Brewed by Hofbräu Kaltenhausen (Brau Union)
Style: Weizen Bock
Hallein, Austria


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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.72/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
Cloudy with yeast, with a very full taste, and typical weissbier notes. A harmonious weissbierbock, with a strong character. Available from late November.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrHangover (3952) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUN 27, 2016
Bottle. Pours a hazy golden beer with a big white head on top. Aroma of tropical fruits, mango, banana, some wheaty notes. Flavor is quite bitter compared to other wheat beers. Some subtle light fruity wheat notes in the background. Full bodied, medium carbonated and short medium sweet aftertaste. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (11600) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 30, 2016
Bottle sample at a tasting at Dancing Camel. Thanks tomer. Nice cloudy golden with a big white head. Aroma of fruity esters, some bubblegum, yeast, wheat, bread. Sweetish flavor with a light tart hint, with wheat, yeast, fruity esters, bubblegum, and light spiciness. Medium-bodied. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tomer (2906) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - MAY 24, 2016
At a tasting, many thanks Werckmeister, small stable creamy head, cloudy orange color, aroma of ripe banana, wheat , vanila and a hint of yeast, flavor of banana, almonds strawberry and wood. light bitterness, not too heavy and nicely balanced. Very good and satisfying, like an amplified weizen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Taboada (923) - Compostela (Galiza), - APR 7, 2016
500 mml bottle tasted on the 06/04/2016 as part of the European Local Swap 1/2016, thanks Werckmeister. Hazy yellow color with creamy off-white head. Aroma of bananas, wheat, clove and orange peel. Taste of wheat, banana, yeast and other fruits. Light hoppy finish. Next one please!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nische (1888) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 1, 2016
Bottle acquired in trade with Werckmeister, many thanks! Pours clear golden with huge white head. Aroma of banana, cloves, yeast and wheat. Taste is quite sweet with banana, wheat and yeast. A little fizzy carbonation. Sweetish, doughy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SinH4 (3104) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - FEB 16, 2016
Bottle from a trade with Werckmeister, many thanks! Hazy glowing orange color with fluffy white head. Aroma is ripe bananas, fruity esters, some spiciness, some bubble gum. Taste is more ripe bananas, bubble gum, warming phenolic esters, and a nice balancing tartness in the finish. Silky mouthfeel. Not the best, but a very good Weizenbock!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
minutemat (4312) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2016
500ml bottle from Werckmeister I think. Drunk at home. Pours hazy gold, large white head. Aroma is fluffy yeasty weiss. Taste is pillowy smooth & creamy, lightly sweet, with good weiss yeast flavours. Very enjoyable.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Erzengel (7759) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JAN 9, 2016
Many thanks to Werckmeister for this bottle! Yeasty clove beginning. Intense and deep. Nice ripe fruity banana, no bitterness. The beer is soft and smooth with not too much sweetness. Round and easy to drink. The ripe banana with hints of clove is long in the aftertaste. Round and great!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kavu (4114) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 31, 2015
0,5l bottle in a trade from Werckmeister. Pours cloudy orange with a high head. Aroma is malts, wheat, banana and yeast. Flavor is malts, wheat, yeast, alcohol and some hops. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cristobal37 (795) - Budapest, HUNGARY - DEC 15, 2015
Bottle. Definitely taste "the strength" packaged under spices and wheat. Bright yellow with lots of frothy head. Sweet bubblegum, banana, and very whetting. It’s clear that this is not your average weisse beer, but the difference is nevertheless subtle. A great weisse beer, with that slight hint at being boozier than average. Perhaps not as good as Vitus, but a weizen bock well worth trying!

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