overall
98
100
style
Serve in Weizen

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 3215   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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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sneezey (135) - Hackettstown, New Jersey, USA - SEP 2, 2007
Vastly underrated weiss - yeasty, cloudy, and just the right touch of that Bavarian clove style spice. Very balanced, very clean hefty foam and everything you want in a Bavarian weiss.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10882) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Name: Hefeweiss
Date: 01/01/1994
Mode: Bottle
Source: Wild Wing Cafe, Marietta

bubblegum aroma, slightlg fruity malt flavor, wheat character
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Date: 06/12/2003

nice banana aroma and flavor
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Date: 06/08/2005

nice big body, good rich flavor

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.1/5.0
Score: **+/4
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4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ilovedarkbeer (2733) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - AUG 29, 2007
UPDATED: JUL 4, 2008 Great Hefe. Pours a nice ornage golden color with a big white fluffy head. The head dissapates quickly into a soapy top. Smells sour and wheaty. Tastes like fresh bread with a bit of meat? Either way really good.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheEpeeist (3709) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 28, 2007
16.9 oz bottle. Foggy olive orange with a white meringue head. Wet lace. Dough, candied lemon peel and green banana. Tangy carb with a smooth, rounded mouthfeel. Almost like they added some banana puree. Taste echoes the nose with cloves. Ends a little sour and wheaty.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
WeeHeavySD (3385) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 28, 2007
Draft @ Marlow and Sons in Brooklyn. Pours orange with a thin bright white head. The nose is fresh and wheaty. The taste is sweet and wheaty, its a nice hef.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hombrepalo (1971) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 28, 2007
Its good! cloudy wheat beer with lots of taste and fragrance. had it many time, would have it again and again. germans know how to make their beers.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Quake1028 (638) - Tampa, Florida, USA - AUG 27, 2007
Bottled. Consumed while watching Beerfest, thought it was appropriate. Pours a brilliant shade of orange, cloudy and full of life from the cabonation. Huge, over two finger thick white head sits atop the beer, and refuses to leave. Yeast, banana, oranges, sweet malts and hops combine to form a brilliant bouquet of aromas. Flavor is a bit of a letdown compared to the aroma, its a bit watery. This bottle has been in my fridge for going on 6 months now, and who knows how long it was on the shelf before that, so I wont knock it too much until I confirm with a fresh sample. Creamy mouthfeel, medium bodied. Finish is sweet malts, yeast and fruit, medium length and satisfying. Nice, but I prefer the Franziskaner version by a good bit.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thomat (3713) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 25, 2007
Hazy golden with a high white head. Fruity banana tones. Some fruit and hops in the taste. Medium body with aslightly sweet finish. High carbonation.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
AndyHasFins (60) - Tampa, Florida, USA - AUG 21, 2007
UPDATED: AUG 24, 2007 First time I had had this it was out of the tap at little pub right smack dab on the Rhine River in Germany - and I thought I was drinking liquid gold. Maybe the great memories have given me a bias, but this as become my very favorite Hefeweizen, and one of my favorite beers, period. Everything about it, the color, the naturally sweet aroma and flavor, is perfect. Adding a lemon wedge makes it even better. Weihenstepher is the worlds oldest brewer, so theyve had plenty of time to get it right. And they have.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joohefner (380) - Isla Vista, California, USA - AUG 20, 2007
slightly hazy orangish gold medium white head. has a lemon yeast aroma with banana and cloves in the background. smooth crisp medium body. tastes of acidic bread and cloves. the fruitiness is strong but stays in the back. very crisp and refreshing.


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