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


on tap

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RATINGS: 783   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Traditional weissbier made according to the old Bavarian style with the unmistakable character of the fine cellar yeast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheCametron (1963) - CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 31, 2014
Bottle. Had it many, many times but am just now rating it. One of the absolute classic German Hefes. Pours cloudy Orange with a thick, generous White head. Smells of banana and wheat. Tastes slightly honey sweet with sourish wheat and typical yeasty banana notes. Full bodied, smooth and drinkable. It stands shoulder to shoulder with my favourite Hefeweizens.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thirstyrabbit (1320) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 23, 2014
Bottle. Dark yellow body, medium head. Yeasty aroma with more wheat than banana or spices. Mostly wheaty taste with low level spiciness. Standard German Hefeweizen - clean and refreshing but generally quite unmemorable, as are most of the examples of the style in my opinion.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rotaman14 (259) - Potsdam, GERMANY - DEC 12, 2014
Cloudy yellow colour, huge white head with good retention. Strong aroma of bananas, furthermore some butter and gingerbread (Lebkuchen). Sour-sweet taste. Decent Weissbier, but there are better ones out there.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Vighals (1695) - Sřrumsand, NORWAY - DEC 11, 2014
Gylden brun tĺkete med hřyt beige skum. Hvete og noe eplelukt. Lett. Hvete. Kort. Medium kullsyre

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Baramba (331) - ITALY - DEC 7, 2014
50 cl bottle. Hazy golden/reddish with big white head. Aroma of malt and banana. Banana flavour

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gregus (406) - Kraków, POLAND - DEC 6, 2014
Beczka; barwa z?ota metna. Piana bujna i g?sta. Wyra?ny aromat bananów, go?dzików, zbo?a. Smak bananów, pszenicy, lekko kwa?ny. Orzezwiajacy.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mariuszek (323) - Gdynia, POLAND - DEC 4, 2014
This is German hefeweizen at its best. Very in style. Beautiful concrete white head, cloves and banana in aroma. Extremely drinkable. Almost perfect

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zvsn (885) - ISRAEL - DEC 2, 2014
Bottle. Cloudy orange with a huge frothy head. Splendid aroma of banana, pears, bubblegum and spices. Sweet fruity flavors with typical weizen spiciness, nice but a bit weak relatively to the aroma. Rather light-bodied, short finish. Decent and easy drinking.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
rayaron (538) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - DEC 1, 2014
Bottle sample. Hazy light orange with small off-white head. Nice sweetish aroma, candy, bubblegum, nutty, yeasty, wheat, some fruitiness (banana, orange), notes of ash. Sweet flavor, fruity (banana, pear, orange), candy, wheat, a bit spicy, earthy, sweet sticky finish. Medium carbonation, a bit watery, light to medium-bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alanthebeerguy (195) - - NOV 27, 2014
On tap at Beer Brothers. Pours cloudy yellow amber with average fizzy head and thick lacing. Average intensity aroma of candy banana, clove spice and yeast. Taste is similar to smell with a crisp clean finish that is quite refreshing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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