Ayinger Bräu Weisse | Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

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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:
2,203
Reviews:
922
Avg:
4.14
pDev:
9.18%
 
 
Wants:
161
Gots:
342
For Trade:
0
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4.66/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of Rilesmiles
4.08/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MeIquiades
4.15/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of igl
4.62/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JackRWatkins
4.09/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Poured into an Ayninger stein, so I honestly couldn't say, we'll say, it looks great
S: Wonderfully spicy nose, with something of a biscuity/malty quality here as well, banana and clove
T: spicy, lightly tart, with just the right amount of sweetness, some banana and clove, with what feels like the suggestion of mint, an excellent, well balanced hefeweizen
M: a tad dry, but full bodied
O: A perfectly exemplary hefeweizen, probably my second favorite hefe that I've had behind the Erdinger Weisse-Bräu

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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

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Ayinger Bräu Weisse from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
4.14 out of 5 based on 2,203 ratings.
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