Ayinger Weizenbock | Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

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Brewed by:
Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

Style: Weizenbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.10%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by shbobdb on 06-09-2007

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1.25/5  rDev -70.2%

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1.5/5  rDev -64.2%

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1.5/5  rDev -64.2%

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1.75/5  rDev -58.2%

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2/5  rDev -52.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

This beer was trash baud

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2.36/5  rDev -43.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Bluh, here we go again with an overrated style/beer from this perspective. Pour, nothing too scary yet, looks decent, good carbonation. Smell, meh, rancid, taste has some mixture of dust, mustard, banana and wheat.

Not much for that kind of mouthfeel, and hence, makes this guy undrinkable for the most part. Glad I only bought one. The aroma is pretty much the flavor. No thanks.

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2.5/5  rDev -40.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -40.3%

Photo of harrymel
2.51/5  rDev -40.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Reviewed on 06/21/10
Poured from bottle to sam adams 16oz glass.

A: Good 1/4" white, creamy head with good retention. Light brown with medium cloudiness. Visible ribbon consistently reinforcing the head.

S: Coriander, coriander, coriander. Light plasticity.

T: Tastes like a trippel, way too much yeast. Coriander, yeasty. Pinch of butter on finish.

M: Thicker. creamy.

D: Not my cup of tea.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
2.66/5  rDev -36.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

Mostly a hazy orange color with 1" of off white head. Aroma of alcohol and clove. Lesser degrees of bananas and wheat.

Taste was more alcohol, more bitterness than expected. Pale barley malt and wheat don't provide a sturdy enough base for all these overwhelming spice rack impingements. So much clove and yeast phenols. I get this has been loved forever, but I almost question if that is what drives its appreciation. Just seems like the belgian spice rack got dumped into this one. Not balanced. Really just came off like a little bit of citrus got dumped into a wheat beer and then gallons of spice rack.

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2.83/5  rDev -32.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This beer is bananas.

Slightly cloudy gold with a big ol craggy head that dissipates quickly.

Banana candy nose, like runts. Has a fake sugar smell.

I get a lot of sweetness on the palate. It tastes like a banana tastes when it has those strings on it, I hate it when bananas get all stringy.

Not my taste. I could see some people really liking this beer.

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2.88/5  rDev -31.3%

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2.99/5  rDev -28.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Murky burnt orange color topped with much smaller head than I was expecting.

The aroma is sweet and a little citrusy - probably bitter orange is the best comparison I can think of. Some bubblegum as well but it's definitely in the background.

The flavor is a bit of a letdown. Watery and more bitter than I was expecting. Fortunately the bitterness doesn't linger, unfortunately neither does the flavor. There's some brightness in the flavor that again brings to mind citrus but it's not really tart. Some sweetness as well but I'm just not finding the weizen flavors that I would expect in a weizenbock.

The carbonation is fairly prickly and the mouthfeel on the week side. Overall it just doesn't do much for me.

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3/5  rDev -28.4%

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3/5  rDev -28.4%

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3/5  rDev -28.4%

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3/5  rDev -28.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -28.4%

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3.02/5  rDev -27.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 2.75

Pours out a large 1 PT .09 ounce bottle.

A - Looks like hazy a gold color, with slightly tan head. Not anything like Weizenbock Aventinus, my favorite of the style. This is just way too pale for my liking.

S - Smell is slightly sour, almost cheese-like, also getting some faint leather smells, earthy smell, very faint vanilla smells. No spice smells to be found.

T - Tastes like wheat malt, some stale veggie flavors, pale malt, and very slight vanilla.

M - Mouthfeel is rich, smooth.

O - This beer tastes old, tired, musty, stale and overall an unappetizing weizenbock which is a shame because this a beer style that should shine from Bavaria. Could it be an old bottle? It's possible yet I don't think it would have been this detrimental to it's flavor and aroma. Aventinus is leaps and bounds better, as is the Americanized version from Victory, Moon Glow, which is pretty damn amazing.

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3.04/5  rDev -27.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Only tried it once, after a few different brews. Wasn't really a fan, but will have to try again.

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3.08/5  rDev -26.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a hazy straw color with a decent white head that persists forever. Smells of pepper and clove with hints of lemon honey and light sugar. The flavor is rich and malty with lots of yeasty phenols that get in the way of me enjoying this beer. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a sweet mouthfeel. I did not enjoy this beer at all.

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3.24/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.25/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Ayinger Weizenbock from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
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