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Brewed by Brand Bierbrouwerij (Heineken)
Style: German Hefeweizen
Wijlre, Netherlands
Serve in Weizen

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RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mr_Vogel (55) - - MAY 8, 2013
Was a bit disappointed with Brand’s take at a Weizen. Heineken’s business influence certainly there, as the beer looks the part allright. Nice cloudy orange-golden with an okay head. Some sweet notes from the yeast in the nose (banana, vanilla). Luckily the taste was not that sweet and there was a nice bitterness to it and some citrus-like sourness. Taste lacks depth though, and I could not detect the wheat either. It is refreshing, but the balance between the sour, bitter and sweet does not feel right.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
rikstar (652) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 30, 2014
0,3l fles bij de Appie vandaan. Oranjegoud troebel met een witte schuimkraag. Geur en smaak zijn met banaan en lichtbitter met wat citrus op de achtergrond. Aardig weizen bier.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Taboada (262) - Compostela (Galiza), - MAY 19, 2014
Tap tasted at Nederlandse Bierproffestival on 17/05/2014. Lots of banana in the taste and the aroma. Little spicy on the mouth. Clear white head medium creamy. Light body and carbonation is medium. Next one please!

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
kevnic2008 (7571) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - APR 10, 2014
Pours cloudy gold color . Flavor is clovey, slight lemony, white pears, dry wheat, its good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Icedwarf (252) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - MAR 29, 2014
Vandaag gedronken op terras. Heerlijke weizen smaak, iets zurig en bittere bijsmaak die ik typisch vind voor Brand bier. Blijft lang hangen. Levendig bier met mooie schuimkraag. Normaal ben ik voor Franziskaner echter deze is zo mogelijk nog lekkerder.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bosbouw (1048) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - FEB 23, 2014
Oranje gele kleur met een goede kraag. Ruikt mout, citrus iets fruitig. Smaakt fruitig, mout. Iets dun.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
villevav (197) - FINLAND - JAN 10, 2014
Thick foam, hazy golden colour. Lots of banana and yeast in the aroma. Slighly swee taste with practically no bitterness, slighly acidic also. Ends in wheaty and yeasty finish. Light body, medium carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sureshpa (277) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - DEC 17, 2013
Aroma: Banana, malty, honey Appearance: Yellow, orange amber glow, clear white head, medium to full lace Taste: Banana, malty, honey, no big on body, aftertaste dies quikly

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
markextrae (854) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 22, 2013
from tap. poured a hazzy yellow golden colour with a big lasting white head. some hops, banana, verry weak taste. they can’t compete with the german weizen

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
wyzzywyz22 (1942) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - NOV 18, 2013
Draught, Movenpick Hotel, Amsterdam. Murky yellow looks with a small white head. Aroma was light banana and a little clove. Sweetish, grainy flavour, rather bland. Drinkable but ultimately forgettable and not the greatest example of the style.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
deyholla (6481) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - OCT 30, 2013
Pours a hazy pale yellow with a white head that dissipates slowly to the edges and laces slightly. Aroma has a good amount of musty wheat with backing clove and banana. Flavor has banana an wheat up front. Wheat becomes musty and is joined by a touch of clove.


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