Ayinger Ur-Weisse | Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

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1,147 Ratings
Ayinger Ur-WeisseAyinger Ur-Weisse
BEER INFO

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

Style: Dunkelweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
“The union of wheaty freshness and dark malt often produces a fullness of taste and complexity”, explains the world-famous English beer commentator Michael Jackson.

This also applies to the Ayinger Urweisse, which is a strong amber-colored, yeast cloudy wheat beer. The beer is strong with the first taste and malty in aroma. The top-fermented, yeasty taste sensation is unmistakable. This beer is rich in sparkle and has just a touch of a special bitter quality. The fruity, malty mild aroma will have you won you over immediately!

Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-05-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,147
Reviews:
582
Avg:
4.05
pDev:
10.37%
 
 
Wants:
102
Gots:
130
For Trade:
0
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours cloudy yellow, nice thick foamy head, leaves a clingy lace in the glass, aroma of wheat and bananas, banana-clove yeasty flavor, some bubblegum in the aftertaste. Light body, clean and crisp, very refreshing another one of my favorites, always good.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Deep golden body, with a splash of amber. Just hazy enough, and a nice boiling pot bubble ascension. Two finger head that started like a block of swiss cheese when poured. Sits nice and foamy white.

S - Fresh fruit meat and grassy sweetness. Wheat flowing through the nose.

T - Delicious mild apples and sweet wheat. Not alot of hop or malt flavors. Some alcohol evaporating giving a nice touch yet not a high abv. Apple skin in the finish and mild bannana paste. Very faint spice to add another nice facet.

M - Super easy to drink. Light-medium body and easy carbonation.

O - A quality German brew. Not very dunkel but an awesome wheat beer in total.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

17oz. bottle poured in Ayinger weiss beer glass. Cloudy dark golden color with huge white head. Aroma is of bananas and apples. Flavor is also fruity with the bananas and apples. Clean crisp finish with hint of cloves. Lacks the citrus taste of many hefes, but still quite good. Wish I had some more. Drinkability is quite high on this one. Mouthfeel was very pleasant.

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look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a dark amber color with a large white head that quickly settles. No lacing is left on the glass. The smell is good with spice and fruity esters. Nice malty base flavor with the yeast flavors playing not as large a role as in other Dunkels. More approachable wheat beer for that reason. Light body with abundant, bordering on harsh carbonation. Nice overall and very drinkable. Good introduction to the style for people.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

bottle poured to weizen glass

A- hazy burnt orange big two finger head

S- orange juice, lemon peel, spicy clove, banana bread

T- spicy orange peel, banana thins out mid mouth, a tad bit of booze, finishes smooth banana smoothie

M- light bodied, thin , crisp, smooth

O- yummy stuff, love ayinger beers they never disappoint

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Ayinger Ur-Weisse from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
4.05 out of 5 based on 1,147 ratings.
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