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Foam / Aroma

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A fruity bouquet with banana notes, a hint of citrus and finely latticed, compact foam characterize our Weihenstephaner Kristallweissbier.

Flavor / Color

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 Fresh citrus aromas and fine banana notes are also evident in the flavor, while the fine perlage imparts a pleasant effervescence and a lively appearance to the beer. A freshly poured Kristallweissbier is a luminous deep gold, sparkling invitingly in the glass.


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The clarity of our Kristallweissbier is achieved through filtration, and it is the only top-fermented beer brewed by the Bavarian State Brewery Weihenstephan that is not cloudy.


Our Kristallweissbier has repeatedly been singled out by beer judges the world over for its excellence. This beer is a true jewel of the Bavarian State Brewery Weihenstephan.

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Das beste bier der Welt
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  • Alcohol content:
    5.4 % by volume
  • Calories:
    230 kcal/0.5 l
  • Drinking temperature:
    6-8 °C
  • Original gravity:
    12.7 % by weight
  • Bitterness:
    16 IBU
  • Bottle size:
    0,5 l
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The best of its kind in the world – our Kristallweissbier was crowned with this distinction in 2018 at the World Beer Awards, an honor among the numerous other awards it has received in years past.

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Food Pairing

Zander Filet – Serves 4


4 filets of zander (pike-perches), 1 spring onion, 200 ml white wine, 200 ml cream, 100 g butter, 2 tbsp oil, 1 bunch dill, salt, pepper

Finely chop the spring onion and heat in a pan along with the wine until most of the fluid has boiled away. Then add the cream and boil down to a third of the volume. Stir in dill and three quarters of the butter into the sauce. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Heat the remaining butter with the oil in a pan. Wash and dry the zander, and season to taste with salt and pepper. Fry on...

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