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Leikeim Original Steinweisse

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Brewed by Familien-Brauhaus Leikeim
Style: German Hefeweizen
Altenkunstadt, Germany
Serve in Weizen

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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.23/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Geschaffen durch Feuer und Stein
Nach einem der ältesten Brauverfahren der Welt wird die Bierwürze durch zugabe von glühenden Steinen erhitzt. Bei diesem Brauverfahren karamellisiert ein Teil des Malzzuckers und verleiht unserer Steinweisse seinen einzigartigen und unverwechselbaren Geschmack!


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
venom666 (346) - Alicante, SPAIN - SEP 17, 2014
Dark orange color with well formed white foam. Aroma is not very intense, with banana, cloves, honey and sweet malts. Taste has slightly banana notes, spices, bubblegum and sweet malts, but is a bit watery. Good Hefeweizen, with lots of components, but no one highlighting above the others.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GoufCustom (823) - HONG KONG - SEP 5, 2014


500 ml flip-top bottle bought at Biorganic’s booth at HKCEC in Wan Chai during HKTDC Food Expo 2014.

Looks: Cloudy hazy amber brown with dirt-like yeast sedimentsTwo-and-a-half finger head and crumpety off- white foam which lasts for 3 minutes; Excellent, thick layer of sticky lacing and near zero carbonation.

Aroma: Fragrant malt, with strong caramel, banana, wheaty tartness, vanilla, fairly light plums, light soot, bubblegum, sugar, strong yeast, light cloves, very light lemon and light grass.

Taste: Medium to light sweet thin malt, with strong caramel, strong wheat, strong soot, molasses, strong yeast, very light cloves, lemon, quite strong bitter hops and strawy grass.

Body: Close to light body; Thin but quite slick palate.

Mouth Feel: Moderate to thin malt with very strong caramel and quite finely-powedered sooty character. Wheaty presence and tartness is more or less suppressed. Not much fruity esters and clove is light, but molasses notes is strong to balance out the strong, quite raw-tasting yeast. Pretty good!

Hoppiness: Light lemon and light grass in nose. Notable citrus and strawy grass in nose and taste. Bitterness is strong for a weisse, mixing it up with with the soot for a lasting, medium bitter and sweet finish.

After Taste: Slightly dry. Quite bitter and strawy to mouth.

Comments: The hot stone factor gives this one a strong caramel malt character just like the Steinbier proper, but with a stronger and misty soot influence. It still manage to give a good traditional fruity Hefeweisse nose, but the post-Stein taste is rather deficient, not as fruity nor phenolic as I wished despite an unusually strong hoppy flavor. It’s on the right track and quite decent, if only there’s more estery tastes to make it top. Unique and likeable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (7397) - Hasborn, GERMANY - JAN 30, 2014
500ml Flasche. Trübes orange-gelbes Bier mit schöner cremigen Schaumkrone. Geruch hefig, fruchtig. Geschmack hefig, fruchtig nach Banane, minimal würzig.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kevnic2008 (8056) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - DEC 13, 2013
Bottle. Dark orange colour. Aroma is yeasty. Flavour is yeast, wheat, quite nice.

3.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beerbarella (343) - - SEP 27, 2013
500 ml bottle. Pours cloudy orange with a high white head. Roasty spicy aroma with notes of banana. The taste is a bit disappointing: Kinda bland and watery. Roasty banana palate.

3.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
beeracoon (438) - - SEP 27, 2013
Huge white head. Cloudy orange-brown colour. Fantastic sweet aroma with hints of banana, honey and caramel. A bit of a watery taste with a sweet palate.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Geiserich (3385) - Linz, AUSTRIA - JUL 24, 2013
Bottle: Aroma is fresh, wheaty, light yeasty with light notes of citrus. Hazy yellow color, white head. Flavor is spicy (cloves), wheaty, bitter hops. Quite bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kiwianer (3339) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - APR 26, 2013
The head is ok, body brown and cloudy. It smells a bit mild, yeasty, caramel. The taste is interesting caramel, a bit wheat malty, less yeasty, caramel again. Interesting and special. 11/11/11/11/12/11

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
edpeg (828) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAR 20, 2013
Pours deep orange yellow murky, with white rocky head. Aromas are caramel, grains, malts. wheat and yeast, vegetables. Palate is thin, soapy, medium bodied carbonation mouthful, soft smooth. Taste is sweetish, roast malty, with notes of yeasty wheat and dryness. Finish is medium caramel., wheat flavoured , yeasty. Finish is tart and slightly dry. Basic wheat beer with some unbalanced nuances. Drinkable, but nothing special.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hawanna (2162) - GERMANY - FEB 27, 2013
0,5 l swing top bottle. BB 30. Apr 13. caramel, banana, clove, citrus, dough, amber, cloudy, frothy, white foam, medium sweetness, medium body, creamy, average carbonation,


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