Maisel's Weisse Original | Brauerei Gebrüder Maisel GmbH & Co.

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453 Ratings
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Maisel's Weisse OriginalMaisel's Weisse Original
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brauerei Gebrüder Maisel GmbH & Co.
Germany
maisel.com

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-24-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
453
Reviews:
177
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
10.57%
 
 
Wants:
36
Gots:
87
For Trade:
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3.44/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.28/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Zylod
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Spike
3.94/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Mantooth
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zaraspook
4.19/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Melvintrude
4.56/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I'm finding Hefeweizens very similar these days. This is no exception, but it's just that 10% better all round. Taste, feel, smell etc and it has a little more bite and sharpness

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Photo of SimplySinister
4.32/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - A tad darker than the typical hefe's sunny straw color. More of a honey sunset color. Poured with a nice two finger head into a cylinder. Minimal lacing and mild to moderate carbonation.

S - Smells like the typical hefe, a little clove/banana action going on. It's not at all overpowering though.

T - Not nearly as sweet as the typical hefe. I'm really, really liking this one. Tastes very balanced. Clove and banana notes exist but are definitely muted.

M - Much cleaner and more crisp than the typical hefe with little to no lingering flavor.

D - Fantastic. I'm not too sure that I'd ever session any wheat but if I did it would be this beer. Very easy and pleasurable drinkability. All in all, I am pretty much astonished at the simplicity and awesomeness of this beer. I would definitely have this beer again with zero hesitation. If you like hefe beers but dislike them being too sweet, banana bombish, or too clove tasting give this one a try.

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3.86/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.91/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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2.75/5  rDev -29.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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3.9/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.45/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Not the greatest hefeweizen, but it absolutely nails that iconic German wheat and barley taste. Could use more banana and clove flavor. Good head and head retention.

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Photo of Zet
3.79/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Copper haze with a nice full head of foam. Very clovy smell, which continues in the taste. As the beer warms up, more flavours appear: orange, tangerine, lemon zest and banana. Quite a fruity Hefeweizen actually. I prefer a bit more banana flavour compared to the rest, but still quite nice.

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Photo of drmeto
3.91/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

L:
-pours a cloudy bronze with a small,creamy, white head
-medium to high carbonation visible
S:
-herbal,faint tart,clove,wheaty,lemon
T:
-banana,caramel,bready,wheaty,lemon,nutty
F:
-high carbonation
-light to medium body
O:
Another great Hefeweizen

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3.78/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.35/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.92/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.52/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.95/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.04/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Malt_Man
4.08/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Served cool from 500ml bottle into Schneider Weisse glass.

L) Copper / deep amber colour, very hazy, looks great against the bright white dense 2cm head.

S) Sweet toffee-marmalade. A bit of hoppiness in there.

T) Rich orange marmalade with bannoffee pie finish. Lemony zest on top of the deeper flavours.

F) Clean mouthfeel with great acidic bite.

O) Another very good weizen; recommended.

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Maisel's Weisse Original from Brauerei Gebrüder Maisel GmbH & Co.
3.88 out of 5 based on 453 ratings.
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