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Edelweiss Weissbier Hefetrüb

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Brewed by Hofbräu Kaltenhausen (Brau Union)
Style: German Hefeweizen
Hallein, Austria
Serve in Weizen

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 550   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
EDELWEISS Hefetrüb is unfiltered, golden and very fruity with a slight banana nose. Refreshingly this fine sparkling wheat beer offers spice-like flavors on the palate.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alengrin (2742) - BELGIUM - FEB 19, 2015
Popular Austrian Hefeweizen, tasted many years ago, ABV was 5.4% then; rating from old notes. Straw blonde, cloudy beer under a creamy, yellowish white head, less ’lush’ than I am used to from its Bavarian brethren, but this may have to do with the bottle being a few years old already at the time. Aroma of bready malts, sourish wheat, cloves, baker’s yeast and a hint of banana; bready, yeasty taste, dryish with a sourish wheat effect, faint spiciness and a faint hint of herbal hops in the background, refreshing. Acceptable but I had many better (usually Bavarian) examples of the style.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Swank (31) - - FEB 14, 2015
Looks like a German Weizen but does not taste like one. Nice foam but a taste that simply doesn’t really deliver. Simple taste that dies away quickly. There are a lot of better Heifeweizens then this one.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Senka (800) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 13, 2015
FTA: Kingisepp shop. Was quite a surprise to get it there. Probably locally brewed. Drinkable.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Arek (377) - Zielona Góra, POLAND - FEB 9, 2015
21.01.13: Bottle 0.5 l. Jasno złote, mętne piwo o grubej, puszystej i bardzo trwałej pianie. W smaku bardzo łagodne, wyważone, cytrusowe - przypomina trochę witbiera.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dzhigga (174) - Kirov, RUSSIA - JAN 23, 2015
Bottle. Russian licensed variant of german weissbier. Hazy golden color with nice head. Aroma of banana and yeast. Taste is sweet, but with notes of somewhat like artificial bitterness. Finish is short. Rather watery texture. Not the best weizen.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Meilby (8479) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 15, 2015
Bottle 500ml @ Wallehen Apartment, Saalbach, Austria
Pours hazy golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, wheat, banana and hint of clove. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with a long fruity, banana, wheat and yeasty finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is fizzy

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vidmidia (34) - Vila Velha, BRAZIL - JAN 11, 2015
Bem aromática, com toques de banana, cravo e cítricos. Retrogosto cítrico e adocicado, mas de curta duraçăo. Melhor no aroma que no paladar.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MarkoNm (979) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - DEC 29, 2014
Pours a hazy golden color, topped with a decently sized and qute lasting white head. Fruity aroma (bananas), some spices and some not unpleasant wheaty notes. Taste starts on the sweet side, slightly fruity and whaty, finishing with a nice mild bitterness. A decent one.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
v.zoltan (51) - HUNGARY - DEC 28, 2014
Világos narancssárga szín vastag tömött fehér hab. Illata narancsos banános,fűszeres. Íze erőteljesen banános, fűszeres és élesztős.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HerrBierkoenig (393) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 27, 2014
From 0,5l bottle, BBD: 05.2015, Pours nice hazy golden liquid, big frothy white head, hold on all the time. Aroma: fruity, banana, clove, some citruses, Taste: medium sweet, light to medium bitter, light to medium sour, ripe banana dominating, clove, lemon at the end, well balanced, Palate: medium body, creamy texture, lively carbonation, long lemon finish. Overall: very good, nice dominating ripe banana, well ballanced, very good drinkability, perhaps only the aroma could be more complex and intensive.


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