Ayinger Weizenbock | Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

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4.19/5
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Weizenbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.10%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by shbobdb on 06-09-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,348
Reviews:
403
Ratings:
851
pDev:
10.02%
Bros Score:
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Photo of HeartPAC
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cyrenaica
3.95/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

500ml bottle
7.10% Abv
Royal Bank Plaza LCBO Outlet (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
April 6, 2015
$4.95
The beer pours a hazed peach-gold colour with a generous off-white head which lasts. The aroma is wheat, citrus, and bubble gum. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with average carbonation. The flavour is sweet wheat malt, with hints of coriander and citrus rounding it out.

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Photo of aztraz
3.75/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SSGCujo
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Heeenrik
4.02/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of eldoctorador
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Markapeters
4.87/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of lebriarjr
4.2/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ordybill
4.19/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 500ML bottle into a pint glass. The appearance is a hazy golden brown with a large white head. The aroma is banana and cloves. The taste is similar to the nose, very nice.

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Photo of 123321123321
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Shortbox81
4.17/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chris826
5/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of bryanzk
4.68/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of DragonsMilk
4.55/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Like many have said: Banana esters, cloves, bready. I consider this to have a medium-heavy body. Looks fantastic, cloudy pale yellow with great streaming carbonation.

The only problem I have with this beer (and any other beers that Ayinger is falsely labeling) is the label says its brewed under the Reinheitsgebot Purity Law Of 1516, however this is a wheat beer so that is a lie. Barley, Hops, Water, (yeast) only. Revisions have been made to German Beer Laws to accept any malted grains but those exceptions are not the purity law of 1516, end rant. :)

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Photo of Jtee
3.74/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From a 500ml bottle served slightly chilled at 16 degrees Celsius (how did it warm up so fast!?) into a weizen glass. No dates on the bottle... none whatsoever.

Look: The beer pours a veiled medium amber with 6cm of light tan head that settles into a solid cap within 1+ minutes. I've never seen this much head rise so quickly and then disappear almost as swiftly as it appeared.

Smell: Moderate strength and balancing towards sweet. Fruity esters with grainy, wheaty malts and some phenols. Malty-rich banana and clove essentially. Solid but it doesn't excite me.

Taste: Follows the aroma seamlessly with moderate strength and sweet-ish balance. Again, banana, cloves, and wheat. A faint alcohol note especially as the brew warms. Overall nice flavour yet a bit too simple for my taste.

Feel: Medium body with high carbonation. Prickly yet creamy with restrained alcohol warming. Effervescent.

Overall: Another good weizenbock from Germany. Some complexity and definitely to style in terms of aroma and flavour, but it doesn't contribute anything that would make me want to pick it over other options. Solid yet unremarkable – my issue with a lot of German beers. Outstanding? I don't think so.

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Photo of Leif_Eriksson
4.15/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of FadetoBock
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ConnorG
4.03/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of StormAles
4.4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tomesco
3.67/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bigpoppa67
4.31/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kahlerbock
3.65/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bruno74200
4.06/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice weizenbock. Quite balance but not as complex as Schneider Tap 6. It's refreshing and esthery but some darker notes might be appreciated. It tastes more like a hefeweizen

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Photo of lmaduells
4.08/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Classic German beer. I liked the style, though I prefer beer stronger, darker, more complex. Like its sister Celebrator, a real wonder. That if, if I buy it and the tastaré, especially in Germany and barrel

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Photo of igl
4.68/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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Ayinger Weizenbock from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
Beer rating: 4.19 out of 5 with 851 ratings