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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A special German wheat ale yeast produces clove and banana flavors during fermentation leaving this unfiltered beer with an incredibly spicy and fruity complexity!


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
savnac (2391) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - OCT 21, 2009
On tap @ ABC Harrisburg. Cloudy gold/yellow with the tiniest head. Typical German Hef aroma of banana, tiny bit of clove and wheat bread. Taste is the same with sweetness that is balanced by some hop bitterness and a light sourness. Medium body, a smooth mouth feel and a lightly tart finish. Pretty good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hophead22 (2880) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - OCT 10, 2009
Growler from Tanger, thanks Jon. Rating #30. Cloudy dark yellow pour with a thin white head. Light banana, a little citrus and some sweet spice. Very smooth, more light banana, lemon and more sweet spice, nice carbonation too. Solid hefe all around. (1020)

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
roder60 (1284) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 13, 2009
Had on draft at the gettysburg location. Pours a hazy dark yellow with manilla bubbly head that dissapates quickly. Aroma very spicey yeast and tad bit of lemon. Flavor is very very doughy with lots of spice. Overall, wasn’t a fan.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
f351c4v (411) - Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 19, 2008
Pours a cloudy golden color with a quickly disappearing white head. Spicy aroma, bread, yeast, nutmeg. Smooth body gives way to typical clove/spiced taste, good representation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale über alles, Arizona, USA - JUN 28, 2008
this was their seasonal hefe at gettysburg... hazy brownish yellow with a white head and some spotty lacing. the dominant aroma is sweet fruit... banana and orange along with grainy/wheat. lightly sweet on the palate... flavors of banana, orange, spice and a savory note i attribute to the yeast. dry finish with lingering banana. medium to full body, soft texture and creamy mouth feel.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
webjedi (250) - Silver Spring, Maryland, USA - MAY 18, 2008
(abbreviated review, due to short notes) Orange overtones, light wheat and a little light banana and clove. Typical bland heffe.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dancatts (91) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 14, 2007
Nice and light with a lot of banana flavor and a real slight haze. A nice and light summertime drink.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alexanderj (3317) - Branson, Missouri, USA - OCT 13, 2007
On draft at the Gettysburg location a few months ago. Generally it was good, but a little thin. Flavor had a nice balance of banana/bubble gum and spice. Drinkable throughout. Good summer time beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 07/25/2007
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub

opaque orange, wispy white head, drippy lace, sweet banana aroma, creamy body, lots of sweet banana flavor, only a touch of clove for balance, the sweet banana and creamy body make this a very drinkable beer

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 8/10; Overall: 16/20
Rating: 3.8/5.0
Drinkability: 9/10
Score: **4

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
swk (5) - Athens, Ohio, USA - JUL 23, 2007 does not count
Not much evidence of wheat---fruity flavor dominates, best described as "bubble-gum-like". Appearance is proper for style, but I would expect a better head from a wheat beer. I couldn’t finish my 5 oz. sample.


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