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RATINGS: 8   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   EST. CALORIES: 139   ABV: 4.64%
Blue Point Brewing's Hefeweizen. In Germany, "weizen" means "wheat." As the name implies this wheat beer is left unfiltered which leaves some yeast in suspension. This cloudy wheat beer has flavors of banana and cloves which come from a particular yeast we use. In Bavaria it's known as a "breakfast beer" because it's light, cleansing and digestable. Hefeweizen is served in a special, tall glass with a slice of lemon to add a tarty zing to the microbrew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (12113) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - OCT 22, 2006
on tap-pours a white head with yellow color. Aroma is grain. Taste is grain, some hops. Tasted like a standard lager/ale. OK carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beastiefan2k (3371) - Emerald City (formely NYC & KS), Washington, USA - SEP 21, 2006
Plastic sample cup at the brewery. Dark yellow to light orange color. Can see through the beer and vsisible carbonation. Nothing too discernable in the aroma. Present though, a humble earthy hefe. Taste I get banana but in a different manner than usual. I get a sweet aspect of banana only. A pretty full bodied hefe. But again not much too discernable in the taste either. Finishes with just a hint of bitterness. Average mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
seeknay36 (110) - DC, New York, USA - AUG 24, 2006
Tap at the brewery. Not many bad things to say about the beer, although it is not your "typical" hefeweizen. There is your malt and it is sweet with the slight presence of citrus (have not tried it with the lemon wedge). No banana flavor which I love, I am so sick of the banana craze.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PilsnerPeter (3045) - Flushing, New York, USA - AUG 19, 2006
When I was at the brewery I spoke to Alan (the head brewer). They for the first time just tried a bit of a different recipe. Itís not what I expected from a hefe-weizen. Itís somewhat earthy, doesnít have the refreshing aspect that hefe-weizens usually do. Has a grain bread heartyness, more hoppyness than hefe-weizens usually do, somewhat almondy dryness, different, not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
notalush (5706) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 22, 2006
Tap at the brewery - quite full-bodied for a hefe - big time wheat malt presence in this one, and some light citrus and mild sweetness - quite hoppy for the style, making it seem like a hefe/pale ale hybrid - pretty nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JFURYCAT (1079) - East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 4, 2005
I got this one at State Line in Elkton, MD and it had a sweet wheat flavor and finish along with a thin head. It seemed pretty standard for a hefe. There was nothing here that seemed memorable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
bigrond (1499) - factoryville, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 7, 2005
i love blue point beer -- but not this one. it just dosenít thrill me. Thnak god everything else is awesome

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dickinsonbeer (5074) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUL 22, 2004
Yes! This is my first beer to be the first rating. Very good overall german weizen. Nice gold/yellow color with nice haze to it. Good head retentiona dn lacing. Aroma is dominated by a banana estery fruitiness, and is backed by lots of wheat malt. Very smooth and refreshing. I tend to prefer banana weizens over the clove weizens. Great beer.

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