Lumpy (1802) - Carrollton, Texas, USA - JUN 17, 2005
3.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Nice hazy orange/yellow body with a pretty foamy head. Nose-very medicinal and cardbordish. Taste-banana, clove, black pepper, light wheat, yeasty, and sour. Has an interesting sour finish that is unique and nice. The best way to sum up the taste is that it tastes like a thin sour beer, and I like it.
Braudog (5576) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - JUN 15, 2005
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
This poured 95% foam out of the bottle ... awesome. Slowly settled thru the white poofy foam to a partly sunny, bright day of a beer. This is light-bodied but with a powerful combination of flavor ... very light ripe banana, cereal flake, and just a sprig of herb. Pretty good.
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - JUN 11, 2005
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Wasn’t looking forward to this one, but I was pleasantly surprised. Pours a rich, cloudy gold with a healthy head of foam. Aroma is spice with a little malt thrown in. Flavor is suprisingly full and gives off an abundance of wheat, banana, clove, and light malt. Mouthfeel is light and slightly crisp. Not a bad effort at all.
wheatman (1) - Windsor, California, USA - JUN 8, 2005 does not count
1.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 4/20
Typical hazy color, yeast a bit clumpy, decent aroma, but came through with an excellent flavor, cloves and spice flavors are strong but not over powering.
frankenkitty (1959) - Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA - JUN 7, 2005
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Hazy wheat-colored with a tight, white head. Haziness was accompanied by snowglobesque particulate activity. Musty, soapy yeast aromas with black licorice, banana and spices. Flavor was sour and uneventful with a chalky, dry finish.
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Ray1975 (251) - Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, USA - MAY 31, 2005
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Poured a cloudy yellow color with a huge white head. Aromas of wheat malt, banana’s, clove and some orange... Flavor is sweet wheat malt with a heavy banana flavor, some lemon and a bit of yeast. Medium mouthfeel with good carbonation.
bluevegie (3049) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAY 29, 2005
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
This took a little getting used to. At first I thought this was a little too full on. Maybe I still do but anyway the body was golden yellow and a little murky at first. Aroma was of cloves and afterwards some banana. The taste of cloves, sweet, it softens a bit once you get into it, all up it turned out ok just a little full on at first.
Kevin (2047) - New Mexico, USA - MAY 26, 2005
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
pours a bit of a cloudy yellow, i swirled and dumped all the goodies into this one. giant white head. nice banana and lemon aroma with a biscuit note. sweet banana taste that does not have any spice to it. some clove is noticeable on the back of this one. enjoyable brew. really hits the spot after 2 hours of beer shopping in the texas heat. something a bit chalky in mid taste here, but other than that a nice beer.
freekyp (1473) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - MAY 22, 2005
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
A Russian beer n the style of a Bavarian Hefeweizen. Hmmm. Not expecting much, I was pleasantly suprised to find a well rounded quenching wheat beer. Clove plays a strong role mixing with the banana character quite well. A slightly tart finish wraps things up. Would be a good hot weather session beer. Bring it to your next BBQ.
Nuffield (3657) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - MAY 20, 2005
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Not the best hefe in the world, but this was easily enjoyable on a hot Texas day. Pours a nice cloudy off-yellow with a dense white froth, clinging all the way down. The aroma and flavor are muted, even as it warmed, but there was a good dose of banana and some other very sweet fruit, with just a slight touch of spices, particularly clove. Good frothy palate. For the price ($1.49) for this size bottle, it’s a good value and definitely worth having around the house for a lawnmower beer.