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Brewed by Brauerei Gebr. Maisel Bayreuth
Style: German Hefeweizen
Bayreuth, Germany
Serve in Weizen

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 769   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Traditional weissbier made according to the old Bavarian style with the unmistakable character of the fine cellar yeast.


nazzty's rating

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
nazzty (921) - Ödåkra - Helsingborg, - JAN 24, 2013
Top class! Textbook example of a hefeweizen where the bitterness from the hops shows greater attention. Traditional yeast flavors of banana are obviously there, but a much larger malt body is allowed to dominate.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kauge (445) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 23, 2015
Bottle. BB 09.2015. Beautiful deep orange colour, very hazy, head creamy white and fluffy with good retention and thick lacing. Nose is modest sweetness: wheat, yeast and unripe bananas. Taste is wheaty-fruity sweet with a sourish finish, also some modest bitterness detectable. Flat carbonation, some thin bubbling when swallowing. Faint spiciness later on. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bursprak (909) - Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2015
Tap @ Fermentoren Aarhus. Hazy dark golden pour with a decent head. Sweat, sweet bananas, clove, light yeast, grains and some grassy notes.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Piw (180) - Rüsselsheim, GERMANY - FEB 14, 2015
Frisch gezapft. Naturtrüb und dunkelbraun. Grosse, weisse Schaumkrone. Vollmundig.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MalcolmTucker (773) - SCOTLAND - FEB 13, 2015
Bottle. Very much a classical german hefe. very drinkable, it doesn’t suffer from cloying sweetness like some others in this style.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmoreau (2688) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - FEB 7, 2015
On tap at Warren’s Ale House in Wheaton, IL., and shaker served, showing a hazed, orangey gold color, with a thick, fairly lasting, off white/light tan layer of creamy head foam, and clingy spots & strands of lacing. The nose was smooth wheat, banana, light spice as clove, lemon, and a cider-like, apple scent. Light bodied, with lively carbonation, and a pleasant creaminess to the mouthfeel, the taste was similar notes as the nose, but waned some as it fell off in expression & texture. Dried a bit for the finish. Still tasty & refreshing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rami_pl (207) - Warszawa, POLAND - JAN 31, 2015
Butelka, Pod Mosteczkiem. Ladnie jasno pomaranczowe z przyzwoita piana. W aromacie dosc ubogo ale bardzo milo, czyli typowe nuty pszeniczniaka: Banany, gozdziki, lekki chleb, minimalna cytryna. W smaku kwaskowate + odbicie aromatow. Pelne, ale nie tak pelne jak mozna by sie spodziewac, bardziej wytrawne niz wiele weizenow. Goryczki praktycznie brak, alkoholu praktycznie nie czuc. Na jakies wspaniale wrazenia trudno liczyc, niemniej ciezko cokolwiek temu piwu zarzucic. hmmm "sesyjne" :)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wiedrzensky (61) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 29, 2015
Tap. Nice, creamy, longlasting foam. Intense wheat aroma. Decent taste with clear white head. I’m not into weissbier, but this one is great.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rammer (295) - Moscow, RUSSIA - JAN 27, 2015
Not a bad weiss, but nothing special, everything in style. Little sharp finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
suurjuust (1374) - ESTONIA - JAN 19, 2015
Orange beer, quickly diminishing off-white head. Nose is minerals, mild fruitiness and wheat. Flavor is banana, spice and more wheat, caramel hints. Clean and simple, easy to drink, but not terribly interesting.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
strap (505) - Seoul, SOUTH KOREA - JAN 18, 2015
on tap in Lermoos, Austria. an ok Weiss beer. not the best out of Bavaria, but it will do the trick. standard aroma with banana and cloves. only down side is that i felt it slightly watered down.


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