Boscos Hefeweizen
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RATINGS: 37   MEAN: 3.16/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   SEASONAL: Summer   ABV: -
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In German, “hefe” means yeast, “weizen” means wheat. This unfiltered German-style wheat beer is light bodied but full flavored. The strain of yeast used to ferment the beer adds unique flavors perceived as fruity (citrus or banana), cloves, and even bubble gum. O.G. 1046 I.B.U. 10

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (12222) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 15, 2013
On tap @ GABF. Cloudy yellow pour with a white head. Aromas of banana, clove, orange, and dough. Some wheat bread, yeast, and light bubblegum. Flavor is fairly sweet, but does have a light tartness to it. Plenty of banana, clove, and bubblegum. A bit of dough, sweet bread, and a touch of citrus peel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
argo0 (11868) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 17, 2008
(Savor, draft) Medium off-white head atop cloudy straw body. Aroma is moderately sweet, banana, bubblegum, some cream, light clove. Taste is medium sweet,lemon, some clove, light banana. Watery light body with low carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (10449) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 18, 2005
Draught in Nashville at Boscos. Pours cloudy yellow with a white film and edgy head. Yeast and wheat, banana and clove aroma with citrus hop nose. Sour, sweaty yeast (leather) and light malt (grain) flavor with a lightly acidic citrus hop finish. Light bodied and fizzy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ferris (6594) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 13, 2014
Draft - Bubblegum and cloves with citrus. Hazy gold with a thin white head. Banana, citrus and cloves with a long fruity sweetness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
badlizard (5535) - Berkeley, California, USA - AUG 1, 2010
Hazy light yellow with a fizzy white head. Very faint malt aroma and a faint banana bread taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5340) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - OCT 17, 2012
Lightly hazed pale yellow pour with a creamy white head and lace. Aroma of light clove and banana. Flavor of sweet wheat malt, ripe banana with a clove kicker. Light sour wheat finish. Light medium bodied with good carbonation. Cool Springs OG 10.50
Earlier Rating: 7/10/2007 Total Score: 3.3
On tap Nashville. A hazed golden pour. An aroma of corriander and bannana. A crisp flavor of the corriander comes out first then fades to the fruit and finishes with a very light bitter. Another decently carbonated beer with a solid palate all round but just a tad(wee tad) on the light side. Very good for the style no real flaws. I might should have rated it a tad higher. Maybe next time.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Strykzone (5283) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - AUG 2, 2010
Sample at the Memphis brewpub. Clear gold with a small white head. A classic interpretation. Nice cloves and cool zest. Just a hint of hops with some soft bitterness. A simple and likable beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thedm (5002) - Fort Wayne, USA - SEP 5, 2009
This draft brew from the brewery poured a small sized head of clear colored bubbles that were fully diminished and left behind a hazy uncarbonated yellow colored body. The mild aroma was bready and dough. The crisp mouth feel was tingly at the start and at the finish with a biting hoppy aftertaste. The nice flavor contained notes of malt banana wheat and honey. A decent one that I would consider buying again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
onceblind (4967) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 29, 2013
Hazy golden hued with an odd aroma of paprika and chili beans, perhaps with cumin or something; really weird smell. Taste is pure hefeweizen however, with notes of banana, wheat, clove, and more wheat in a bready dough tone. Right flavor, way off on the aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ChainGangGuy (4474) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - SEP 27, 2012
Appearance: Served up at my table a haze, pale light yellow body with a little bit of white fizz up top. Modest lacing.

Smell: Soft aroma of wheat malt overlayed with notes of spice (clove) and Big League Chew.

Taste: Minor graininess incorporated within the light malted wheat flavor. Some sweet wildflower honey accents. The anticipated spicy clove and bubblegum, though not much in the way of banana esters. Semi-dry finish, scantly creamyish with a continued wheat taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium to medium-light carbonation.

Overall: Decent enough. As with many of the Boscos brew, it’s just okay.

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