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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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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tortman18 (174) - Batavia, Illinois, USA - AUG 9, 2013
Pours a very opaque golden with a huge 3 fingers of frothy white head that dissipates quickly. A lot of carbonation. Nose is very grainy and wheaty with a lot of yeast, banana and a hint of cloves. Mouth is very similar. A lot of wheat and banana. A great balance of sweet and spice. The clove is once again present, but a hint. A light body with a moderately dry finish. Awesome beer.


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 (710) - 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 (8444) - 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 (126) - 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 (161) - 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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nonshaugen (533) - Fetsund, NORWAY - JAN 22, 2017
50 cl, bottle conditioned, BB Aug 23rd 2017. Hazy, light golden, medium white head, medium carbonation, nice lacing. Aroma is banana, coriander and clove. Mouthfeel is well carbonated and refreshing, lasts for a long time. Taste is very fruity, its clove, banana, belgian yeast tutti-frutti, and then the coriander. Flavours stay for a long time before the sweetness becomes overwhelming.


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