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RATINGS: 516   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Bottle & keg; Filtered.
Ingredients: Wheat and Barley Malt (2/3 Wheat Malt); Hops from Munich; Franziskaner top fermenting yeast strain; Water from own wells 200m deep.
Crystal clear, clean in taste and color. For those who desire a weissbier without yeast.
Also known as Club Weissbier and as Kristall Klar.


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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BitchesBrew (714) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 14, 2008
[bottle] Super clear yellow/straw color. Pours with a very dense white head. Confusing. Strong spice in the aroma, with minimal ester character. Flavors are slightly tart, a bit of bland banana. Very strong carbonation, which seems to meet the style well, but come across as odd with the thin, filtered body. Muted flavors overall.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alengrin (850) - BELGIUM - AUG 15, 2014
Kristall-version of the regular Hefeweizen in this series, with snow white, sticky, thick head and light golden blonde colour, cristal clear as expected for the style. Herbal and wheaty aroma with sweetish pale malts, apple, white pepper, orange peel, cloves; taste of pale malts, almost Pilsener-like in onset, subdued fruitiness and some lemon, dry even for the style, with freshly sourish wheat in the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
didierlewallon (30) - ponferrada, SPAIN - AUG 9, 2014
de color amarillo dorado con espuma blanca abundante, buena intensidad a plátano, cereal, palomitas de maíz y pan blanco, pipas de girasol y un toque lácteo. Entrada fresca, bastante cremosa, relación dulzor amargo, recuerda a fruta madura, trigo y otros cereal.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
djoeye (1380) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 6, 2014
Off white mega head. Clear golden body, faint straw tones. Normal lacings. Aroma; sweet malts and sweet wheat malts, grass lemony notes, coriander and clove, different light flowers. Tate; sweet and very fruity malts, modest grainy hops, coriander, ginger, sweet ripe banana, sweets. Nice on palate. Sweet clean finish. [50cl. brown btl. 5.0%abv. BB05.09.14 B@Harrislee Flensburg DE]

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Calisky (601) - ALSACE, FRANCE - AUG 5, 2014
Couleur jaune dorée, forte mousse blanche. On voit beaucoup de pétillance. Nez fruité, blé, épices, notes bananes. Gout doux malté fruité, fin bananes. Bonne pétillance.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ragnampiza (372) - Rome / Lecce, ITALY - AUG 4, 2014
500 ml bottle. Pale canary yellow, perfectly clear (well, duh!), with a big, creamy, fluffy and moderately persistent bright white head. Spicy nose (nutmeg and cinnamon) lots of fruit esters as usual, some unripe banana and red apples, light peppery and rye bread presence. Quite light tasting, not a lot going on, perhaps for being filtered and so without any yeast influence. Very sweet, maybe too much actually. Light astringency, pleasent pale malts, mild citric/lemony taste, just a hint of sourness. Clean and crisp overall. Lively carbonation, light to medium body, slightly creamy texture. Decent.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
YantarCoast (32) - Moscow, RUSSIA - AUG 1, 2014
500ml bottle into a weizen glass. Pours a bright gold with a large white head that slowly fades away. Aroma of bananas and wheat. Tastes of bananas too. Very nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gopherfan99 (413) - CROATIA - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle, pours a very clear gold with a big white head, spicy and yeast aroma, taste is sweet malt and fruits with some hints of spices, very light dry bitter finish, nice smooth beer,

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackafholmes (161) - - JUL 21, 2014
Bottle from hotel castello, malcesine, Italy. Does what it says on the bottle, crystal clear golden coloured ale, good white head. Banana and apricot with some spices. Definitely got the weissbier taste without the yeast. Medium body and carbonation. Good stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pomko (195) - UKRAINE - JUL 11, 2014
Clear gold as expected with the customary giant weissbier head. Bright, wheaty, lemony, yoghurty aroma. Tastes similar with notes of honey and lemon, but does feel lacking without everything that yeast brings to a hefe. An OK beer on the whole.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
slawek (124) - Kraków, POLAND - JUL 1, 2014
Bottle. Golden with clear body, looks like pale lager. Big head reduces to small ring marking glass. Moderate aroma of banana and clove, some malty sweetness, minimal herbs from hops. Taste is dry with very low bitterness. Flavor of grain, banana. Harsh mouth feel from wheat. High carbonation, no aftertaste. Good, refreshing beer. Problem is that it is difficult to get it fresh, mine is 3 months old which is too much. Unfortunately, producer declares a year...


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