marcus (8801) - Sacramento, California, USA - APR 8, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours into a weisbier glass cloudy yellow with a massive fluffy white head and a powerful floral yeast aroma. There is a substantial slighlty sour wheat flavor with subtle banana ester and light hop bitterness. Very refreshing.
islay (2094) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 30, 2010
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
16.9 oz. bottle, consumed on 3-28-10. Bubblegum and banana scents with a touch of lemon. Light yeast and dusty smells. Very pleasant and appetizing aroma. Pours a surprisingly pale, hazy, yellow-gold with good effervescence. The color is not all that far from that of a typical pale lager. Large amount of fluffy, off-white to light cream-colored head. Cookie taste. A very light, citrusy sourness: Orange. Nice but insubstantial flavors. Creamy taste. Improves upon multiple sips. Light body. Soft in the palate. Yet there is a sharp fizz in the back of the throat. Easy to drink. Seems like a smaller beer than it is, though not in a bad way.
ROGUE (2152) - Lewes, Delaware, USA - MAR 29, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
500ml bottle. Pours a cloudy golden yellow with a foamy white head. Smell is strong of banana, clove and yeast. Taste leads off with a blast of banana and some spiciness, wheat is evident with a little bit of citrus that is well balanced with the malt. Has a sweet dry finish.
jgb9348 (5524) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - MAR 27, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Super hazy golden orange coloured body with a very dense white head with microbubbles - NICE! Aroma of yeast, wheat (wouldn’t have figured that out from the name!), bananas, bubble gum, coriander seed and some sweet fruit - nice as well. Medium to Full-bodied; Nice strong wheatie tastes with a lot of deep spice tastes, good sweetness and a touch of alcohol. Aftertaste shows a lot of mild tastes with some toffee and a good yeast taste - very nice, well-rounded and complex! Overall, a very nice beer, perhaps one of the best weizen bocks I’ve had - showing a lot of character and complexity. I sampled this 50 cL bottle purchased from Liquor Outlet in Boonton, New Jersey on 14-March-2010, sampled at home in Washington on 27-March-2010.
weihenweizen (2942) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - MAR 26, 2010
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: MAR 28, 2010 A 16.9 oz refrigerated bottle poured into a weizen glass. Pours a cloudy deep golden/light orange color with massive dense white head. Taste is banana and some clove and finishes with a slightly syrupy sweetness. Body is medium and lacing is nice. This is really good beer, but I prefer Weihenstephaner Vitus.
Frank (3895) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 26, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Hazy golden orange. The head here is huge and rocky, constructed of fine bubbles and long lasting, just perfect for the style. The heavily spiced banana nose comes across as warm and fuzzy. Rather sweet and edging towards being too heavy and thick but w/ just enough carbonation to keep the mouthfeel from getting distracting. Still, I would say mouthfeel is a weak-point of this beer. Finishes w/ a spicy bitterness and some sticky sweetness. Overall, not an exceptional beer but one w/ hints of greatness.
travita (4778) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 24, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. The look is golden orange in color, clear, with a decent white head. The smell is wheat, fruits, banana, clove, and good. The taste is alcohol, wheat, fruits, clove, and banana.
IlanMan (1015) - Appleton, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 23, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pour was dark golden with a frothy head. Aroma was of wheat, some sweet malt, Light orange, Clove, and slight banana. Body was medium to light with well blended flavors making this a real easy beer to drink. You can’t really go wrong very often with Ayinger.
RKanis (152) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 22, 2010
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a cloudy orange with a frothy white head. Aroma is very musky and basementy yeast with hints of banana. Moderate carbonation. Taste is yeasty with a hint of sweet wheat and malt and a mildly bitter lingering hop aftertaste. Pretty swell stuff.
Silphium (3191) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAR 20, 2010
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Murky yellow-orange-brown body, the color of dehydrated urine with protein and blood. Thin, recharging off-white head. Tangy, estery, dusty nose, with hay, lemon, clove, and banana. Sharp, tangy body, with wet hay, lemon, banana, pear and apple juice, and clove, estery and almost sour, with a dusty, spicy, earthy finish. Too much mineraly yeast (this does not pertain as much to the aroma), but still quite good.