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Brewed by Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Style: Weizen Bock
Freising, Germany

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RATINGS: 1407   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A light-coloured, spicy single-bock wheat beer, for both beer lovers and the beer connoisseur. Extra long and cold storage in our monastery cellars makes this single-bock a really special beer with full body and a distinctively great mouthfeel. Prost!


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mephisto (1268) - TAIWAN - AUG 18, 2009
light hazy yellow hue with a layer of tense white head, it has citrus aroma with hint of banana. it is very refreshing and tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
highlandlad (1413) - Blue Mountains, AUSTRALIA - AUG 17, 2009
The sort of effortless quality that a brewer can toss off after several centuries of practice. A great-looking beer - cloudy lemon colour with a huge wash of foam. The striking aroma of dusty wheatsacks induced a Proustian scent memory of summer childhoods spent on a friend’s farm. Also mashed banana and clove. Lovely creamy body. Very well integrated for a 7.7% abv bock - would never have guessed it was that strong. Sticky banana and wheat malt with an acidic finish. Quenching and moreish. (500ml bottle from Leura Cellars. BB 20/9/09)

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jb (2158) - Rochester, New York, USA - AUG 16, 2009
FCBF 09. What a nice treat at the brew fest to find a weizen bock! Hazy, orange, very nice looking. Banana/clove, big yeast component. Very enjoyable.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
crajun (939) - , Texas, USA - AUG 16, 2009
VERY nice.. citrus, spicy aroma and there is a lingering of black pepper. Creamy texture and smooth alcohol was smooth even ough 7.7% want more, but not sure where I found this - trip to Houston??

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BarossaLuke (539) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 10, 2009
Enjoyed with my mates from the Barossa Brewers Club this beer pours mit-hefe and has the banana, clove aroma of the hefe-weisen but its not as pronounced. The palate is chewy and rich and the higher alcohol gives the beer a juiciness. Very nice beer!

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CUJO (383) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - AUG 8, 2009
Radegast: humpen: Massive beer poured into a massive dimpled mug! Slightly hazy bright orange/ coppper pour leavin 2 fingers of white, dry head. The nose is complex, bananas for sure, yeasts and sugars, som bitter notes as well. The taste is equally complex: the banana tones up front, giving way to spice, through cloves maybe pepper... gives the sweet balance. The finish is a mix of the sweet/ spice with a slight touch of alcohol. Great brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
drowland (5981) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - AUG 6, 2009
German bottle into a pint glass. Solid example of the style. Nice malt back and sweet deliciousness... good stuff!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
coldbrewky (1419) - Hippetown East, New York, USA - AUG 3, 2009
Bottle vioa the rip and run. Two inch head settles upon the evenly cludy honey gold elixer. Remaining quarter inch head is renewed steadily by relaxed carbonation until end. No lacing to speak of. Nose of reserved spice. Tounge is washed with gentle pepper, cloves, and then the honeyed malts emerge. Mellow muted medium body. These cats have the unpretentious quality presentation down to a science. Gonna go get me some more of this.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
halfonit (1156) - Fall River, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 30, 2009
Color is light gold and a little cloudy. Aroma is floral, yeast, and wheat malts. Taste is of sweeter malts. Has a little n bit of a bite in the end.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aurelius (4065) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUL 30, 2009
Great, banana-yeast aroma. Twangy, simple syrup sweetness, nice bittering. The alcohol is edgy. Reminded me a good bit of Don de Dieu. Pretty clean, bitter finish. Nice label, moderately cloudy, murky yellow. New Leaf Market.


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