Ægir Hefeweissen
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Brewed by Ægir Bryggeri
Style: German Hefeweizen
Flåm, Norway
Serve in Weizen


on tap


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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.34/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (14630) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 20, 2011
On tap at Patricks. It pours a hazy, golden-orange body and a finger-thick, white head that soon disappears. A bit grainy on the nose, with banana and some bubble gum. Low on cloves. A pleasant grassy hoppyness too. The flavor feels more balanced, but still a bit low on banana and cloves. Pleasant lemon touch, especially in the end. Medium sweetness, pleasant carbonation. Lasting finish where the cloves finally are allowed to play. A quite nice one, actually more quenching than tasteful, but it is far, far from bad, which my rating also indicates. 110420

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (11592) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 4, 2011
On tap at Patricks. Golden-orange colour with a white head. Aroma is coriander, wheat, orange, grain. Flavour is hop, coriander, wheat, orange, citrus, Medium to full body. Easy drinkable nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (8479) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 19, 2011
Draught @ Patricks Pub og Restaurant, Kristiansand
Pours cloudy golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, wheat and banana. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carboantion is soft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MartinT (8262) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 9, 2014
My Bottom Line:
Tons of wheat flavor in this Hefeweizen, while bananas, citrus zest and herbal hops complete this flavorful pint.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A white sheet of foam tops the cloudy beige.
-This is very flavorful and rich for a Weizen, which might lessen drinkability a bit.
-The second half of each sip is hoppy and bitter.
-This could be more refined.

On tap at their stave-like bar.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
larsga (6374) - Oslo, NORWAY - AUG 1, 2011
Big offwhite lasting head. Hazy yellow body with light carbonation. Dusty wheaty banana aroma with yoghurty notes. Very clean and harmonic. Dry-sweet milky mealy banana taste with fruity notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, soft mouthfeel. Dryish yoghurty grainy banana aftertaste with floral metallic notes. Outstanding. Extremely drinkable. (0.5l draft at Amundsen, Oslo.)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KnutAlbert (6302) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 9, 2011
On tap. Sweet banana, soft wheat mouth feel, a hint of citrus. Some grassy hops, too. True to style, pleasant refreshment.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Geokkjer (6158) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 22, 2011
On tap@Patricks.Pours cloudy orange with a nice fluffy white head.Aroma of toffee, citrus, cloves and orange.Flavor is sweet and fruity with some orange and yeast.Nice one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnar (5906) - Sandnes, NORWAY - APR 8, 2011
On tap at Cardinal, Stavanger. Pours hazy light golden with a big creamy white head. Good hefe aroma, banana and cloves. Taste is fresh wheat, some yeast and a solid dose of citrussy hops at the end. I like this one, fresh and easy drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sigmund (5449) - Tau, NORWAY - APR 7, 2011
On tap at Cardinal Pub & Bar, Stavanger (disregarding that someone can’t spell Hefeweizen, nor Hefe-Weissbier). Hazy golden colour, moderate white head. Strong and typical h.w.-aroma of ripe bananas, citrus and cloves. High level of carbonation. Refreshing wheaty flavour, banana and cloves again, not very sweet. Noticeable hops in the finish. A decent hefeweizen!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OleR (4802) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 14, 2011
From tap@Amundsen, Oslo. Creamy white top, leaving fine laces. Hazed, bronze colored body. Discreet aroma of soft wheaty malts and herbs/mild spices. Barely any fruit esters. Medium sweet, fairly clean, wheaty malt body. A light lemony fruitiness, and a good amount of herbs/spices. Lively in the mouth. Medium full. Light soapy endnotes. Went well down. A decent Weizen, without standing out.

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