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RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   IBU: 8   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Bavarian Style Wheat Ale
A refreshing, unfiltered wheat beer that showcases the unique, but subtle, fruit and spice character from the classical southern German yeast strain we use. In the spirit of the German purity law, this beer is brewed using only malt, hops, yeast and water. Please enjoy this beer WITHOUT a fruit garnish, as it is brewed specifically to rely its own beautiful balance of flavors.
Hops: Czech Saaz
Malt: Wheat, Pilsner

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
SnoopALoop (4) - Long Beach, California, USA - JUN 15, 2015 does not count
Now, that, I got me some Black Market Hefeweizen Everybody got they cups, but they ain’t chipped in Now this types of sh*!, happens all the time You got to get yours but fool I gotta get mine

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
marcus (7994) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAY 21, 2015
Bottle from Capitol Beer & Tap Room. Pours cloudy golden with a thick foamy off-white head and a toffee and banana aroma. There is a light-bodied wheat flavor with a hint of banana ester. Not very fruity.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thegreenrooster (3640) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - MAR 13, 2015
Pour is a hazy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is of definite banana and wet dough. Flavor is wheat malt and some more bread dough. Kinda loses the yeast aspects in the flavor. Finishes like just a plane old wheat beer rather than a hefe. Meh beer here.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
beerbaaron (1816) - Arizona, USA - JAN 22, 2015
Draft. Good looking beer. Wheat, and the usual suspects are there, but omg the creamed corn! Creamed corn city. I passed this off to someone else that didn’t seem to notice/care.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daknole (10350) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JAN 18, 2015
Hazed yellow. White head. Very typical wheat here. Sweet, yeasty, bready. Solid for sure but nothing special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AdiBeer (2399) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 18, 2014
Aroma: banana, wheat, caramel and bread malts. Appearance: hazy gold, small, creamy white head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: grain, wheat malts continue, light yeast. Overall: OK Hefeweizen, yet struggles to stand out. Pint at Escape, San Diego.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fordest (2135) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Pint at Mad House Comedy Club downtown San Diego. Not much head but nice wheat aroma and bubblegum flavor. Decent

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
GarrettB (1279) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 25, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 10, 2015 July 22nd, 2013 - Black Market’s Hefeweizen practically sloshes out of the glass, yielding a murky, cloudy looking brew with a heavy foam head (and one particularly large bubble that looks a bit like a frog’s eye.) The aroma is extremely chalky, as if someone clapped some blackboard erasers together and added that to the brew, followed by notes of banana and clove. This chalkiness belies a very thin, watery palate, which masks flavor that disappears as early as the mid-taste, and then returns, sheepishly surfacing in the aftertaste with a wan slap of banana flavor. September 29th, 2012 - I think Whole Foods was slinging Black Market Hefe’s beer out of the new Torrey Pints bar. So what follows might be a critical review pointing fingers in the wrong direction, because this brew had some off notes that weren’t just minor flaws, but whiffs worthy of a drain pour. All the hefeweizen notes are there - banana, clove, a light graininess, and even a bit of butterscotch - but layered over everything is a shadow of artificial sweetener like that Aspertain off flavor found in Pepsi, and that kills the whole of the beer for me. After one or two sips, my small taster was left unloved on the counter. I am uncertain whether an unclean glass, sullied tap pipes or bad brewing are responsible, but it was an unpleasant drinking experience all the same.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (14316) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 11, 2014
Can in the hotel room, San Diego, from Public Beer &Wine Long Beach - 20/04/14. Hazed yellow orange with a moderate off white covering that retains. Nose is banana, yeast, toffee, light puke/sick rinse. Taste is cleaner, light citrus, banoffee pie, bread dough, yeast esters. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Ok hefe.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RedSox2004 (1508) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Cloudy gold color with a modest head and ok lace. Aromas of bananas, clove, wheat. Bready sweetness with a mild hop note. Light body, effervescent, prickly mouthfeel and a dry finish.

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