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

bottled
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RATINGS: 1832   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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4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
brettdavis227 (8) - New York, USA - MAY 31, 2013
Has a sweet honey flavor. A beautiful head from the tap. Hides the high alcohol content well. Best beer Ive tasted yet


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jabic (471) - Plainfield, Vermont, USA - FEB 24, 2017
Ar: Moderate banana, black pepper, and tart peach; some clean dough and deep herbal notes; the herbal quality is very slightly vegetal. Ap: Cloudy straw gold; very large white head, beautiful mousse, and great retention, leaving an airy foam with mostly super-fine bubbles. T: Full, bready burst up front, slightly sweet; lots of wheat body, yet crisp; some clean, warming alcohol; fairly pronounced banana with clove, bubblegum, and black pepper accents; medium-low bitterness, herbal in hop flavor; peach skin and lemon on the finish. P: Medium, lush wheat body; high carbonation with a medium-dry finish. O: Tasty weizenbock; on the paler side for the style; clean wheat flavor and mouthfeel, with some nice hefe yeast notes and a clean, warming alcohol.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jase3812 (46) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 23, 2017
A big strong German Wheat beer. You can taste the wheat and barley and the higher ABV. A little aftertaste of banana and some similar characteristics of a weizen style.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
john44 (2698) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2017
Draft. Murky, almost opaque, orange in colour. Unusually pale for a Weizenbock. Yeasty and Spicy; cloves and cinnamon. Fruity; orange citrus, peel and bananas. Malty; wheat and caramel. Gentle hops. Alcohol well disguised but warming. Mega-spicy/fruity wheat beer. Sweet/sour taste. Dry finish. Very nice. A sort of turbocharged hefeweizen. Liked this a lot. Super wheat beer! (2008)

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
popiela (711) - Pozna, POLAND - FEB 15, 2017
Butelka 0,5l. Aromat bananowy, owocowy. W smaku słodkie, pełne, mocno bananowe.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nikokaoja (119) - Ljubljana, SLOVENIA - FEB 14, 2017
14. 2. 2017, Ljubljana. Very good mouthfull with silky feel and medium carbonisation, rich in flavour and aroma. Proper Heffe taste and feel. An excellent choice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
EvNa (202) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 5, 2017
UPDATED: FEB 5, 2017 Bottle. Hazy golden, very thick frothy white head. Taste: Yeast, medium sweet, malts, bananas. Fruity. Hints of cloves. Sweet mouthfeel. Same finish. Soft carbonation, medium to full body. Nice beer for once in a while.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
onceblind (8448) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 3, 2017
Hazy bright golden under a thick pillowy white head. Thick yeasty wheaty apricot-fruit estery nose with a dash of peppery clovey banana. Brisk full wheaty flavor with a gentle clove and banana fruitiness underneath. Lovely complex wheaty and yeasty flavor that has a brisk pale malty Bock strength behind it.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
LiwkoLiwko (129) - POLAND - FEB 1, 2017
Słomkowy kolor i obfita piana.w zapachu wędzona kiełbasa i goździki. Trochę jak nasze grodziskie. W smaku typowy pszeniczniak. Bardzo intensywny.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alkolord (468) - - JAN 28, 2017
Golden leicht trb im Glas, cremiger weier Schaum, bananig hefig in der nase, schn runder Krper, slich Fruchtig, leicht alkoholisch im Abgang

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
m.mahu (162) - Iasi, ROMANIA - JAN 27, 2017
Bottle from local Kaufland supermarket. Pours the most beautiful yellow colour I have seen in a beer. Pleasent medium head. Banana taste, yeast, sweet bread, spicy. Soft texture, medium lively carbonation, slight bitterness, light and wonderful after taste. I would have again if only someone would import it again...great beer.


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