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Brewed by Brouwerij de Molen
Style: German Hefeweizen
Bodegraven, Netherlands
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RATINGS: 120   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   IBU: 19   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Brewed with malt and local wheat.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Meilby (8407) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 29, 2011
Bottle 750ml @ fonefan
Pours cloudy golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of wheat, malt, hay and spices. Taste is light sour and light bitter. Body is medium, texture is thin, carbonation is soft.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dedollewaitor (14156) - Odense, DENMARK - JAN 29, 2011
Bottle @ Ulfborg Weekend, Jan 2011. Pours hazy yellow with a small frothy white head. Nose is mild. Herbs, yeast and wheat. Mildly sour and fruity flavor. Lively carboantion. Quite tasty and fresh Hefe.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25079) - Lyserødovre, DENMARK - JAN 29, 2011
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of fonefan. Pours golden with a slight haze and a creamy and lacing white head. Tart, fruity nose. Light body, tart, citric fruitiness with a slightly perfumy hoppiness. Ends dry. Quite fresh but nowhere near a Hefe. 290111

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Countbeer (4825) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - NOV 15, 2010
Bottle: Airy white head, disappears slowly. Very light cloudy yellow beer. Smell lemon, citric, sour and light spicy. Taste is citric, wheat, spices, some yellow fruit, hints of hops, and light sour with a light sweet bitter touch. Bit too much carbo and a bit watery.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
abemorsten (2942) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - OCT 21, 2010
Shared bottle courtesy of Gunnar. Hazy golden with a light brown film. Belgian yeast, spices, fruitiness, clove on the nose. Acidic, spicy, dryish in the mouth. Medium body. Lively carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Vaiz (3595) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 21, 2010
Bottle shared by dEnk, thanks! Clear golden pour with a huge white head. Heavily carbonated and with a clear wheatiness. Still a bit boring but very drinkable. Aroma is strangely absent.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dEnk (4068) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 20, 2010
Bottle @ home. Golden orange pour, huge long lasting head. Aroma is faint malt and a touch of citrus fruit. Flavour is dry, light hefe, some banana, some citrus, faint spices. Not very special, but highly, highly drinkable!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tdtm82 (747) - Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 15, 2010
Bottle, bought from Utobeer. Good lacing, descent appearance, nice head, loads of spices hit your tongue; earthy, herbs, some straw notes and very grainy. A farmhouse IPA? Lots of wheat and a strong stringy texture. Very interesting. Would go well with some nice bread. Cheers, Menno. Edit. Dry lemony finish. Lots of lemons in the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnar (5752) - Sandnes, NORWAY - OCT 8, 2010
Bottle from Cracked Kettle, Amsterdam. Pours light straw coloured with a small white head. Aroma is on the sour side, spicy and different from German style hefeweizen i have tried before. Taste is dry, light sour and yeasty. Dry mouthfeel. Long and fruity citrussy aftertaste. Very good beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ClubGonzo (4280) - Bergen, NORWAY - SEP 7, 2010
Bottle from Vinmonopolet in Valkendorfsgate, Bergen. Pours a clear golden body with a large, foamy white head. The aroma tells me this is not yer average hefeweizen: instead of banana and clove, I get grassy hops, yeast and basement aromas with hints of peaches and citrus peel. Taste is also more in the landscape of a Belgian blonde ale than hefe, with the exception of a distinct wheat element in the aftertaste. Otherwise, this is pretty unconventional and border-blurring. Which can, of course, lead to some pretty tasty brews. I, for one, is very happy with the result from De Molen here: a fresh, lively, light-palated beer with a balanced citric sourness against mild yeasty wheat tones. Good stuff, and a great session ale.


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