Brewed by Brauerei Gebr. Maisel Bayreuth
Style: German Hefeweizen
Bayreuth, Germany
Serve in Weizen


on tap

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RATINGS: 948   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   IBU: 12   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Traditional weissbier made according to the old Bavarian style with the unmistakable character of the fine cellar yeast.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Davhgbrew (948) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 22, 2014
Wow..no doubt your drinking a hefe weiss with this one. Big yeast banana and clove. Medium syrupy palate and body. So much banana and yeasty flavors. Bold, be prepared for the real deal. I didn’t expect such potent flavors from this one because it’s a very overlooked German brew at wob.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
19Oracolo78 (19) - - FEB 20, 2017
Birra dal colore ambrato opaco schiuma abbondante. Media carbonatazione. All’olfatto note fruttate, con un pizzico di noce moscata. Al palato sentori di frutta esotica. Una buona birra.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
john44 (2646) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2017
Draft. Very murky opaque orange (amazing colour). Very fruity (citrus-orange, peach, banana). Spicy (coriander, clove). Wheaty, yeasty, malty (buttery caramel). Medium bodied. Sweet, smooth, rich. Dryish fruity finish. Very drinkable. Enjoyed this. Terrific beer! (2008) Also in Bottle - Bottle good, Draft Amazing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gopherfan99 (1548) - Minnesota, USA - FEB 11, 2017
Bottle; pours cloudy orange amber with an off white head; aroma of bananas and yeast with some hints of wheat and spice; taste is slightly sweet with banana, yeast, and wheat with a trace of caramel; finish has some light spice

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
GeorgePratt (62) - Stockport, Cheshire, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2017
Strong sweet banana aroma. Pours a great cloudy brown with a fluffy white head. Taste of banana with a sweet and spicy finish. Amazing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MAGICuenca91 (67) - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, SPAIN - JAN 28, 2017
UPDATED: FEB 15, 2017 Buena cerveza de trigo. Un aroma afrutado, apariencia ámbar oscura, un sabor de cuerpo medio afrutado y un paladar correcto. No es de las mejores cervezas de trigo existentes, pero está en la zona noble del mismo estilo.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kdd230 (54) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 21, 2017
500 ml. bottle in Mae Kasa, Thailand. Pours a cloudy, orangey amber with a soon dissipating white head. Aroma of bread, yeast, overripe bananas, maybe a hint of apricot. Crisp and lively carbonation with a pleasant acidity. Well balanced with a note of sour fruit in the finish. Impressive.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DraftDodger (1263) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 17, 2017
Copenhagen 17/1 2017. 50 cl bottle from Meny. Some hops lying around and a lot of advertisement telling me that this beer is "Aus Bayreuth". In addition to this they seem to be very preoccupied with the fact that this is the "Original Hefe-Weissbier". Expectations can’t get much higher now. Pours hazy orange with big bubbly yellowish head. Settles as thin almost non existent layer of foam. No lacing. Aroma is fruity and quite fresh. Banana and lemonade. Fairly strong carbonation and watery palate. Flavor is medium sweet followed by tart and citric fruit. A bit too thin to live up to be "the Original"but by all means a solid Hefe Weizen.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
mihaimihaila (12) - Mangalia, ROMANIA - JAN 10, 2017
Nice taste and aroma for this white beer. The taste it is not bitter, nor sweet. it is a well done weiss bier.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kryspin3 (43) - Sosnowiec, POLAND - JAN 9, 2017
Mętne, złociste, piana obfita, sycząca, błyskawicznie opada do zera. W aromacie drożdże, pszenica, goździk, przejrzałe banany. Ogólnie słodki. W smaku pszenica, drożdże, goździk, lekkie cytrusy/cytryna. Banan w posmaku. Kwaskowe. Goryczka wyczuwalna, kojarzy się z takim przejrzałym, starym bananem. Niezbyt przyjemna. Wysycenie wysokie, nie za wysokie.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ascelja (1209) - Neratovice, CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 21, 2016
Tap. Hazy deep golden body, high white head. Aroma of banana, wheat. Taste is neutral, slightly sour, wheaty, touch of apricots and clove. Medium body and carbonation.
Average weizen.

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