Hofbräu Münchner Weisse | Hofbräuhaus München

Hofbräu Münchner WeisseHofbräu Münchner Weisse
BA SCORE
3.92/5
788 Ratings
Hofbräu Münchner WeisseHofbräu Münchner Weisse
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hofbräuhaus München
Germany
hofbraeuhaus.de

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Bierman9 on 05-25-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,099
Reviews:
329
Ratings:
788
pDev:
11.73%
Bros Score:
4.37
 
 
Wants:
38
Gots:
116
Trade:
0
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Photo of LiquidAmber
3.99/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a weizen glass. Bottle labled "Hofbrau Hefe Weizen", and the ABV is 5.1, so I'm guessing this is the same thing. Pours a slightly hazy, medium golden amber with a half finger white head with good retention and lacing. Aroma of semi-sweet wheat, lemon, a little graininess, clove and a hint of caramel; inviting. Flavor starts with mildly grainy wheat, slight lemon and clove, dries out a little into a wheat finish with lingering light lemon tartness and clove with light residual bitterness. Medium bodied with good carbonation. A pleasant hefewiezen with a characteristic flavor profile. A little drier in the finish than others, but overall a good flavor transition. The green bottle got me prepared for skunking, but none was detected here, perhaps because of the low hopping in this style (or luck with dark storage in transportation). A classic German brewery that knows what they are doing. Hofbrau was the dominant brand when I visited Munich in the 1970s and this shows why they are so popular.

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Photo of cknoch
4.12/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.42/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

This was poured into a weizen glass. The appearance was a hazy/cloudy burnt orange color with a sustaining white foamy head for a good minute. Then dissipates at a nice pace. Lacing slides into the beer. The aroma starts off with some sweet bready wheatiness. Cloves and banana esters are there, but because of the green bottle, yes, mild skunkiness starting to show up. The flavor leans sweet first but ends up balancing between the sweetness and spicy clove. Dry clove spice to super mild banana esters aftertaste leading into the finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light on the body with a nice sessionable smooth sweet crisp feel. Carbonation seems pretty light. Overall, getting this done before it becomes a skunk bomb. Damn, I hate green bottles! Why, ugh, please stop, this is 2016. Science has disproved that these bottles should no longer be used.

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Photo of emerge077
3.84/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of poisoneddwarf
4.23/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Backlog. On tap. Smells and tastes of wheat, banana esters. Pours a beautiful hazy gold. Nice head, leaves nice lacing. Great hefe.

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Photo of Dactrius
3.81/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jacob17
3.39/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of South2NW
3.9/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of laumaster716
4.39/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BeersIsTheName
4.03/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of toscanoigor
3.49/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BarryMFBurton
4.03/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of atrocity
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of drmeto
3.74/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

L:
-pours a cloudy golden with a big,frothy,white head
-medium to high carbonation visible
S:
-earthy,rustic,banana,lemon,honey,clove,spicy
T:
-spicy,banana,astringent,lemon,honey,clove
F:
-medium carbonation
-light to medium body
O:
Good Hefeweizen

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Photo of beerinabottle
4.43/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Fettpopps
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of buckyp
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of igl
4.3/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fuzzcherry
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BenBreeg
4.12/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jodio
4.28/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mpk_tx
4.34/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I was lucky enough to have this on tap in Fredericksburg, TX on a porch on a beautiful spring evening with an exquisite wienerschnitzel. Needless to say, it was fantastic!!!

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Photo of SSGCujo
4.43/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Wer34truh
4.13/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ArchimedesSox
4.59/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Hazy light orange, thin white head, no lacing

S: Sweet wheat malts, lemon, bubblegum

T: Sweet wheat malts, bubblegum, banana, clove, classic Hefeweizen taste

M: Medium

O: A great representation of the style. A standard by which American crafts in this style should be judged.

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