The clear pale gold Crystal Wheat Beer convinced the jury of experts with its fresh lemon zest and spicy banana flavor, receiving the highest distinction in its category as “Style Winner” and was elected the World´s Best Crystal Wheat Beer.
The Weihenstephaner Braupakt, a wheat beer with a strong note of hops that was created together with American´s craft beer pioneers, the Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, won the award “Country Winner Germany” in the category “American Style Wheat Beer”.
With the single-bock Vitus, the jury tasted a full body with a fruity aroma of dried apricots and spicy clove and rewarded it with Gold in the category “Strong Wheat Beer”.
The full-bodied Weihenstephan Wheat Beer with a smooth yeast taste and a fine head of foam was awarded Bronze in the category “Bavarian Style Wheat Beers”.
Last but not least, the Bronze Medal went to the Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier Dunkel in its category “Wheat Beer Dark”, with its fruity-fresh sweetness, delicious roast malt aromas and hint of mature bananas.
“The outstanding awards won by our beers at this year´s World Beer Awards make us feel especially proud. It´s valuable recognition of our work“, commented Tobias Zollo, who was delighted with the results. Mr. Zollo is the Head Brewmaster at the Bavarian State Brewery Weihenstephan.