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Bootleggers Old World Hefeweizen

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RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Our German-style Hefeweizen is an unfiltered wheat beer that is handcrafted using only pure imported Hallertau Mittelfrueh noble German hops to give it an original old world taste. With its white creamy long lasting head, golden color, subtle aroma of bananas, and light hop taste, our Hefeweizen has a crisp refreshing taste. The smooth balanced finish makes this a perfect beer for everyday enjoyment!


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (11095) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Bomber from Hi-Time. Pours brassy gold with a fine white head. LIght aroma of banana ester. Med body, nearly. Flavor: Something gone wrong here. It’s lightly phenolic, the banana is barely detectable. It seems to be a rather unremarkable wheat beer, and there’s not a lot of hop. Drinkable, but not really something I’d repeat.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SlimHabib (160) - California, USA - AUG 23, 2014
Bottle pour. Hazy golden orange with small white head. Banana and wheat aroma. creamy medium body. Light sweet wheat taste with a slight lingering banana finish.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blipp (6114) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - JUL 6, 2014
Bottle. Pours hazy gold with a white head. Light sweetness, moderate spicy yeasty notes, and hints a fruity banana. Not bad.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (8720) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 11, 2014
Keg at Rock’n’Fish, Laguna Beach, 17/04/14. Murky orange with a moderate off white swirl. Nose is bitter orange, light spice, clove, nana, wheatn bread. Taste comprises straw, bitter orange, light spice, earthy, slightly soured fruit tones, yeast esters, bread dough. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Ok hefe, more of the bitter orange/tangy fruit variety than the noffee pie type.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (11030) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2014
Draft at the brewery taproom - Fullerton. Pours lightly hazy gold with a foamy, white head. Sugary wheat in the nose, light yeast and ripe citrus. Medium sweet with bread, orange, banana, light hay and cereal. Medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Sweet finish with modest wheat bread, yeast, mellow fruits. Easy.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
IrishBoy (3836) - Bakersfield, California, USA - JAN 10, 2014
Bomber from a little store across from the main gate at Disneyland. Nose is spicy banana, cinnamon, and cloves. Clear yellow with a little white head. Flavor is lightly sweet, spicy, and fruity.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DedicatedToFun (2547) - Santa Monica, California, USA - DEC 12, 2013
Bomber from whole foods, i did not purchase this but helped rink it, okay hefe easy drinking

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
DiarmaidBHK (3408) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 15, 2013
Bottle from Pizza Port Bottle Shop (Carlsbad) Pours orange with very little head. Doesn’t leave much lacing either. A slight banana thing on the nose. Astringent on the tongue, it dries out the mouth to a ridiculous degree. Jeez! Can’t anyone in this state make a decent hefe?

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
merc7186 (2113) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 7, 2013
A: Hazy Golden Straw Hue, Passes Some Light, Thin White Head Ring, No Lacing S: Mild Banana, Mild Wheat T: Wheat, Banana, Mild Oranges M: Poor Carbonation, Light to Medium Bodied, Mildly Sweet Overall, although the carbonation was weak and the smell mild, the taste was actually not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jglanton (18) - Yorba Linda, CA, California, USA - SEP 19, 2013
Creamy white head, hazy golden-orange color, aroma of bananas, light hop taste, rich smooth body for a hefe. Paired well with bulgogi marinated beef kabobs.


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