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

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 259   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Piw (400) - Rüsselsheim, GERMANY - JUL 26, 2015
500ml Flasche. Klar und golden. Mittelgrosse Schaumkrone. Dezentes Weizenaroma. Süss und mild.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TedE (487) - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drmet (268) - 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

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
kto (168) - 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.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
mikske79 (1302) - 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

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
ordybill (655) - 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.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
EAGLE82 (198) - Röslau, Bavaria, GERMANY - APR 13, 2015
One of the better Kristall, if there is such a thing. Nice color and taste.................

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VDuquerroux (634) - Airvault, FRANCE - APR 12, 2015
Bottle, 50cL. Home. A clear pale yellow beer ; big white head with a poor retention. Fruity aroma (citrus, light banana), clove (light). Light to medium sweet, light dry bitter refreshing. Light body, thin texture, average to fizzy carbonation, short fruity finish. Overall, average OK weissbier ; thin.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DiarmaidBHK (3724) - 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 (59) - GERMANY - MAR 18, 2015
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.


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