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style
Brewed by Brauerei Aying
Style: German Hefeweizen
Aying, Germany
Serve in Weizen

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1728   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Delicious lemon and vanilla scented wheat beer with yeast. This is an aristocratic beer with a champagne sparkle and a beautifully sustained head. With the pale color of mountain honey and tart refreshing palate, it is a "brut" beer with the delicious, complex fruitiness of extra-dry champagne. Bottle conditioned and top fermented, it is a benchmark for this style of beer. The nose is fruity-spicy, herbaceous with lots of flowers, and fruit. With such a creamy head, you can build miniature mountains that resemble the Alps. Pour slowly, fill the special weissbier glass half full and swirl the bottle on the table to put the yeast in suspension.

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4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
kevinator (2171) - The Colony, Texas, USA - NOV 25, 2012
I would agree that this a benchmark for the style. Nice yeast and citrus aroma. Lemon and honey color with creamy foam, also cloudy. Great taste of spice, banana, yeast and citrus. Earthy with grains. Nice weight to the palate with even finish. Well balanced and great option if you’re in the mood for any Hefeweizen.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ginotarugo (59) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 19, 2017
As the description states, this beer does have a long-lasting fluffy white head. I detect no vanilla or fruit in the aroma, instead spicy. Like most things, it tastes like it smells - spicy. However, as far as "spicy" goes, it doesn’t overpower, and doesn’t linger with aftertaste. And in fact, though I don’t prefer spicy beers, this wasn’t bad at all. If I had to choose a spicy beer to drink I would probably select this one.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerstar88 (578) - Bavaria, GERMANY - MAY 10, 2017
Honiggelb mit feiner Schaumkrone. Vollmundig cremiger Antrunk. Zitrone und Banane schmeckbar!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Poobah (420) - New Orleans, Louisiana, USA - MAY 7, 2017
Light gold and lemon-colored with a thick, meringue head. Ripe banana, cloves, and spicy nose. Lightly-carbonated, mild, and somewhat sticky with bittersweet lemon and pepper in the finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
dnstone (3104) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAY 6, 2017
Hazed golden with a white head. Eatery clove banana and clove character. Notes: bottle at Lee’s tequila and beer experience

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
angel77 (3165) - oviedo, SPAIN - APR 23, 2017
Amarillento turbio espuma blanca. Cereales trigo suave ligeros afrutados platano algo de cítrico al final. Cuerpo fino con algo de gas y espumoso. Buena refrescante.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gripweed57 (2105) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - APR 21, 2017
500 ml bottle. Cloudy light yellow gold with many small bubbles cascading to a large pillowy white head. Fresh lemony wheat malt aroma. Sweet honeyish wheat malt flavor has notes of lemon, banana and hay. Complex and flavorful, with a sweet vanilla finish. Very good and really refreshing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bpar73 (1097) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - APR 14, 2017
Bottle. Hazy yellow color with a white head. Aroma and taste of fruit, bananas, caramel and spices.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fombe89 (3168) - Asturias, SPAIN - APR 10, 2017
Botella @IXCata Ratebeer Asturias, 10/04/17. BBD:10/17. Color amarillo turbio, corona de espuma blanca, aromas a levadura notas a plátano, sabor levadura, toques especiados, banana cuerpo medio.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
melush (3849) - SPAIN - APR 10, 2017
50cl Bottle @ LaBIRRAtorium, Madrid, Spain. Hazy golden colour with a white head. Aroma is wheat, banana, fruits, spices, bread. Taste is banana, wheat, spices, citrus, peach. Medium body, moderate carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vinivini (2046) - Gomel, BELARUS - APR 9, 2017
Pale opaque honey. Tall white staying head. Spice, banana, phenols on nose. Similar taste. Light to medium body. Low bitterness. A noble beer. Still not among my favourites.

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