Brewed by Brauerei Fässla
Style: German Hefeweizen
Bamberg, Germany
Serve in Weizen


on tap

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RATINGS: 103   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ALLOVATE (2726) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - SEP 28, 2006
Bottle, Fässla Bräu, Bamberg, Germany.
Into it’s own Weissbier glass late into a Friday evening. Opaque, cloudy, yellow gold with a well-supplied, huge and surging rocky white head that gripped to the glass to leave some very intricate lacing. Big, sweet and ripe bananas on the nose with softer showings of spicy phenols, dusty wheat and bubblegum. Lovely aroma that just kept lifting. In the mouth generous portions of banana and bubble gum cover and smother the palate. Underneath is some soft notes of grainy, wheat malt, vanilla and tangy, ripe lemons. Big presence of clove-like phenols in back where it dries out somewhat and shows a sour, spicy edge on the swallow. Finish is quite dry, a little tangy and fruity, and quite crisp as it drops off quickly. This literally dances on the palate - well charged in carbonation, light in body but big and juicy in flavour. It lasts well remaining clean and crisp for the length without becoming gammy or pasty, which gives it extra points. I’d have to say this is one of the best Hefeweizens that I’ve tasted. Outstandingly balanced between esters and phenols, exciting to drink and quaffable to boot. This was tasty stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (3600) - Radom, POLAND - MAR 18, 2012
roasty, floral, citrus, bubblegum, banana, vanilla, licorice, golden, cloudy, white foam, rocky head, medium sweetness, very bitter, medium sourness, full body, creamy, lively, long finish,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (21894) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - APR 4, 2002
Golden coloured, hazy. Soft, light bodied, a bit sweetish, light banana aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - SEP 8, 2007
Bottle: Pours a hazy golden with a small coating of white head. Aroma of lightly sweet wheat with lots of citrus and mild clove. Body starts fairly full with a nice, light sweetness and good banana clove complexity with a balanced, bready yeasty finish. A nice Hefeweizen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rickgordon (3846) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 11, 2008
On draught at the brewpub. Cloudy yellow colour with average-sized head. Estery aroma with notes of canned pears and gastric juice. Musty, big mouthfeel with lots of phenols and esters. Solid beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Furseth (2031) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - SEP 11, 2010
Bottle: Thanx to Mr.Rask: Hazy yellow colour, creamy big head. Aroma of Fruits, citrus,banana,sweet maltynes. Flavor: is , banana, nice creamy mouth feeling of Fruits citrus, banana, sweet malty medium body,and a medium fruity finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (9164) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 16, 2011
500 ml bottle. From bierzwerg.de.
Hazy yellow colour with big creamy white head. Enticing aroma of caramel, fruits, apple sauce, yeast, wheat and mild spicyness. Flavour pretty much fulfills the promises of the aroma. Caramel sweetness, fruits, yeast, wheat and mild dryness in flavour. Smooth. Tasty Hefeweizen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lore (1659) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAR 30, 2014
hazy yellow colour, foamy white head; aroma and taste of banana, citrusses and wheat; correct weizen

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (15381) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2015
Bottle shared on the train during day 2 of the Bamberg Jolly of January 2014. Pours cloudy, matte yellow with a creamy white head. Good wheat character, bread, mild yeast, dried banana. Light bodied with fine carbonation and smooth texture. Smooth finish as well, with plenty of dry and crispy wheat. Tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rauchbier (3699) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2004
Bottle, at the brewery tap. Hazy lemon, good fluffy white head and good condition. Big banana ester aromas and gentle wheatiness in the nose. Low cloves initially in the nose then sweet banana notes dominating. Gentle sweet cloves and pleasant, almost hoppy, bitterness in the finish.

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