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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Is a crisp, refreshing ale perfect for all-around summertime drinking. It has a low hopping rate and high effervescence, with a palate featuring fruity acidity and a clove-like spiciness.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SrSilligoose (3243) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - JUN 6, 2011
tap at cambridge brewing company. notes of grass, earth, toasted burnt earth, almost saisonlike nose with a pleasant lemongrass and banana compliment. taste is creamy banana with a hint of tart lemon, grassy fruity twang. refreshing, crisp, great.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheEpeeist (3318) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 21, 2010
On tap at CBC. Cloudy olive yellow with a brief white head. Nose is wheat, clove and a touch of lemon. Medium light with soft carb. Taste like the nose finishing with green banana.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MaBeer1972 (1277) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 14, 2010
UPDATED: SEP 5, 2011 On draft at CBC. Came in with no head at all. This one is more of a cloudy yellow than orange like most hefe’s. Aroma is neutral. Flavor is OK, but the oddest thing about this hefe is its fizzy mouthfeel. A strange brew. RE-RATE: Sept. 2011. Nice fresh pour ont on the patio. Much better than the one I had last year. Good head and carbonation. Good aroma and flavors.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
taphandle (1135) - Texas, USA - JUL 19, 2010
Yellow and a decent head. Aroma is of yeast and the taste had some bubblegum to it. The finish was fairly clean. A decent showing for a Hefeweizen.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (6273) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 18, 2010
Draught at the brewpub. Very spicy, though natural, with a nice citric edge, though from esters, not American hops. Rich banana, great balance. Some hops in there as well. Big spice. Great stuff with excellent balance. Tingly, slightly bitter, peppery finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nickd717 (3477) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUN 19, 2010
On tap at CBC. A pretty legitimate offering for the style. Pours cloudy golden-yellow in color, as it should, with a one-finger white head. Aroma is your typical banana, wheat, and clove. Not too much banana like some can have. Flavor is light and not too sweet with restrained banana, wheat, clove, spice, and bubblegum. Crisp, medium-light, and refreshing on the palate. Not a bad summer beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Glouglouburp (5977) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 30, 2009
In short: A standard crisp Hefeweizen that sticks to the basics of the style. Well brewed but very standard.
How: Tap at brewpub
The look: Cloudy blonde body topped by an off-white ring of foam
In long: Nose shows stripped-down basic hefe beer elements with wheat and some banana esters. Taste is a hefe without bells and whistles. Almost no spiciness, orange peels or any other occasional hefe flavour elements. Nice body with a lot of wheat with a moderate banana flavour. Pleasantly not sweet. Very clean and crisp and refreshing. Really basic except for a more-than-average floral hopping. Semi-dry finish. This is a well done clean refreshing beer but it also exactly like too many others. This brewery makes some world class beer but this one won’t win any medals. Or maybe it will. But not in the 100 meter dash. I’m sure of that.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TURDFERGUSON (3948) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - AUG 22, 2009
Tap at CBC. Hazy golden, small white head. Familiar Hefe nose, not over the top like too many American interpretations. Very nice, clean, refreshing flavor that balances the hops malt and wheat very well. Usually not a big fan of the style, but this is very well made.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BroSpud (1679) - , Massachusetts, USA - JUL 29, 2009
Included in sampler flight. Sitting at the brewpub with a sampler flight in front of me as I type. A very well done hefe this is. Very light and refreshing, One of the more drinakable wheat beers I have had in awhile.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (9866) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 28, 2009
A hazy blonde weizen with a thin white head. Light pleasant banana esters in aroma, cloves, pungeant and interesting. In mouth, a nice clean weizen with light fruityness, more wheaty and oily than expected. Nice offering. On tap at brewpub, July 1, 2009


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