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Edelweiss Weissbier Hofbräu

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 93   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Ingredients: Water, Wheat malt, Barley malt, Hops, Yeast.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sdmmb (849) - USA - AUG 3, 2014
Drunk on draught at Moserwirt in Bad Goisern, Austria. Pleasant wheat beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yy0pp (510) - - JUN 27, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 22, 2014 Bottle 50cl. Hazy golden with a big white head. Sweet banana and wheat aroma, fruit and wheat flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Saeglopur (331) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - MAY 31, 2014
Bottle. Dark orange, cloudy body, with a big, frothy, white head. Aroma of banana, orange, clove, some bread, some roastyness. Taste with about the same aromas. Mouthfeel is medium to light, with a moderate carbonation and it finishes light, fruity and spicy. Somewhere between a pale Hefeweizen and a Dunkelweizen. Not bad, but a bit too thin for my liking.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
novakcsabi (8) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAY 13, 2014 does not count
Though i’m not a great lover of ’weissbier’, I really fell for Edelweiss. It’s best served with a slice of lemon, really cold. Back in the college years, we had loads of Edelweiss in Múzeum Kávézó, Budapest. Yesterday, I had one in Kamara Café, it was a real punchline for a hard day’s night.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Marcius (207) - Geneva, SWITZERLAND - MAY 4, 2014
Appearance with amber color (dark), cloudy liquid and high head. Average aroma. One medium acidity on the palate and low bitterness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (7437) - Hasborn, GERMANY - JAN 30, 2014
500ml Flasche. Trübes goldgelbes Bier mit schöner cremigen Schaumkrone. Geruch hefig, fruchtig. Geschmack hefig, fruchtig nach Banane, minimal würzig.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
StueyD (1160) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2014
A mid orange amber coloured, slightly hazy beer with a frothy white head. A light, slightly citrusy aroma, the traditional wheat beer elements come later, light clove spice and tropical fruit. Dry mouthfeel. A dry wheat taste to start, is followed by a citrus dominant fruit flavour, lemony, then the tropical fruit, bubblegum and clove spice, makes for a more refreshing wheat beer. Tasted at Gasthof Eggerwirt, Kitzbühel, Austria. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sbron (221) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 12, 2014
Op de tap bij de 3 dorstige herten, licht van kleur. Witte schuimkraag. Eerste smaakimpressie : fris, citrus, licht. Zachte afdronk.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
jbtallguy (131) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 12, 2014
Wit bier in glas. Troebel geel. Mooie schuimkop . Mooie ronde smaak wat goed op elkaar is afgestemd.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
edpeg (828) - Berlin, GERMANY - DEC 23, 2013
Orange cloudy with white creamy head. Smell of oranges, citrus, honey and little banana. Palate is crispy, and light , carbonation is fizzy. Taste is tart and fruity with wheat yeasty malts. After taste is tart, and has strong wheat malts taste.. Maybe a bit more fruity and tart light in texture than most Hefeweizen beer, but I like it. Reminds me of Belgian wheat beer mixed with some Berliner Weisse or Gose due to astringent kick.

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