Edelweiss Weissbier Hefetrüb | Hofbräu Kaltenhausen (Brau Union)

BA SCORE
89
very good
168 Ratings
Edelweiss Weissbier HefetrübEdelweiss Weissbier Hefetrüb
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hofbräu Kaltenhausen (Brau Union)
Austria
kaltenhausen.at

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-11-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
168
Reviews:
31
Avg:
4.06
pDev:
11.58%
 
 
Wants:
47
Gots:
53
For Trade:
0
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Served on-tap into a non description glass at a cafe while in France on vacation. Served petty cold with a lemon slice.

Appearance - pale golden color, a little less orange than many other hefeweizens but retains the hazy characteristics. Lots of tiny bubbles make a rapid ascension to the one finger of head which lasts for a good long while and leaves behind lots of stringy lacing.

Smell - aromatic yet light, some banana and maybe a trace of clove but much more floral than a lot of others in the style. The bready nature of a hefeweizen is exhibited less here, in place a wonderful bouquet of flowery goodness. A splash of lemon mixed in for good measure.

Taste - delicious, with the banana and clove and maybe a touch of bubblegum shining through but there's also a very sweet flowery finish to this beer, that makes is particularly good on a hot summer day in Paris. Lemon completes the tasting, although a little hard to tell if it's from the lemon slice added or if it's naturally in the beer. I tend to think a little of both.

Mouthfeel - well carbonated, yet extremely soft and light in the mouth, the only two other hefe's that have been able to pull that trick are Ayinger and Weihenstephan. A resounding crispness completes this aided by the lemon taste capping the taste.

Overall - a wonderful hefe that was glorious on tap and I truly wish was more accessible, even if a bottled version couldn't live up to the on-tap version I tried.

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Edelweiss Weissbier Hefetrüb from Hofbräu Kaltenhausen (Brau Union)
4.06 out of 5 based on 168 ratings.
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