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Plank Heller Weizenbock

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Brewed by Brauerei Plank Laaber
Style: Weizen Bock
Laaber, Germany

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RATINGS: 255   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Lighter, top-fermented Weizenbock. Distinctive, full-bodied, round and sweet with an aromatic yeasty character. Gold Medal winner at the 2002 and 2006 World Beer Cup.


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
chucklemation (799) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - JUN 15, 2015
Pours an effervescent, pale yellow with a foamy white head. Aroma is spice/clove, alcohol, caramel, and wheat. Flavor is clove, fruit, and caramel. Has a creamy, smooth body feel. This is delicious.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fugitive (1681) - Athens, GREECE - JUN 9, 2015
Bottle. Color hazy dark orange with a small white head. Aroma yeast, spicy, malt, alcohol. Taste wheat, malt, caramel, spicy, yeast.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shoulderbroken (2733) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAY 24, 2015
Keyaki. Nice. Banana, wheat, creamy, quite thick. Hides the booze. Just a hint of something fruity cherry which usually means booze for me.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tnkw01 (1336) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - APR 26, 2015
Bottle. Cloudy, dark gold with a medium head. Aroma was clove, banana, spicy. Taste strongly caramel, toffee, hints of spice, banana and cloves. Tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (17321) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 20, 2015
Keg at spitfire... Hazy orange amber... Small white head.... Light banana fruit nose... Way too fizzy... Juicy toffee fruit Malt.. Soft fruits

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuu666 (6530) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 20, 2015
Keg at spitfire. Pours hazy amber, nose is banana and clove, taste is sweet fruity banana, toffee, dry.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nihtila (1727) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 18, 2015
Keg at Spitfire. Pours hazy pale amber. Nose is sweet with ripe banana, caramel and wheat. Crispy carbonation, sweet taste has banana, wheat, clove, toffee.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
troyc (2870) - Illinois, USA - MAR 3, 2015
[Bottle] Cloudy amber pour with a ton of foam left over on top. Notes of banana, vanilla, nutmeg and sweet caramel in the nose. Flavors of wheat malts, clove, banana, toffee, light fruits and residual sugars. Medium bodied. Nice looking lacing. Tasting notes from 8/2014.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fdomig (544) - München, GERMANY - FEB 7, 2015
500ml bottle. Aroma, banana as it should, light yeast. Appearance is dark, cloudy orange with a very long lasting huge foam. Impressive. Taste is sweet and bitter in the best possible balanced way. Amazing. Stays forever with a subtile dryness. Best of the best.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
darkseduction (657) - Zweibrücken, GERMANY - NOV 13, 2014
Flasche 50cl. Bernsteinfarben, recht trüb. Stücke von Bruchhefe fallen ins Glas. Runder, gelungener Eindruck, im Abgang für meinen Geschmack etwas süß. Wärmendes Mundgefühl bleibt.


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