RateBeer
overall
46
93
style
Brewed by Brauerei Gebr. Maisel Bayreuth
Style: German Kristallweizen
Bayreuth, Germany
Serve in Weizen

bottled
available

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 283   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   IBU: 11   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Crystal-clear brilliance and lively sparkling carbonic acid are the outstanding features of Maiselís Weisse Kristall and make it a wonderfully exuberant refreshment. Due to the special composition of sun-ripened wheat varieties and brighter barley malts, fermented and aged with our special white yeast, unfolds at first sip a balanced bouquet of different fruit flavors of ripe banana to a slight citrus note, which mixes at departure with the typical, slightly spicy wheat beer flavor. A predicate for a particular quality.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
LakatosKE (122) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 21, 2016
Bottle. Clear light golden, high white head. Aroma: banana, clove, yeast, bubblegum. Taste: banana, clove, fruity sourness, orange peel, hint of spicy hops. Light to medium body, soft carbonation. Refreshing, drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
peponi (1466) - Hannover, GERMANY - SEP 5, 2016
Aroma: cloves and banana. Appearance: clear straw color and white head. Taste: cloves, banana, like a wheat lager ... Palate: low body and high carbonation, zesty finish. Overall: Wheat lager, drinkable and quite light.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Maracuja05 (565) - Mainz, GERMANY - SEP 5, 2016
[backlog] 30-04-16 / bottle at Krokodil. I started rating my beers with Untappd and a few basic notes. Now I want to rate them on ratebeer. So my rating sometimes lack some information. Just ignore it, it is for my personal statistics. Untappd-Rating 2.75/5

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FatPhil (13867) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 26, 2016
500ml bottle (Tante Lisbeth, Berlin)
Is there a slice of lemon in this, as itís a pure lemon aroma? Thinnish palate. Hints of bananas, just gentle wheat. OK, there was a slice of lemon hiding in the massive tight head. However, if thatís the way to serve it, thatís fine by me. Easy drinker - clean, but perhaps a bit dull too. Kristalls will rarely compare to a proper hefe. To be honest, the lemon was the best bit.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pinia (322) - Lviv, UKRAINE - JUL 12, 2016
Солодку& запах з нотами цитрусу, натяки на банани, і хміль. Смак чистий пшеничн& із середні& нотами банана, та деякі цитрусо& ноти. Кінець сухої пшениці ОК.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
biir (784) - Berlin, - JUL 5, 2016
Bottle at Lietzensee, Berlin - Clear golden color, small creamy head. Very sparkling. Light aromas of banana and apple. Medium body. Fresh but a bit tasteless.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DwarfeD (2692) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - JUN 10, 2016
50cl bottle. Clear golden with a medium white head. Medium body with moderate carbonation. Subtle sweet and bitter tones. Wheat, banana, vanilla and grain. Good stuff.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Marduk (6324) - Reval, ESTONIA - JUN 3, 2016
500ml bottle (Tante Lisbeth, Berlin). Clear golden color. Huge size, white head, stays. Looks fizzy. Citrus, sweet and very strong lemon in aroma. Well there is a slice of lemon floating in me beer. Sweet and lemony in taste. So watery and dull. Lemon is nice, but beer naah.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
77ships (8038) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUN 2, 2016
(Kiev 2016) 500 ml. bottle. BBF 02.11.16. Clear indeed, sparkling golden, little fizzy egg-white head. Nose is dull banana, faint DE fish guts yeast, sweet grain, low wheat, touch watery. Taste is bit neutral banana, easy, low DE fish guts, neutral sweet, mellow apple, low cardboard. Sparkling. Overall, clean, easy enjoyable, tad bland, cardboard bit in the end got a bit to me & lessened my enjoyment a touch. This one pales next to the Weisse Original but I knew what I was getting into when I got a Kristallweizen, I rarely come across a Kristallweizen, wanted to tick one.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
hauxe (413) - Butzbach, GERMANY - APR 8, 2016
Pours clear gold with a fluffy white head. Aroma is fairly typical for a Weizen with banana and yeast coming to the fore. However the beer is much more light bodied than Maisels original, a sort of Maisels Lite if you like. The flavors are less pronounced than the original; the banana remains and is accompanied by a light lemon bitterness, particularly in the aftertaste. It is the excellent aroma which keeps drawing you back in and reminding you that this is really a Weizen. Decent, and I am obviously not a fan of the style, but I just donít see a reason to drink this if the original is available.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 » 29


Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50