Ayinger Weizenbock | Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

Ayinger WeizenbockAyinger Weizenbock
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Ayinger WeizenbockAyinger Weizenbock

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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Ratings: 839 |  Reviews: 400
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

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

A: Pours a glowing apricot color with a gorgeous fluffy cream colored head.

S: Bananas foster, caramel, clove, rich bready malt and brown sugar. Fantastic.

T: Rich wheat and banana with a big bready malt backbone. The carbonation holds up the flavors perfectly. I freaking love Ayinger.

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4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.28/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Super frothy head, hazy dark golden.

Big whiff of classic hefe bananas and clove.

Quite bananaful, with clove, a wheaty base with subtle citrus. A slightly boozy grainy off-note towards the ends as it warms my only complaint.

Really nice full smooth mouthfeel.

I didn't feel like this was as amazing as their regular hefe, I guess I'm partial to the darker weizenbocks. This still disappeared quite fast.

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of BradtheGreat7
4.24/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Review taken from notes(Jan. 2013)

500ml(16.9 oz.) brown Ayinger style bottle. Newer version of their label and bottle cap. Classy German style all over. Poured into a weizen glass.

A - Dark cloudy straw yellow-orange color with lots of haze. A fluffy white head masses on top of the glowing body. Lots of fluff and stick to the glass.

S - Banana sweetness and lots of pleasant spice notes. Wheat and grass like character to the nose.

T - Typical Hefe flavor that's juiced up with bigger flavors. Rich banana notes with clove and other spices throughout. A bready German yeast with some wheat presence.

M - Medium bodied and enjoyable. Excellent thickness with a smooth feel. Very easy to drink.

O - a very very good weizenbock. I tend to enjoy the helles(light) weizenbocks more than the dunkels(darker) offerings. Probably the 2nd best weizenbock I've had the pleasure of experiencing. Its a great style and Aying did it right. There should never be a discussion about the best of Germany without Brauerei Aying being mentioned. They just deliver world class German ales on a regular basis. I say this is a must try if you like German wheat beers. I could enjoy something like this any time of the year.

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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3.95/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into pint pilsner glass from bottle

A- Bright gold with a little white head that sticks around

S- Bananas and caramel malts. Little noble hops towards the end.

T- Tastes of bananas and clove with caramel malts and wheat. Also has a stronger alcohol presence than I would like.

M- Very bubbly and thin. Goes down easy minus the alcohol tinge.

Overall this is not my favorite style of beer, but when comparing to its style it is a very good beer.

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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

Pours cloudy dark amber with a moderate head. Huge pleasant aroma of banana, pear, cloves and peaches. Taste is sweet, fruity and delicious, similar to the Ayinger Ur-Weisse multiplied by 2. Thankfully all of the Ayinger beers are easy to find in the area for which I am extremely grateful. For me they are the gold standard of Bavarian beers although I have never travelled abroad. I have consumed several cases of the weizenbock and ur-weisse and have never been disappointed, regardless of what I am eating, drinking or feeling. They are truly miraculous in this respect, always enjoyable.

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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

Poured from a 16.9oz bottle into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a deep gold color with a large off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick on the glass.

S: The aroma contains wheat, bananas, caramelized malts and some hops.

T: The taste starts out bready with flavors of wheat and a hearty but not too heavy malt character. Then a strong banana flavor comes in with a bit of sweetness. The hops presence is mild but complementary and provides a very good balance. The after-taste is slightly bready and slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and very smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is clean.

O: Very tasty, goes down quite easily, not too filling, good kick, very good representation of style, this is a very good beer to drink for a long time if you’re in the mood for the style.

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Ayinger Weizenbock from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
Beer rating: 92.7% out of 100 with 839 ratings
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