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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.24/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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A special German wheat ale yeast produces clove and banana flavors during fermentation leaving this unfiltered beer with an incredibly spicy and fruity complexity!


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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
turtlehead (111) - Nottingham, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 24, 2002
The yeast attenuation appeared great. Hints of citrus and banana esters dominate this beer. Although I am not particularaly fond of Hefes, I feel as those that are will want to try this one.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
obxdude10 (2022) - Limerick, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 26, 2014
I haven’t had a brand new, really outstanding German-style hefeweizen in a while. Along comes the ABC Hinterland. This hefe is absolutely outstanding! The beer pours a cloudy dark straw color with a light white head. There wasn’t a whole lot of lacing inside the glass, though. I found a lot of banana and spices in the nose. The flavors are delicious, with notes of banana, clove, floral hops, light yeast, caramel, light malt and a touch of mint.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
boxofrane (2050) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Draft at the Collegeville brewpub. Pours slightly hazy yellow with a small white head that dissipates quickly. The aroma is standard banana and clove. The taste is heavy on the banana and has a solid mouth feel. Decent.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (7935) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2013
Tap at Appalachian Collegeville, 29/11/13. Hazed orange yellow with a thin off white head. Nose is banoffee pie, yeast, wheaten loaf, lemon rind, banana, light spice. Taste comprises lemon rind, light sugar, clove, toffee, banana. Medium bodied, dine carbonation, subtle spicing in a crisp finale. Ok Hefe - ticks the boxes for the style.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
merc7186 (1959) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 26, 2013
A: Hazy Golden Straw Hue, Passes Some Light, White Head Ring, Some Lacing S: Banana, Wheat, Mild Clove T: Banana, Mild Clove M: Average Carbonation, Light to Medium Bodied, Semi Sweet, Semi Drying Overall, undercarbonated but the taste was very bright and balanced.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 15, 2013
Draft at abc. Cloudy yellow color, white edge head. Aroma of banana bubblegum, light clove. Taste is banana and citrus bubblegum.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
strongpieman (1459) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - JUN 2, 2012
Draft. Sour aroma ... Not right for a hefe. Yellow color taste is a little off. Not app best work.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
PapaSkeetSkeet (806) - Corvallis, Oregon, USA - OCT 17, 2010
Pours hazy/cloudy yellow with thin, fluffy, dissipating head. Smells of mild to moderate caramelized banana, brown sugar, lemon, a subtle bit of evergreen and grain. Flavor is of clove, grain, slight banana, bit of lemon, mild piny bitterness. Texture is also grainy. Fails to really distinguish itself within the style. Not bad, but totally not interesting.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
j12601 (6584) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - AUG 28, 2010
On tap at the brewpub. Pours a gently hazed but mostly clear yellow gold with a medium sized white head. Big banana yeast, soft wheat. Sweet, bananas, gentle and subtle soda flavors, a bit too sweet. Easy bitter finish with yeast and wheat.

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)


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