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RATINGS: 1328   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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The source of its pearling, effervescent taste is the secret fermentation process which we have developed especially for our crystal wheat beer. It quenches your thirst like no other beer. With its elegant appearance, it is the speciality of our brewery. Goes well with fish, seafood and light dishes.


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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
radio_nowhere (745) - Maryland, USA - DEC 26, 2013
Near pint bottle into weizen glass, clear golden color with fluffy white head. Aroma of wheat, some bread and light yeast (clove, banana, bubblegum). Taste is the aroma adding some fruitiness and grass. Light body, moderate carbonation, soft with clean finish. A toned-down hefe but a good toned-down hefe.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JanVah (102) - SWEDEN - JUL 8, 2014
På flaska från systemet. Ljusgul färg. Luktar vete. Smakar skumbanan. Lång eftersmak.

2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SAENZ (5) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 5, 2014 does not count
This beer is has a very olivey, hoppy after taste color is Krystal clear light yellow . Also has a bitter taste not for the weak over all would not drink it again leave that for the curious. Good luck

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
BrewDad (4772) - Olympia, Washington, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Golden in color hazy with a thin head. Easy drinking Hefe. Nice flavors good fruit like flavors linger throughout.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
jbuskirk (404) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - JUL 4, 2014
The beautiful bastards at Weihenstephaner have done it again. This was my first Kristallweizen but I’m sold. The appearance was extremely sexy. Effervescent, clear, heady, golden. I’m convinced that this beer’s looks will get you laid. Potential sex partners will shed their clothes and inhibitions at the sight of this glorious beer. Okay, I might be exaggerating a little but it’s a really good looking beer. Smell is excellent, too. The aroma had some banana, clove, and yeast. Taste had lots of banana, a good amount of bubblegum sweetness, cream, and spicy yeast. White meat and creamy cheeses would be a perfect match for this ale. Kristall was silky smooth, light, and refreshing. This one is perfect for when you want a wheat ale that’s a bit more fitting for a special occasion.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
HuskerTan (447) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Bottle. A- Banana, laffy taffy,spices, wheat. A- Yellow color, crystal clear liquid, white head. T- Banana, banana, banana taffy, slight spice, wheat, slightly sweet, bubblegum. P- Light body, average texture, average carbonation, smooth finish. O- Tons of banana in here. A lot like Banana laffy taffy. A little bit of spice like cloves and coriander come through as well as a hint of bubble gum that make it feel like a lesser Hefeweizen, but lesser doesn’t mean worse! The banana and flavor is just outstanding! The appearance too. I have never seen a beer so clear. It’s like looking through a glass of hinted water. Just a great beer. Really want to try more of this style now.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
generallee08 (517) - New York, USA - JUN 25, 2014
The body has a clear golden color with lots of beautiful carbonation steaming up to the surface. The pour produced a very tall, aggressive and tight foamy head. It has a bright white color with great retention and lacing. Its nose is full of fruity yeast with notes of banana and clove. There are notes of pale beady wheat as well and just a touch of citrus. The flavor is very bright and fresh with plenty of fruity yeast. There are notes of banana, clove and a slight hint of citrus fade into dry crisp wheat malt notes. The finish is very crisp and snappy with some wheat tang and citrus quickly leaving the tongue. The body has a solid medium feel with cleansing active carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kevinator (842) - The Colony, Texas, USA - JUN 24, 2014
For those that believe their Bud Light is refreshing, they need to try one of these. Clean aroma of wheat and slight citrus. Clear golden appearance with a white head. Light and watery palate with good carbonation. The finish is clean. Great blend of wheat, citrus and pale malts. This has a German feel that makes it traditional yet unique. Good summer beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JHeath99 (783) - - JUN 23, 2014
Bottle from Lazy Dog. Pours a transparent golden with a layer of off white head. Aroma of bananas, yeast, and bread malts. Taste is nice and crisp, the yeast hits you first then the bananas join in.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kavu (2075) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 23, 2014
0,5l bottle from Alko Hietalahti. Pours clear golden with a high head. Aroma is malts, wheat and yeast. Flavor is malts, wheat, yeast and banana. Quite nice for a kristallweizen.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kathouse (916) - Nevada, USA - JUN 22, 2014
From the bottle, pours a clear light amber with a frothy white foam. Grains, hay, and grass like aromas. Body is light with a slight bitterness. Wheatgrass with a touch of toasted like flavor. Bitterness and a slight sourness from the wheat completes the finish.


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