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


on tap

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RATINGS: 588   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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%).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (20074) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 4, 2011
27th June 2007
Warning! Early amateur rating! Smooth wheatbeer. Slightly fruity aromatic. Sweet finish. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SamGamgee (2452) - down the whirlpool, California, USA - DEC 21, 2010
Draught at the monastery. Hazy gold with a bit frothy white head that has good retention. Lots of clove and banana and vanilla in the aroma. Bright fruitiness in the flavor with lots of clove, medium sweetness and a nice doughy wheat malt flavor. medium bodied with nice, ample carbonation. Nice weissbier with a nice vivid fruitiness in the aroma.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (8742) - Hasselager, DENMARK - DEC 8, 2010
Bottle @ Frankfurt Airport, Germany. Light hazy orange with a cramy white head. Nose of banana, wheat, coriands. Taste is banana, wheat, massmallows, coriands, light lemonlike sourness finish. Medium body, creamy mouthfeel. Pretty good summer beer. 061210

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hawthorne00 (3168) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - DEC 6, 2010
Bottle. Cloudy orange, large white head. Aroma has vanilla, banana, lemon, cloves. Light bready texture. Sweet with a big sour wheaty and lemony tang. Mildly spicy dryish finish with cloves and coriander. Yes, it’s a warm night and maybe this bottle has travelled particularly well, but wow. Just sweet enough and then almost austere sourness and vibrant spices - very refreshing without seeming inconsequential.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tommann (3106) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2010
500ml bottle. Pours a very hazy lemon orange with a head that goes rapidly. Aroma is lemon, wheat and a tiny bit of banana. Lemon start. Very dry, tart lemon finish with wheat on the aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnar (7125) - Sandnes, NORWAY - NOV 25, 2010
Bottle. Pours cloudy light orange with a big spongy white head. Aroma has notes of cloves and bread. Taste is wheaty with a slightly citrusy touch to it. Herbal and smooth mouthfeel.Pretty good weizen.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wekker84 (2050) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - NOV 7, 2010
500 ml bottle a hazy light yellow colored beer with a white head aroma malts banana fruits some coriander and hops taste malts banana some spices and hops

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (12405) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 14, 2010
(500ml bottle) Pours a cloudy golden body with a medium dense white head. Aroma of banana, wheat, and citrus. Flavor of banana, lemon, some vanilla, and wheat. A solid Hefeweizen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
jaghana (5096) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - OCT 5, 2010
Bottle 50cl. A cloudy yellow beer with nice head. This very creamy and perfumed weizen beer is nice and pleasant, good malty and cereal notes. Finish is dry with long hopy aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Schroppfy (2360) - Łódż, Warsaw, Poland; Michigan, Ohio, USA - OCT 3, 2010
Best before Late November, consumed in early October. Absolute perfection in the body and look. Hefe to a T - lasting dense white head atop a superbly golden body. No clear pour here, this thing was trüb all the way! Moderate clove and quite heavy banana in the aroma, classic and excellent. The flavor has that classic, slightly acidic combination of wheaty tang, bubblegum (and banana) sweetness, clove spice. Wow. Impressive hefe, really top class.

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