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Kapuziner Weissbier | Kulmbacher Brauerei AG

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4.03/5
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529 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Kulmbacher Brauerei AG
Germany
kulmbacher.de

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-05-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,384
Reviews:
287
Ratings:
529
pDev:
10.92%
Bros Score:
4.42
 
 
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Photo of Bierguy5
3.5/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From the 5 L mimi-keg. Pours a light golden color, with some orange tones. Very thick frothy white head. One problem with the can is that there is quite a bit of foaming, and waiting time as a result. Soft aroma of banana and clove. Slightly tart, with hints of banana. Flavor seems subdued. Good carbonation, but slightly watery. While the 5L was fun for a cookout, I was not overly impressed.

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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

9/4/09
500 mL bottle poured into a weissbier glass.

Pours a cloudy, deep, burnt-orange-tinted amber, dark for a hefe, with a relatively nondescript fluffy white head.
Aromas of dried bananas and spice, subtle enough that I can't say for sure that it's clove, with a solid yeasty bread note underneath.
Spicier on the palate than the nose would indicate, though it comes across not as clove but as perhaps coriander and baking spice. Rich and almost warming in that regard, and perhaps would work well as an autumn hefe, but not what I've come to expect. A pretty solid wheat backbone again, with a moderate lingering bitterness (hops?) on the finish.

Not bad, but not what I look for in a hefe; seems to miss some of the telltale hefe qualities.

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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

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3.52/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

L:
-pours a cloudy golden-orange with a small,creamy,white head
-medium carbonation visible
S:
-banana,clove,white bread,honey,slightly wheaty,pineapple
T:
-lemon,apples,pears,clove,oniony,honey,slightly wheaty,pineapple
-slightly more bitter than its contemporaries
F:
-medium carbonation
-light body
O:
Decent one.

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3.52/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.53/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Reviewed 4/30/09

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a 16oz pint glass. Firm pour evokes 3 fingers of the purest white head made up of very fine bubbles. Head falls fairly quickly, leaving a 1/8th topping. Some spotty lacing. Color is a cloudy pale yellow.

Nose- Nice sweet orange nose. Some yeastiness. Very nice.

Palate- Fruity, with prominent citrus, sour lemons and unripened oranges. Very dry, with some underlying spice. Clean crisp finish.

Mouthfeel- Very nice and lite, active.

Drinkability- Great.

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3.53/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.53/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.5

Purchased from Ramsey Liquors, $2.99. Served at just over fridge temperature in a weissbier glass, the code 1826273 is lasered on the back of this 16.9oz bottle.

Appearance- Initially crystal clear and golden, the clouds appear as the unfiltered yeast is swirled in. Sexy and bone white is the three finger crown, spilling just slightly over the top of the glass. The lacing is minimal, occurring in patches around the perimeter. It's one of the murkier weissbiers I've had the pleasure of sampling.

Smell- A traditional aroma of wheat malt mingles with bright notes of tropical fruit... less obvious is the usual bubblegum and clove character I would have expected, however there is a mild burnt or toasted nose to this.

Taste- Pleasing, balanced flavors of wheat malt and associated esters that define the hefe-weizen style. Banana bread, malt, mild clove, and a gentle floral hop finish grace the palate and encourage the next sip.

Mouthfeel/Drinkability- The mouthfeel is flawless and dazzling... crisp and active for the first second and then, like magic, becomes seafoam and velvet in the mouth. For the price, it's a solid $1.30 more per bottle than Franziskaner or Paulaner... that alone would inhibit choosing this example over its less expensive peers. Glad to have tried this though, I wasn't disappointed.

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Kapuziner Weissbier from Kulmbacher Brauerei AG
Beer rating: 4.03 out of 5 with 529 ratings
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