Bayern St. Wilbur Weizen | Bayern Brewing, Inc. / Edelweiss Bistro

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Bayern St. Wilbur WeizenBayern St. Wilbur Weizen

Brewed by:
Bayern Brewing, Inc. / Edelweiss Bistro
Montana, United States

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by beernut7 on 08-19-2002

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Photo of Taologic
3.29/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jrsqc7
3.81/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Fantastic mouth feel. Very crisp.
Light fruitiness
Some malt
In the best possible way
Such a great summer beer

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Photo of SamuelMiller
3.73/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LXIXME
3.77/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Libeertarian
3.45/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This pours an opaque golden amber with fine, filmy off-white head of lower retention. Yeast has sunken to the bottom and resides in several small piles. Some of it remains clinging to the side of the glass below the surface, and an even smaller amount even managed to end up on top of the head. None of the sought-after clove or banana notes on the nose, but still a classic Hefe smell. Wheat and brewers yeast, like sweet dough. Touch of lemon. Very lemony throughout, a bit bready as it lingers and fizzes up, with very mild clove almost taking over in the finish, but otherwise far less wheat or yeast character than in the smell, although I assume that will change if I happen to gulp up any of the chunks. I might just be brave enough to do so. I was! Tastes more like cloves than brewers yeast, but really nothing special. Body is light to medium, with medium level of softer sudsy carbonation. Smooth, and neither favoring crispness nor astringency.

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Photo of Darkmagus82
3.66/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from bottle into a pint glass

Appearance- the beer pours a very lightly hazed lighter golden amber color with a billowy white head of three finger height. The head has a pretty nice level of retention, slowly fading over time to leave a lighter level of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma of the brew is heaviest of a wheaty and yeasty smell mixed with a lighter showing of a light fruit smell of peach and a bit of pear. Along with these smells comes some lighter notes of spice and a little bit of coriander and some clove.

Taste – The taste begins with a rather nice flavor of a wheat bread taste that contains a rather decent sum of a sweeter fruit flavors of peach and apricot. As the taste advances the wheat peach and apricot all hold, while a little bit of a grassy and hay flavor start to develop more and more. Along with these tastes comes some flavors of a light yeast and a little bit of spice, which in the end, leave a rather fruity and sweet, but very pleasant, wheat bready taste to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the brew is on the slightly thicker and chewier side for an only 5.4 % abv brew with a carbonation level that is on the lower side. For the style and the sweeter wheaty flavors the feel is really quite nice, with it creating a rather easy drinking and flavorful weizen.

Overall – This is one weizen I actually rather like, but one I would likely enjoy on the occasion that I am in the mood for something with a bit more fruity flavor (which I think I am in for right now.) It is sweeter and slightly more wheaty, with a lower spice profile, but even with that said, more purist style weizen drinkers, it is very approachable and tasty. So…. Give it a go!

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Photo of sporklift87
3.99/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Chris_Carl_Johnson
3.65/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Keizerjl
3.17/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Bunman3
3.54/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

When you are in a ski town surrounded by deep snow, it is comforting to see a St. Bernard on the label of your beer. St. Wilbur makes a nice first impression. The nose is floral and citrus, the head disappears quickly and there is a bit of wheat chewiness. This would be best suited to a warm summer day, but enjoyed it regardless.

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Photo of a77cj7
4.5/5  rDev +32.7%

Photo of LoganMc
3.88/5  rDev +14.5%

Photo of thebigredone
4/5  rDev +18%

Photo of neckbeered
3/5  rDev -11.5%

Photo of BillRoth
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of Flathead_Monster
3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of Eric908
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of Nohair989
3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of jesseejames
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer pours a nice hazy dark golden with lots of head that leaves a nice lacing in the glass. The aroma is of fruits and spices a nice refreshing smell. It tastes of more fruits and much more spices and is quite pleasant on the palate and finishes with a touch of bitterness to cut the sweetness. I think this is a nice beer to have on a hot day to quench your thirst.

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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of delalove
4/5  rDev +18%

Photo of DeekNayvuz
3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of spycow
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of Jameswoody
3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of SCZ
3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

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Bayern St. Wilbur Weizen from Bayern Brewing, Inc. / Edelweiss Bistro
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