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RATINGS: 3229   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   IBU: 14   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our golden-yellow wheat beer, with its fine-pored white foam, smells of cloves and impresses consumers with its refreshing banana flavour. It is full bodied and with a smooth yeast taste. To be enjoyed at any time (always a pleasure / enjoyment), goes excellently with fish and seafood, with spicy cheese and especially with the traditional Bavarian veal sausage. Brewed according to our centuries-old brewing tradition on the Weihenstephan hill.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
spkevin (433) - Doetinchem, NETHERLANDS - SEP 20, 2008
UPDATED: SEP 28, 2008 draught @ cafe t moortgat, arnhem. i always like a good wheatbeer. this hefeweizen really pleased me. the beer has an cloudy body with an ok head. the aroma is very strong and typically for a wheatbeer. the taste was very full with an good aftertaste. great mouthfeel. enjoyed this one a lot.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Soonah (1120) - Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA - SEP 18, 2008
The pour was mostly golden in color and not that cloudy. The head was white and compact with virtually no lacing. The aroma was yeasty, malty and citrusy. The flavor was bright citrus, yeast and thin malt. I liked the yeasty notes, made it taste not so standard. The mouthfeel was above average for the style, the finish was average. Enjoyable.

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
pacaus (49) - Dublin, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 17, 2008
I have tried most of the German Hefe-Weizens out there that I can find and this definitely in the top two, if not the best one in the world. The aroma is great, the appearance perfect and the taste is nice smooth wheat flavour with a hint of banana/fruit. Definitely my favourity beer so far!

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bierkrug (2130) - - SEP 14, 2008
UPDATED: JUN 21, 2013 On tap at the brewpub. You have not had one of these beers until you have had fresh on tap at the brewpub. When this is poured I dont see a beer but a blond women in a golden dress. Probably one of the best German Hefe-Weizen there is. Nice banana aroma.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jfb (6184) - GERMANY - SEP 14, 2008
UPDATED: APR 17, 2012 (bottle) pours a cloudy golden colour with a dense white head. aroma of peanuts and wheat, quite medicinal, with hints of apricot, peaches, light notes of yeast and herbs. flavour is mostly on the fruity side of things, with some dominant notes of banana and peaches, followed by a mellow wheaty caramel finish. medium-bodied with refreshingly lively carbonation.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
chrisafari (100) - Orange, California, USA - SEP 13, 2008
Aroma is banana/citrus and easters. Pours cloudy orange with rocky white head. Flavor is crisp citrus and banana with an undertone of spice. Finish is nice and dry. Medium body with okay head retention. Sweet and refreshing, almost like a Witbeer with more banana and spice. Well done. Probably the best Hef out there. If you like WIdmer Bros, you have to try the original!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
taalhiker (190) - Dayton, Ohio, USA - SEP 10, 2008
From bottle. Part of Dayton Beer Tasting July Event. Paired with chevre on crostini. Poured cloudy light amber as remembered. Typical banana wheat aroma with cloves and citrus. Light citrus taste mixed with wheat with a long lasting finish. Great hefe.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
tooler2000 (2) - Wicklow, IRELAND - SEP 3, 2008 does not count
Fantastic German Weissbier. Lovely Hoppy aroma, complemented by a scent of clove and friuty overtones! Great out of a bottle, great from draught! Best German Weissbier I have ever had.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kevd193213 (991) - Hope Valley, Rhode Island, USA - SEP 2, 2008
UPDATED: MAR 14, 2009 7 oz draught sample. Cloudy yellow pour with a thin white head. Aroma of bread and yeast. Taste of the same with some subtle hints of citrus. Slightly watered down finish.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nate (4279) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 1, 2008
From bottle. Wonderful sweet banana wheat aroma, with clove and mild citrus notes, yeast funkyness and light gaseousness. Great nose on this one - this exemplifies what I think of when I think German Hefeweizen smell. Cloudy medium amber body with foamy off-white creamy-foamy lacing head. Medium bodied, with medium carbonation that’s almost effervescent. Starts with terrific fresh sweet wheat malt, light banana, and some chalky bitterness. Light amount of citrus character and yeasty taste. Even a bit of clove and vanilla in there, too. Light and refreshing and one of the best I’ve had in a long time.


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