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


on tap

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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bozo_skeleton (507) - Grenoble, FRANCE - FEB 12, 2014
Blonde pale, voilée, carbo moyenne, petit collet. Aromes un peu discret, banane Attaque piquante, final plutot doux, bonne longueur sur les flaveurs de banane. Un peu mince. Pas la meilleure de sa categorie mais loin d’etre ridicule.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maekchu (2164) - Hirakata, JAPAN - JAN 13, 2014
Bottle from Yamaichi. Big yeasty nose, banana, light lemon. Cloudy medium straw color. Mild tart initial, banana for sure, very lightly sweet. Thin-medium body, small bits of astringency. A decent hefeweizen.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
rosenbergh (6862) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 18, 2013
333 ml bottle. BB 14/04/17. From saveur-biere.com.
Hazy brown colour with a small off-white head. Yeast, caramel malt and something quite stale in a strange aroma. The flavour is yeast, wheat and some sweetness. Not very good for a Hefeweizen... well, it’s quite hard to recognize it’s Hefeweizen...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (11983) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 7, 2013
Bottle courtesy of ajax25g, thank you! Clear golden yellow color, small white head. Aroma of very light fruit. Taste has subtle banana, clove, light spice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2086) - Kyoto, JAPAN - OCT 12, 2013
395 yen bottle from Asahiya. Drunk from a tulip glass at he Belgian Beer Weekend Boutique. A cloudy gold pour with a fluffy white head. The aroma is rich malts with a fruity spiciness to it. The taste is spicy & fruity with a kind of graham biscuit body to it.  Quite nice. 

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jfb (3901) - Freising, GERMANY - SEP 20, 2013
(bottle) pours a murky golden colour with a frothy white head. aroma of cactus juice, clove and wheat, quite medicinal, with a hint of peanuts and rotten peaches. flavour is mostly the same, cloves, wheat and rotten peaches, again quite medicinal, with a light sweetness in the finish. medium-bodied with average carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
biirusaikou (706) - - AUG 13, 2013
Fresh green banana aroma. Sweet malt flavor, fruity tart, creamy feel, light sour finish. Classic white, nicely smooth and refreshing

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Palme (3385) - Bergen, NORWAY - AUG 5, 2013
0.33l bottle @ Blue Ribbon NYC. Light blurry in the glass, kinda golden/dark golden in color and it has a small quickly sidesticking just off-white top. Nice cloves on the nose, lots of hende yeast, and the banana zest is really present. Light peppery also in a way. Kinda surreal drinking this here in the waiting room, but I like it. It’s above average on the carbonation and the mouthfeel is almost a bit watery. Thin anyways. Easy to drink. Light heffe flavors, but it’s not as German as I like them. Somewhat peppery in the taste also and there are traces if cardboard. Not much, but it’s there. It’s also quite sweet this. Not much bitterness at all to be honest. Still, the beer itself is quite easy to drink, and not bad tasting at all. 14.06.2013

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RexTalionis (2459) - FINLAND - JUL 29, 2013
Bottled, BBE 14.02.08. Pours hazy pale yellow in color with a foamy whitish head. Fruity aroma with some sweet cantaloupe, wheat and mild spicy notes of clove being present. Sweet and a bit of sour wheaty notes at the same time in flavor. Sweet and light spicy in aftertaste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hoju777 (146) - FRANCE - JUL 15, 2013
Bottle from Grand Epicerie. Smells kind of sweet and sour. Yellowy whit beer looking. Tastes good. Nice and soothing. It’s very hot here today. Curvacious body. A really good beer for a whit beer.

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