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Brewed by Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Style: Weizen Bock
Freising, Germany

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RATINGS: 1831   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   IBU: 17   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our light-coloured, spicy single-bock, “Vitus” is saturated with fine yeast and a creamy foam. It is a specialty with a round character based on the extra long storage time. The fruity smell of dried apricots joins aromas of citrus, cloves and hints of banana. Full-bodied and sparkling with an effervescent mouthfeel. Thus, the Vitus does not taste like a typical Bock beer but more like a noble, fruity wheat beer. Perfect with red meat, strong cheese and also able to guide desserts. Brewed according to our centuries-old brewing tradition on the Weihenstephan hill.

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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ako (166) - Turku, - MAR 5, 2010
Hazy yellow, white head. Aroma mostly of overripe banana. Flavor adds liquorice-like notes. Feels quite balanced, but not just my favorite style.


4.2
Fullpintofbeer (422) - Bristol, Somerset, ENGLAND - OCT 15, 2017
Tap @Barley Mow, Bristol. Small white head, golden/amber colour, cloudy. Aroma: banana and clover. Lightly sour with sweet aftertaste. Full body, average carbonation, nice & smooth.

3.7
Carlisle (787) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 14, 2017
Bottle (1 pint 0.9 oz). Pours cloudy gold with thick off-white head and lacing. Nose of wheat, cloves, banana, and some spice. Creamy wheat with banana and some clove. Creamy mouthfeel.

4.5
FlorentB (1) - FRANCE - OCT 13, 2017 does not count
One of my favorite, it's a really good beer and so much better when draft.

3.8
Piepenhenrich (1195) - Steinbach, GERMANY - OCT 9, 2017
From bottle. Transfer of an earlier rating without text recorded, rating only.

3.9
GhostS (488) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - OCT 7, 2017
Aromă dulce-acrișoară, mult malț de grâu, drojdii, fructe galbene răscoapte, puțin banane și zeamă de porumb fiert. Gust dulce-acrișor, mai bine zis foarte plăcut dulce-acrișor, cu mult malț de grâu îndulcit, fructe galbene coapte, malț de grâu, drojdii, pâine albă, note de caramelă și dulceață de piersice. Foarte bună.

4.3
ardeo (511) - Flémalle, BELGIUM - OCT 7, 2017
Bottle 1/2 l. Blonde un peu trouble avec une belle mousse blanche persistant sur les parois du verre. Nez : levures, herbes, citron, banane, grain (froment) ... cela me rappelle un peu les "Saison". Bouche : vraiment "spéciale" pour un belge habitué aux 'Dubbel', 'Tripel', pils et maintenant aux 'IPA' et autres 'Imperial stout' ! Très végétale en bouche mais le fruité est également présent : fruits (abricot, banane, citron), malts et épices (poivre et surtout clou de girofle). La finale est amère et dure longtemps sur le clou de girofle. Bon ce bock. Very nice. Pracht, dieses deutsche Bier

3.7
Sven1973 (529) - GERMANY - OCT 3, 2017
Gezapft in der Brauereigaststätte. Schönes Gelb, trüb, wenig Schaum. Aroma: Banane, Hefe, ein wenig Honig. Geschmack: Banane, voll, fruchtig, etwas Vanille.

4.2
Daboch (104) - Gdansk, POLAND - OCT 1, 2017
Piwo koloru złotego, lekko mętne. Piana solidna, biała. W aromacie banany, wiśnie, rodzynki, słod pszeniczny. W smaku banany, pszenica, trochę cytrusów. Bardzo ciekawy weizenbock

4.8
PilsnerMeister42 (26) - - SEP 29, 2017
UPDATED: OCT 15, 2017 What a special beer! First time you taste it will give you a very good surprise! What is it? a weizen? a bock? Yeah all together! it has the main taste of the weizen but gives this toasted touch of the bock beer, the contrast is quite heavy! it's sweet, brown and flavory it's gonna last all your meal perfectly!

3.7
ANZUShophunter (510) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - SEP 29, 2017
From bottle in weizen. Pours deep yellow with big frothy head and aroma of banana, cloves and a bit of sour cherry. The banana and cloves appear in the finish as well along with a bit of spice. Smooth and tasty


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