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Ettaler Benediktiner Weizen

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Brewed by Klosterbrauerei Ettal
Style: German Hefeweizen
Ettal, Germany
Serve in Weizen

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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Our Ettaler Benedictine monastery top-fermented weizen beer is with a very special touch. The special brewing and the use of selected wheat and barley malt to give together with the fine wheat beer yeast, our very own, fresh and fruity note. Salary and acharaktervoll - a wheat beer class.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (5524) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 23, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein trübes goldenes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch hefig, fruchtig, bananig. Geschmack hefig, bananig fruchtig, minimal würzig.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kappldav123 (4588) - Nordhausen, GERMANY - JUN 15, 2013
Bottle looks simple but good. Beer in the glass zippy, nice head. Starts mild, modest yeasty, not too dry. Fine fruity notes of banana. Modest sweet. Well balanced finish. Nice!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (6163) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 22, 2012
Bottle, consumed after 9 hours of volunteer community work building a playground in the 30-degree Medicine Hat sunshine-- awesome!! Hazy golden, average white head. Nice wheaty aroma with spicy yeast. Clean wheaty palate with light banana and spices. I pretty much guzzled this. The right beer for the right moment.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kevnic2008 (7099) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - JUL 19, 2012
Orange with a dense head. Wheat-aromas: banana and fruity esters. Sweet and refreshing ending on a dry note.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Suttree (4905) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 16, 2012
Bottle, bootlegged from Germany. Cloudy brown, big rocky beige head. Smells wheay, with a hint of rye. Very smooth palate, nicely sweet, with rye and prune and raisin, and a crisp, lightly bitter finish. Tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
EdKing (1756) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2012
Bottle in Paramount Club, London. Colour is toasty looking orange with big white head. Nose is yeast, banana, grain, honey, bread. taste is fruity with banana, lemon, yeast and some grainy wheat. It’s lightish but lots of flavour and a fairly crisp dry finish. Very nice.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jukkabro (3484) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 23, 2011
(BB11/11) Dark orange colored, little vanishing head. Ripe banana with thin sourness, not too fresh anymore I guess, yeast also here. Medium bodied. Flavor has similar sour note with sweet banana, aftertaste has dry yeasty note, berries here too. Not fresh anymore.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerViking (2085) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 24, 2011
Bottle from the brewery shop. Poured a faintly hazy dark gold with a big white head that vanished within seconds, and pleasant weizen aroma of banana, honey and a touch of bread dough. Typical weizen flavours - a touch of soft fruit on the tip of the tongue, then more banana and bread, and some honey and clove coming through. A touch of pear and spice in the finish. A good typical weizen, nothing special.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Koelschtrinker (9998) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 19, 2011
Das Bier startet hefig, aber unglaublich mild. Auch im Mittelteil nur minimal hefig und fruchtig, es kommt einfach nichts mehr, der malzige Unterton im Nachgeschmack wäre normalerweise gar nicht erkannbar, da vorher aber fast nur Wasser ist, sticht es heraus. Sollte es aber iegtnlich nicht, höchstens eine Verfeinerung vorliegender Aromen könnte es sein. Test vom 26.8.2007, Gebinde: Fass Noten: 10,7,12,7,-,7 - 8,10

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
ogivlado (5402) - Zagreb, CROATIA - NOV 11, 2010
Bottled 500ml. -Something was wrong with this beer. Probably infected but BBE is valid yet for almost half year (11.3.2011). While I poured it seemed ok, but it was very dense in the glass and looked like someone put fresh egg in it (or at least yolk). Orange coloured, small off-white head, quite repulsive nose. Sweetish wheaty, light banana and hint of spices with almost no acidity. I’ll try to find this weizen again.


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