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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 11   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
We crafted our fond farewell to summer as a collaboration with John Solomon and Chris Frashier. The pair are well known for their fine (and tasty!) work at Old Dominion in Ashburn, VA, during the mid 90’s.

"EL HEFE SPEAKS!" is a traditionally brewed German-style Hefe. It is fermented around 65° F and hopped with German Tettnang hops. 11 IBUs and 5.3% ABV make this one extremely drinkable. Perfect for the start of September.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
weihenweizen (2371) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - SEP 28, 2015
Refrigerated 12 oz. aluminum can, canned on April 28, 2015. Slightly hazy light orange with little head. Aroma is nice clove, medium body, low carbonation, and very little lacing. Taste is rich nice clove. I would love to get one fresher with better carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (4348) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - SEP 27, 2015
Can from Whole Foods Tyson. Hazy orange body with medium head. Nose is sweet, floral, bananas. Taste is oranges, nectar, fruits, honey. Nice fruit finish. Enjoyable!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
60minuteman (1089) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 8, 2015
Nice smell, golden color, spicy peppercorns, light citrus zest, mild bitterness, hoppy? Wheat obviously, earth undertones, it tastes a bit like dirt. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thornecb (4923) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 28, 2015
From the can. Banana and bubblegum aromas. Soft with overripe banana and sweet yeast. Dry lasting banana finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chicowv (477) - Canaan Valley, West Virginia, USA - JUL 19, 2015
12 oz can. Pours clear, golden, with a thin white head. Aroma of banana, wheat, grass. Taste is refreshing with a good body of wheat. Super smooth and easy to drink. Nice choice!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerdedone (3003) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 12, 2015
can. Pours a hazy golden color with a foamy white head. Aroma of wheat, banana, yeast and cloves. Flavor of banana, yeast, wheat, lemon and cloves.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoworsummer (3499) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUN 9, 2015
Draft at Lost Dog Cafe. Pours opaque yellow gold with a smooth creamy white head. Tastes like smoothy creamy wheat, light grapefruit, light herb, yeast, dry cracker malt, and sweet banana. Light/medium body and low carbonation. Smells like wheat, herb, and citrus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MadRobin (2437) - Silver Spring, USA - MAY 12, 2015
On tap at Scion in Silver Spring, MD. Lightly hazy, sparkling golden yellow with a fine, near-white head and very good lacing. Aroma of wheat, yeast, light lemony citrus, coriander, mild cloves and banana. Taste of herbs, banana, cloves, coriander, wheat and yeast. Medium/light body and medium carbonation. A nice beer, but not competition for the top German hefeweissens. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blipp (7182) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 9, 2015
Draft. Pours hazy golden orange with a white head. Fruity yeasty base, with moderate sweetness, hints of citrus, and a mild lingering yeasty finish. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
thedm (5205) - Fort Wayne, USA - APR 29, 2015
This draft brew from the brewery poured a head of foamy fine to medium sized white colored bubbles that were mostly lasting and left behind a no visible carbonation very hazy yellow white colored body and a good lacing. The nice aroma was floral malty and banana. The mild citrus crisp mouth feel was tingly at the start and at the finish with a mellow aftertaste. The yummy flavor contained notes of semi-sweet mild citrus mild hops floral banana and malt. Delicious and one I would certainly like to have again.

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