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


on tap

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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jerohen (1977) - Bussum, - JUL 28, 2012
UPDATED: MAY 18, 2013 Bottled from local supermarket. Hazy golden colored, lasting white head. Weizen aroma, some banana, hops. Wheat and fruit in flavor, combined with quite a lot of hops for the style, which works out very nice. Mouthfeel not as thick as most classic hefeweizens. Short bitter finish. Brand really has a nice angle on the style. Pleasantly bitter, easy drinking.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cunningham (4296) - Halden, NORWAY - JUL 11, 2014
Appearance: Cloudy orange golden color with a thick white head that leaves a fine lacing.
Aroma: Wheat, yeast, mild acidic, some spices and banana.
Palate: Medium to full body. Tad sweet and an ok bitterness. Average to rich carbonation.
Taste: Wheat, mild citrus, a bit fruity, some spicy notes, yeast and balanced mild banana.
Overall impression: Nice refreshing and tasty. Not as much acidity as a Belgian wit and not as sweet as a German hefe weisse.
Personal stats: Bottle from Miranda

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
rikstar (655) - 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.

   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!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
kevnic2008 (7575) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - APR 10, 2014
Pours cloudy gold color . Flavor is clovey, slight lemony, white pears, dry wheat, its good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Icedwarf (256) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bosbouw (1062) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - FEB 23, 2014
Oranje gele kleur met een goede kraag. Ruikt mout, citrus iets fruitig. Smaakt fruitig, mout. Iets dun.

   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.

   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

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
markextrae (878) - 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

   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.

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