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


on tap

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RATINGS: 626   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 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
deanso (8681) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 26, 2011
Bottle 50cl. Decent white head. Cloudy blond beer. Quite refreshing.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
NordicV (1934) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - JUL 22, 2011
En klassisk "mitt ivägen" weissbier. Sticker inte ut på något sätt men duger gott att dricka, speciellt en varm sommardag.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (5170) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 19, 2011
50cl bottle. Pours golden-orange with steady bubbles and a generous head. The nose has ripe banana and vanilla custard. The taste has more ripe banana and a a lemon/pineapple tangy note that follows. The palate is medium in structure, thick but effervescent in texture with a zingy finish. Overall, this is more tangy than creamy, which I think shows the influence of the yeast, so in some respect, it seems like a step towards a Belgian Blonde.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DutchDrebus (5562) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JUL 18, 2011
C: typicical hefeweizen colour. Hazy yellowish. The beer itself is just like most other hefe weizen beers. It’s a good one though, but not my kind of beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (11352) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUL 11, 2011
Bottle from Super Brugsen Højby. Hazy orange colour with a huge white head. Aroma and flavour of yeast, orange, banana, spice and wheat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Koelschtrinker (16811) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUL 6, 2011
Angenehmer Hefegeruch ohne wirkliche Fruchtigkeit. Dies spiegelt sich auch im Geschmack des Bieres wieder, es ist ein spritziges Weizen, dass so gut wie keinen Wert auf Fruchtigkeit, dafür aber auf Hefigkeit legt. So treten Antrunk und Mittelteil sehr hefig und leicht herb auf, angenehm, wenn es nicht so süß erscheint. Der Nachgeschmack ist dann deutlich herber mit bitteren Elementen. Gutes, aber nicht herausragendes Bier. Test vom 10.2.2007, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 11,11,11,11,10,11 - 10,95

   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 (13678) - 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 (3508) - 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 (7117) - 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.

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