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Brewed by Brauerei Aying
Style: Weizen Bock
Aying, Germany

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RATINGS: 535   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
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4.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
EithCubes (4702) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 10, 2009
125h rating for this beer - my 19th Weizenbock and easily my favorite. Bottle. Ooooh baby! Bottle itself hasn’t even been recycled yet. Nose is super malty, dry though, light brown sugar and light cloves. Light golden body (surprisingly so) with visibly strong carbonation. Head is a pillow, soft and densely bubbled. Medium body, soft and smooth. Taste of medium bananas, heavy bubblegum, seemingly a little candy sugar, indistinct berry. Malt profile is gentle on the whole but there’s a frisk side lurking under the surface. Aftertaste is dry and pure honey-malty goodness. Vanilla, cream, light meringue, light lemon zest. Light and refreshing, no muddy or grainy malt, absolutely no sign of the strongish alcohol. A pleasure to drink, and an extremely promising offering for a style that was leaking hope. Manna, poetry, gift of the ancient eagle, stolen by Odin and given to man to reward his faith.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vyvvy (3876) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - DEC 10, 2009
Pours hazy dark yellow / orange with a fluffy white head. The aroma has creamy wheat, some banana esters, light spices and is a bit rich. Medium / full body with lots of flowing soft carbonation. The taste is like the aroma, but is very smooth and full with smooth wheat and some cinnamon-like spice on the finish with lots of effervescence. This is very nice. It’s not as complex as some in the style, but everything that is her is solid.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jeff789 (1406) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 10, 2009
Pours an oddly hazy golden, expecting something darker, huge sustained rocky head... Aroma of overripe banana, clove, big floral aroma, wheat, yeast, bubblegum... Very flavorful up front, notes of banana and clove dominate, taste is of strong hefe... Almost a thin finish for the style/weight, overly drinkable, lingering banana flavors, medium bodied, Very Good, but not at the top of the list...

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mtoast (336) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 9, 2009
50cL bottle, no date. Opaque goldenrod (damn you crayola), stark white foam, decent retention and great lacing. Big banana nose with some bubble gum. Flavor falls real flat, bubble gum up front that fades rapidly to... not much, a little bit of wheat grain and not much else. Palate seems really thin also. Big letdown for me, came into thinking "ZOMG I LOVE Celebrator and Brau Weisse, this is going to be AWESOME". Stupid expectations.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SpencerDB (223) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 7, 2009
Poured into weizen and produced a large foamy head that released a lovely aroma. The aroma includes spices, grain, wheat, and some light fruits. Taste expands on those with a definite banana, bubblegum, and alcohol palate and a nice smooth finish. Not very carbonated or biting. OK weibock

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thornecb (4291) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 6, 2009
Pours deep hazy gold into a weizen. Bright white micro head with excellent retention recedes to coat surface. Bubblegum and clove aromas. Crisp with sweet caramel and bubblegum upfront turning to a dry banana clove finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
emacgee (3957) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - DEC 5, 2009
Pours a nice cloudy amber orange with a profuse creamy/sticky offwhite head. Nose shows banana, soft wheat, bready, mild malty sweetness, spicy clove. Flavor shows clove and banana, prominent wheat, mild grassy hops. Palate is creamy with some spice.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
unclemattie (4117) - Georgia, USA - DEC 5, 2009
500mL bottle. Pours a very cloudy orange, highy carbonated, white foamy head. Huge aroma of clove and banana, lots of wheat malt. Very sweet flavor, rich wheat, clove, and a bit of banana puree. Heavy bodied, rich and flavorful. Overall, it finishes with a forward charge of bold hefeweizen character. Lots of hefe... its and Imperial German Hefe. Awesome and rich.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rynoplasty (700) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - DEC 2, 2009
Pours hazy golden orange with a big off white head. Aroma is banana, spice, and light fruits. Flavor is wheaty, malty, with some banana and clove in there as well. Very good.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (10696) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 2, 2009
Bottle from Bottle Barn. Pours hazy orange gold with a foamy, 4-finger white head. Very nice banana aroma, backed by a little clove. Medium body with foamy carbonation. Flavor is wheat, followed by clove, and then banana, finishing different banana impact. Really good stuff. It’s very tasty. Banana in the long haul.


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