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Brewed by Kyodo Shoji Koedo Brewery
Style: German Hefeweizen
Kawagoe-shi, Saitama Prefecture, Japan
Serve in Weizen

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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The feature of this non-filtered wheat beer is it's bright, smooth, slightly cloudy appearance. Through the use of wheat malt and specially chosen yeasts, this refreshing brew with fruity overtones, boasts a full bodied, yet smooth texture, which glides easily down the throat. With its distinctly individual flavor and smooth elegance, it has been named "shiro," meaning white.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (8751) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAY 23, 2015
Bottle (courtesy of Blutt59) Banana, lemon, clove, and wheat malt aroma. Hazy pale yellow with moderate head. Lightly sweet banana, lemon, clove and wheat malt flavor. Medium body. Decent.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
johndoughty (4209) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2015
Bottle. Orange and very flat with no life.Slightly spcy but this doesn’t make up for the poor appearance and lack of body. Saying that this a disappointment is understating it. Poor.

2.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
huineman (276) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 12, 2015
Pours shady white golden. Abundant white head. Aroma is porridge, banana, honey. Sizzling, soft, medium body. Low sourness, no bitterness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
freretoc (1070) - Besançon, FRANCE - MAY 6, 2015
Bue en bouteille de 33cl. Couleur blanche/blonde, mousse moyenne tout comme l’effervescence. En bouche attaque sur la levure et le blé, fin de bouche banane chimique. Basique

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Ngejo (507) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - APR 22, 2015
Bottle. Hazy, golden, frothy, white foam, lightly bitter, light sweetness, medium body, thin feel, soft carbonation, & astringent finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TizzleJizzle (727) - Garland, Texas, USA - MAR 23, 2015
Bottle at the Bluebonnet Brew-Off. Poured a hazy yellow with a white top. Taste of banana, wheat, little to no clove, clean and crisp. Medium carbonation and body. Tasty brew from the land of the rising sun.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
willisread (612) - Tokyo, JAPAN - FEB 25, 2015
330ml bottle from the Garden in Kichijoji. Poured into a tumbler. Cloudy yellow with modest off-white head. Strong banana and wheat aroma with slight hints of arugula. Slight orange zest and coriander taste present as well. Nice rich mouthfeel and slightly creamy. Wheat lingers on the palate with a nice finish with a tad of pepper.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MrBlueSky93 (401) - Sutton Coldfield, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2015
Bottle from Cellar Door, Four Oaks. Colour is muddy brown, cloudy, no head. Aroma of banana, wheat. Tastes of Banana, Wheat, Clove. Possible Tropical Fruits. Not bad.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AdiBeer (1902) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2014
Aroma: wheat, grain and caramel malts, light banana. Appearance: hazy gold, small, creamy, white head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: sweets continue and intensify, wheat, grain, caramel, soft carbonation, medium body. Overall: not a bad Hefeweizen, yet struggles to stand out. Bottle at Vista Sky 100, Hong Kong.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blutt59 (6165) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 22, 2014
Bottle, 08/14, no head with hazy orange color, thick fruity wine aromas, flavor is some thin clove and yeast notes, light tang finish


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