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RATINGS: 899   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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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.


Nastrass' rating

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Nastrass (58) - Texas, USA - NOV 27, 2003
A great looking beer with an excellent pour, but otherwise rather disappointing.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
cervmagpt (254) - PORTUGAL - FEB 20, 2015
Review based on the BJCP2008 guidelines (style 15A). Bottle 50 cl - Batch 11:28. AROMA: wheat malt aroma mixed with some clove and vanilla. some esters are present (banana-like). APPEARANCE: dark gold and hazy. large white head with good retention. TASTE: wheat and banana flavour with some vanilla notes. low bitterness with a sweet finish. PALATE: medium-low body with high carbonation. OVERALL: an average hefeweizen with all the characteristics although a bit more atenuated.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chucklemation (626) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - FEB 15, 2015
Pours a hazy yellow with a thin white head. Aroma is wheat and spice and a little fruit. Flavor is similar, quite sweet. I enjoyed it.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tectactoe (2693) - Michigan, USA - FEB 7, 2015
Bottle: Muddled, super cloudy pear-yellow body, not as dense or vibrant of a color as I’d expect or like. Foamy, bubbly white head fades quickly to a medium sized collar around the glass. Huge banana bread nose with underlying notes of salt water taffy, grass, & faint lemon zest. There’s a slight dish soap aroma in the back that is distracting... Otherwise it smells nice. Flavor is loaded with sweet banana candy, under-baked bread, dough, mild clove, & clumpy yeast. A hint of grassy lemon zest & milled grains in the finish, too. A little thin, but not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Arve_Christian (3417) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 7, 2015
On bottle from Vinmonopolet Norway, on order. Clear golden color, good foam. Medium aroma intensity; very fruity, distinct bananas and some malt. Medium body & complexity. A little sweetness at first, but balances very well. Enjoyable

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bg80 (30) - California, USA - FEB 5, 2015
Bottle from the fridge. Aroma is banana ad malt. Appearance is pale yellow without the typical cloudiness of the genre. Head is high and white after a vigorous pour, with minimal lacing. Light body with medium sweet taste and some creamy banana finish. Unexceptional hefe that’s a bit too thin/watery for a repeat purchase.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ARH (660) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 1, 2015
UPDATED: FEB 7, 2015 On tap, poured into a hefeweizen glass. The aroma is sweet with notes of primarily banana, with a light lemon and light clove as well. It a murky yellow brown hue with a soft, soapy white foam head that retains pretty well and leaves an abundant snowdrift lace. The taste is a mellow, medium sweet with a light spice bitter. The beer is creamy and light with a fluffy carbonation. Flavors of lemon and banana come through with a light, dry clove. There’s more clove character, along with a lactose creaminess, at the finish. The aftertaste is light and short.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bobroman (527) - Torun, POLAND - JAN 31, 2015
Pleasant aroma of banana and some clove. Medium and quite durable head. Hazy orange colour. Pleasant wheat sweetness in taste with some acidity and delicate bitterness. Very refreshing.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Carlisle (128) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 28, 2015
Draft. Citrus and yeast aroma. Hazy orange-gold color with white head and substantial lacing. Wheat and yeast with hints of orange citrus. Yeasty finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thomat (2222) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 25, 2015
Bottle from SB. Cloudy yellow with a thick white head. Fruity and spicy notes. Fruit, malt, spices and vegetables. Medium body with a short dry finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rondphoto (2465) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JAN 23, 2015
bottle @ Party Source / Bellevue KY --- Clear light amber, white head cover, dots and spots of lace. Taste is malt and wheat that add light spice, particularly coriander, on the swallow, adding mild floral hops in the finish. A refreshing, light brew, good for all-day drinking.


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