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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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dorqui (2056) - Brescia, ITALY - NOV 3, 2009
Bottled 0,50L. Abundant, strong, resistant head. Elegant orange dark color, much lively and bubbly. Fresh aroma with clear mildew notes, banana, lemon, honey. Complex and explosive taste, much dense and fresh one. Pleasant and indeed rich.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
esox (971) - Oulu, FINLAND - JAN 9, 2010
Draught. Slightly reddish orange and hazy beer. Rich head is dense and very creamy. The aroma has sweetish wheat malts, soma banana and spicy yeast. Enjoyable fruitiness and some hops in the finish. Medium sweet taste finishes dryish yeasty and slightly bitter. Medium bodied palate is very smooth and refreshngly carbonated. A very good weizen.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rauchbier (3559) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2003
Bottle conditioned. Hazy gold, good fluffy white head and moderate condition. Spicy ester and cloves in the nose, excellent banana and esters in the mouth with a sweet yeastiness reminiscent of a Weihenstephan. Long refreshing wheaty and banana finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Suttree (4903) - 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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bierkoning (9826) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - MAY 18, 2004
Golden color, cloudy. Sedate aroma, only a hint of fruit. Pear, mandarin and banana fruit in the flavor. Hint of tartness. Mandarin aftertaste. Lovely hefeweizen, very refreshing but not without complexity.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (9651) - Søborg, DENMARK - APR 16, 2005
Bottled: Golden coloured. Unclear. Huge white head. Yeast, banana, citrus and wheat in the aroma. Flavour is a little more distinct. Yeast, banana, fruitsweetness and citrus in the flavour as well. Is fresh and smooth. I like this a lot.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
darkseduction (572) - Zweibrücken, GERMANY - JUN 14, 2008
Bottle 50cl. Pours a very good looking Weizen, almost orange coloured. Just the right quantity of yeast. Huge white head, fizzy carbonation. Fruity, yeasty, grainy, refreshing. The perfect Beer for Biergarten in summertime. Aaah!

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.

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!

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pernille (518) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2005
Smells like some of the very good weizen. Lots of banana in the aroma. Body is very thin. Pleasant, abit sour, but not fantastic.


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