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Oettinger Hefeweissbier | Oettinger Brauerei

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3.63/5
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30 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Oettinger Brauerei
Germany
oettinger-bier.de

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 02-06-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#31,770
Reviews:
10
Ratings:
30
pDev:
13.5%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
3
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 30 |  Reviews: 10
Photo of dandy14
3.13/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of clarknova
2.91/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

average, cheep hefeweizen. nothing special.

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Photo of fr0wn3r
3.45/5  rDev -5%

Photo of Brew_42
3.42/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I have had this a few time in Korea where it is packaged and market as Wabar Dunkel but it is Oettinger.

Appearance- Standard hefe, cloudy and gold with a fluffy white head.

Smell- Bananas, spice and everything nice.

Taste- Follows the nose, A litte bit of tartness that is not usually in a hefe

MF- Medium body slight carbonation

Overall-Ok hefeweizen. I was told by a German at the bar that in Germany it is a super cheap beer for a person on a budget but it is still better than much of what is sold in Korea.

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Photo of vinicole
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of BeerBeerBeer
4/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of brewtalthrone
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of jumpfromorbit
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of laoge
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of josemm1790
4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

Photo of ctejada10
4.5/5  rDev +24%

Photo of Mattias
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of Mike151014
4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

Photo of cambabeer
3/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of birchstick
3.48/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a cloudy yellow color with a nice head. Nose is banana and a lot of bubblegum. The taste follows suit. Opens up with with a little bit of spicy citrus flavor, which moves on to softer banana notes. A little bubblegum is present on the backend, but really explodes on the exhale. The mouthfeel is a touch on the watery side, but it is full. Overall, this is a solid hefeweizen. I found it strange I had to come to Central America to hear of this/be able to try it, but I am glad I got the chance. This hefeweizen provides a nice break from the Central American dull macro-lagers.

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Photo of Miha
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of FLima
3.18/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Hazy amber orange color with lots of head with good retention.
Aroma of banana yeast and cloves.
Flavor initially seemed to have more barley malt than usual. Taste of bananas and over-ripped oranges and condiments. Dry aftertaste and mildly bitter.
Medium body with good carbonation.
Kind of positioned nowhere between drinkability and complexity choices. I believe there are better options, even local ones.

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Photo of AdrianMendez
4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

Photo of abecuellar
5/5  rDev +37.7%

Photo of arkanu
4/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of CwrwAmByth
3.7/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 500ml bottle into a straight pint glass.

Pours a hazy golden colour with quite a nice white head.

Smells fairly yeasty.

Tastes okay, with that classic sharp hefeweizen yeast flavour up front but then some nice smooth and refreshing wheat flavours too, with a hop bitterness on the finish.

Overall quite a nice beer, slightly lacking in character and bit plain though.

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Photo of intoxabroad
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of Evil_Pidde
3.3/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours murky golden with a large white compact head that slowly sets into decent lacings.

S: Sweet malt and loads of wheat, gives the ripe banana. Some citric notes lures in the back. Also a bready backbone.

T: Rather mellow for a Hefeweizen, not too strong flavours. Ripe bananas and bready malts.

M: Aftertaste is short but a little bitter. Body is medium while carbonation strong but smooth.

O: A above average Hefeweizen, but not too exciting.

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of BretSikkink
3.58/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Hazy golden brown color, nice creamy head - didn't fly off the handle but still had good stick and lacing. Fairly citric note, good blast of yeast, a little clean but a good start overall.

Actually much more phenolic banana, a somewhat biting citric and estery yeast note toward the end. Good bitterness. Not a super strong flavor either, but treading the middle. Finishes crisp, lots of carbonation, fair blast of coriander in there. Pretty solid choice, grab one if it's affordable.

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Beer rating: 3.63 out of 5 with 30 ratings
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