Gutmann Hefeweizen | Brauerei Fritz Gutmann

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Brewed by:
Brauerei Fritz Gutmann
Germany

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by stcules on 02-06-2008

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Ratings:
39
Reviews:
18
Avg:
3.77
pDev:
0%
 
 
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Photo of Silke_Neryn
4.27/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Schoeni
4.05/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

This beer represents the definition of a bavarian style hefe weizen-no doubt. Comes in a classic Euro bottle 0,5l and has a precious banderole (blue/White colours) saying "Gutmann: gutes Bier.." yeah thats cool. Premium. Poured into a wheat beer glass (Stephani) the beer looks pastel-orange. Fluffy head. Looks like cloudy and all natural apple juice! Aromas of fruits, banana and also spicy nutmeg. Very fizzy and refreshing, nice yeasty taste. Grainy and so soft, not that much carbonation what makes this Hefeweissbier so quaffable.

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Photo of mishi_d
4.17/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Iano54
3.74/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
4.02/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From the bottle, it pours a hazy (it is a hefe or yeast beer, after all) amber color with a pleasantly large white head. Nose detects lovely banana scents with some bread. Taste follows nose, with bready flavor with banana notes. Enjoyable!

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Photo of Hayley_86
3.25/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of drmeto
4.07/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

L:
-pours a cloudy golden with small particle floaties and a small,frothy,white head
-medium carbonation visible
S:
-doughy ,faint tart,banana,clove,coriander,honey,peaches,caramel,bubble gum
T:
-doughy,bready,banana,wheaty,lemon,coriander,caramel
F:
-medium to high carbonation
-light to medium body
O:
Really good Hefeweizen

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Photo of Solinsky
4.84/5  rDev +28.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

One of the best

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Photo of JTuomi
3.92/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.93/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of aleigator
4.18/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a massiv, dense, creamy head with a lovely, hazy peach color.

The aromas yield spiced banana big times, along with cinnamon and clove, as well as bready malts. Banana is rich on the nose, together with marzipan and bread, all flavors chime in with the fruit.

Drinks enormously smooth, with bready soft malts and a silky yeastiness, providing the most complex, well integrated banana flavor I have yet experienced in a beer. Not only comes the banana incredibly smooth to the palate, due to the soft yeast pillow, it also got a fantastic complexity to it, provided by honey and cloves. Even in the finish, the fruit is still recognizable, acvompanied by a mellow grain flavor, blending outstandingly well into the beers malt foundation. Has a perfectly fitting carbonation, not too high, leaving enough space for the more fragile flavors to shine through, with a light, versatile body, very refreshing.

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Photo of Hoppsbabo
4/5  rDev +6.1%

A: A cloudy grey-straw body with a cumulonimbus cloud of a white head.
S: Banana chews and a touch of vinegary yeast.
T: Loads of banana and very peppy indeed. Too much of a corn chips effect though, and infact the aftertaste reminds me of Monster Munch – disappears as it warms though.
M: Typical soft Weizen effervescence.
O: An average but full-flavoured example of the style, which is one of my favourite styles.

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Photo of dcmchew
3.7/5  rDev -1.9%

Photo of leroybrown10
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of sclitch
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of innominat
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of Schmoog
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of His_Royal_Hoppiness
4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of flyingpig
3.8/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

500ml Bottle from Beers of Europe (£2.29):
Light body before settling slightly darker as a medium, golden amber colour with a cloudy body and a large, two-fingers sized head that is very thick looking and stays well as a creamy white colour.

Banana & citrus with some orange peel and coriander thrown in initially.Very lively on the nose with some yeast coming through along with some spice and cloves. There is some wheat, a touch of bubblegum and a little bit of bread.

Banana with some spice before quickly being followed by some bubblegum and citrus flavours. There was some clove and orange peel too and a little wheat and yeast to see things out with.

Smooth with a light medium body with strong carbonation and a light, easy to drink feel to the beer. The mouthfeel seemed a little thin and watered down in places but from the most part it came across okay. Fruity and quite sweet & refreshing.

An enjoyable hefeweizen and my first new one in a few months. Not one I knew much about going in but as always Bavaria comes out on top when it comes to hefeweizens. A pretty good offering & well worth a try.

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Photo of clarknova
3/5  rDev -20.4%

Photo of BEERchitect
3.59/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Projecting a bold display of wheat and pilsner malt, the sweetness in this fuller wheat ale gives a plump character to fruit esters while rounding out the rougher edges of natural spices for a creamy and silky session.

Medium gold, the cloudy ale pours with erruptive carbonation that nearly topples the weizen glass. Sturdy retention outlasts the beer underneath, sheeting with lace as the beer quickly trails.

Sweet malt and grain align on the nose for a heafty bread and dough scent that come together in a sugar cookie kind of way. Above all that is the balance of banana and clove that seems to favor the fruit over spice, ever so slightly. Additional citrus, pepper, vanilla and mint aromas round out the beer's appetizing but complex scent.

Its creamy sweetness is again like cookie dough with a confectioner's heavy hand. As the banana flavor layers upon the wheat and pilsner malts- the beer begins to prefer a sweeter balance. As spicy clove, freshly grated white pepper, herbal and minty hop bitterness all strive to counter act the sweet fruitiness, it stops shy of even-keel. Warming up a bit, the slight bubblegum and vanilla taste really rounds the beer into shape.

Medium bodied, again, the ale lays with a creamy weight onto the tongue despite its zesty carbonation that attempts to pull the sugars from the mouth. Firmly attached, the malts linger long into a semi-dry finish of pepper and mint.

The Gutmann Hefeweizen is a formidable one but it tilts toward the fruit and malt side and detracts from the aspect of drinkability to a slight degree. I can't help to think that the sweetness lumbers with the fruit and spice brightness; keeping those flavors slightly muted as well.

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Photo of burnstar
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of JCBears
3.64/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

appearance: Nice cloudy with that fuel injection at the end of hearty goodness. Clouded amber screams German beauty, the only thing that could make this look better is if a beautiful buxom half naked tutonic woman was serving it . Fantastic head

smell: Rich banana fruitiness. Almost tropical. Ah and the hints of yeast

taste: Rich but not as good as it looks. I prefer others but it is type sufficient

mouthfeel: Not a bad mouthfeel but not the best. It was a bit over flat yet over edgy, a bit too much hops for my taste.

overall: Overall nice to look at, but like some good looking women when you get a taste you prefer another. Nice summer brew

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Photo of IchLiebeBier
4.5/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Orangish, yellow; very cloudy, big head

Aroma: peppery, spicy, citrusy

Taste: smooth, well-balanced; hints of cloves and bananas; delicious

Remarks: This is my favorite German Hefeweizen. I was introduced to it by one of the workers at Heinrich's Supergetränkemarkt in Kornwestheim.

Did not score A, T, S, M at that time; disregard those scores

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Photo of Liquoric3
3/5  rDev -20.4%

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3.77 out of 5 based on 39 ratings.
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