Meckatzer Löwenbräu – Urweizen

The brewery Meckatzer Löwenbräu goes back to 1738, the brewery was originally just named Löwenbräu but have to give up the name in the start of the 1900 hundred to the Munich brewery Brauerei Löwenbräu. Since 1853 the brewery has been owned by the Weiß family and today it is run by the 4th generation Michael Weiß.

I bought this beer from a German webshop at the price of 1,49 Euro for a 500 ml bottle at 5,2%

Very pleasing look with its unfiltered orange and red colour.

Gigantic head with a fine foam top.

Medium strength fruit aroma with a bit of play.

Fresh and sweet fruit in the taste. Medium CO2 and it has a short after taste of wheat notes and a tad of darkness.

Overall rating 79 / 100

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Kösselbräu – Mariahilfer Weizen Dunkel

Kössel Bräu is located in Eisenberg-Speiden, Bavaria, Germany and is owned by Anton Kössel who also founded the brewery, destillery and guest house in 1992.

I bought this beer from a German webshop at the price of 1,49 Euro for a 500 ml bottle at 5,2%

Brown and orange in the colour with some red notes.

Medium sized head, takes colour from the beer, disappears.

Light dark fruit aroma.

Low CO2. Neither overly sweet or dark and wheated. More fresh, thin and slightly bitter. Malt in the after taste.

Overall rating 73 / 100

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ABK – Dunkles Weizen

The breweries of Kaufbeuren, Germany dates back to the middle-age. ABK (Aktienbrauerei Kaufbeuren) was the most influential in 1799, where it was owned by the Walch family. It was introduced on the financial market as the first brewery in Bayern, in 1885. 

I bought this beer from a German webshop at the price of 1,49 Euro for a 500 ml bottle at 5,1%

Dark brown in the colour and slightly hazy.

Medium size head with a fine foam top that disperses after a moment.

Good wheat and fruit aroma.

Powerful CO2, fruit and darkness in the taste. After taste has some sweet notes that come forward. A little too thin.

Overall rating 77 / 100

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