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RATINGS: 1129   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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This is Royal Barvarian Hefeweizen. Why are the Bavarian Royal Family and King Ludwig so important to brewing history? The Bavarian Royal Family had sole rights to brewing Hefe-Weizen on Bavaria for over 200 years. No wonder we are the leading experts on wheat beers!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (4918) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 30, 2004
UPDATED: AUG 25, 2011 Pleasant but in general an uninspiring hefeweizen. +++Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle. Label says Konig Ludwig Weiss. Pours a light amber color with some floaters and a medium sized white head. The scent is wheaty and yeasty. The flavor is slightly sour wheat. A light toasted flavor lingers. There is a slightly "off" taste I can not identify.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Zoob (85) - Bakersfield, California, USA - APR 18, 2004
Tested as Konig Ludwig (alias)Light gold in color (straw), nice head,Aroma= nice smooth esters/ soft banana prevails. Palate = medium lt. Good carbonation. A well balanced weissbeir! yeast does not over drive this beer. I would buy it again. Cheers

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bluevegie (3053) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - APR 18, 2004
Hazy pale straw colour with a large mostly lasting white head. Banana and cloves feature mainly in the aroma. Not heaps of flavour but some spice upfront then some soft banana and vanilla finishing with a little coriander and hints of orange peel. Medium body and a creamy texture. Enjoyable german hefeweizen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
heemer77 (5100) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - APR 14, 2004
UPDATED: SEP 28, 2005 Yet another rating on this one. The body is a dark a cloudy gold. It has a decent white head. The aroma is subtle pear and banana with a hint of clove. The taste is bubblegum and some light clove. There is also a some banana peel. A decent hefe.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kumite56 (471) - Cordova, Tennessee, USA - APR 12, 2004
A decent Heffe. Notes of bananna and fruit on a golden hazy body witha white smallish head. Yeasty aroma. Initial sweetness with a crisp and dryer finish. Enjoyable if not spectacular.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
OlJuntan64 (1265) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - APR 10, 2004
Medium hazy honey with a smaller than expected lasting snowy white head. Faint metallic and plastic wafts through stronger stale sourdough. Medium light body for a German wheat. No use by date - I suspect this is far from fresh. Medium light stale bitter hops, medium light grapefruit zest sour, lightly sweet with hint of banana. Soft moderately bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fly (1417) - austin, Tejas, Alabama, USA - APR 1, 2004
dmit I bumped my numbers up a bit as I am presuming that this was a tad old (clue: ON SALE). Wasn't the least bit bad at all, just somewhat lacking in certain factors. And I do think that weissbiers tend to be much better fresh. It was rather well appreciated though as I consumed directly outside the store on a beautiful day as I was getting impatient for the rest of my party to finish shopping.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Malakin (469) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 29, 2004
UPDATED: JUN 3, 2004 Frothy head, light color, cloudy. Rich smooth malty flavours with some banana and spice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ThomasE (5176) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 26, 2004
Mainstream weissbier, was a negativ surprice. Not because it is a bad weissbier, but because it was not better.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
mutant (854) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAR 26, 2004
Cloudy bronze with a big, long lasting foamy head. This weiss is pretty light on for everything. There is slight aroma flavour and finish of coriander and citrus. More intensity required.

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