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


on tap

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RATINGS: 904   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   IBU: 1185   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Traditional weissbier made according to the old Bavarian style with the unmistakable character of the fine cellar yeast.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
varanid99 (958) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 11, 2016
Cloudy orange-gold pour with a thin white head. Yeast, banana, cloves on the nose. Taste is banana bread, a little spice

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Biroholik (764) - Sosnowiec, Poland, POLAND - JUN 6, 2016
Ciemnozłoty kolor. Piwo jest solidnie zmętnione. Piana biała, potężna. Bardzo długo się utrzymuje i doskonale znaczy ścianki szkła. Aromat to poezja i jednocześnie wyznacznik stylu: banan, lekki goździk, potężna drożdżowa nuta, delikatny cytrus, guma balonowa. W smaku dokładnke to samo. Czysty słodowy profil z delikatną pikantną nutą w tle. Oleista faktura, sporo ciała. Lekkość picia i kremowa gładkość ma języku. Coś pięknego! Jeden z najlepszych Hefeweizeníůw jakie piłem.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
MartyW (103) - DENMARK - JUN 5, 2016
Draft. Orange with a huge white head. Non-offensive smell of banana, malt and bubblegum. Taste of bubblegum, earth, wheat and water. A really light and bland brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beertholomeus (1650) - California, USA - JUN 3, 2016
Pours a hazy golden orange color with a white head with not much retention. Banana, clove, yeast, wheat, bubblegum and bread aroma and flavors. Medium body and carbonation with a yeast, clove and bready finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kalervo (996) - FINLAND - MAY 31, 2016
Berliinissš Cafe 100 Wasserissa 5/2016. Very tasty, fruity and refreshing wheat beer. A classic apparently.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
drpimento (3007) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 30, 2016
Yummm! Outstanding traditional Hefeweizen beer. Aroma and flavor have that traditional spicy clove, banana, malt, sweet-tart, thirst quenching thang. Wish it was distributed around La Crosse, Wisconsin again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KeefOz (1491) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - MAY 30, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 31, 2016 BB 17 09 16. Poured a cloudy pale to medium amber with an enormous off-white dense foam head that retained well (diminished over about a five minute period) and laced poorly. Carbonation moderate to high and fine. Aroma of soft cloves and yeasty spice and not much else except maybe a slight hint of banana. Taste initially of cloves then this drowned by moderate strength and moderately sweet banana. Light to medium body. Soft, smooth, creamy and slightly dry with moderately sweet banana on the finish. Plain but nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ShivanDragon (3155) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - MAY 29, 2016
wazig donker oranje/amber met geel/witte kraag. aroma van citrus, mout, banaan, zoet. smaken evenzo verder wat dun, matig zoet, zwakke banaan, redelijke co2, licht citrus, zoetzuur, vrij beperkt, matige body, niet buitengewoon.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Grumbo (1197) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2016
Bottle at the Station Hotel, Ipswich. Poured a hazy pale orange colour with a small white head. Aroma of wheat, orange, yeast, lemon and banana. Medium sweetness, light bitterness and sourness. Medium body, thin texture, average carbonation. Thought it ok though didnít realise at the time it was in style top 50.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
Moondog64 (1) - Algona, Washington, USA - MAY 24, 2016 does not count
This is what a Hefeweizenshould taste like, Old School. Not saying newer ones are not good, but if you canít brew something ng close to this, stop tryi ng to reinvent it!

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