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


on tap

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RATINGS: 610   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 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - JUL 5, 2011
Sampled at Copenhagen Beer Festival 2011. Pours an unclear and orange/golden beer with a white head. The aroma is malt, yeast and fruit. The flavor follows the nose. The palate is sweetness, Overall a beer just below average.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Benzai (12378) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUN 21, 2011
Cloudy yellow color, smell standard weizen. Taste is a little better then average weizen. Palate pretty good for a 5.5ABV

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
abemorsten (3495) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - JUN 19, 2011
Sampler at CBF 2011-05-27. Murky golden with a white rim. Cloves and ripe banana aroma. Sweet, acidic flavors with spicy notes. Prickling tongue. Grows in the mouth. Light to medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Radek Kliber (6937) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - JUN 16, 2011
Bottle 500 ml
Aroma solid hefe character with plenty of wheat elements slight banana , finishing grainy. 6+
Appearance fine haze of gold canvas. Medium white top, sparse lace.3+
Flavor and Palate : fresh frontal carbonation. Deeper true character shown. Chewy front, dryer mid , sweeter top. Slight ester blend at finish. Refreshing weizen.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maledictum (741) - Pyongyang, NORTH KOREA - JUN 4, 2011
UPDATED: MAR 15, 2013 Bottle 50cl. Hazy golden with medium head. Aroma yeast, wheat. Taste fresh, wheat, smoked.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kristall-König (2678) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - MAY 21, 2011
Interessante Farbe: Orange an Honig erinnernd. Dabei extrem milchig eingetrübt. Hefiger, bananiger Geruch mit Einflüssen von geräuchertem Schinken. Geschmacklich bananig-fruchtig - wenig malzig. Dafür süffig und perlige Qualitäten. Rauchiger Hintergrund. Durstlöschendes HW der angenehmen Sorte. Könnt ich wieder trinken.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Finwe (426) - Grankulla, FINLAND - MAY 16, 2011
500 ml bottle. Pours hazy golden yellow with thick, white head. Yeasty, yet fresh, wheat-like flavour with citric notes and some banana. Hint of sourness. Quite lively carbonated, but the palate is smooth nevertheless. A really nice Hefeweizen.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (15974) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2011
Cloudy yellow with a big white head. Aroma is sweet, wheaty, light banana, yeasty and citrus. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Sweet and light citric finish. 080511

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Defreni (2920) - Husum, DENMARK - MAY 7, 2011
Flaske: Gulorange uklar øl med et kæmpe skumhoved. Klassisk Hefe. Duft af banan og en smule gær, hvilket jo næsten er det samme i dette tilfælde. Ikke så frisk i smagen som jeg havde ønsket mig og karboneringen er næsten ikke eksisterende. Ville have været bedre med en anelse mere.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
crossovert (10770) - Illinois, USA - APR 25, 2011
Vom faß at the abbey, a solid Hefeweizen, not at the pinnacle, but packed with deliciousness.

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