König Ludwig Weissbier Hell | Kaltenberg International / König Ludwig International GmbH & Co.KG

BA SCORE
86
very good
29 Reviews
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Kaltenberg International / König Ludwig International GmbH & Co.KG
Germany
koenig-ludwig-brauerei.com

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Hoppsbabo on 03-23-2012

BEER STATS
Reviews:
29
Ratings:
184
Avg:
3.86
pDev:
10.62%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
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For Trade:
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Photo of benfons
3.03/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A: hazy yellow colour, nice dense head, a little small maybe

S: sweet malts, bananas and clove

T: sweet banana, some malts, some hops, but the sweet banana is very overpowering

M: undercarbonated, thin

O: way too sweet, just not a very pleasant beer

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Photo of Evil_Pidde
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: The color is hazy orange and the enormous thick whipped-cream-like white head slowly dissipates into decent lacings.

S: Malty, not too sweet, but richer in wheat - ripe bananas. Almost a bit dry. Cloves and lemons. Yeast.

T: Sweet and bready - bananabread. Lots of wheat but not enough to overpower other flavours. Yeast. Citric.

M: Aftertaste holds some bitterness. Body is light and carbonation rich but smooth.

O: A nice Hefe, kind of mellow in comparison with the most extreme ones - nice!

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Photo of janubio
3.97/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500 ml bottle. Hazy golden colour, heavy that lingers less than others of the style, good lace. Smell of bananas, cloves, citrus. Medium to full body, again less than others, it feels good and the palate, easy to drink (again) than others, but some times it's an advantage. Taste of bananas (lingering), clove, wheat, citrus. I'd have it any day.

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Photo of Hoppsbabo
3.84/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Nice and olde German label design. Sat next to the dunkel in my fridge they look like a couple of Teutonic knights.

APPEARANCE: A mangy straw colour, not the freshest looking wiessbier but has a big [email protected] of a head.

TASTE: Occasional subtle wash of marzipan at the back. Cloves in there somewhere. Every sip slightly different. Some banana/fruit salad, but banana slightly more subdued than normal. Something Pilsneresque in there too.

OVERAL: Nothing to write home about but a very, very sound weissbier.

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König Ludwig Weissbier Hell from Kaltenberg International / König Ludwig International GmbH & Co.KG
3.86 out of 5 based on 184 ratings.
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