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Brewed by Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Style: Low Alcohol
Freising, Germany

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RATINGS: 249   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.6/5   IBU: 14   EST. CALORIES: 15   ABV: 0.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our golden-yellow, alcohol-free wheat beer tastes like a premium wheat beer: tangy, fresh and full-bodied, with hints of cloves and honey as well as a fine yeasty spirit. The unique wheat beer taste is achieved by a method developed in collaboration with the Technical University of Munich-Weihenstephan: the top fermentation is not interrupted and the beer has time to mature, only after the maturation the alcohol is carefully withdrawn. It is a first-class thirst quencher after sports or a good companion to light summer dishes, sweet and sour dishes, or fruit sorbets. Brewed according to our centuries-old brewing tradition on the Weihenstephan hill.

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2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mariusz (12304) - Baden-Baden, - SEP 16, 2012
Hazy yellow brown color. The aromas of pepper, clove, lemon and coriander. Dry wheaty, bready, clovey, peppery and lemony flavor. Slightly watery, otherwise fairly good AF Weizen.


2.1
DraftDodger (1801) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 7, 2018
Frederiksberg 6/1 2018. 50 cl bottle shared with good friend as part of a non alcoholic/Low alcohol Bonanza. The label is in Weinstephans usual kind of crowded style. You could mistanke it for one of their “normal” weissbiers. Pours hazy yellow with small bubbly white head. Disappears quickly leaving non alcoholic urine sample behind. No Lacing. Aroma is quite sweet. Lemonade and artificial sweetener. Medium carbonation and watery palate. Flavor is fairly sweet followed by light bitterness. Aftertaste is Hermesetas. A quite thin experience. A bit disappointed in Weinstephans take on a Low alcohol beer.

2.9
melush (4970) - SPAIN - NOV 1, 2017
50cl Bottle @ Cerveceria Internacional, Seville, Spain. Hazy golden colour with a medium size white head Aroma is malt, wheat, hints of banana. Taste is malt, sweet, wheat, banana, hints of citrus. Medium body, average carbonation.

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nybol (2442) - DENMARK - OCT 3, 2017
Bryder mig generelt ikke om alkoholfrie øl, men den her har kun lidt syrlighed i slutningen som "down-side"

3.1
Lowenbrau (4814) - Asturias, SPAIN - SEP 27, 2017
50cl bottle @Cimmeria, Oviedo. Several occasions.
One of the low-alcohol beers than doesn´t tastes so. Nice cereal aromas and flavours, of course watery, still enjoyable. Some citrusy hop punch.

3.8
josanguapo (2047) - SPAIN - SEP 27, 2017
From lalonjadelacerveza. In Bavaria hefe glass. At lunch, with rice soup + white fish. No trace of usual unpleasant notes in non-alcoholic beers. Light wheat notes, refreshing, good feel for light body

2.7
Maracuja05 (2063) - Mainz, Rineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - SEP 18, 2017
26-07-17 // 500ml bottle from Getränke Stumpf. Pours cloudy orange beer with a solid white head. Mild fruity yeast, typical alcoholfree note is not to strong, refreshing.

2.5
fombe89 (4236) - Asturias, SPAIN - SEP 6, 2017
Botella. @Bar Berlin, Oviedo 06/09/2017
Color amarillo oscuro corona de espuma blanca, aromas a cereal con notas a levadura sabor cereal malta notas acidas cuerpo ligero

2.6
Saeglopur (2415) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - AUG 2, 2017
Score: 5 / 4 / 5 / 2 / 10

500 ml bottle from Ammersin Centerstore, bb 24.04.18
Orange, medium hazy body, with a big, fluffy, lacing, light yellow head.
Aroma of wort, grains, some spices, some banana, some vanilla.
Tastes pretty similar.
Light, slick mouthfeel, with an average carbonation.
Finishes light, a bit stale, grainy, a bit fruity, a bit spicy.

OK. Typical alc free Weizen, drinkable, but nothing special at all. I’ve had worse.

2.5
metalspice (1152) - Jevnaker, NORWAY - JUL 25, 2017
Lett t?kete, lyst str?gult med fint hvitt skum. Svak duft og smak hvor det kommer sm? hint av banan og krydder mot slutten. tynn og kjedelig.

2.1
thejackpacker (730) - East Sussex, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2017
Bottle from systembolaget. Was expecting better to be honest, as this alcohol free number had a pretty good reputation. It tasted odd, and maybe I need to be a more die hard Hefeweizer to love it, but it is like off peach, too sweet without the alcohol to prop it up. Prefer others but still not an awful one at all.


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