König Ludwig Weiss (Royal Bavarian Hefe-Weizen) | Kaltenberg International / König Ludwig International GmbH & Co.KG

very good
894 Ratings
König Ludwig Weiss (Royal Bavarian Hefe-Weizen)König Ludwig Weiss (Royal Bavarian Hefe-Weizen)

Brewed by:
Kaltenberg International / König Ludwig International GmbH & Co.KG

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by kbub6f on 07-07-2002

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Photo of mrk829
4.52/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of barleysandwich
4.52/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

I can sum up this beer in one word - YUM!

Has a pleasant taste, a little on the sweet side, but that is normal for weissbier. Excellent smooth and silky mouthfeel with just the right amount of carbonation.

If you like Hefe beer, you are sure to love this beer, enough said!

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Photo of wattoclone
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of pat61
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L: Pours hazy straw under a 2” white foam collar that hugs the side of the glass.
S: Big banana nose is detectable from 5 feet away.
T: Banana, bread and clove on the palate with the balance towards the banana. A hint of bubble gum and traces of vanilla arise near the end and the beer finishes with a lingering clove presence on the tongue.
F: Creamy, luscious and full bodied with above average carbonation.
O: Liquid banana bread that is very easy to drink.

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Photo of Hefe_Monty
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of Thunderchief
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of tomrom
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of caustin90
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of bigbeers84
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of TreyDavidWood
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A great beer. One of my favorites, for sure.

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Photo of atarantino
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of JohneHoodlum
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of Vandelayindustri
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of Superdave2626
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of Braz
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of augustwest0823
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of eggmaggi
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of Joshgonzales79
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of bladman
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of BearsDitkaBears
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of MacStinson
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of KSather
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of nandika
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of bhawk1
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of blakesell
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Poured from the tap into a standard pint glass.

Appearance- Beer pours a hazed yellow orange with virtually no head, a mere island of foam towards the left hand side with the dutchy. Lacing is minimal.

Smell- Wheat is very pronounced with very little banana or clove although clove is there. Hops are nowhere to be found. Wheat is quite dominant in the scent here.

Taste- Creamy and spicy with clove and noble hops. This is a definition of a Bavarian hefeweizen through and through. Clove coats the tongue and leaves a pleasant aftertaste. There is a cereal mash flavor on the finish as well.

Mouthfeel- Creamy, light-medium bodied, medium-low in carbonation, very pleasant on the mouth.

Drinkability- Wonderful, an excellent example of the Bavarian hefeweizen style. i will revisit this again and again.

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König Ludwig Weiss (Royal Bavarian Hefe-Weizen) from Kaltenberg International / König Ludwig International GmbH & Co.KG
3.8 out of 5 based on 894 ratings.
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