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Brewed by Klosterbrauerei Andechs
Style: German Hefeweizen
Andechs, Germany
Serve in Weizen

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RATINGS: 643   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Formerly known as Andechser Weissbier Hefetrb.

When summer is on the way and the days invite you to swim, ramble, climb, or simply enjoy the outdoors, you will discover that an Andechser Weissbier Hell is just the right thing to quench your thirst. Since Saint Josephs Day on 19 March 1993, Andechs Weissbier Hell has found many new friends. Untreated and bottled in its natural state of yeasty turbidity, this is a top fermented beer for the epicure. Its light honey colour makes it an immediate eyecatcher. Then theres the opalescence and fine structure of the yeast turbidity. At the same time, the creamy, fine pored head invites you to get to know this light Weissbier from the Holy Mountain. Youll need two takes to enjoy the aromas to the full. First, distinctive fruity aromas like banana and honeydew melon come to the fore, followed by fine cloves. Andechser Weissbier Hell is a very tangy, refreshing treat with the conviction of a full, soft body. It concludes on a finely balanced interplay of light sweet honey and a delicate acidity with undertones of bitter hoppiness that quickly subside into a harmonious aftertaste. A Weissbier that embodies a slice of the Andechs lifestyle: finely yeasty, tangy, and sparkling, it refreshes and renews the thirst for more (original extract: 12.5%; abv: 5.5%).

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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mkel07 (5424) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - DEC 15, 2011
500ml bottle. Classic german hefeweizen with a billowing cloud of thick white cottonwool foam that lookms like you could jump into it. Hazy apricot colour with banana lolly aroma with a faint background of clove. Brewed to tghe Reinheitgebot the flavour is crisp and clean and when you take your first sip you are left with a layer of foam on your top lip, better than a milk moustache. Flavour is sweet and finishes well in the mouth. This is ther perfect beer for a hot summers day and at 5.5 % ABV you could easily down a few of these.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JohnRMurdoch (4569) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - DEC 7, 2011
Bottle from Appellation Wines. Clove banana aroma. Cloudy yellow brown colour, big foamy head. Sharp spicy clove banana flavour. Aromatic bitter sweet aftertaste. A good hefe.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mile (3874) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 3, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 11, 2011 Bottle. Golden, clody, average and fully diminishing head. Moderate, malty wheaty and sweetish aroma, fruitiness, some banana with yeast. Body is medium, malty lightly wheaty and lightly sweet flavor, some fruitiness, light banana and yeast. Finish is short to average, malty lightly wheaty and lightly sweetish,light fruitiness and light banana, faint alcohol. Lightly sweetish hefeweizen - OK, but nothing special.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nightfall (1307) - Hamburg, GERMANY - NOV 21, 2011
Golden orange color, big froathy white head. wheaty and yeasty, very subtle banana aroma and flavour, the domianting fruit is oranges. A quite good Hefe even if I am nto the biggest fan.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mattphilips (801) - Budapest, HUNGARY - NOV 18, 2011
Srspecialista, Budapest. Felhős, majdnem teljesen tlthatatlan narancssrgs szne van, s nagyon szp tmr fehr habot fejleszt. Illata bannos, lesztős, kiss citrusos s van benne egy extra (tvolrl belga bzkra is emlkeztető) fűszeres aroma is. ze hasonl, rett bann, citrusok, finom lesztő s fűszeres, keserű komlz. Kzepesen testes, szraz, frisstően sznsavas s kifejezetten tpll. Elkpesztően kiegyenslyozott szűretlen bza, igazi mintapldny s az egyik legjobb, amit valaha kstoltam.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kronebryg (1124) - Sorgenfri, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2011
Some head, creamy, cloudy yellow. Light hefe nose. Medium but some length. Light taste with raspberry, banana. Wellballansed, but also quite light weight.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
laiti (8173) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 29, 2011
50 cl bottle @ home, BBE 17.02.12
Aroma is sweetish with banana esthers, some wheat and hints of yeast. Somewhat tart and slightly acidic flavour is fresh with sweetish banana esthers and wheat. Slightly too much CO2 on palate. Good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
olio (9663) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 29, 2011
50 cl bottle. BBE 17.02.2012.
Pours hazy golden colour with medium head. Aroma of apricot, wheat, yeast, some herbal notes, spices and grass. Flavour of yeast, apricot, wheat, nuts, hay, herbs and some sweetish banana at the end. Well balanced brew.
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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lusikka (7757) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 29, 2011
500 ml bottle. BBE 17.02.2012.
Pours a hazy deep yellow colour with a small, thick, white head. Aroma of sweet malts, wheat and some spices. Flavour of sweet malts, caramel, wheat, citrus, banana, spices and light bitter hops. Medium bodied, very smooth mouthfeel and a sweet, wheaty, light fruity finish. Refreshing and very tasty. One of the best Hefeweizens Ive tasted so far.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
terrybail (704) - London, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 25, 2011
500ml Bottle from Dave for my birthday Pours a nice cloudy orange with a small head The aroma is Banana strong bubble gum nice The taste is wonderful Banana strong bubble Very good wheat beer


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