kramer (4903) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 17, 2014
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. Pours a clear gold body with a large thin fizzy white head that faded slowly to a thin film. The nose is more like what I’d expect from a Wheat Ale than a Hefeweizen. There’s some wheat, bready notes, and minimal yeastiness. There’s no fruity esters at all. The flavor is much the same, very bland and missing the banana and bubblegum flavors that I want in a good Hefe. There isn’t even a whole lot of yeastiness to this one. Lighter bodied with a very fizzy mouthfeel and a short and bland finish. This really doesn’t even cross near to the territory of a German Hefeweizen.
nuplastikk (4334) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 24, 2013
2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
My second Evil Genius beer, I think. 12oz bottle. Hazy unfiltered dulled orange-tan. Massive off-white head, mostly due to infection and/or overcarbonation. I’d try and forgive it, but I’d guess this is just wildly infected, considering they describe it themselves as traditional Hefeweizen. Zesty and soured wheat...not in a good way. Pretty bad beer, horrible for the style. Clearly Evil Genius has bottling issues...
boxofrane (2093) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 15, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle from mari’s. Pours hazy yellow with no head retention at all. The aroma has a musty lemon peel, slightly yeasty. The taste has a lemon lime funky taste. Weirdly tart and not really to the style.
NikkTwist (1589) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 13, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sample at a beer event at Fado. Hazy blonde pour with a slight white head. Toasted wheat notes in the nose. Fairly fully whole wheat flavors plus a tinge of sour. Bright flavors muddled with a puffed wheat barricade. Decent hopped up wheat notes.
Leafs93 (1668) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 12, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours hazy gold with a medium White fluffy head. Aroma is banana, clove, citrus and wheat. Taste is sweet with a touch of tartness. Medium bodied with a slick texture, a little sticky on the finish.
DCLawyer (1423) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - SEP 9, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle->shaker. Hazy orange/gold with frothy white head. Citrus, coriander, with some banana and clove. OK.
ReggieDunlap (3052) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 10, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a hazy orange with a medium white head. Aroma has some mild clove...yeasty...a bit of orangey citrus and wheat. Flavor is very citrusy...tangy almost...light wheaty notes. Mouthfeel is medium and lively with a tangy orange citrus finish.
keanex (1431) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - AUG 3, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at Joe Canals West Deptford.
Appearance: Cloudy golden body with a creamy light tan head.
Aroma: Slightly earthy with straw, light citrus and hints of banana.
Taste: Same as the aroma.
Palate: Medium bodied, moderately carbonated.
Overall: Not a bad hefeweizen, but easily forgettable.
DocLock (7829) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 29, 2013
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle from Capone’s. Pours hazy dark straw golden with 1-finger frothy white head. Nose is limey citrus, hops, coriandery spice. Tastes citric, limey, a bit tart, with more coriander in the finish.
Dacrza (508) - Great Meadows, New Jersey, USA - JUL 19, 2013
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Date tasted: July 18, 2013 ... Glassware: weizen glass... Occasion: fourth 90+ degree day--and looking for a beer to soothe and satisfy....Appearance: hazy golden body that clouds thickly; zero lacing and swiftly settled head don’t endear this beer aesthetically... Aroma: some strong bubblegum and clove aromas; some banana and some astringent yeast... Palate: light to medium bodied; substantial enough to be considered in the mouth...Taste: mildly flavored of smoked cloves and some banana, but overall rather refreshingly clean and clear of obstructive taste... Overall: this beer didn’t "lure his prey" quite as aggressively as hoped for; a serviceable hefe that cools the drinker but does not reward him; a safe choice....