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RATINGS: 184   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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A true German-style hefeweizen made with 45% malted wheat, unmalted wheat, Munich malt and 2-row barley. The yeast is a southern German style strain. The flavor profile includes clove and banana undertones. This beer is unfiltered and slightly phenolic. The hop additions are all traditional Hallertauer hops.


2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerandBlues2 (10713) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 19, 2011
Tap in Schaumburg. Pours hazy yellow with a small, fizzy white head, short retention with spare lacing. Aroma is medium malt (straw, meal, cookie), banana, cloves, and citrus. Flavor is malt with spices. Light body and carbonation, low warmth with a dry finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopscotch (10076) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 4, 2008
(Ram Restaurant and Brewery, Schaumburg, IL) Draft... DLD’08... Extremely murky yellow ale with a small, white, quickly dissipating head. The nose is a typical hefe unification of fruity banana, clove and Bazooka bubblegum with just a whisper of smoke. Medium-bodied with a skim-milk mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Tangy, fruity and spicy. Fairly acidic with good bitterness. Finishes crisply.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adnielsen (10037) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 26, 2010
UPDATED: MAR 1, 2011 Tasted on tap at the Fort Collins Horserooth location. Appearance is incredibly milky yellow. Looked way more hazy and milky than usual. Banana and cloves in the aroma. Flavor is mostly wheat, bananas, and cloves. Pretty good German Hefeweizen but the appearance was definitely off this time.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopdog (9713) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 9, 2006
On tap at the Broomfield, CO location. Poured a medium and cloudy golden color with a small sized white head. Aromas of lemons, bananas and very light spices. Tastes of cloves (stronger than the aromas), bananas, and wheat.

1.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Dogbrick (9357) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 15, 2004
From a sampler at the Indy location: RAM prides itself on not serving their Hefe with a lemon. The bad news is this is not a very good beer and it might have been better with a lemon. Pours a hazy gold color with a thin white head. Not much lacing at all. The aroma is not bad, with some clove, citrus and banana. The taste however was kind of disturbing. It takes like Mr. Bubble to me for some reason. It was hard to detect any wheat characteristics under the odd bath soap flavor. Same goes for the finish, it pretty much ruined the beer. I'd give it another shot but this was just not right.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
crossovert (9092) - Illinois, USA - APR 6, 2013
Hazy light golden pout. Good american made hwfeweizen. Sweet with a lot of banana.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
shrubber85 (8836) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - DEC 2, 2011
Tap. Sweet orange/banana and wheat malt aroma. Cloudy amber color with small head. Sweet banana, clove, and wheat malt flavor. Light carbonation. On the sweet side - not bad.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
arminjewell (8582) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - NOV 3, 2013
Pour on tap at the brewpub, slightly hazy yellow pour with thin white head, aroma brought notes of slight grass, clove, banana, hints of bubblegum, touch of biscuit, bread, slight more spice and yeasty notes, fairly clean overall. Taste is a mix of slight bubblegum, clove, hints of biscuit and bread, slight spice, finishing yeasty, slightly sweet, dry.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
deyholla (8028) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 12, 2012
Sampled from the tap at the Mundelin beer fest. Pours a cloudy slightly pale gold with a white head that lasted throughout the beer. Aroma is slightly perfumey with a good amount of clove and backing sweet grains and banana. The flavor has a good amount of sweet grains up front with the clove and banana coming out in the finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BMan1113VR (7903) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAR 30, 2008
Had at Humperdinks on Greenville. Some lacing and retention. Hazy orange body. Aroma is the standard banana and clove. Taste is strongly clove and very watery.


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