Primátor Weizenbier | Pivovar Náchod a.s.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pivovar Náchod a.s.
Czech Republic
primator.cz

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by RocketWidget on 12-19-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
78
Reviews:
23
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
8.93%
 
 
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Ratings: 78 |  Reviews: 23
Photo of yaron73
4.66/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Curtis
4.6/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A very, very good beer ! Poured a nice unfiltered pale yellow. Hazy, but no chunks or floaties. Aroma is banana, clove and a little citrus. Very light head dissipates quickly...... I didn't mind - more beer to enjoy and sooner! Mouth feel is excellent, carbonation is perfect. Taste is wonderful, rich, complex, citrus is light, some mild bread flavors. Nothing sharp or intense, just good balance that blends together very well. Hops are extremely light, more would throw it off. A wonderful beer. I so wish i had bought more of these at the store......

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Photo of joaopmgoncalves
4.31/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sprucetip
4.3/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Pivorvarsky Klub in Prague. Pours pale hazy golden with fluffy white head, very good retention and thick lacing. Quite active as well.

Smells like a fresh, German style wheat beer should. Bubble gujm, banana and clove balanced delightfully. Yum.

Tastes like the nose. They pretty much nailed it. Wow! I count myself as one who enjoys and appreciates a good German style wheat beer, but I don't remember the last time I enjoyed one so much. Sweetness and light hops add complexity to the yesty-wheaty goodness.

Nicely carbonated, creamy, smooth, crisp and clean.

Way too easy to drink, and wicked tasty. My guess is that it wouldn't be quite this nice from a bottle. Very much impressed. Well done.

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Photo of MaSaiani
4.27/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tux_alin
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of warpedrevolution
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of endless1408
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of FZR23
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of velkyal
4.23/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

It pours a wonderful marmalade orange with a slightly ivory head which disappeared rather quickly - a fact I am putting down to not owning a proper wheat beer glass and so drinking it from my Purkmistr glass.

Being a hefewiezen it is naturally cloudy, which is actually something I like in a beer, being a fan of kvasnicové beers.

The beer smells like oranges as well, ripe Seville oranges promising a burst of bitterness followed by a delicate sweetness, with floral hints from the Saaz hops.

In the mouth this beer is an absolute delight, tart, refreshing, with crisp bitterness, which doesn't overwhelm the palate, and again the motif of a thick cut orange marmalade.

There is a nice balance of medium sweetness with medium bitterness.

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Photo of tone77
4.15/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a brown 16.9 oz. bottle. Has a golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is strong of banana, some cloves. Taste is banana, cloves, wheat, tasty and highly refreshing. Feels full bodied in the mouth and overall is a delicious beer worth seeking out.

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Photo of Malt_Man
4.13/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Served cool from 500ml bottle into Schneider Weisse weizen glass.

L) Cloudy pale orange-yellow. Thick white persistent head. Looks the part.

S) Light sourish clove-banana weizen.

T) Ooh, nice. Different from a standard weizen in that a candy sweetness hits first, before the standard banana ester flavour. Yeasty bready notes on the burp-back.

F) On the light side of the weizen spectrum, which is fine. Muted carbonation, but adds a nice acid bite in the drink.

O) Very respectable weizen, better than many German versions. Recommended.

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Photo of flyingpig
4.13/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

500ml Bottle in Ahold Supermarket, Prague Old Town (17Czk):
Cloudy yellow, a large foamy white head & good retention. Nice lacing too.

Clove & banana, some bubblegum & a mix of sweet notes including sugar & background fruits. Citrus, in particular orange feature & the beer seems quite fresh.

Bubblegum, banana & clove dominate with orange & citrus plus some coriander around the middle. A traditional, German style taste with some nice sweetness & a touch of spice from the subtle hops that come through too.

Smooth, almost creamy with good carbonation & a lively feel. Spice & a light tang from the citrus helped the beer down & the body was a medium one.

A very good beer & as my first Czech brewed hefeweizen it didn't disappoint & could easily be ranked alongside some of the better German offerings of the style. I'll be picking up again if it ever makes its way into the UK.

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Photo of Graham5161986
4.12/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: pours a cloudy, orangy yellow with a 2 finger white head that reduces to a thin film that leave a bit of lacing. Quite a bit of visible sediment.

S: banana, coriander and cloves on the nose with a nice citrusy zest.

T: very well pronounced banana flavour, yeasty, a touch of spice and an orangy sweetness that lingers on the finish - quite impressive for a Czech version of this German style

M: light and creamy witha good kick of carbonation and a smooth, refreshing finish.

D: Im quite a big fan of both beers I have tried from this brewery (This and their premium lager). This one delivers the true essence of a proper German Hefe and have some very nicely balanced and well pronounced flavours. I could definitely see myself drinking a ton of these in the summer time. Still, I would drink it all year-round. Very nice, very refreshing, well done Primator.

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Photo of superspak
4.1/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

500 ml bottle into weizen glass, no bottle dating. Pours hazy golden yellow color with a 1-2 finger dense white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Aromas of big lemon, orange, pear, banana, bubblegum, clove, coriander, wheat, bread, herbal, floral, and yeast earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great complexity and balance of fruity/spicy yeast, pale malt, and light earthy hop notes; with great strength. Taste of big lemon, orange, pear, banana, bubblegum, clove, coriander, wheat, bread, herbal, floral, and yeast earthiness. Light herbal bitterness, yeast spice, and wheat tang on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon, orange, banana, bubblegum, clove, coriander, wheat, bread, herbal, floral, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Great complexity, robustness, and balance of fruity/spicy yeast, pale malt, and light earthy hop flavors; with a nice malt/bitter/spiciness balance, and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Light-moderate dryness. Medium-high carbonation and light-medium body; with a very smooth, crisp, and moderately creamy/grainy mouthfeel that is great. Zero warming alcohol as expected of 5%. Overall this is an excellent hefeweizen! All around great complexity, robustness, and balance of fruity/spicy yeast, pale malt, and light earthy hop flavors; very smooth, crisp, and refreshing to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

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Photo of mmahut
4.07/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

I had few bottles of this, however fresh cag was the best

A: Strong golden to bronze colour with small head.

S: Oranges, forest fruits, lemons and some sugar. No alcoholic smell.

T: Fruity -- oranges, lemons, mangos, banana with spicy sub-tone of malt.

M: Medium body with low carbonation, comfortable after taste.

D: One of the best weises I've had. Genial for a beer garden.

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Photo of Lunruj
4.06/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Typical cloudy appearance of a Weizen. Rich head with good retention. Citrus, cloves, banana flavor. Banana aroma is well noticable but not dominant, giving the beer more fresh feel. Hop bitterness and aroma low. A typical example of the style and a pretty good beer. Available in all larger supermarkets in Czechia.

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Photo of Walbert_Neto
4.04/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of petewheeler
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Ciocanelu
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Zorro
4/5  rDev +2%

Very cloudy yellow colored beer with a medium sized white colored head.

Highly aromatic, strong on the banana and lighter on the clove scents. Medium level of medicinal smelling phenols. But this beer just plain smells like a banana.

Semi-dry with a strong banana taste. Clove is stronger in the taste than the scent but this is still a banana tasting beer.

Overall a Hefeweizen I can recommend.

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

500ml bottle poured into a weizen glass.

Cloudy orange amber color with very thick creamy white head that stays with great retention, it slowly subsides to everlasting foamy crown along with lots of sticky lacing, high visible carbonation.

The aroma is all what you can expect from German’s Hefeweizen; clove forwards, then bubble gum, some spice, banana, citrus, some yeasty tartness, and bready malt.

Sweetness sweeps all over with a quality of bready malt, yeast is not going anywhere but thereafter takes over the palate by a note of banana ester together with clove spiciness and mild tartness. Hop is traditionally muted with just very slight bitterness undertone.

Medium body, smooth mouthfeel and soft effervescence flow through the palate from some lively carbonation, quite refreshing, dry finish.

Hefeweizen from Czech Republic, and I must say yes it is straight to the point. Truly like German’s brew and perhaps better in some case.

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Photo of ant13
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of AlexAfonin
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of yesno1011
4/5  rDev +2%

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Primátor Weizenbier from Pivovar Náchod a.s.
3.92 out of 5 based on 78 ratings.
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