Ratman197 (12540) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 2, 2005
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Good banana aroma, nice yellow color but not cloudy enough for the style looks more like a krystal wheat. Flavor is fair, but not enough banana and clove flavors for my taste.
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - DEC 2, 2004
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: JUL 20, 2005 A cloudy, hazy orange drink with a sudsy off-white head, this has a strong banana aroma, complemented by grassiness, a dab of malt, and some spiciness. Very soft in the mouth, this tastes like banana, cloves, a touch of lemon, and light malts. It’s got a very clean finish and makes for a refreshing drink.
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biomechanic (55) - Washington, USA - NOV 25, 2004
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Always a pleasure to buy a growler to take home. This is good stuff, probably because I always have on draft. It has hints of banana and vanilla, very refreshing and easy going.
JoeM500 (1908) - Crown Point, Indiana, USA - NOV 22, 2004
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at RAM, Schaumburg,IL:Cloudy goldenrod with a nice thin head. Excellent hefe esthers producing fresh banana aroma with just a hint of clove spice. Nice medium body and fresh taste. Wheatie notes and more banana, long spicy finish.
Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - SEP 19, 2004
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cloudy yellow with thin white head...smelled just as you’d expect, bananas and cloves...tasted sweet with bananas, like a banana split with diet ice cream with artificial sweetner...not bad, but a fantastic example as to why I don’t like most Hefes...
PBOYNY (316) - Westchester, New York, USA - AUG 30, 2004
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
somewhat fruity wheat with a very generic feel to it, wouldnt recommened it, but it did have a nice head, a bit over-carbed
michael-pollack (4959) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 27, 2004
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught: Light yellow in color. Cloudy and hazy. Lasting but quickly dimminishing average creamy white head. Hay malts, herb and citrus hops. Flavors of banana, clove, pear, butter, honey, cinnamon, and corriander. Full body, thick texture. Slightly sweet. A good hefe.
Terminus (3480) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - AUG 15, 2004
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
tap at littleton, colorado location-pours a nice cloudy medium yellow appearance with minimal white head. aroma is strong banana, orange and slightly acidic, like orange juice. flavors are wheat esters, orange, banana and yeasty. nice tingle on the tongue. long banana finish and lots of carbonation. good hefe!
JPDIPSO (5299) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 15, 2004
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft - Spokane. Light hazy golden color with a light white head. Wheat and bubblegum aromas - akin to Oberdorfer. Light wheat and malt flavors. A nice hefe.
Drew (2411) - Kent, Ohio, USA - JUL 14, 2004
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap in Broomfield, CO and bottled from Ft. Collins. Both versions of this one were fairly good quality. Very nice sweet banana aroma with some floral notes. Body is a thick golden haze with generous head and lacing. Taste is refreshing, crisp, citrus. Nice summer beer.