Hofbräuhaus Traunstein – Weissbier Dunkel

Hofbräuhaus Traunstein was founded in Traunstein, Germany in the year of 1612 by the Elector of Bavaria, Maximilian I. The brewery was bought by Josef Sailer in 1896. In 1982 brewery Traunstein becomes the first brewery in the world to offer draught weissbier. The brwery is still owned and operated by the Sailer family.

Fun fact, in 1704 and 1851 buckets of beer was used to put out two large city fires in Traunstein.

I bought this weissbier from a German webshop in Bayern as a part of a large lot, single price came down to 1,49 Euro for a 500 ml bottle at 5,2%

Good looking orange, brown and amber colour.

Gigantic sized head with a fine foam on the top.

Good semi deep fruit aroma with a kind sweetness to it.

Good CO2 accompanies a tasteful fruit, along with wheat and some darkness to it. Good balance between the notes and a medium strength after taste of the previous described.

Overall rating 80 / 100

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Flötzinger – Bierbichler Weissbier

Flötzinger brewery has roots back to 1543 in Rosenheim, Germany. The brewery sufferede great damages during many wars and plagues. In 1710 the brewery was owned by Georg Fletzinger from Ramerberg, Germany. Fletzinger is the name behind the Flötzinger brewery as it is known today. In 1864 the brewery is sold to Franz Steegmüller II and is to this day a private brewery owned and operated by the Steegmüller family.

I bought this weissbier from a German webshop in Bayern as a part of a large lot, single price came down to 1,49 Euro for a 500 ml bottle at 5,3%

Deep orange with brown notes to the colour.

Big head with a super fine foam on the top.

Aroma comes off with a light fruit and wheated tones.

Powerful CO2 and also power on the taste! Superb fruit, a lot of taste in the thick flowing fruited beer, has notes from the dark side of malts. Good composition.

Overall rating 84 / 100

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ABK – Fendt Vario 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 weissbier from a German webshop in Bayern as a part of a large lot, single price came down to 1,49 Euro for a 500 ml bottle at 5,2%

Thick orange, brown and yellow in the colour, a versatile appearing unfiltered beer.

Big head with a semi fine structure.

Light aroma in strength, primarily composed of fruit and wheat.

Boring taste composition that mostly shows as a bitter fruit with a thin sweetness to it.

Overall rating 65 / 100

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