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RATINGS: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Also sold in British Supermarkets Co-op, Somerfield and Waitrose as their own brand Wheat Beers.

Labeled as Bavarian Wheat Beer in US


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JorgeLee (1178) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2013
Bottle from Kris Wines. Fairly dark hazy orange brown, poured with insistent sparkle and the usual ginormous head. Very fruity aroma, apple, some spice maybe clove. Sweet taste, again fruit to the fore, a little yeast, very little dry or bitter character. Nicely complex in the fruity/yeast, maybe seeking a little balance.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Emmett_grogan (9) - melbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAY 5, 2013 does not count
summer and wheat beer go hand in hand- now we have the perfect brew to accompany the perfect australian summer. Great taste

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mR_fr0g (2921) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2013
Bottle at home from Waitrose. Semi cloudy orange grey colour with a thick short lived white head. Nose is clove with hint of orange. Flavour is oats and bready. Somewhat flabby palate. Decent, but nothing to write home about.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Osprey87 (1602) - WALES - MAR 21, 2013
Bought as Waitrose wheat beer. Can’t remember the first two times I had this. (Feb 2012) - a standard sweet wheat beer, nothing special, nothing complex, but drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (10769) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 7, 2013
Bottle at home in London, procured from Waitrose in Bath. Pours lightly cloudy, matte gold with a good, sturdy white foam head. Aroma holds some semi-ripe banana, crisp orange citrus, some wheaty dough. Light to medium sweet flavor with a pleasant, rounded fruit character, mellow esters, moderate wheat, faint hay and cereal. Light bodied with average carbonation. Crisp, very clean finish, not overly sweet like some hefes, but not overly deep in character either. Restrained wheat, yeast, white bread, light lemon zip and banana, low bitterness. Very easy drinking hefeweizen.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EdKing (1848) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle bought in Waitrose ’Bavarian Heffe Weissbier’. Colour is orangey amber, big foaming white head. Nose is wheaty grainy, sweetish, spicy, clove. It’s not a strong nose. Taste is soft wheaty, bready, clove, spice, orange citrous. Again not really strong flavoured. Body and carbonation a bit weak. Needs more kick.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RyanE (143) - British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 3, 2013
Great looking pour typical of the style. Large white head, cloudy orange/brown liquid. Definitely wheat dominated. Lots of grass and straw. Raw dough. Dried apricot and Banana. Lighter bodied but feels bigger with the increased carbonation. Clean finish. Solid beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (1849) - Walsall (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2012
Bottle from Waitrose. Hazy orange/yellow colour. Spicy orange peel aroma with banana. Taste is spices, citrus and yeast. A nice middle of the road hefeweizen.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rarbring (1338) - Linköping, SWEDEN - SEP 28, 2012
Aroma: The smell is spicy, coriander, clove etc, citric aromas and quite a lot of yeast giving a bit of a closet feeling.
Appearance: The beer is rather deep golden with a brown tone, a white firm head leaving good lacing.
Taste: The sweetness is in the syrup area, citric nuances from oranges and lemons, the spices mentioned and some lemon and grape-fruit zest.
Palate: Medium high carbonation, lots of small soft bubbles. Smooth
Overall: A rather good wheat beer, possibly a bit sweet.
Note: Bottle, relabeled as "Somerfield Best Ever… Bavarian Wheat Beer". Earl’s Court, London. Reviewed 2010-07-25.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
pivoveskotsku (201) - SCOTLAND - AUG 30, 2012
Pale, hazy yellow colour. Aroma of banana and bubblegum. Taste is slighty grainy, more banana and more bubblegum. Not bad and fairly refreshing. From the bottle bought at Aldi.


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