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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 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 (1419) - 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 (5174) - 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.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JK (4659) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - MAR 14, 2004
UPDATED: MAR 21, 2004 Probably the most aromatic wheat I have had. Tons of citrus aroma with some banana and coriander. Clearer apperance than I like for a wheat. Good flavor, sweet with citrus.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HopsOrDie (687) - New Lenox, Illinois, USA - MAR 12, 2004
On tap. Hazy dark yellow color with big rocky head. Not much clove aroma or taste, but with a lemony refreshing flavor. Typical German wheat beer, but refreshing.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
envane (567) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 10, 2004
This has all the elements of a good weizen: banana, lemon, spice. However, its has a plastic off-flavour that just kills it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
skortila (4646) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - FEB 15, 2004
Wheaty, sweet fruity banana smell. Cloudy, yellow-orange coloured with a initially large white head. Taste is wheaty and fruity (banana). Fresh palate. Okay brew, but nothing special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mullet (849) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - FEB 14, 2004
Heavy chill haze (not yeast) which was a surprise. Good head retention, pale yellow with almost green tinges. Pretty high carbonation (surprise!) Banana, clove, freshly yeasty aroma. Flavour is spritzy and refreshing but not a great deal going on. It's a nice beer but not up to the standards of other Weizens.

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