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Brewed by Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu (InBev)
Style: Low Alcohol
Munich, Germany

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common

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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 114   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.32   EST. CALORIES: 15   ABV: 0.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This specialty stands out because of its aromatic and fresh Franziskaner Weissbier taste. Rich in vitamins and trace elements, this Weissbier is excellently suited as an isotonic thirst quencher. Brewed in accordance with the Bavarian Reinheitsgebot of 1516.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
flemmingwillum (1036) - Nysted, DENMARK - APR 11, 2012
Rating #720, bottle from a Rewe in Berlin as far as I remember

It’s a really beautiful appearance - unclear hay-yellow coloured with a bit of yeast fragments and incredible stable, thick, cream-like head. Lacings as well. Aroma is hay and fresh spicy hops as any hefe - but nothing more than that. Very fresh. Flavor is lacking some of a hefe’s most prominent characters as the delicate yeast (hefe) is completely gone, and the substitute is some kind of rubberish flavor. On the other hand, this beer is still very fresh and hay-like with some malts, and a quite obvious citrus flavour. Even though it’s alcohol free, it’s still a very refreshing drink that tastes more like beer than a lot of other low alcohols. Palate is as expected - very thin. A nice thirst quencher that I wouldn’t mind pouring down the throat at a garden party if I was supposed to drive afterwards - but it’s a bit annoying that it’s such a thin beer.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
note666 (1144) - Eindhoven, NETHERLANDS - DEC 24, 2011
2011 - 12 - 24 500ml bottle light golden colour. white, medium, frothy head. light citric aroma. almost no taste.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ha1ag (739) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - AUG 27, 2011
Bottled, tnx dh8vv! Color is hazy light amber with thick creamy head. Fruity nose. Aroma is banana and and a bit of cardboard. Light bodied, but quite ok, even some bitterness at the end. The best non-alcoholic I have ever tasted.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
mile (3123) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 5, 2012
Bottle. Golden, hazy, small to average and mostly diminishing head. Moderate, malty – grainy and lightly sweetish aroma, some cardboard and faint banana. Body is light, malty – lightly grainy and sweetish flavor, some cardboard. Finish is short, malty – lightly grainy with faint wheat and sweetish. Not good - that’s it.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jaghana (4143) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - SEP 2, 2011
Bottle 50cl, a cloudy yellow beer with medium head. Nose is low, aroma is sweet malty, wheat notes, good malty notes at the finish too. Good low alcohol beer, pleasant.

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
edpeg (838) - Berlin, GERMANY - APR 19, 2012
Pours deep orange reddish cloudy with visible chucnks of yeasty sediment. Head is creamy and white. Aromas are wort, grains, malts. Palate is medium bodied, oily, slick. Carbonation is mouthful, soft. Taste is sweetish, little fruity with light watery flavour. Overall decent low alcohol Weizen with good amount of palate and flavours left. One of the better non-alcholic I have tasted, still mild and worty compared to the real thing Hefeweizen.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
Hugi (413) - Waldkirch, GERMANY - NOV 21, 2011
From a 500 ml bottle. Amber/orange and hazy with a nic head. almost no smell. tastes a bit sweet and malty, a very little banana. almost no bitterness but a good body. for an alcohol free beer its quite drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Grzesiek79 (3305) - Radom, POLAND - MAR 18, 2012
dough, cooked vegetables, cheese, pale, hazy, minimal head, light sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour, salty, medium body, thin feel, fizzy, bitter,

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Zita (4919) - Assentoft, DENMARK - APR 28, 2012
barnyard, earthy, cooked vegetables, amber, hazy, white foam, light sweetness, lightly sour, light body, thin feel, lively,

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
teddybeer (2340) - Madrid, SPAIN - FEB 14, 2012
50cl bottle. Hazy golden colour with a medium frothy, creamy and nice lacing white head. Aroma is moderate malty, sweet and banana hints. Flavour is malty, wheaty and with a final mild watery. Carbonation is medium. Body is light.


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