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Hofmühl

Hofmühl
Weissbier Leicht

Category: Hefeweizen

Date Tasted:
Country: Germany
Alcohol: 3.3%
90 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional

Hofmühl
Weissbier Leicht

Category: Hefeweizen

Date Tasted:
Country: Germany
Alcohol: 3.3%
Hazy golden yellow color. Roasted aromas of rye banana bread, dark roasted nuts, waxy honeycomb, and cream cheese with a soft, finely carbonated, dryish light-to-medium body and a smooth, appealing, medium-long wheat wafer, banana custard, and sprouts finish. A great lighter style hefe that is amazingly crushable.

Tasting Info

Beer Glass Style: Smooth & Mild
Aroma Aroma: rye banana bread, dark roasted nuts, waxy honeycomb, and cream cheese
Taste Flavor: wheat wafer, banana custard, and sprouts
Bitterness Bitterness: Faint
Enjoy Enjoy: on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Turkey Sandwich, Chicken Caesar Salad, Chevre
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A great lighter style hefe that is amazingly crushable.

The Producer

Privatbrauerei Hofmühl Gmbh

The Producer
Hofmühlstr. 10
Eichstätt, D-85072
Germany
49 -42198080

Their Portfolio

90 Hofmühl Hell 4.9% (Germany)
91 Hofmühl Privat Pils 4.9% (Germany)
92 Hofmühl Weissbier 5.4% (Germany)
90 Hofmühl Weissbier Leicht 3.3% (Germany)
92 Hofmühl Weissbier Dunkel 5.4% (Germany)
93 Hofmühl Zerberus Doppelbock 7.5% (Germany)
95 Hofmühl Weissbier Leicht 3.3% (Germany)
97 Hofmühl Hell 4.9% (Germany)
94 Hofmühl Privat Pils 5.2% (Germany)
95 Hofmühl Weissbier 5.4% (Germany)
95 Hofmühl Zerberus Doppelbock 7.5% (Germany)
93 Hofmühl Original Rother Kellerbier 5.6% (Germany)
93 Sigwart Hell 4.9% (Germany)

Hefeweizen

Beer Glass Hefeweizen Cloudy Gold.jpg
Serve in a Weissbier Glass
Weizen hefes are pale straw to deep golden in color and range from 4-6% in alcohol. These beers are refreshing and highly carbonated with banana and spicy clove-like flavors derived from the yeast strains used in the brewing process. Hop flavors play a very insignificant role in the flavor profile. This is a top-fermenting, unflitered beer style that originated from southern Germany, particularly Bavaria, and is brewed with at least 50% wheat in the mash. Noteworthy examples of this style include: Paulaner Hefe-Weizen, Hacker-Pschorr Weisse and New Glarus Dancing Man Wheat.