Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse

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Type: Weissbier
  • Brewed by: Franziskaner
  • Availability: Year Round
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  • Region Available: USA, England, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Argentina, Australia, Denmark, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Mexico, Panama, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, France, New Zealand, Turkey, Wales
  • Aroma: Hoppy
  • Aroma Description: Bread - Dark
  • Serve at Temperature: Cool
  • Container: Boots
  • Website: http://www.spatenbraeu.de/
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  • 91 
  • 4.3/5 
  • 5.00% 
  • 1020/3686 
Commercial Description

Deep golden color. Natural cloudiness, with yeast Crispy, refreshing, spicy and fruity.

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Reviews: 4

  • Jun 24, 2011
    calijulz (10)Rank: Beer Amateur
    4.9
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    This is my all time fave... this the best on a hot summer day or in the winter when I want a smooth beer... yum
  • Aug 17, 2010
    donnzpg (3)Rank: Beer Novice
    4.6
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    My current favorite. Brewer recently switched to brown bottles ... batches I'm still finding in original green bottles have much more distinct taste of cloves, which I prefer.
  • Aug 13, 2009
    generallee (311)Rank: Beer ExplorerGroup: Fall beer lovers
    4.6
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    Presentation: It was poured from a brown 16.9oz bottle into a weizen glass.

    Appearance: It pours very cloudy and has a wonderful orangey yellow golden color with a big creamy white head. The head has great retention and makes nice lacing.

    Smell: The aroma has earthy/fruity yeast character with notes of banana, clove and lemony citrus.

    Taste/Mouth feel: Its flavor has a smooth creamy malty wheat flavor with a big earthy yeast influence. There are notes of banana and clove with some light hints citrus and hops. It all finishes with dry dusty yeast and very mild hops with citrusy lemon flavors.
    Its carbonation is soft but active with a smooth and slightly slick texture in its medium body.

    Notes: Overall it's very refreshing and drinkable with all the wonderful flavors you expect in a good hefe-weizen.
  • Jul 19, 2009
    hedrickgcso (1)Rank: Beer Novice
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    one of the best hefe you will buy in the states. what we have in the states is close to the real deal in germany. it goes good with any type of food and has a fullness of no other.