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Ayinger Bräu Weisse | Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

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BA SCORE
4.17/5
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2,230 Ratings
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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

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-16-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,312
Reviews:
928
Ratings:
2,230
pDev:
9.11%
Bros Score:
4.13
 
 
Wants:
165
Gots:
351
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 2,230 |  Reviews: 928
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4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of kaseydad
3.95/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a Weizen Glass and I am met with a very clear straw colored ale with a massive white foamy head. Stays around awhile. Getting some great banana aroma with some orange, grape and wheat. The taste is somewhat biting. Thought I was gonna get smooth and fruity, instead got a kick of spice and bitterness and a big dose of wheat. There is a nice floral note in the background. Pretty refreshing and crisp. Bubbly sensation in every sip. Overall I have passed this by many, many times and the wifey finally picked it up for me. "She done a-good Newman" Definitely worth the praise as it is a great representation of the style.

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Photo of jtingue
4.06/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a hefe glass.

Appearance. Absolutely beautiful cloudy orange in color. Pours with 3 fingers of head, which slowly dissipates to a finger thick layer on top. Some lacing.

Smell. Banana and clove are dominant, of course. A nice slightly acidic edge cuts through the banana, giving a sort of citrus feel.

Taste. Starts with a citrus tinged clove. Some wholesome bready malts come through with the start of some banana yeasty esters. The banana is really dominant from there on out. The finish is sweet, with lingering fruity yeast esters.

Mouthfeel. Medium body, with a creamy feel and moderate carbonation.

If you like banana this is the hefe for you. I'm particularly fond of the orange peel that is present in the smell and slightly in the taste.

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5/5  rDev +19.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of wordemupg
4.3/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

500ml bottle poured into my giant weisse glass 12/3/12

A hazy pale yellow with as many bubbles as one could fit in the glass, large three finger bone white head never really falls but ends up looking like rolling hills, my only complaint is a lack of lace

S your typical hefe nose with lots of banana, clove, cereal, bubblegum, and a little lemon, what sets this one apart is how strong the smell actually is

T the cereals still there but its a little soggy and the taste is still quite nice but just a little toned from the nose

M I assumed that this one would turn to foam looking at all the carbonation but it was creamy, a little more body then you would expect from the color, lemony wheaty aftertaste and its pretty refreshing

O great stuff coming out of Aying and the only thing was missing was a hot summer sun

Not sure how or why I've never tried this one, a great hefe that sets a high standard for all others

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of Marty30
4.3/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

500 ml bottle. Served at fridge temp into a Weihenstephan weizen glass.

A. Very pale,cloudy straw yellow body. A 3 finger pure white pillowy head. Good carbonation but dies down pretty quickly. Not much lacing.

S. Big yeasty banana and clove,fresh cut grass and some peppery spice. Also A touch of lemon zest.

T. Upfront is the spicy peppery notes followed by banana and lemon. I would definatly say i taste like a grassy note. Very good and refreshing.

M. Nice and smooth full bodied beer. Kind of a medium light feel. Crisp nicely carbonated,cleans the palate nicely.Clean finish.

Overall definately one of the best Hefe's I have had. A must try if you like the style.

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2.85/5  rDev -31.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from a 500ml bottle into a pilsner glass. Reviewed from notes.

A- Healthy three finger white fluffy head. Clouded orange-yellow color.

S- Wheat, hay and lemon notes. Possibly some banana and cloves which would make sense.

T- Lemony and a grassy flavor. The wheat is strong and the banana is subtle but present.

M-Light and well carbonated.

O- Decent weisse. Had better.

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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5/5  rDev +19.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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5/5  rDev +19.9%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

Photo of superspak
4.32/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

500 ml bottle into weizen glass, no bottle dating. Pours super cloudy golden amber color with a nice 2-3 finger dense off white head with great retention that redueces to a thick cap that lingers. Some spotty lacing on the glass, with plenty of carbonation streaming up as expected. Aromas of huge banana, orange, pepper, clove, biscuit, grass, and herbal spiciness. Fanatastic and well balanced aromas, with good strength. Taste of lemon, banana, clove, pepper, orange, breadiness, wheat, grass, and herbal spiciness. Lingering notes of citrus, banana, clove, and spiciness on the finish for a bit. Great balance of flavors overall, with no cloying flavors as expected. Medium-high carbonation and light-medium bodied; with a nice creamy mouthfeel. Incredibly smooth and drinkable; this will be in my summer fridge. Overall this is a fantastic, well balanced, and super drinkable hefeweizen; with some pretty big flavor. I would get this again, it is priced well.

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Ayinger Bräu Weisse from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
Beer rating: 4.17 out of 5 with 2,230 ratings
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