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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 11   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GenDV138 (2736) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - APR 12, 2015
3-4 oz pour on draft at DC Brau. Hazy yellow with off-white head. Aromas of herbs, spice, light banana, light funky/floral note. Tastes of banana, herb, spice, light citrus. Medium-light body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
radio_nowhere (1018) - Maryland, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Draft at brewery in DC served in a plastic pint glass; cloudy ambery-golden color with white head. Aroma notes of banana, clove, wheat malt sweetness, light spices and faint citrus hops. Taste adds some bubblegum and lemongrass notes. Light body, moderate-light carbonation, creamy with fruity yeasty finish. Pretty decent Hefe.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mansquito (3915) - Nueva York, New York, USA - FEB 14, 2015
World of beer, reston tap: Pours hazy golden with white head. Aroma is clove, hops, banana, and yeast. Taste is moderately sweet with way more hops than is normal in the style. Pretty good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jeffsayyes (44) - - FEB 13, 2015
Low carbonation but maybe thats because my can is six months old. Anyways, easy to drink, nice flavor, tastes alcoholic but look its only 5.2%. Real good stuff. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dlovell2 (1061) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - FEB 10, 2015
Pours cloudy golden color with foamy white head. Aroma is light malt and earthy yeast spiciness. Sweet wheat start with some light grassiness and fruity flavors. Finishing with pine bitterness and earthy yeast spiciness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (5597) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 26, 2015
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours hazy pale amber, nose is floral, banana, taste is similar.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bugsizzy (61) - USA - JAN 20, 2015
This was a nice surprise, a nice change up for the middle of winter. Appearance was pleasant light Amber, nothing distinctive, light carbonation no lacing. Light citrus yeast aroma. Flavor was similar: light spice wheat with some very mild bitterness finished with a nice yeast breadlines that was chewy to me in a good way; light crisp but with some enjoyable substance ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerdedDave (700) - - NOV 20, 2014
12 oz can; cloudy gold color; mostly wheat in the aroma with mild banana and spice notes; a light wheat beer with spicy clove motes and mild banana notes

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Suttree (5379) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 18, 2014
Can, courtesy of Travlr - Thanks! Cloudy yellow, decent head. Nice aroma - banana, and some nice hops, too. Fairly full bodied. Flavor is nice sweet malts, some banana and bubblegum, and finishes with grassy hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maxbier (591) - Maryland, USA - NOV 15, 2014
Hazy straw color with white head. Lots of wheat and yeast in aroma (like pizza dough). Medium to low carbonation, sweet malt/wheat and orange citrus. Some mild spicyness and slight bittering in the finish. Too sweet for my taste, but nothing off or offensive.

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