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RATINGS: 245   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Traditional Hefeweizen from Germany usually taste like cardboard because by the time you drink them, theyíre not fresh anymore. Chuck brews Heinnieweisse with Bavarian yeast and a 67% wheat grist approximately 5000 miles closer to your mouth than Germany giving it a rich, fully fresh palate. Pour it and see the wheat cloudiness, smell the notes of estery aroma. At 4.9 % abv youíll taste the effervescent, sweet yet tart freshness that no farty old German can boast. And what does an Alien have to do with any of this? Ever notice how a hop looks like an Alienís head? Look again.

TheBeerLover's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheBeerLover (1025) - DC Metro Area, USA - AUG 22, 2008
12 oz can purchased in Binghamton, NY. Pours to a hazy, bright golden color, with a tall, rocky head, and a lively carbonation. The nose on this beer is classic southern Bavarian hefeweizen, with aromas of clove, banana, and pear. The palate is tart, with good wheat malt flavors, paired with estery fruity flavors of banana and pear. This beer finishes with more good quenching, wheat malt flavor, then ends with a spicy clove flavor that lingers. Well done example of Bavarian hefeweizen. Very tasty, a beer I could drink lots of, and one that would be the perfect match to German fare.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jb (2298) - Rochester, New York, USA - NOV 26, 2014
Can from a pic 6. Pretty nice effort, I must say. This one is heavy on the cloves in the nose and especially the palate. Finishes very dry.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maxbier (398) - Maryland, USA - NOV 13, 2014
Hazy golden pour from can, big white head. Aroma of mild yeast, wheat, and lemons. Taste is oddly lemon/citrus tart and sweet. Quite a bit of bready sourdough yeasty flavors. Not a bad brew; but- you better like the sourness of a Berliner Weise, the yeastiness of a farmhouse, and the sweetness of a Riesling or you will not enjoy this one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hammy78 (775) - Dundas, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 11, 2014
Cloudy yellow, white head thatís gone in an instant. Nose is clove and banana. Tastes almost sour, sweet.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
Jamesthebrit (294) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - AUG 31, 2014
Ok so this is why there is not a craft beer bubble. If there was this brewery would pop. Sounds mean... Because it is but the truth hurts. Aroma is ginger and lemon. Smells super artificial. Like bud light almost. Looks light yellow like pee color. Little head. Taste is ginger. Lemon. Yeast. Bread. Like French baguette. Maybe Like a lemon torte. Like a sourness in there. Lemon. All the lemon. Palate is thin. Light. Watery. Finish is dry. Which is a good thing. Drinkable for the style its just garbage. Tastes artificial. Tastes like lots of adjuncts (which if it isnít adjuncts there are some lessons that could be applied to other beers to pull out lemon and ginger notes like in a saison or something.) Pass

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Emeister84 (1129) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - AUG 4, 2014
Aromas of banana, cereal, subtle tart rotten apple. Pale, hazy yellow-straw, with a lasting white head. Pretty dry, grainy. Light bodied.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Bulk_Carrier (2266) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - JUL 21, 2014
Reviewed from notes. This was poured into a weizen glass. The appearance was a yellow color with a slight transparency about it, uh no normal cloudiness of a hefe...hmmm... weíll okay. Luckily, the head makes up for the color as thereís a good soft fluffy white foamy two and a half fingers worth. The smell was grainy and rustic with an aroma of corn sweetened cereal and an added funk not normal to hefeweizens. The taste was mostly an off funky and tart sweet with the odd sweet corn/cereal thing again. On the palate, this one sat fairly light for the most part, but because of that flavoring, I didnít find this one too sessionable. Overall, bad sixer or just bad beer, I really donít see myself having this again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Nate (3778) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 27, 2014
From can. Spicy herbal aroma and a little wheat. Hazy yellow amber with thin head. Medium body with medium-high carbonation, fizzy. Starts with mild citrus, wheat tang, and light sweet character. Dull Hefe with light tart finish and after. Note of corn.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nephilium (1410) - Ohio, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Slight wheat aroma, with a touch of butter. Pours a light hazy straw with a thin quickly fading white head. Light wheat flavor, with a slightly tart finish. Very light bodied and easy drinking. Middle of the road beer, nothing exceptional about it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brianairb85 (72) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 13, 2014
Can- heinnieweisse weissebier. This is good. Very carbonated. Smooth buttery German characteristics...overall a must try.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
johnnyb10 (2) - , Massachusetts, USA - APR 19, 2014 does not count
pale, clear, minimal head, medium sweetness, light body, average carbonation, long finish, astringent. Had a strong berry taste, maybe raspberry, and a long-lasting sweet, astringent finish. Not bad at all, but I donít know that Iíd want to drink too many in a row. I expected it to be cloudier but it seemed pretty clear to me.

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