LinusStick (3001) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 29, 2009
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Wow a delicious weizenbock by a brewery I would expect it from. Aroma was big and full. Very thick banana aroma witha hint of clove and some yeast. Pour was a nice murky orange with a one finger white head. Taste was full of flavor...strong banana and clove with a nice yeasty character. Thick mouthfeel and strong carbonation. Man, if you like German beers you canít go wrong with Ayinger.
legion242 (2334) - Richardson, Texas, USA - NOV 29, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Poured the same color as a regular Hefe with a frothy head. Good added malt flavours and a ton of yummy yeast at the bottom of the bottle.
WeeHeavySD (3361) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 27, 2009
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Interesting bottle, Canít say i know exactly the size, but I was attracted by the label and the brewer. I liked this shared with my brother over poker with the fam. Pours yellow with a 1 finger tan head. Nose is nice big, sweet and full of wheat. Taste is sweet, wheaty quaffable and yummy!
Ron (3003) - Rochester, New York, USA - NOV 27, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pretty solid Weizen bock. Aroma is loaded with bananas, vanilla and clove. Flavor is similar, with some hints of citrus and yeast. Alcohol is warming with a smooth mouthfeel. The vanilla was a good addition.
grimreeser (797) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 26, 2009
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a hazy golden orange color with a medium size head that recedes quickly. Aroma of clove, banana, wheat, bread. Mouthfeel is more carbonated than I would have guessed. Reminds me more of a strong hefeweizen than a weizen bock.
BMan1113VR (7904) - Los Angeles, California, USA - NOV 26, 2009
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
500ml bottle thanks to fidelis83 (also available locally now). Pours with a large, fluffy white head over a milky to muddy deep golden body. Aroma is grassy with clove, banana, suntan lotion, caramel, raisins and some other spicy phenols. Taste is nice and clove like with rum and light banana. Some raisins. Tastes fresh and green. Lively bubbles.
dyetube (1327) - McKinney, Texas, USA - NOV 25, 2009
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
This beer pours a cloudy dull yellow with a large white head. No noticeable lacing. The aromas are banana, bubblegum, and clove. The flavors are Bananas, light cloves and some bubblegum. This is a great beer! Cheers!
3fourths (8598) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - NOV 22, 2009
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: JUN 6, 2013 bottle. beautifully hazy bready yellow colored body with a fine-bubbled tall white head. nose is wonderfully vibrant and fresh lemon zest, dried grass, mild banana and light clove. very much like a hefeweizen, active floral yeast, very fresh, very refreshing. rich, crisp and vibrant up front - tight carbonation with a mildly chewy wheat character form the rich but light body, while zesty yeast esters of floral banana and lemon linger. very nice.
tmoreau (2932) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - NOV 22, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured to a fluted fest glass at Brixieís Holiday Beer Tasting in Brookfield, IL. The color was a hazy straw tone, with tight, small white bubbles to a modest head, almost nitro-ish. The lacing was merely clingy spots. The aroma was lightly grassy, a hint of yeast, some mid-tone fruit, banana, spice, and a little tartness. The flavor was similar, adding some lively carbonation with maybe a medium to medium light body. A nice, enjoyable example of the style.
Pailhead (5633) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - NOV 22, 2009
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle: The aroma consists of banana, light bubblegum, yeast, clove, and some faint mustiness. It pours a cloudy orange with a large white head with excellent retention and spotty lacing. The flavor starts with moderate citrus along with some light banana and bubblegum. The finish is light-moderately spicy with some clove. Itís medium bodied and the carbonation is lively but never gets to the point of being prickly. In my opinion, it comes across more like a bigger Hefeweizen rather than a Weizen Bock.