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


on tap

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RATINGS: 630   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%).

crowderm's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crowderm (382) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 18, 2010
Milky golden pour, nice head retention. I’m not really sure what to say about this one. Everything you look for in a good hefe is there, but nothing really sets it apart. Its very nicely balanced, and is a great example of the style, but it doesn’t have that little something that sets a brew like weihenstephaner apart on its own level. Very enjoyable though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dnicolaescu (1983) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - SEP 25, 2016
TAP at Beer Zone, Iași. Very murky bright golden. Juicy fruit and weigh clove, a bit of boiled vegetables. Sweetish bready and wheaty, but lacks the crispness and spiciness. Decent.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tanstil (138) - Athens, GREECE - SEP 21, 2016
0,5l can. A cloudy pale weizen with a rich white head. Fruity aroma with notes of banana, mandarin, spices, citrus and wheat. Flavour is spiced with a dry note.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maracuja05 (565) - Mainz, GERMANY - SEP 13, 2016
12-09-16 // 500ml bottle. Hazy golden orange colour with big white head. Strong wheat aroma with typical banana. Very smooth, nice slightly creamy palate. Banana clove, strong yeast. Medium sweet, moderate carbonation. Really good weizen.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wlf (308) - DENMARK - SEP 12, 2016
From tap: Unclear golden orange apricot with medium head; aroma is overripe banana, fresh yeast; taste is sweet fruity banana with gentle spicy finish; thick creamy mouthfeel with thin to medium body and medium carbonation

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wombat23 (698) - Texas, USA - AUG 28, 2016
16.9 oz. bottle. Pours a hazy pale golden color with a fluffy white head. Aroma of wheat, banana, spice and yeast. Taste follows nose. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JK (5741) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - AUG 26, 2016
Full bottle. This is an good hefeweizen. Dark orange and entirely opaque appearance. Full aroma and flavor, banana, clove, some bubblegum. Flavor is not quite as rich and full as some others, but this is still better than most others. Medium sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
badhack (518) - San Francisco, California, USA - AUG 21, 2016
Pours light yellow/honey with huge foamy head. Despite the fizz the carbonation is soft on the tongue and is a light beer overwall. Toasted wheat, clove, banana, touch of stone fruit, light hop finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kaserov (184) - Oviedo, SPAIN - AUG 18, 2016
Color dorado amarillento con capa de espuma blanca de más de un dedo de grosor (se disipa antes que en otras cervezas de trigo). Carbonatación a tope (no tan presente en boca). Aroma a trigo, pan y plátano. Sabor típico de Hefeweizen, similar a la Paulaner Naturtrüb. Con más matices y sabor más redondo que otras Hefeweizen, pero tampoco nada que me rompa los esquemas. Disfrutable.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Michael27 (810) - Berlin, GERMANY - AUG 17, 2016
Frisch vom Hahn in Meissen getrunken. Trübes Gold mit weißer Schaumkrone im Glas. Ausgewogen im Geschmack.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Headbanger (3850) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - AUG 8, 2016
16.9oz bottle 8/8/16 (Binny’s-Naperville)-48° in Weizen Glass-Pours a murky orange with a small white head. Aroma of clove, banana coriander, and wheat. Taste of the same with spices coming in on the back end. This light to medium bodied brew is well balanced and hits the spot on a hot day.

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