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Franziskaner Weissbier Naturtrub Premium Hefe-Weissbier
From Munich Since 1363
Ingredients: Water, Wheat Malt, Barley Malt, Yeast, Hop Extract
The original fresh wheat beer taste. Franziskaner Hefe-Weißbier Naturtrüb is a natural and elegant Weissbier from Bavaria with a lush white foam. The copper golden wheat beer unfolds with an aromatic fragrance and harmonious banana and citrus fruits.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5338) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 25, 2004
UPDATED: AUG 25, 2011 Overall a good hefeweizen - though a few still outshine it, you really can not go wrong with a Franzy. +++This time I sampled it from a 16.9 oz brown bottle. This beer poured a beautiful cloudy orange-golden color that whets the appetite with anticipation. The large white head has a slight orange tinge to it as well. There is a faint scent of orange peel. The scent is very pleasant but extremely faint. The flavor was very bready and yeasty. An orange peel flavor definitely shone through. A sweet yeasty aftertaste lingered.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtw (1138) - farmington, Michigan, USA - JUN 23, 2004
unfortunately, green bottle. heavy aroma of yeast, banana, citrus, spice, wheat. frothy white head on a couldy color somewhere between orange and tan. very tangy and sweet flavors, bready yeast still present. very clean finish, with a pleasant finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sham (1845) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 21, 2004
UPDATED: FEB 7, 2007 Nice cloudy gold. Large bubbly white head. Sparse lacing. Aromas of yeast and wheat. Some citrus. Banana and clove. Flavors are citrus (orange) and more banana. Peppery spices. Coriander maybe. Malts and wheat are abundant. There is subtle yeast hanging around there. The palate is crisp and refreshing, the body is nice and light and bubbly and it finishes with spice and fruits.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ghawener (1519) - San Salvador, EL SALVADOR - JUN 19, 2004
Bottle: Cloudy golden, heavy long lasting white head. Aroma is sweet with clear notes of yeast and it´s taste is also sweet, spicy with lemon traces. Refreshing, well balanced a good brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichJ7 (1175) - Cullman, Alabama, USA - JUN 18, 2004
I really liked this hefeweizen. Poure a cloudy brownish orange, pretty carbonated for a hefe ... lots of tiny bubbles making their way from bottom to top. Head was medium sized, white and lasted a good while. Thick creamy lace all around the glass. Aroma is yeasty with hints of banana and wheat. Taste is very nice, all wheat, fruit and malt with a lightly sweet finish. Feels very silky in the mouth and you can detect the light sting of carbonation. All in all, a very good hefeweizen, in my estimation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
arjoseph (640) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 17, 2004
Bottle into Weizen glass. I’m not inclined to get weis beers, but it was this or Miller Lite, so I thought I’d try it out. Overall, I would say that it was inoffensive, but unimpressive. Even though I don’t usually like weis beers, I like them to try to be the best beers they can. This one was weak and watered down it seemed to me. The aroma was the best part, citrusy with some harsh hoppy biting accent. Orange and hazy in the glass, it had a sizeable white head with ok lacing. Initally, you taste the acidity but it’s not that smooth. Then, feeble and underdeveloped orange and lime flavors emerge and disappear quickly to be replaced by the wheaty aftertaste that wasn’t that strong. Still, better than Miller Lite.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (8728) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 15, 2004
Cloudy orange/gold and quite still. Aromas are sweet malts, candy, wheat, spices and banana. Flavours also have the banana and cloves along with some yeastiness and fruit. Has a nice dry finish. Sticks to the roof of the mouth - in a good way.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blatantdream (78) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUN 9, 2004
Bottle. I bought it at a supermarket. Deep straw colored. Not as complex as I expected but very smooth and easy to drink. Quite nice gentle aroma that I wished was more apparent. Great mouth feel and finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mutant (854) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUN 2, 2004
Orange with a persistent foamy head. Sweet aroma with a little cloves. Flavour is dominated by abundant corriander or cloves, however there is a lemon influence in the finish. Reasonably complex for a hefe.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
OlJuntan64 (1265) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 1, 2004
Seriously hazy honey gold with a large fine bubbled snowy white head. Aroma is faint citrus floral and sourdoughy when cool while a faint fruity estery develops as it warms. Mild light watery body. Flavours are rather weak malty grain with hint of spices and sourdough when cool with slightly sweeter and more sourdoughy as it warms. Finish is a soft mushy white bread. I definitely prefer the bigger Maisels or the classier Weihenstephaner.

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