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Andechser Weissbier Hell

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Brewed by Klosterbrauerei Andechs
Style: German Hefeweizen
Andechs, Germany
Serve in Weizen

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RATINGS: 561   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Formerly known as Andechser Weissbier Hefetrüb.

When summer is on the way and the days invite you to swim, ramble, climb, or simply enjoy the outdoors, you will discover that an Andechser Weissbier Hell is just the right thing to quench your thirst. Since Saint Joseph’s Day on 19 March 1993, Andechs Weissbier Hell has found many new friends. Untreated and bottled in its natural state of yeasty turbidity, this is a top fermented beer for the epicure. Its light honey colour makes it an immediate eyecatcher. Then there’s the opalescence and fine structure of the yeast turbidity. At the same time, the creamy, fine pored head invites you to get to know this light Weissbier from the Holy Mountain. You’ll need two takes to enjoy the aromas to the full. First, distinctive fruity aromas like banana and honeydew melon come to the fore, followed by fine cloves. Andechser Weissbier Hell is a very tangy, refreshing treat with the conviction of a full, soft body. It concludes on a finely balanced interplay of light sweet honey and a delicate acidity with undertones of bitter hoppiness that quickly subside into a harmonious aftertaste. A Weissbier that embodies a slice of the Andechs lifestyle: finely yeasty, tangy, and sparkling, it refreshes and renews the thirst for more (original extract: 12.5%; abv: 5.5%).


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SeniorZozo (303) - Budapest, HUNGARY - AUG 24, 2015
Aroma and Flavours of plums, bananas and some spices, with yeasty-malty notes in finish and aftertaste. Very good weizen.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hank86 (18) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUL 30, 2015
Nase: würzig, Koriander, leichte Banane; Geschmack: erfrischend, spritzig, Koriander, leichte Banane, süffig ~ ~ Aroma: spicy, cloves, some banana; Taste: refreshing, smooth, cloves, some banana

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
droef (122) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 28, 2015
50cl bottle. Normaly I’m a big fan of the Weihenstephan weissbeer, but this one was a very, very pleasant surpise! Great taste a bit more sour taste than the Weihenstephaner, but because of that a perfect diversity! Defenitly a keeper, all year round!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Foerdifuxx (50) - Franconia, GERMANY - JUL 21, 2015
When poured into the glas it produces a thick cloudy, quite long lasting white head. The beer itself is hazy golden. Aromas of vanilla, clove, fruits, maybe some floral notes, banana, nice sweet honey, doughy yeast and wheat together with buttery notes and a thin alcoholic touch. Tastes bittersweet in the beginning, then more dominant clove and spices. Cracker, malt, slight banana in a pleasant light bitter hoppy finish. Creamy texture. Light to medium body.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
notalush (5392) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 19, 2015
Bottle - a bit more subdued than I general like my hefes, but very well put together - the nose, in particular, is a lesson in subtle complexity - soft honey, melon, subtle spicy phenolics, mild esters - nothing dominates, but everything works together quite well - soft, moderately frothy texture - flavor is a little thin compared to the aroma and the tail end is a little watery - moderately acidic/tangy and mildly sweet - very mild esters, but not very much of the subtle phenolics from the nose - finish does bring some white pepper, but the aroma had me hoping for more - overall, though, still a solid Hefe.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SaintMatty (5979) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUL 19, 2015
500ml Bottle - Hazy golden in colour. Cloves, banana and some slightly earthy notes in the aroma. Banana, peach, cloves and lemon can be detected in the taste.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Roger60 (120) - - JUL 16, 2015
Inte SB, flaska. Alla klassiska dofter banan ja rubbet. Perfekt skick. En särdeles fin Weissbier.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheBeerGod (5595) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - JUL 11, 2015
Bottle. Cloudy gold with a medium white head. Haven’t pour the yeast in yet. Aroma is banana, yeast, wheat, light bubblegum. Sweet overall but mouthwatering due to the heat - upper 80s and high 90+ percent humidity. Taste is also sweet malt, wheat, yeast, banana, bubblegum and soft spice. Body is light-medium with a moderate, dense, prickly carbonation. Finishes with more wheat, yeast, banana, bubblegum notes and soft spice. Delicious!

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zwiebel88 (637) - GERMANY - JUL 11, 2015
ORange-gelb-trüb im Glas. Schaumig-schön. IN der Nase klassisch: Nelke, GEwürze, Biskuit, Banane, HEfe, süß. AM Gaumen Nelke, BAnane, KAndiszucker, würzig, minimal herb, süffig, mittelbreit. Sehr gutes Weizen.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hombrepalo (1956) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 6, 2015
16oz pint. Pours a glowing, hazy yellow color. Head starts out strong, eventually leaves a nice layer on the top of the beer. Flavors are expected of the usual Hefeweizen- lemon zest, sweet wheat and subtle spices.


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