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

bottled
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RATINGS: 251   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DiarmaidBHK (3610) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 29, 2015
bottle from unknown place. pours golden with an inch of white foam. doesn’t leave a ton of lacing. has a bit of banana on the nose. A bit malty on the tongue. fades on the tongue though it finishes clean enough. decent for style but there are definitely better than this.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
szeli (8) - GERMANY - MAR 18, 2015 does not count
Komplett klar, schöne Erscheinung im Glas.Bananenaroma vorhanden, allerdings nicht sehr stark. Generell recht wenig Aroma.Auch im Geschmack die Weizentypische Banane vorhanden, auch hier auch dezent. Kein starker Weizengeschmack. Die typische Hefe fehlt natürlich. Schwache Bittere. Nachtrunk sehr kurz.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jow (2407) - New York, USA - FEB 24, 2015
Bottle at home thanks to Roman. Crystal clear golden beer with a fluffy electric white head that dissipates relatively quickly. Fruitiest nose on a krystall I’ve had. Tastes of banana candy, slight herbal, wheat, some vanilla bean. Very smooth creamy palate. Nice.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tomer (1919) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - JAN 29, 2015
Bottle, dense fluffy head, clear gold color, aroma of almond, fruit and yeast, flavor of almond and wheat, light lingering bitterness. Clean and easy to drink.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DanielBrown (4007) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 7, 2015
Bottle at Pure Bar and Kitchen, Birmingham. Very good. I think Kristalweissen could be my favourite style. Tartness and sharpness is great. Cloves aplenty. Super refreshing. See through. Reco mended.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
puredelusion (104) - Lviv, UKRAINE - JAN 6, 2015
0,5 bottle. Pours clear golden colour with thin white diminishing head. Aroma of bananas, bubblegum, fruits, yeast, cloves. Average carbonation, light body, thin texture. Taste is light sweet and a bit sour, the aftetraste is quite abrupt and dry. Good.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hman43 (462) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - JAN 1, 2015
It pours straw and clear with lively carbonation. The head is full and solid white. It has a sour aroma with leather and earthly scents present. There are also banana and a bit of citrus evident as well. The flavor is only slight sour and sweet with banana, yeast, and citrus.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
zvsn (827) - ISRAEL - DEC 14, 2014
Bottle. Clear yellow golden with a huge head, good retention. Aroma of clove, banana and yeast, a bit week. Sweetish, fruity, light tartness, abrupt finish. Light bodied, strong carbonation. Decent but too mild.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rayaron (502) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - DEC 14, 2014
Bottle sample. Very clear light yellow with big off-white head. Aroma of wheat, fruity (banana, peach), a bit yeasty, nutty. Sweet flavor, wheat, fruity (mostly banana), a bit winey, a bit nutty, yeasty, light sourness, very mild and clean, a bit watery, semi-dry sweetish finish. Moderate carbonation, light-bodied.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mzaar (1856) - Varberg, SWEDEN - DEC 12, 2014
Flaska @ James Joyce Bar, Aten. Klar guldfärgad med stort vitt skum. Dofter av citron, gräs men framför allt banan. Torr munkänsla, smakinslag av banan, kryddnejlika och hö.


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