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RATINGS: 54   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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JAF737300 (1291) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 29, 2007
Pours cloudy orange with a thick head. Classsic fruit notes of bananana and other fruits. The wheat flavors show on the palate. Nice and light for the hot nights.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
RIXbeer (102) - USA - JUL 21, 2007
Thick and so cloudy that you can’t see thorugh it. Opaque yellow/orange but more yellow. Thin lace of head. Slighty yeast aroma, wheat is barely noticable behind the banana. Very inviting. Delicous, just like it smells. Could of used more wheat flavor. A little light for me, as far as the wheat flavor is concerned. Yup, it’s banana and some light citrus notes. A little thin for the appearance. I expected a thicker beer. Especially since it was an opaque yellow color. Could of used a little more body. Would’ve rated it higher if it had a better mouthfeel. Very good going down. Nice cool summer night. I had 3 with dinner, 1 after. I thought about getting a growler today. I would’ve last night but we were there past thier serving time. Very drinkabe.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (31485) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 1, 2007
Sample from tap at the brewpub. Pours hazy yellow with quickly disappearing head. Wheaty and slight yeasty aroma. Flavour is the same and has a slight citric and orange addition. Finish is citrus fruity. Ok hefe-weizen but nothing great.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
scraff (2121) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 26, 2007
Draft @ CBC - Hazy gold, creamy white head. Nose held some authentic notes of banana, clove, and yeasty bubblegum, but with a soft underlying lemony funk note. Nicely spiced citric, wheaty, and soft vanilla flavor throughout. Light bodied, spritzy carbonation, crisp, dry finish. Well done example...

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
boboski (1095) - Alabama, USA - JAN 19, 2007
Draft at Redbones. Opaque lemonade pour with a well retained white head, neither fizzy nor creamy. Decent nose of banana pudding, clove, yeast and flowery perfumes. Flavor is very nice, with added notes of lemon zest, citric spices and tart lemon-lime icing. Palate is very light and refreshing, though at times does get a little stuck in the recesses of my mouth. Finishes crisp. Refreshing quencher, best part about it was the total absence of a grainy texture I get tired of too fast with Hefes.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
whaleman (2178) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 14, 2006
Deeply hazy banana-colored body with a clean, velvety white head. Aroma of clove, light rubber, flowers, and bubble gum. Flavor has prominent clove and bandaid qualities, plus aspects of wheat and very light toast. Long phenolic-bitter finish; strikes me as too bitter. Chewy texture for a hefeweizen made this less than refreshing. I didn’t particularly care for this, but then again wheat beer fatigue has long since kicked in for the summer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
LyndaNova (532) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 8, 2006
Cold on tap at Redbones: Pours a cloudy golden yellow with a small alabaster head. Aroma is of grass, flowers and yeast. Taste is mildly bitter with notes of citrus. Fizzy on the tongue. Lightly bittersweet ending.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
GriffinAvenue (396) - Winchester, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 4, 2006
Draft. Cloudy, light yellow color. Light lace. Heavy wheat initial scent. Balanced taste.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
fbennett (293) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 5, 2006
Pours a cloudy golden color with a disappearing white lace. The aroma is wheat, honey, summer fruits, coriander, and some other earthy spices. The taste on the palate starts acidic and tart with a bready sweetness that tantalizes the tastebuds with honey, orange, lemon, all spice, that is sweet and malty which coats the palate and finishes lite and clean.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lilannie (384) - Adamstown, Maryland, USA - JUN 14, 2006
Aroma: light malts, yeast, and some honey
Appearance: very murky yellow, small white head, little lacing-- -->appears very thick
Flavor: honey, malts, light pears and apples, yeast, little black pepper
Palate: very smooth, coats the mouth--very full and viscous


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