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RATINGS: 125   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


2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
beernovice39 (3106) - Montana, USA - OCT 20, 2010
The green bottle version. Cloudy gold pour with tiny white head. Banana and light corn scent. Not much taste. Old?

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
tommann (2622) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2010
500ml bottle. Pours a hazy orange with a tiny head. Aroma is lemon, banana and some yeast. Some sharp lemon to start. Yeasty finish. Dry finish, almost non-exsistant in the mouth.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
caralkaline87 (435) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 1, 2010
**NOTE: MY bottle is four years old and probably not of the best quality** Pours cloudy golden-amber with virtually no head. Nose is a mix of banana, wheat malt, and skunk. Flavor recovers the more standard weissbier flavor with a hint of spiciness and pretty light on the hops. It’s generally a bit murky in flavor and comes across in every way as "old" to me so I’ll need to find a younger bottle to get a "real" feel for this one.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fugitive (1305) - Athens, GREECE - SEP 22, 2010
Bottle 500ml. Color cloudy yellow with small head. Aroma almost nothing maybe some fruit. Taste wheat, fruits.Not good at all.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
freekyp (1475) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - SEP 6, 2010
Well done to-style hefeweizen. Pours an as-expected cloudy maize color capped with thick white head. Aroma tends more towards banana than clove. Flavor is mild with a pillowy mouthfeel. Slides gradually into a soft malty finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quack-Duck (7773) - Down South, GERMANY - FEB 15, 2010
bottle, bought somewhere in the Hallertau. Cloudy pale yellow, large white head. Fruity nose. Malty and wheaty with hints of banana and mango.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chriso (7347) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2010
As Co-op Wheat Beer. 500ml bottle, from a Co-op somewhere (obviously) - not sure where or when, tasted in January 2010. Authentic enough appearance. Cloudy orange. Huge fluffy head. Fruity aroma. Not particularly banana heavy. Clove and lemon to the fore. More of the same on the palate. Quite pleasant.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20239) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 10, 2010
Bottled@Chriso (as Co-Op Wheat Beer, 5.0%). Goldeny amber colour, big white creamy/fluffy head. Aroma is wheat, fruits, some herbs as well as mild earthy notes. Flavour is wheat, fruits, some earth and mild herbal notes. Wellbalanced and quite nice Hefeweizen.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Drake (8030) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - SEP 24, 2009
12 ounce bottle from Total Wine Triangle Plaza, Raleigh, NC. Pours a very hazy lemon-orange color with a large white head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma is very bread with caramel, spice and faint citrus. Taste is bready with an odd bitterness. Seems slightly off. Medium bodied.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
johninmelb (1124) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2009
Alluring nose of candy and slight spice. Pours gently cloudy with a head you could use for packing foam it’s so persistant. Flavour is fresh and thirst-quenching with some weetbix and sliced banana tempered by a gentle bitterness. Finishes dry and slightly cloying. Fair.


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