fidelis83 (2130) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - APR 2, 2013
2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 8/20
Hazy peach gold pour with a thin soapy, white head. Aroma of wheat, raw yeast, green banana, and cereal grain. Flavor is loaded with raw yeast and cloves up front, some banana and a little odd, green wood tartness. Light to medium body with a slick entry light, but sharp and blanketing carbonation and dry, borderline astringent, but somehow slightly slimy and slick finish. All around not very good, it tastes like it’s pulled out a primary fermentation tank before it is done.
UrbanCaveman (145) - Ohio, USA - NOV 4, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz bottle, poured into a bell glass at approximately 40 degrees F.
A: Pours into the glass the color of heavy clover honey, an orange-amber cloudy brew with bubbles continually streaming up from the bottom. No real head forms to speak of, nor any lacing.
S: Fruit esters leap out at the forefront, banana and peach, with some clove and coriander spiciness towards the end.
T: Pale bread with the spices and fruits as promised by the nose, swirling delicately across the tongue. There’s a bit of a sharp edge to the flavors, a citrusy acidity.
M: Heavily carbonated, and quite so, this beer is otherwise relatively light in body.
O: Overall, a decently executed hefe, with the expected flavor profile. The carbonation is a bit on the higher side.
Travlr (14777) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 9, 2014
2.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
Bottle. Cloudy yellow-brown color, medium white head. Aroma of banana and clove. Taste is spiced banana.
nuplastikk (4919) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 8, 2014
1.1 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 3/20
Wow. This brewery makes some horrendous beer. What the fuck. You can’t even make a halfway there Hefe and you have the gall to push this on the public? Putrid disgusting aroma. Fermented garbage juice. Tastes like a bad saison mixed with a hefe...not quite as off the chain bad as the aroma would suggest. Wow. I really hate this brewery. Horrible. Avoid.
queenholly (3092) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - OCT 3, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft @ brewery. Banana, wheat malt, and clove aroma. Hazy honey gold with a large white head. Banana, clove, and wheat malt flavor. Medium creamy body, moderate carbonation.
Brookfield254 (7) - Iowa, USA - SEP 22, 2014 does not count
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle poured into a Weizen glass. Aroma of spices and banana. Somewhat of a murky golden color that pours with a three finger head but quickly dissipates. Taste was somewhat sweet and spicy. Feels like a light body beer with bubbly carbonation, with a bit of mild bitterness with the finish. This beer is okay for an American produced Hefeweizen but doesn’t really stand out to me. I may revisit this brew down the road.
Ferris (6902) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 21, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft - Banana and clove. Cloudy gold with almost no head. Banana and perfumy with some clove.
arnold931 (758) - Iowa, USA - AUG 5, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at Backpocket brewery. Pours hazy light yellow with big white head.
Nose is some spice and banana. Taste is similar with some clove. Pretty good hefe.
Ratman197 (10726) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 31, 2014
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle poured a cloudy tarnished gold with a lasting ivory head. Aromas of wheat, yeast and clove. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of wheat, yeast and a hint of clove with a crisp finish.
rondphoto (2653) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JUN 18, 2014
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
on tap @ Backpocket Brewing / Coralville IA --- Hazy light amber, thick rim head, lace sheets that slide back into the glass. Sweet malt and wheat add citrus and coriander in the palate. Carbonation in the finish brings things back into balance. Sweet carries the day here, quite effectively, reducing the need for hop bittering. A tasty, solid Hefe.
drowland (6636) - Georgia, USA - JUN 14, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
6/14/14. 12oz bottle from Happy’s in Cedar Falls. Hazy orange pour with a nice khaki head that sticks well. Okay aroma - creaminess, vanilla, some banana, citrus, and phenolics - throws just a touch too much of that rubber band type aspect for me. I am really digging the flavor, though. Creamy vanilla and cream, a dose of bitterness and phenolics, orange peel, creamsicle almost in a way. Just a touch of lingering bitterness and just a hint of tartness. Quite tasty, actually.