Spalter Weizenbock

weissbier in glass with bottle
Spalter Weizenbock

Brewery: Stadtbrauerei Spalt (Spalter Bier)
Style: Weizenbock
Color: honeycomb

white, yeasty, lasting
richly malty, fruity, yeasty, slight Spalter hops
Body: medium

Palate: malty, banana, some apricot, yeasty

Finish: lingering, semi-dry

Served: from a bottle bought in Munich

Impression: This was another surprise at my local beer shop and while I am familiar with Spalter beer, this my first Weizen from the hop-based area brewery. It’s a good looking Weizenbock with a nice lasting head and enticingly fruity nose. It’s got a full palate with some banana and apricot but underlying hops keep it from any cloying quality. It’s balanced and fairly dry for 7.2% with a dangerously moreish finish.

Next beer or back to the beer list.

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