Moosbacher Weissbier | Private Landbrauerei Scheuerer

Moosbacher WeissbierMoosbacher Weissbier
99 Ratings
Moosbacher WeissbierMoosbacher Weissbier

Brewed by:
Private Landbrauerei Scheuerer

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by GCBrewingCo on 04-28-2006

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Photo of corby112
2.53/5  rDev -29.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pours a slightly hazy dark golden yellow color with a MASSIVE frothy white head that takes forever to slowly fade into a lasting ring. Large chunks of soapy lacing left behind.

Slightly spicy and earthy aroma with hints of light fruit, citrus and bready yeast. Grassy hops compliment the zesty spices(pepper, clove) up front followed by the yeast character and some lemon peel. All of these notes are here but are slightly muted. Subtle alcohol and light fruit.

Medium bodied with lots of tight carbonation up front. The bread/yeast character is most prominent with hints of zesty spice, light fruit and citrus. Faint earthy hops up front are complimented by hints of pepper, clove and lemon zest. Kind of watered down and bland with everything just melding together and nothing standing out.

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Photo of DavoleBomb
2.68/5  rDev -25.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Got this on sale for $2.99 at WineSource in Baltimore. I bought four Moosbacher varieties.

We now move on to the last of the four varieties. The first three were absolutely atrocious, so if this one is just bad, I'll consider it a victory.

3.5 A: If the top wasn't attached to the bottle, it would have put a hole in my ceiling when I opened it. I didn't shake or perturb the bottle in any way and I still managed to get a spritzing of foam. I poured really slow and ended up (somehow) with a decent pour. Color is dark gold with a thick white head and uniform bubble size. Think lacing. Bubbles continuously radiating from bottom of bottle.

3.0 S: Grainy with some grassy hops. Spice and banana. Not really strong.

3.0 T: Decent taste, though carbonation makes it hard to perform the act of tasting. Strong clove, some banana, and grainy malts. A bit sour.

1.5 M: Like the other dark wheat variety, the mouthfeel significantly detracts from the taste cause it blows up in your mouth as soon as it gets there. Terrible.

2.0 D: For as unspectacular as this beer is in terms of smell and taste, the mouthfeel makes this beer very undrinkable.

Will never buy a Moosbacher again. 4 out of 4 losers.

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Photo of bashiba
2.73/5  rDev -24.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured a cloudy golden yellow with a big creamy off white head. Good Lacing and retention.

The smell is light and yeasty with hints of lemon and banana.

The flavor light and yeasty with a bit of lemony zest and and light grain.

The mouthfeel is light and creamy with a bit of carbonation.

Drinkability is fine, but overall the beer is boring and watery.

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Photo of jmalex
2.78/5  rDev -23%
look: 5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

I don't know what it is about cold days, but I always seem to want a hefeweizen. I guess I'm just backwards. This is one I haven't had before, so I grabbed it when I saw it.

APPEARANCE: Pale, hazy straw yellow with a huge white pillowy head that lasts and lasts. Perfect in my book. And the swing-top bottle puts it over the top.

SMELL: Banana is hard to find. Bubblegum is non-existent. Clove is well-hidden. Malted wheat and funky hops are about all I get. I have to say - I'm pretty disappointed.

TASTE: Alright, this is a bit better. The banana and bubblegum comes out to play a little bit. The taste is pretty empty though. The finish is actually prominently hoppy above all other things. Even the wheat is a bit hidden.

MOUTHFEEL: Just fine. A nice sharp carbonation and quite smooth. No complaints here.

DRINKABILITY: A fine refreshing beer. It doesn't taste bad. Everything is just kind of backwards from what I expect from the style. But taking this beer for what it is, it's not a bad choice.

Maybe this is the beer gods' way of telling me to wait until summer for hefeweizens. I'm backwards for drinking them, so I get a backwards beer. I probably wouldn't buy this again. Wait, scratch that. I'll buy it again so I can reuse the swing-top bottle. That's it though.

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Photo of Blakaeris
2.8/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Pours cloudy yellow with a thick frothy white head that hangs around awhile.

Aroma is quite yeasty, with plenty of banana and lemon grass. Plenty of coriander, and additional yeasty spice.

Taste is pale malt, along with mild banana, lemon, and apricot fruit notes. Metallic and minerally, with vague yeasty spice.

Mouthfeel is light bodied. Overly thin and watery.

Overall a below average Hefe. Not terrible, but nothing to make me want to try another.

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Photo of PittBeerGirl
2.83/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A- this brew looks great. Hazy straw yellow body with thick foamy white head that leaves lacing all the way down the glass.

S- Light but pretty much in-line. Very much wheat, grain, and yeast- with banana and citrus backing.

T- disgusting acidity that sticks with the entire flavoring. Behind the acidity is the classic characteristics that are found in a good hefe. Wheat, Yeast, Grain, Bananas, and a hint of citrus.

M- medium carbonation and yeasty body. Not smooth due to the acidity.

D- its has medium drinkability. I have had much better hefe's and plan to drink those instead of this one.

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Photo of TMoney2591
2.9/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Served in a Bruery snifter.

Got this as a sample, figured I'd give this brewery a shot./ It pours a lightly hazy golden straw topped by over a finger of white foam. The nose comprises wheat, very light coriander, and light light orange zest. The taste brings in more of the same, but is also cursed by a strong must on both the wheat and the orange, leaving a strongly bitter and unpleasant flavor on the tongue. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a fairly smooth feel. Overall, a weak hefe, indeed, one that couldn't come close to the better German examples.

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Photo of pwsoldier
2.96/5  rDev -18%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from a 16.9 oz bottle into a mug I bought in Germany recently. Freshness date 11/08.

A - Pours a hazy golden orange. Decent head that fades into a resilient thin layer. No lacing.

S - Unimpressive for a hefe. I'm picking up a small trace of banana and bubblegum, but not much else.

T - Again, nothing spectacular here. Some spices there that weren't in the aroma, can't really put my finger on it. Clove maybe? Some peach comes through in the finish.

M - Medium bodied, fairly dry finish, and decent carbonation.

D - This is a very average hefe. It wasn't bad, but I probably won't be having it again. It'll cool you down on a hot day, but there are much better wheats out there for your dollar.

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Photo of BamfBacon
3/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of djcira
3/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of Kahlerbock
3/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of WCKDVBZ
3.05/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Braudog
3.05/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

From a ceramic-lidded flip-top, this poured entirely foam at first which very slowly settled into a moderately active orange-yellow brew. The aroma is exceptionally stark and citric and over-the top sweet ... the combined effect of the giant white foam and the sugary-sweet aroma is almost like a sink full of freshly suds’d lemon dish soap. After the citurs on-slaught on my nasal passages, the first swallow is suprisingly starchy. The mouthfeel is much lighter than the prototypical Weissbiers, no yeasty doughiness here. Instead, this is a crisp, only lightly fruity, almost Pilsner-y beer. (#2726, 2/25/2007)

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Photo of psinderson
3.09/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

500ml bottle poured into hefe-type glass.

Appearance: Murky golden with a thick white head that lasts forever. Lots of little bubbles streaming from the bottom.

Smell: Yeasty with bery light banana/clove aroma that defines Hefe. Some slight vanilla aroma.

Taste: Rather plain. Mostly yeast with a weird hop finish.

Mouthfeel: Thinnish, decent carbonation.

Drinkability: Clean but hoppy finish hurts.

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Photo of engisch
3.13/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Wow it opened explosively. I had to quickly start pouring because it was going to overflow with carbonation and foam. I poured this into a glass with about half of the glass being an extreme foamy head.

While I am waiting for some foam to disappear I notice that the beer is a slightly cloudy golden orange. It has a smell of banannas with a hint of spicing. I pour more into the glass and again I have a rediculous amount of head. Looking at the bottle I see that the use before date is 12/2008, the volume is 500 mL (1 Pint, 9 oz), there is a cake of yeast at the bottom, and "Ingredients: Water, Barley & hops, yeast". Wait a second, how is that right?!? I thought this was a "Wheat beer". That's interesting. I pour more into the glass, which still isn't full.

I get impatient and I try a bit from the bottle. Wow, that is a lot of carbonation. It is very soda/selzer like. Definately not a beer that should be drank out of the bottle. Do yourself a favor and pour it into a glass. Finally after much waiting, I get to try the beer. This is a decent tasting beer. It is a very social drinker, as it is not too strong. Tastes are similar to the smell with banannas and clove flavors.

It has a typical classic weissbier, nothing too special. A good beer. I look forward to trying the other Moosbacher varieties.

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Photo of drpimento
3.15/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Got this bottle a couple of weeks ago at Sam's in Chicago. It's ok; nothing special. Nice little pop when opened. Poured like a traditional hefe weisse. Smelled like a traditional hefe weisse. Tasted like one too. But was a bit sour. Body was decent - mouth filling and good carbonation. Good finish. Session beer.

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Photo of jgammoniv
3.25/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of hogrider
3.25/5  rDev -10%

Photo of drmeto
3.26/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

-pours a cloudy golden with a small to medium, foamy,white head
-medium to high carbonation visible
-lemon zest,chalk,clove,pepper,metallic
-quite dry for a Hefeweizen
-high carbonation
-light to medium body
I expected more from the Aroma.Decent but nothing more

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Photo of daledeee
3.26/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Picked up a 500ml single bottle. It has the nice leveraged cap which can be used by the home brewers.

It pours a dark gold with moderate head. The lace and small bubble layer stays around.

The nose was a little grainy like corn.

Taste was different than other wheat beers, especially German ones. Not as much citrus or yeast as I am used to. The taste was slightly citrus with some malt finish. Not much to speak of. Good carbonated bite and moderately drinkable. Disappointing for a German weisse.

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Photo of atlason
3.27/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Pours a hazy deep amber. Botched the pour resulting in way too much head. Head retention rather low, pretty much no lacing.

S: Strong fruity notes of orange, unusually fragrant for the style.

T: Very sweet with fairly low attenuation. Strong orange, no banana or clove apparent. This Hefeweizen is a bit one dimensional for my taste.

M: Pretty heavy body and sweetness is only partially offset by the orange flavored acidity. Overall I'm not in the mood for another, pretty low drinkability.

Overall while true to style, this is a bit of a simplistic and one dimensional rendition.

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Photo of WesWes
3.27/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The beer pours a hazy gold color with a towering white head that slowly fades to lacing. The aroma is good. It has an earthy clove scent along with a light wheat and pale malt aroma. It appears dry with some fruity yeast esters. The taste is average. It has a very dry, pale and wheat malt flavor that goes down slow with a slightly fruity/clove type finish. This is not the best tasting hefe out there. The mouthfeel is average also. It is a low bodied beer with a little too much CO2. This is not a very good beer. I generally like most hefes, but this one is just too dry and earthy for me.

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Photo of Brad007
3.31/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a cloudy blonde with a two-finger head into my glass. Very good presentation. Authentic.

Clove, citrus and wheat aromas in the nose. Very inviting to the nose.

Light with wheat and clove flavors. Seems a little "off" but otherwise, this is as authentic as it can get.

Clove, clove and clove. Nothing much more that lingers.

Would probably taste better fresh. Gotta know when to pick 'em. I waited too long.

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Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.31/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

4.7% ABV per the label.

Pours a murky light yellow-orange with a foamy bone head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. No lacing on the drink down. Tiny chunks of sediment are seen floating around in the beer after the pour. Smell is of wheat, caramel, and fruit aromas. Taste is much the same with wheat, caramel, and slightly tart pineapple flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of earth bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp and dry mouthfeel. Overall, this is an above average beer with an interesting tart pineapple flavor that I wasn't expecting.

Serving type: bottle.

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Photo of Kaiser81
3.33/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to my coworker, Mike, for getting me a bottle.

A - Poured from a 500 mL bottle into my hefeweizen glass. Pours a hazy orangish-yellow color with lots of carbonation bubbles rising on the side. It also pours with a ton of head that lingers for quite a while, and leaves lots of lacing on the glass. There are a few floaties in there.

S - Lots of wheat and lemon. It's not very diverse, but it's strong, and good. Kind of reminds me of a warm summer's day.

T - The wheat is the dominant flavor in this beer. There are hints of light citrus, and belgian yeast, but for the most part, it's all wheat all the time.

M - Well carbonated, crisp, and refreshing.

D - It's generally not my favorite style of beer, but I could drink more of this.

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Moosbacher Weissbier from Private Landbrauerei Scheuerer
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