brainer and can't fail.

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5/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is the beer I judge all others by. As a hefeweizen purist, this is not only my favorite beer without question, but it also represents the best of the breed.

Serving type - Bottle
Preferred consumption type - Ayinger Hefe Glass
Appearance - Golden Blond Beauty, Small White Bubbly Head
Aroma - Fresh Bannana, Mild Spice
Flavor - More Fresh Bannana, mild spice, finishing with more of a Bannana Bread or ripe Bannana Flavor
Texture - light Bodied with the perfect amount of carbonation to allow the flavor to dance across the palate with a silky / near creamy finish.

This is the beer to savor everyday. Remember, Life is Short - Drink Good Beer!

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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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3/5  rDev -27.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +9%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4.39/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 500ml bottle into 500ml Paulaner World Cup glass.

Appearance: Hazy golden with a massive, fluffy white head that dissipates very slowly and leaves behind no real lace.

Smell: Strong banana and clove, with a touch of wheat and breadiness. Classic hefeweizen.

Taste: Begins with a slight citric note which rounds out to clove and breadiness before finishing with a flavor reminiscent of banana bread. Again, classic hefeweizen.

Mouthfeel: Light in body with some sharp carbonation up front that goes away quickly, yielding to a watery, refreshing finish.

Overall: A great example of its style; this beer is not quite the best hefeweizen, but is certainly a benchmark.

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4.1/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured in to a pint glass from a 500ml bottle.

A: Hazy Golden Color, 2 finger head that dissapates somewhat fast but leaves lacing.

S: Spice, Wheat and Citrus and Banana.

T: Bananas, Wheat and Citrus, somewhat sweet taste.

M: Good carbonation and somewhat creamy feel.

O: Tasty and very drinkable Hefe, could drink more than one in a sitting.

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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Ayinger Bräu Weisse from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
4.13 out of 5 based on 2,197 ratings.
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