Brewed by Kulmbacher Brauerei (Schörghuber)
Style: German Hefeweizen
Kulmbach, Germany
Serve in Weizen


on tap

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RATINGS: 686   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
The most refreshing beer in the world. Malted wheat and special yeast give Kapuziner Weissbier its light touch and distinctive taste - a yeasty tang offset by a solid malt body and a delightful tropical fruitiness. Unfiltered yeast lends a hazy, seductive look.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kosmokrator (668) - ITALY - NOV 24, 2015
Weizen passabile, di color biondo torbido con il classico saponoso cappello bianco di schiuma. Aroma un po’ troppo artificiale, bubblegum e banana in primis, leggermente speziata e dolciastra al palato, un po’ troppo attaccaticcia... c’è di meglio.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Shain (156) - ISRAEL - NOV 21, 2015
Bottle 500ml. Pours cloudy pale amber brown with a very tall and thick off white head. Scent is wheaty and malty. Mouth feel is slightly oily and smooth, with gentle carbonation and medium body. Tastes very lightly sweet, but mostly dry, with very mild sourness and gentle hop bitterness in good balance. Tastes slightery watery. Flavors are gentle and smoot, mostly wheaty flavor, malt and yeast. Some alcohol flavor and also very mild notes of banana and clove. This beer isyvery gentle and tastes too mild in my opinion, however it’s balanced and smooth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
janubio (564) - SPAIN - NOV 7, 2015
Hazy golden our, with a big head that sticks forever and leaves an norms lace. Smell of bananas, clove, apricot. I feel some tobaco notes. Great carbonation, body is medium-light. Taste of bananas, clove, citrus, apricot. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
drmet (518) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - OCT 30, 2015
L: -pours a cloudy golden-orange with a small,creamy,white head -medium carbonation visible S: -banana,clove,white bread,honey,slightly wheaty,pineapple T: -lemon,apples,pears,clove,on wheaty,pineapple -slightly more bitter than its contemporaries F: -medium carbonation -light body O: Decent one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
YantarCoast (586) - Moscow, RUSSIA - OCT 28, 2015
On tap. Pours murky yellow with no head. Sourish yeasty aroma. Taste is fruity and slightly sour. Drank side-by-side with a Wiehenstephaner. This one was not very impressive in comparison.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alengrin (3675) - BELGIUM - OCT 17, 2015
Kulmbacher’s Hefeweizen, with very thick and frothy, creamy, beautiful head, light yellowish in colour and very regularly structured; pours a hazy orangey ’old gold’ with amberish hue, a tad deeper in colour than usual for the style, with a whirlwind of bubbles going through; adding the deposit results in a completely cloudy, ochre-hued peach colour. Typical Bavarian Weissbier aroma of fresh banana, baker’s yeast, white bread dough, dry straw, cloves, sweetbread, dried apricot, more vague accents of sweaty grains, canned pineapple slices, gingerbread. Soft sweetish fruity onset, banana, peach, hint of red apple peel, sourish balance from the wheat but all very gently so, strongish but refined carbonation as it should be in this style, very soft and ’fluffy’ mouthfeel, very bready and a bit yeasty in the end, with retronasal phenolic (clove) spiciness and a touch of deeply buried but structurally effective, leafy hop bitterishness. A gentle, soft, extremely quenching example of this style, with sufficient phenolic spiciness and well-crafted balance between sweet, sour and bitter. I’d recommend this as a typical, pleasant and well-made example to anyone who wants to venture in this ancient Bavarian beer style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
damjan (70) - CROATIA - SEP 18, 2015
50cl on tap. Pours golden color with medium head. Very refreshing and drinkable beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Piw (534) - Rüsselsheim, GERMANY - SEP 16, 2015
500ml Flasche. Kupferfarben und sehr trüb. Stabile, mittelgrosse Schaumkrone. Kräftig und süsslich im Geschmack. Runder Abgang.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Neorej80 (437) - - SEP 2, 2015
A bit malty breadlike compared to most Weisbier. A Mittler salty aftertaste. Decent German beer .

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
migwell (155) - Northampton, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 20, 2015
Came in hot and sweaty, popped a bottle and really enjoyed this one. Smells of yeast and grain and is full-bodied. Not very sweet and the banana flavor, which puts me off most American wheats, is very muted here. Pretty light on the carbonation and with a yeasty finish. A good one!

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