Brewed by Brauerei Grieskirchen
Style: German Hefeweizen
Grieskirchen, Austria
Serve in Weizen


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RATINGS: 248   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
wheatbeerboy (103) - Addison, Illinois, USA - OCT 19, 2006
Wow! Fantastic weisse beer. I ’m having a hard time understanding why this beer has been rated as "just average". This beer belongs in the same class with New Glarus, Weihenstephaner, Ayinger and Schneider. If you are a weisse beer kinda’ guy, you gotta’ try this stuff. Very underrated beer in my opinion.

Scipio (1081) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - JUN 24, 2017
Pours a very cloudy, dark, golden with a medium white head that fades rapidly. The aroma is wheat, lemon, clove, and lesser banana. Standard fare for this style. The taste has some sweetness. And its what you should expect for a German Hefeweizen. Its big on wheat and spices, while having undertones of banana, clove, and yeast. This one has more of a banana aftertaste. Light to medium in body, thin in texture, and having very soft carbonation. This isn’t bad. Its just kind of your generic hefeweizen, and you should easily be able to find one better than this.

DavidWoodruff (619) - Windsor, California, USA - MAY 20, 2017
Hazy yellow-gold with a white head. Aroma was yeasty with a bit of a spicy edge. I kept thinking that it would break out into some distinct clove or banana flavors/aroma, but it continued stop smell like fresh yeast rolls or the inside of a proofing oven. Nice clean wheat flavors. Overall quite nice!

jh773 (303) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 13, 2017
Cloudy yellow-grey. Nose is sweet, banana bread, fruity, booze. Taste is crisp, apple cider, spice, touch of sour. Clean finish. Not terrible, but I think I got an old batch.

floydslip (398) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 18, 2016
Cloudy straw colored beer with a thick fizzy bright white head. Nose of hay, lemon, and light clove. Flavor is a bit sweet, but crisp and refreshing with candied orange, lemon peel, and white pepper followed by a mild bitterness that lingers. Good beer for the style.

wlf (589) - DENMARK - MAR 30, 2016
unclear hazy light-golden, medium white head, yeasty banana and fruity aroma, thick creamy mouthfeel, nice medium sweetness, some spices and fruits

Beerhunter111 (20476) - P´Castle, GERMANY - MAR 3, 2016
50cl bottle from trade with Sebilinz, many thanks! Pours murky golden colour with a mid-sized good lasting white head. Aroma of bananas, yeast and wheat. Taste of riped bananas, some clove, yeast and wheat.

Leafs93 (2305) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 28, 2016
Pours gold with a small white head. Aroma is grain, banana, clove and earthy. Taste is sweet with a very light tartness. Crisp finish, good carbonation and overall a refreshing weiss.

ryecatcher (1436) - Bridgeport, Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 24, 2016
Bottle. On sale at Mariano’s (South Loop). Murky, straw gold pour, smallish head that disappeared quickly. Nose is very faint clove, banana and smells more than a hint like stomach acid. Mouth is medium, lacks the creaminess it should have and also lacks much of what I look for in a Weißbier. I’ll drink it, but I wouldn’t buy this again or recommend it to anyone. Thankfully it was only $2.99

mansquito (6435) - Nueva York, New York, USA - DEC 5, 2015
The Beer Store, Southampton, PA 50cl: pours cloudy gold with a white head. Aroma is banana and clove. Taste is sweet and full of candy. Nice light spiciness. Nice and light.

ContemplateBeer (2089) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - NOV 21, 2015
500 ml bottled pictured from Keg Liquors; split four way. Aroma: Lemon and lightly tart wheat character without too much in the way of phenols and spices. Appearance: Slightly hazy tinted yellow with a skinny white head that fades into a ring. Flavor: Wheat characteristics still more present up front, but banana finally shows up with some light clove towards the finish, which is mostly dry. Palate: Medium body, slightly sticky texture, very soft carbonation, abrupt finish. Overall: Wasn’t originally taken with it very much, but this turned out to be a well nuanced example. Worth a try, especially for lovers of the style.

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