Serve in Weizen


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RATINGS: 973   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
Formerly known as Hofbräu Münchner Kindl Hefe Weizen.

The origin of München Münchener Kindl Hefe Weizen dates back to 1589 and since then the Weise" has a distinctive place in the history of Hofbräu München, München Münchener Kindl Hefe Weizen is characterized by its sparkling, by its rich foam, and naturally by its unforgettable refreshing taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brodie (540) - Boone, North Carolina, USA - APR 15, 2006
Aroma of pale malt and light fruit. It is lacking any banana, clove, or bubblegum - is this really a German hefeweizen? Relatively clear golden color, there is some yeast stuck to the bottom of the bottle that a thorough swirling could not dislodge, thin white head. Sweet malty flavor, some interesting English-style fruity esters. Medium body with moderate carbonation. If I had this in a blind tasting, I would label is a mediocre blonde ale, never would have guessed it was a weissbier. It is a poor example of the german hefeweizen style.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JK (5743) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - MAR 28, 2006
Gold and clear, with a rocky, long lasting white head. Aroma of a lager; but a high quality lager; lacking banana, coriander, or citrus. Light sweet flavor with some wheat. Medium palate. Overall light and refreshing but lacks depth, palate, or complexity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BeerDude78 (91) - Brick NJ, New Jersey, USA - MAR 24, 2006
Very good hefe weizen. Nice banana clove citrus flavor. Head is nice and frothy and thick. Definitely an underated brew.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Nejhleader (1451) - Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 21, 2006
Had an aroma similar to a pale ale. Taste is rather uneventful, is a bit wheaty, but other then that not much going on here. Certainly now franziskaner.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FrankJohansen (3617) - Sabro, DENMARK - MAR 18, 2006
Draught at Hofbräuhaus. Yellow cloudy colour with a good mostly lasting white head. Yeasty aroma and taste. Ok weizen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (13147) - Randers, DENMARK - MAR 17, 2006
Draught at brewpub Platzl. Creamy white good mostly lasting head. Yellow cloudy colour. Powerfull yeasty aroma and flavor. Alittle watery but still nice palate.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Storm (2684) - Amager, DENMARK - MAR 13, 2006
50 cl bottle. Yeast at the bottom. Cloudy light amber colour with a great white head. Aroma of bread and wheat with hints of yeast. Flavour of wheat, banana, yeast and ends very smooth and nice, a really good hefe-weissen.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SledgeJr (3577) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - MAR 1, 2006
In the bottle at the Hessen Haus during the 2006 Crescent Moon Beer Bus Trip. Pretty good hefe, but I failed to get all the yeast out of the bottle, so I’m sure it is usually not this clear. Gold with a big white head. Yeasty banana aroma. Flowery citrus flavor with a great balanced sweetness. Smooth finish without the residual ketones of many hefes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
trokini (1025) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 25, 2006
Maybe its because this came in a 44-ounce stein, or maybe it was because I was at the Vegas Hofbrauhaus, but I thought this was a really great hefe. Pours cloudy gold with a massive white head. Wheaty and sweet aroma. The taste is very light and clean. No stickiness. Wheaty, yeasty, and sweet. I recommend having one, or four.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bilzmoude (19) - Ferndale, Michigan, USA - FEB 6, 2006
Smells of citrus... kind of a bile-like aroma... in a good way! Stark white, creamy head that went away quicker than I had hoped. The color of a slightly cloudy, slightly orange pilsner. Very light forward flavors, with a nice, yeasty finish. The finish is probably the best part. Not incredibly complex... but crisp and easy to swallow.

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