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Foam / Aroma

The dense foam and the rich maltiness of this beer are especially impressive in a Maßkrug (liter mug).

Flavor / Color

Deep gold in color, this beer is luminous in the glass. From the very first sip, the full-bodied flavor is immediately perceptible – a balanced harmony of hop and malt aromas.


Festbier is delicious with simple dishes, roasted chicken and flavorful Alpine cheese.


Not just popular at the Volksfest – Weihenstephaner Festbier.

  • Alcohol content:
    5.8 % by volume
  • Calories:
    230 kcal/0.5 l
  • Drinking temperature:
    6-8 °C
  • Original gravity:
    13.3 % by weight
  • Bitterness:
    26 IBU
  • Bottle size:
    0,5 l


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Food Pairing

Bavarian Beer Burgers – Serves 2


1 dry bread roll, 200-300 ml Weihenstephaner Original Helles or Festbier, 500 g ground meat (blend of beef and pork), 1 onion, 1 egg, salt, pepper, parsley, 1 tsp mustard

Place the roll into a dish and soak in as much Weihenstephaner Original Helles or Festbier as necessary to soften the roll. Then squeeze out the roll and add to the ground meat that has been prepared in a dish. Finely chop the onions and add to the ground meat. Next, mix 100 ml Weihenstephaner Original Helles with the egg, salt and pepper and...

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