overall
99
100
style
Serve in Weizen

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 3160   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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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheGuy (653) - Illinois, USA - FEB 16, 2008
cloudy orange yellow pour flavors of bananas and yeast with a slight after taste of spices but over all very tasty nice beer

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
17thfloor (2443) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 14, 2008
UPDATED: MAR 1, 2010 [2.14.08] Hello bananas! Huge banana aroma when you open the bottle. Smells the most like actual bananas that Ive come across. Lots of dusty yeast in the aroma too. Not very hazy pour, kinda like a golden pilsner with a giant creamy froth white head. Definite sour grassiness with fruity, dried banana, and yeast notes. Find it really similar to the Paulaner hefe. Sweet and sour banana & spice aftertaste. Filling body, despite the lively carbonation it feels a little flat and disconnected. There are many smoother hefes out there. Definitely not the end-all be-all of hefes. 8.3.7.3.13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[rerate 3.1.10] Meaty hefe yeast aroma, med sweet, nutty, lightly floral. Flavor follows, a bit watery, med sweet, ripe banana, lots of nutty meaty yeast (bottle wasnt totally settled). 7.4.7.3.13.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
maniac4016 (114) - bill clinton, ICELAND - FEB 11, 2008
coriander, cloves on nosing. thick head with good lacing, on 2nd pass bananna comes through. coriander/clove/ a little gum. very clean from start to finish with long clean wheat finish. damn good!!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bdigital (658) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - FEB 10, 2008
Bottle: Pours a pale orange/yellow with a pillow-like white head. Aroma is amazing with some banana, orange peel, wheat, and nutmeg notes coming through. Medium bodied mouth feel. Spiced-up citrus wheat flavors pound the taste buds and not one time do they yield. Ive definitely garnered a newfound appreciation for this style. Very good.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
RSRIZZO (1972) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - FEB 10, 2008
Aroma is yeasty with esters of banana and coriander. Color is a hazy orange yellow with very good carbonation and a big thick head. Taste is light and fruity. Starting with medium body it goes down with a crisp feel. Finish comes on with a fruity yeast flavor and a mellow citrus taste then ends with a faint banana and coriander flavor and a gentle bitterness. After taste is clean with the citrus taste riding out the longest. This is one of the best Hefeweizens I nave ever had.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
raymondwave (931) - FINLAND - FEB 8, 2008
Bottle 0.5 l. Cloudy yellow, big white head. Nose is yeasty, a bit sour and wheaty. Flavor has wheat, yeast, some spiciness and sour acidity. Maybe a bit of citrus peel. Not much sweetness. Not as good as I wouldve hoped, too sour.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
grikmok (132) - Little Rock, Arkansas, USA - FEB 2, 2008
Poured to a golden beer with aromas of yeast and wheat. The palate was exceptionally smooth and had a good yeast and spicy flavor. Good beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hudspart (538) - Byron Center, Michigan, USA - FEB 2, 2008
Bottle: Pours yellow with a huge head. Aromam of yeast and other spices. One of the best hefeweizens that I have ever had. Very good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Guinness4Duff (515) - Tallahassee (and Poconos, PA), Florida, USA - FEB 1, 2008
pours a cloudy light peach color with a creamy white head. Has a sweet banana aroma with a yeasty presence. light sweet malt and banana flavor with a hint of spice. Very good overall.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dyetube (1374) - Hurst, Texas, USA - JAN 30, 2008
This beer pours a cloudy yellow with a large white head. WOW! Take one whiff and the aromas just overtake you! Bananas, cloves, all the things you expect from a true german hefe! Then you take a sip and enjoy all those wonderful things that make the german hefe such a great beer! The flavors of course emulate the aroma, bananas, cloves, etc... this is one well crafted beer and is an exemplary testimony of what a german hefeweizen should be! Cheers!


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