Brewed by Hofbräu Kaltenhausen (Brau Union)
Style: German Hefeweizen
Hallein, Austria
Serve in Weizen


on tap

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RATINGS: 617   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
EDELWEISS Hefetrüb is unfiltered, golden and very fruity with a slight banana nose. Refreshingly this fine sparkling wheat beer offers spice-like flavors on the palate.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
dnicolaescu (2113) - Chișinău, - JUN 21, 2013
Head: off-white, big, creamy, avg. retention. Colour: dirty golden, cloudy. Aroma: banana, clove, yeast. Taste: wheat sourness, not much fruitiness or spiciness. Quite decent, but somewhat watery and lacking the clovy spiciness, compared to most weizens.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
PowY (292) - - OCT 25, 2016
500 ml bottle. Pours hazy orange golden with a white head. The aroma is yeasty with notes of banana. Medium body with a low to medium carbonation, a light sweetness and a light bitterness. The flavor is fruity with some spices (gloves and pepper).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Demens (288) - Budapest, HUNGARY - OCT 22, 2016
0,5l bottle. Hazy golden colour with quickly disappearing big white head. Aroma: Light banana, citrus. Taste: Light malty start with light sour and pleasent bitter mouthfeel. Creamy texture. Light body with medium carbonation. Short sweet/sour finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Milter (720) - Nyborg, DENMARK - OCT 14, 2016
God hefeweiss fra Østrig. Frisk smag, tilpas med bitterhed og sødme.. Meget kedeligt udseende.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GreenCat (45) - SLOVENIA - OCT 1, 2016
0,5l bottle. Pours hazy yellow golden with big white head. Nose is mainly yeast, some bread, banana and vanilla, a hint of sulfur too. Same goes on with flavor. Body is light, on verge of watery, carbonation is average to lively with light bitterness at the end. Not bad, but lacks refinement of more prominent hefe weissbier examples.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
herrklemann (121) - AUSTRIA - SEP 28, 2016
0.33 bottle at Theatercafé Graz. Pours a hazy yellow with a big white head. Aroma of artificial banana bubblegum, hints of herbs, hints of dry hay, so boozy I had to look at the ABV again. Taste is sweet, with light sourness that doesn’t mix in all that much or well. Lingering finish of artificial banana, no bitterness. Body is surprisingly thin for the amount of booze in the aroma - and this being a Hefeweizen. Not that great at all. Carbonation is lively, texture kind of sticky.
Meh. I switched to drinking elderberry juice after having had one of these. There’s _a lot_ of better Hefeweizen out there.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
LakatosKE (242) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 19, 2016
on tap. Hazy yellow with high creamy white head. Aroma: banana, yeast, spicy. Taste: banana, clove, yeast, orange peel. Light body, softer carbonation, mild bitterness. Refreshing

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MatusBeer (552) - Košice, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 18, 2016
Bottle.hazy yellow colour with huge stable head off. Aroma of banana,wheat malts.taste of banana,coriander,wheat malts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ardel1991 (131) - - SEP 12, 2016
Złote z bogatą białą pianą. Aromaty drożdży, banana. W smaku skórka chleba, banany. Piwo lekkie, raczej słodkie.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
crazykiller (48) - iasi, ROMANIA - SEP 11, 2016
50 cl bottle. Pours hazy light brown color, medium head. Aroma is yeasty, bananas, malty. Taste is banana, caramel, yeast and medium sweet aftertaste. Body is light, especially for a weizen beer. Overall a good beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hauxe (477) - Butzbach, Hesse, GERMANY - AUG 23, 2016
Pours hazy gold from the bottle. The head is creamy and voluminous. A yeasty aroma greets the nose along with a dose of banana that is less pronounced than usual for beers of this style. Taste is yeasty, bready, banana sweet, with a tart lemon tang that asserts itself at the finish. Body is light for the style. Decent stuff for the most part, but still lacking. Where I would have expected a hint of spice there is a bland, almost watery emptyness. Still, this is not a bad beer, just an incomplete one.

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