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

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RATINGS: 1544   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!


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
SSSteve (3891) - - APR 5, 2009
a cloudy gold appearance under a large frothy white head. banana aroma of a hefe. flavor is also very much like a regular hefe with banana and vanilla notes but with a thicker malt. thick palate as well and creamy. overall, not really all that different from the regular hefe.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beachbum25 (1085) - Powellville, Maryland, USA - APR 4, 2009
16.9 oz Bottle-Cloudy golden color w/a moderate white head-looks more like a Hefe than a Weizen Bock. Sweet, spiced aroma. Flavors of bread dough & spice, some banana, had a slight malt backbone/finish. Tasted like they took their Hefe & threw some malt into it, not like it was malt brewed. Wasn’t dark enough or malty enough to be a true Weizen Bock, made it a little muddled for me. This wasn’t terrible, I’d call it solid & drinkable, but not really true to style. I’d much rather drink their Hefe, that was a much cleaner, crisper brew. If you want a true Weizen Bock, look elsewhere.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rusty (1537) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - MAR 14, 2009
Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a fluffy white fizzy head. Aroma is bread, banana, wheat, spices. Flavor is dough, banana, wheat, spices, yeast, a little fruity. Nice and balanced and very tasty weizenbock. Good stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ucusty (2691) - raleigh, North Carolina, USA - MAR 11, 2009
Thanks to Todd for the spare schwill ;) Hazy gold pour, fluffy white head and some lace. Sweet bread and banana on the nose. Wheat upfront with a tropical fruit and slight clovy finish

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RSRIZZO (1873) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - MAR 10, 2009
Color is a yellow gold with a faint haze and very good carbonation producing a nice white head. Aroma is a little sweet with a hint of banana. Taste is creamy and sweet. Starting with a medium body it goes down smooth with a creamy feel in the end. Finish is sweet with flavors of honey and banana, then a mild yeast flavor and a touch of bitterness. After taste is a smooth lingering of the honey and yeast. Overall this is a very good brew, well rounded and full of flavor

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
downender (6636) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2009
500ml bottle. Hazy gold with a big, tight white head. Aroma of yeast, bubble gum and tropical fruits. Grainy mouth feel, with pineapple, cloves, lemon and a decent dry finish. Very good.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lonelybeergeek (36) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAR 9, 2009
Bottle from Sun Devil Liquor as part of a great haul today. Pours a nice honey color, just slightly hazy, with a fine white head which dissipates to a ring around the glass. Smells like lemon and wheat. Very nice bubbly mouthfeel. Tastes like hops, malt, yeast, and water. Very nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fastcarjoe (8) - Morton Grove, Illinois, USA - MAR 4, 2009 does not count
Aroma reminds me of lemons, clove. and a hint of banana, very fragrant, a little malty in the nose, like a sweet bread. Appearance is cloudy orange with a thin white head that dissipates quickly. Although it is cloudy, the brew looks clean. Flavor is very complex hitting many fruity and sweet notes finishing with a citrus and clove zing that lingers, very little hops. The lively carbonation is complimentary to the flavors and this good example of Weizenbock beir.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (3680) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAR 4, 2009
At 30e PINT bokbierfestival (Oct 2007 Amsterdam). Orange body with large white head. Malty and fruity nose. Taste of fruits and malts. Sweet and enjoyable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Capa (2153) - Transient., - FEB 22, 2009
Cloudy orange with a white head. Sweet malty aroma with some fruits, light citrus, banana, clove. Lower carbonation and thicker mouth. Flavor of banana, yeast, clove, fresh fruits, and malty. A very enjoyable weizen bock.


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