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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: 533   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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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.


doboy's rating

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
doboy (424) - Morehead City, North Carolina, USA - JUL 1, 2012
A nice hefe. Pours a hazy yellow with a great head that won’t go away! Aroma has some banana, clove mixed in. Good wheat beer flavor, nice mouth feel. Great after taste. I can’t wait to get to Austria to try this on tap! I will be in heaven!


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dparavano (1) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 22, 2014 does not count
Mediocre for a Bavarian beer. Actually doesn't taste much like a Hefeweizen. More like half a Hefeweizen. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rayaron (300) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - NOV 20, 2014
Bottle sample. Hazy light yellow with small white head. Great candy aroma, bubblegum, fruity (banana, pear). Sweetish flavor of candy, fruity (mostly banana, some apple), bubblegum, wheat, yeasty, sticky sweetish finish. Medium carbonation, light to medium-bodied.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
s_hartshorne (1620) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 16, 2014 Edelweiss. Pop bar Budapest. Hazy golden decent head. Aroma is citrus wheat. Taste same some banana clove ok bitters. Medium body. 1st beer tour of Budapest . good stuff. 337714.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dlbeer (832) - Wisconsin, USA - OCT 9, 2014
Bottle. Golden pour with white head. Smells of bananas and yeast. Tastes of the same. Very carbonated ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
adamnowek (190) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - OCT 4, 2014
The banana is quite strong in this one. It’s also quite sparkling for a weissbier, maybe a bit too much for my liking. Still tastes pretty good, but I agree with all of the other people calling this good if unspectacular.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joeneugs (3416) - Livermore, California, USA - SEP 25, 2014
500 ml. bottle dated 7/14. It pours a hazy yellow color with a tall white head that shrinks pretty quickly. The aroma is nicely estery, but heavier on the sweet banana than I usually like. There’s also some strong wheat and clove. The flavor is light up front and doughy in the middle with more strong banana. There’s some stale bubble gum and raw dough in the finish. It’s reasonably crisp and refreshing with a nice body and good carbonation. Overall, I wasn’t digging the dough and banana, but I liked the estery nose and crisp mouthfeel.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madvike (2786) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 24, 2014
Bottle - Pours hazy amber with a foamy, quickly dissipating white head. Nose is classic hefe--sweet wheat bordering on bubble gum, a little clove, and some syrupy tropical fruit flavors creeping in. Definitely on the sweet end. Taste is the same--sweet, syrupy wheat, a little spicing, some doughy yeast, and abundant fruitiness. Slick and thin in the mouth, with some carbonation. Too sweet for my tastes, but it’s nice to try another Euro interpretation of the style.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zlotta (75) - Bonn, GERMANY - SEP 22, 2014
Hazy yellow golden liquid. White stable foam. Aroma of banana and citrus. Slightly sour. Herbal finish. Refreshing but unspectacular Weizen.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cenzura (97) - Warsaw, POLAND - SEP 15, 2014
Aroma: Banana, cloves and sweet malts. Taste: Very refreshing classic hefeweizen flavour. Bananas, cloves, herbs, little bit of cinnamon and yeast aftertaste. Average head, average carbonation. Great beer for everyone who need to know that syle.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AlexGR (117) - GREECE - AUG 25, 2014
bready, malty, some fruits. banana. hazy golden colour. pretty good weiss beer.


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