Brewed by Brauerei Gebr. Maisel Bayreuth
Style: German Kristallweizen
Bayreuth, Germany
Serve in Weizen


on tap

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RATINGS: 262   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
Crystal-clear brilliance and lively sparkling carbonic acid are the outstanding features of Maisel’s 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
AtronSeige (991) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - AUG 12, 2015
Aroma: Medium banana sweeties. Very light clove. Appearance: Brilliantly clear, yellow body. Massive rocky white head. Good retention. Flavour: Medium bready, sweet. Medium clove. Light banana. Dry, crisp finish with lingering clove. Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. High carbonation, crisp, carbonic sting. Overall: The clove is quite powerful in flavour, but near missing in aroma. Carbonation is too high, making the beer have a carbonic sting. 500 ml bottle, poured. Thanks Andre! 15A. Weizen/Weissbier

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mister_Li (169) - GERMANY - AUG 8, 2015
Klares goldgelb mit reichlich Schaum. Banane, leicht hefig, malzig, sehr spritzig.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cunningham (5726) - Halden, NORWAY - AUG 2, 2015
Clear nice golden color with a fine head. Ok lacing. Wheat and mild banana in tha nose. Fine body and a pleasant carbonation. Balanced sweetness. Wheat, some banana and mild clove in the flavor. Nice tasty and refreshing ale!
[Bottle at Marcus-Bräu in Berlin, Germany]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Piw (457) - Rüsselsheim, GERMANY - JUL 26, 2015
500ml Flasche. Klar und golden. Mittelgrosse Schaumkrone. Dezentes Weizenaroma. Süss und mild.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TedE (545) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUL 22, 2015
500ml bottle into weizen glass. Creamy sweet wheat/ banana nose, a bit sweet and sour. Very pale yellow beer with the usual towering white head. Light carbonation. Smooth and creamy in the mouth. Taste is bananas, cloves, even a little smoky umami. Citric hops at the end round it off. Great balance, great beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drmet (367) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - JUL 10, 2015
L: -pours a clear golden with a small,foamy,white head -high carbonation visible S: -banana,clove,grass,honey,white bread T: -Follows the nose plus spices,white pepper and slight lemon F: -light body,high carbonation O: Best Kristallweizen i’ve had yet

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
kto (217) - SWITZERLAND - JUL 1, 2015
pours clear yellow with a large steady head and nice lacing. aroma banana yeast, caramel, spices, leather. flavour banana, citrus. fruity sweetish-sour taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
mikske79 (1312) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - JUN 1, 2015
De geur valt nog goed mee, maar de smaak is niet echt mijn ding, een soort minderwaardige hoegaarden

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
ordybill (695) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - APR 21, 2015
Poured from a 500 ML bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- Has a great fruit smell mixed with spices and hops Appearance- Pours a clear, light gold. with a large white head. Taste- I love the flavor, I noticed many think this is average, but this is a go to beer for me. Palate- A medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation Overall- one of my all time favorite beers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
EAGLE82 (199) - Röslau, Bavaria, GERMANY - APR 13, 2015
One of the better Kristall, if there is such a thing. Nice color and taste.................

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