Deschutes Ivanna Weiss
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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.25/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Weiss in German means “white” and is pronounced “vice”. This traditional South German Hefeweizen was brewed with 50% wheat, Pilsner, and Munich malts. The aromas of bananas and cloves dominate this very drinkable wheat ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (10242) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 5, 2014
"another pleasant surprise. did everything right, and everything well. big flavors and aroma of cloves, banana, bubble gum. smooth too. this is a well done heffe."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
neepsntatties (1782) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 28, 2009
Had this on tap at the Deschutes Public House in Portland’s Pearl Dist. Colour... cloudy, straw, thick head. Nose... butyl esters, light clove, some cinnamon. Palate... almost frothy on the palate, somewhat tangy, bananas, more clove, classic bubble gum flavours (like Bazooka), mildly grainy finish. Nice American take on a south German Hefe!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Angeloregon (2055) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 17, 2008
On tap at Bond Street Brewpub in Bend, OR--Hazy, soapy straw white body with a filmy white thin head. Mildly spicy clove-banana-plantain nose. Bavarian. Sweet, spicy, gritty, banana, plantain flavor. Residual sweet and creamy palate. Quite good for a hot high desert day!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BelgianBeerGal (3856) - Panama City, Florida, USA - OCT 10, 2009
Draught sample at Portland location. Cloudy, golden colour that "looks like a hefe...smells like a hefe" and tastes like a well-done Bavarian hefe. Lots of banana and clove in the aroma and flavour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
19Ei8hty (1166) - Washington, USA - JUL 28, 2008
On-tap, Public House, Bend OR - Banana and clove with a sweet estery profile. Slightly grainy wheat malt and some sour notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (23355) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 24, 2008
Draft @ Bond Street Brewpub, Bend OR. Pours a hazy pale yellow color with a small white head. Has a malty spicy wheat aroma with some banana hints. Sweetish fresh wheat malty flavor with some grassy hints. Has a sweetish wheat malty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexanderj (3542) - Branson, Missouri, USA - APR 6, 2009
On tap at the Portland location. Dark gold, close to an amber. Aroma of banana and clove. Slightly sweet. Flavor had a decent amount of sweetness. Banana notes. Alot of clove and spice in the finish. A bit too much spicing for my liking, but still good overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DiabolikDUB (147) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 24, 2009
On-Tap @ the Portland Brewpub poured into Imperial Pint glass. Pours a cloudy but glowing marigold with two fingers of fizzy white head that quickly dissolves into a very fine ring around the glass. The aroma is banana, clove and mellow spicy yeast. The flavor has much of the same as the nose but is sweeter, almost bubblegum, with wheat and some hops. Its a light bodied beer with plenty of carbonation. Its very tasty brew and easy to drink and with the alcohol level where it is makes for a great session ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ABUSEDGOAT (2606) - California, USA - JUL 8, 2008
Golden colored. Aroma is wheaty with notes of citrus, banana, some grass. Medium to light bodied, lightly sour, lightly tart, quite drinkable. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
KyotoLefty (9403) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 13, 2009
Draught at Deschutes Brewery and Public House in Portland. Decent wheat malt fragrance, with a good first taste including bananas and clove, quite authentic, but flavor quickly vanishes and leaves just a bit of cardboard and lemon. Hmmm. Good start, bad finish.

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