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RATINGS: 2780   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Deep golden color. Natural cloudiness, with yeast Crispy, refreshing, spicy and fruity.


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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ads135 (2955) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - NOV 27, 2012
This was the first weiss beer I came across in college and sadly, I wasn’t ready for it. It was only years later that I returned to it and recognized its exceptional balance of fruit and spice with the citrus wheat backbone. Cloudy and gorgeous.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shadymmj (6) - melbourne, AUSTRALIA - SEP 21, 2014 does not count
On tap, pours an orangey-golden translucent glass with a nice full head of foam. Very drinkable, lighter than others in the same style. Crisp mouthfeel with high carbonation. Generous bready flavour with a spicy hint but fades to a slightly watery finish. Could stand to be brewed to 5.2 to 5.4 abv for better flavour. A good safe bet for Weiss.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tfredvik (1124) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 20, 2014
Pours a cloudy orange body with a huge, white, long-lived head. The aroma is strong and true to the style, with plenty of hefeweissen yeasty banana, spices and citrus in the back. The strong flavour is a perfect mix of slightly overripe banana, citric crispiness, dry chalky yeast and caramel sweetness. The taste is light to moderate sweet and any bitterness is well hidden. It’s pretty light-bodied and the carbonation is lively. Brilliant!
[50 cl bottle, enjoyed 10 months before BB date, from Vinmonopolet Online]

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CacheManyHose (179) - HONG KONG - SEP 17, 2014
Clear pale straw-gold with huge fluffy fine off-white head. Smells lightly spicy, bready yeast, banana and clove. Taste is similar. Slight sourness and finishes quickly. Body is very light but with a slick texture and average carbonation. A drinkable if not exceptional Hefeweizen.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
YantarCoast (87) - Moscow, RUSSIA - SEP 14, 2014
500ml bottle into a weizen glass. Aroma: banana, cloves. Taste is similar. A great beer and a fine example of the hefeweizen style.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
seritomi (297) - HUNGARY - SEP 13, 2014
karamell, közepes test, enyhe keserű, élénk, mango és alma ffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffff

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sjohnh (168) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2014
Hazy straw colour with a lasting white head. All the classic weissbier features - yeast aroma, flavours of orange, banana, clove, bread, bubblegum. Light bodied, but the spice presence stops the finish from seeming watery, as it can with some of this style. So, no surprises, but a very good example of the style.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
skoisirius (1716) - Earth, Washington, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Absolute classic of classics as far as I’m concerned. Reliable and damn good every time!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
FabrizioAruta (8) - Napoli, ITALY - SEP 10, 2014 does not count
Una delle birre più buone che abbia mai bevuto, il mio palato ha festeggiato, scura, ottima da bere a stomaco vuoto con gli amici.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pindoc (103) - SWITZERLAND - SEP 7, 2014
Ein kompackter weisser Schaum sitzt auf dem dunkelgelb-orangen Bier. Der Hefegeruch ist unverkennbar. Beim ersten Schluck merkt man schon, dass es sich um ein Hefe-Weissbier handelt. Die süssen Aromen und der Hefegeschmack erstreckten sich im ganzen Mund. Der Anfang ist zartbitter und entfaltet sich zu einer feinen Süsse. Der Abgang ist süsslich, erfüllt mit Hefearomen. Ein sehr gutes Bier!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
massingasetta (244) - München, GERMANY - SEP 7, 2014
Franziskaner Weißbier ist eine Bank. Es sieht schön aus dunkel-braun-orange und Schaumkrone sowie der Geruch (Weizig Süss) sind paradigmatisch für ein Münchner Weizenbier. Einstieg ist sanft weizig, nicht zu Süss und offenbart eine leichte Bitterkeit im Körper - so muß Weizen sein. Gerade bei einer Geschmacksprobe mehrerer Weizen ist der Franziskaner die goldene Mitte. Fazit: Ein Standard im gutem Sinne für Weizenbier!


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