Ayinger Weizenbock | Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

Ayinger WeizenbockAyinger Weizenbock
BA SCORE
4.19/5
840 Ratings
Ayinger WeizenbockAyinger Weizenbock
BEER INFO

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

Style: Weizenbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by shbobdb on 06-09-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,247
Reviews:
400
Ratings:
840
pDev:
10.02%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
110
Gots:
73
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 840 |  Reviews: 400
Photo of BCad
4.49/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

L: Orange-white brew with a thin white head. Not too shabby in the looks depo.

S: Smells like wort while you're brewing, just pure sweetness and malt. I like it

T: Fantastic. Sweet malt nose, fades into a creamy and spicy ride before rolling into bitterness in the back of the mouth. I literally made an "okay" hand gesture to myself after taking a drink. Superb drinking.

F: Maybe could be thicker, but it's bubbly and delicious so who cares =)

O: Buy this bad boy. I was lucky enough to have found it on sale, so I have no idea what it goes for, but I really like it. It's got that german spiciness to it and the flavors surrounding that are very sweet and non-intrusive. Very very drinkable, like all day drinkable. Cheers to the folks at Ayinger, I love it.

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Photo of drpimento
4.47/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A tad pale for a weizenbock, but who cares. The flavor's divine. Appearance has a colossal thick billowy cream colored head. Aroma's traditional Bavarian hefeweizen with clove banana malt. Flavor's like nose, plus with the bock a touch more sweet. Still enough tang to make it so drinkable. These guys have it together.

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

Photo of Geosuds
4.17/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of rypkr
3.99/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kvgomps
3.5/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
4.36/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Squire123
4.03/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hazy light golden orange color with bountiful white cap and lacing.

Balanced aroma of fresh bread, banana and clove.

Taste is a marvelously complex combination of lively spice scents, primarily clove, with ripe yellow fruit along with the banana. This seemingly simple combination grows richer as the glass is emptied building progressively more flavor along the way. Just a bit of tartness, no real hop presence which it doesn't need anyway and a lingering richness that still remains dry. A dry desert beer perhaps.

Texture is medium and fully creamy, very nice, with balancing carbonation.

Overall it's a wheat brew that I can recommend without qualification. A moreso wheat beer that doesn't wander into areas of tartness or other side paths but stays on the main road going along with a purpose.

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Photo of talbotjf99
4.04/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Beertelligence
3.87/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This one pours a golden/brownish yellow. No noticeable head, or lacing. Strong yeast, tart nose, very inviting. Strong yeast, very strong citrus and herbal notes, really enjoyable. light to medium body and mouthfeel. Overall a solid easy drinking beer, Weizenbocks are such an underrated style.

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Photo of ssdarius
4.32/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NilocRellim
3.37/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a cloudy gold colour. Smells like fruity yeasts, sweet, with a hint of wheat. Tastes of spicy hops, hint of grainy bitterness, underlying light malt body, prevalent fruity yeasts. Yeast notes cling to the palate and linger, medium-bodied, slightly syrupy, slight tang at the finish.

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Photo of JamieDuncan
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BeerAndFilm
4.16/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DerwinWentworth
3.5/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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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Photo of CPAles
4.33/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sherillc
4.39/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Nose of fruit, pumpernickel bread, a wee bit of nutmeg and a hint of a savory component like stewed tomatoes. The flavor is of sour dough bread, malted milk, pear and again there is a slight savory edge to it. Mouth feel is creamy and luxurious. A very unique and beautiful beer.

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Photo of Sound_Explorer
4.27/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StArnoldFan
4.04/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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

Photo of OneTuffPony
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Look: Hazy amber orange.

Smell: Clove spiciness and yeast come in thoroughly.

Taste: A little bit of citrus. Bubble gum, banana, yeast, and cloves all come together.

Mouthfeel: Might be my favourite part of the beer. Soft and creamy with low carbonation.

Overall: This beer is a treat.

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Photo of BrownAleBollocks
4.21/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a hazy tangerine color with a thick, rocky white head that looks like snow. Aroma is yeasty, wheaty, spicy, and bready malt. Taste follows with bready malt, yeast, wheat, banana, and spicy backend. Mouthfeel is medium with a little bit of oilyness, offset by a smack of prickly carbonation. Overall, this is a classic and deserves to be lauded as such. In the weizenbock category, this would be second only to Weinhenstephaner vitus for me.

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

Photo of mrcraft
4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Ayinger Weizenbock from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
Beer rating: 4.19 out of 5 with 840 ratings
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