Brewed by Brauerei Plank Laaber
Style: German Hefeweizen
Laaber, Germany
Serve in Weizen


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RATINGS: 170   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Amber-colored top-fermented yeasty beer with lots of malted wheat. Sprtizy, light in taste with a lightly fruity aroma and pleasant, well-rounded hop notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fdomig (612) - München, GERMANY - AUG 26, 2012
500ml bottle. Aroma is slightly algae-ish with nuts and malt, yeast. Appearance is cloudy brown with a white head. Taste is sour and sweet. Has a very nice, caramel and malt aftertaste, almost slightly smokey. Overall a very nice Weissbier.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
nick76 (4322) - Tampa, Florida, USA - AUG 12, 2012
The aroma starts out malty and slightly fruity and spicy but then it hits you with metal. The appearance is golden with a huge head and clearly filtered which is the opposite of what it says on the bottle. The taste is pleasant but unremarkable. The palate is average. Overall a disappointing beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwood04 (4955) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 7, 2012
500ml bottle in a weizen glass. Pours golden with an off-white head. Aroma of caramel malts, wheat, and light hops. Flavor the same. Average texture. Decent for the style but nothing stands out.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
inbirraveritas (1392) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUL 9, 2012
Sörmanufaktúra, Bp. Unclear amber brown pour with a rocky whipped creamy off-white head. Sweet-tart smell. Sourish-tart aroma ruled by green apples escorted by some butterscotch, citrusses, brown breadcrumb and fermented bananas, mouthfeel’s slick. Tart finish with green apples again followed by citrusses, spices and some metallic notes, which leaves a tart aftertaste behind.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hugi (472) - Waldkirch, GERMANY - MAY 2, 2012
Dark-amber coloured hazy with a big macroporic head. Intensive smell of pear, apples and yeast. Tastes like pear and apple, also raisin, a bit of banana, yeast. Light bitterness and full body. Lively carbonization.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
dzimm27 (136) - - MAR 13, 2012
Pours a thick, syrupy mess. Active carbonation puts syrupy head that builds and builds and builds. Nice yeast aroma but the sweetness overwhelms it. Almost unpleasant to drink. I homebrew and this appears like it wasnt fully fermented. Whether bad quality control or just the style - I greatly dislike this. I did however learn that if you give everything a 1 rating, the beer still gets a 0.5 overall rating. That is the only thing saving this from a 0.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
laiti (7742) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 18, 2012
50 cl bottle. Rated on 18.11.2009
Murky, dark orange colour, disappearing head. Aroma is sweetish with banana, wheat and some yeast. Flavour is somewhat stale with ripe banana and some wheat. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Grima (2209) - Saarburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - FEB 14, 2012
Sorry for the german rating, but this is a lousy rating from my "newbie" time (2007-2009), and it’s not worth of being translated. I just added it for the statistics, and to complete my backlog!
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein Weizen von dunklem Bernstein, die Krone ist fein und cremig, einfach prachtvoll anzusehn, so im Ganzen! Der Geruch ist hefig würzig, dezent fruchtig. Der Antrunk erfolgt absolut grandios hefig-sahnig, mit leichtem Bananen-Aroma. Sogar eine minimale Röstigkeit tut sich hinzu. Dieses Bier platzt fast vor Aroma. Die Mitte wird etwas fruchtig-säuerlicher, die Würzigkeit bleibt bis zum Finish vollstens erhalten. Ein absolut geniales Weizen. Wohl mit das Beste, welches ich in letzter Zeit verköstigt habe!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Glouglouburp (6103) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 19, 2012
In short: A german hefe that offers a lot more than just the basic bananas and spiciness.
How: Bottle 500ml at La 100 de Beri, Bucharest
The look: Cloudy dirty orange color body topped by a medium white head with good retention
In long: Nose has a lot of bananas and some cloves. Taste has a lot of semi-toasted wheat, medium ripe bananas, peaches, soft cookies, cloves, candied red apples, fresh baguette, light notes of orange peels. The body is full and nourishing and the carbonation is very lively without being aggressive. Overall this was a pretty good beer. This beer offers a more varied flavor spectrum than most examples of the style but unfortunately is was not as much of a thirst quencher as a more typical german hefe. A very good beer for what it is. This is rating #4500 for me!!! Congrats to me!!! That milestone will surely look like a great achievement and people will never guess how miserable I really am if I continue using exclamation marks to fake my enthusiasm!!!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thornecb (5011) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 3, 2012
Pours a slightly hazed deep amber into a weizen glass. Huge tan head with excellent retention recedes leaving sheet lacing to coat surface. Sweet yeast aromas. Soft with dark caramel and mild bubblegum. As described, it is spritzy in the finish.

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