When I started this beer blog, my post college roommate sent me a message that he thought German beer was the best. I certainly didn't disagree with him. I have always loved German beers, and Ayinger Brauweisse has kept my love strong.
Ayinger Brauweisse is an authentic Hefe Weizen which means it's an unfiltered wheat beer. When pouring a the beer, I immediately noticed that it was nice an cloudy the way a wheat beer should be. It also formed a nice frothy head that stayed for the beer's duration.
As soon as I sampled the beer, I immediately sensed smoke. It had a great smoky taste which I have only experienced a couple of times. After I got used to the smoke, I could taste fruits (maybe lemon). This beer totally kicks the shit out of the US wheat beer Blue Moon.
Bruerei Aying has been making beer since 1878 and follows the Reinheitsgebot Purity Laws of 1516. It regularly wins medals at the European Beer Star awards. In fact Ayinger Brauweisse won the silver medal for 2015.
Brauweisse is the best wheat beer that I've had to date. Minutes after I finished it, I kept repeating that it was a really good beer. Would I recommend it? Hell yeah!! I give this bad boy 5 Big Burps.
If you like wheat beer, you have to try this one.
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