Maisel’s Weisse Kristall

=== Updated Review 07/08 === 500 mL bottle from Reilley's Hilton Head Island, SC. Always get a bottle of this when I visit HHI. Aroma always seems stronger than the body and the taste to me, but nevertheless this drinks very well in the summer heat. === Original Review 07/06 === Great lemon colored clarity and a big head. Despite the size of the head it was short lived and left little or no lacing. Good banana aroma with the taste reflecting some of the nose. However, despite the good start,...

Maisel’s Weisse Original

500 mL bottle. Very, very nice. A deep, orange colored, cloudy pour (much darker than is usual for the style) with a huge head with fantastic retention, and excellent lacing. This looks like a beautiful beer in the glass and continues to impress on the way down. Very distinct aroma of apples or cider greets the nose. There is a very grassy, noticeably organic smell that is consistent with an excellent example of the style. Delicious mouthfeel, full, perfect carbonation and a lovely, unexpected...