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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Volks Weizenbock combines the strong malty component of a bock bier with the tangy, spiciness of the Hefe Weizen. This beer is brewed 1 1/2 times stronger than our Hefe Weizen and is aged commensurately longer for extra smoothness! Volks Weizenbock is "The Peoples Beer"!


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
adrian910ss (2352) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 9, 2010
22 oz bomber. Pours a deep rusty orange brown with a medium sized cream colored head. Aroma of cloves, banana and honey nut bread. Taste of cloves, banana, honey and nuts. Good beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
PapaSkeetSkeet (808) - Corvallis, Oregon, USA - DEC 4, 2010
Pours a cloudy, neutral brown with thin, oily head. Aroma is sweeter than the flavor would suggest, with notes of candy cherry-apple and yeasty cloves and phenols. This is apparently the Hefeweizen recipe jacked up 50%, but at this intensity, there appears to be some overall differences. For one, the moderate banana notes found in the hefe move to the background here, the yeast character is more towards cloves and phenols in the flavor. The flavor has a moderate maltiness, a slightly grainy sweetness that doesn’t necessarily taste as astringent as I would expect from a wheat beer. Very good, but still not my favorite. It’s tough to beat the Pennypacker Porter! By the way, this has an awesome palate; it is both creamy and frothy up front, with a dry, textured finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kramer (4905) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 18, 2010
On tap, at brewery. Clear amber brown body with a fizzy off-white head that fell to a thin film, decent lacing. Nice earthy and husky dark wheat on the nose with some almost rye bread notes. The flavor is not quite yeasty enough but still lots of husky earthy wheat. Still seems like there might be some rye in there. Mouthfeel is maybe a touch thin and not quite soft or full enough. It was still pretty decent, especially for ABC.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
f351c4v (411) - Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 6, 2009
Pours a cloudy light brown with a small white head. Aroma of fresh banana nut loaf. Standard hefeweizen body, with a certain sweetness. Not bad...

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrDavid (957) - Johnson, Vermont, USA - JAN 3, 2009
Draft at Gettysburg brewpub. Strong aroma of fruit and wheat. Very cloud orange amber body, white head. Flavor has assertiveness fruitiness and banana, with a lengthy finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Braudog (5647) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - JAN 12, 2008
Draft at the Gettysburg brewpub. Happy Birthday, honey! Ruddy red with a thin creamy off-white head. Lightly yeasty aroma which is a bit better pronounced in the first sip. Tad tangy with a twinkle of clovey spices and a sweet bready finish. (#3288, 1/11/2008)

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
3fourths (7979) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - NOV 30, 2007
Draft pint at Appalachain in Harrisburg. Poured from the tap a very cloudy (muddy) brown with little to no head. Heavy on the candied banana, sharp alcohol, sharply astringent malts and soggy bread and toast notes up front, with a similar smell. The body on this completely falls apart over the middle, and it finishes with more simple candied banana flavors and a strikingly astringent grain husk note. The alcohol is far too apparent for something of this weight, and overall it’s just unappealing in all respects.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerdedone (2609) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 17, 2007
On draft at capones. Pours a light copper color with a decent white head. Aroma of light caramel, malts, and a hint of molasses. Flavor is similar to aroma with a thin body

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stegosaurus (1882) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 17, 2007
On draft at Capones. Pours a translucent copper with a decent size off-white head. Aroma of caramel malts. The flavor is slightly sweet, caramel, not anything like a weizen bock should be for me. thin body, and weak.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
whaleman (2178) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 8, 2007
Amber body with a thick, frothy off-white head. Aroma of bubble gum, light caramel, and cake. Lots of yeasty esters, some doughiness, plus honey, vanilla, and latex tones. Not bad after it sits a little.


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