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RATINGS: 912   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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A good beer takes time. The long lager time makes our pale beer a matter of mild, flavourful beer enjoyment. Brewed in accordance with a centuries-old beer tradition on Weihenstephan Hill.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
erway (1004) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - NOV 23, 2005
Pours a light blonde with a wuickly dissipating white head. Aroma is of honey soaked malts but no hops. Body is light with a rather low amount of CO2. Flavor is rather one dimensional in the sweet malt but this is an all malt beer and it shows in the characterful sweetness of the malts. Very clean and mild bitterness. One major Kudo for this beer: absolutely no off-flavors to speak of. A rather bland but quaffable beer.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
demitriustown (1109) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - NOV 19, 2005
Pours blond with a frothy white head. Aroma is slightly hoppy with some alcohol notes. Rather carbonated and slightly bitter, watery texture with a mildly malt bite. Nothing special my explanation would be refreshingly unimpressive. A very average beer

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Storm (2684) - Amager, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2005
50 cl bottle. No yeast in bottom. Yellow clear colour with a nice lace head. Aroma of caramel and malt. Very dull flavour and crisp finish, some speciel flavour at all.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
KnutAlbert (6312) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 4, 2005
(Bottled, bought at the Brewery pub) A boring beer, with very little taste at all. I don’t know why they bother to brew this when they have other splendid beers!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bmanning (142) - Holly Springs, North Carolina, USA - OCT 30, 2005
I don’t know why this beer gets so low reviews. It’s a good lager - full of flavor, good mouth-feel, and smooth finish. Has an unfiltered hazy golden appearance with a fairly large head. Sweet malty aroma with some floral hops. Malt flavor tastes like there is honey mixed in with the beer. Also has a nice crisp hops flavor of citrus.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
smeltfisher (45) - Mississippi, USA - OCT 18, 2005
Pretty typical of average-good German beers. A little too light in flavor and body for my personal taste, but it’s refreshing in an American lager way, and at least better than that.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
shrubber85 (8323) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - OCT 8, 2005
Bottle. Sweet corn/barley aroma. Golden yellow with small head. Sweet stale barley flavor - slight bitterness in finish. An okay beer but nowhere near the quality of their Hefe.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bourne (161) - Suwon, SOUTH KOREA - OCT 2, 2005
(called Original Premium) pour deep golden for a lager. sweet flavor is the first note to hit the palate followed by a strong bitter aftertaste. no head, or maybe i poured poorly. very refreshing. in 2035 wiehenstephaner will be 1000 years old. party in munich

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
porterhouse (1581) - Boothbay, Maine, USA - OCT 2, 2005
(Bottle, called "Weihenstephaner Original Lager") Foamy white head on yellow body. Pretty cloudy. Some lacing. Aroma honey, malt, sweetness. Mouthfeel watery but fairly smooth. Body weak. Faint sweet malty taste, very faint smokiness, not much else.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HarmonKill-a-Brew (407) - Wilmar, Arkansas, USA - SEP 18, 2005
UPDATED: FEB 3, 2006 Sweet malty aroma. Malty flavor with just a hint of a hop bite. Good beer to enjoy anytime. I have become an instant fan of this brewery. I must try more from them :-)


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