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FireHouse Hefeweizen
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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 2.89/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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An American take on the German style, this beer is a golden, unfiltered wheat beer. Try it with a slice of orange or lemon.


FirmButtstone's rating

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FirmButtstone (48) - Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA - APR 9, 2009
First of, this is not a German Hefe, it is and American wheat all the way though. Hazy yellow with white head. Smell and taste of wheat. There is no banana / clove nots of the German style. As an American Wheat it is very good. No problems at all, clean and nice overall.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
toml219 (203) - California, USA - SEP 25, 2013
Serving type: on-tap Appearance- Came in a pint glass with no head. Color was a cloudy straw yellow. Lacing was okay. Aroma- Smell was a mix of citrus and wheat. With a slight fruity smell. T/P - Taste was of American wheat. Strong on the wheat with a very subtle taste of banana and clove. The beer was not over carbonated and went down very smooth. Overall- A nice Hefeweizen, nothing to write home about, but I would defiantly give it ago again when I go back. I will update my notes after I try it a second time.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AmEricanbrew (5616) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - SEP 14, 2013
Tap@Firehouse. Hazy golden color with white head. Citrus, tart wheat, bready, fruity aromas. Medium body with average carbonation. Lightly sweet banana, citrus flavors with white bread, and a light tartness---not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bytemesis (3005) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - SEP 12, 2013
Tap. Pours hazy golden with a medium off white head and nice lacing. Aroma is very faint lemon and wheat. Flavor is the same with some banana Esters. Light sweet, quite lemony, no bitterness. Light body. Not bad.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DruncanVeasey (7112) - NUNEATON, Top 13, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - SEP 21, 2012
Sampler perched at the bar of the brewpub, 31/08/12, scribbling notes like a lunatic in retractable pencil on a scrap of paper. Grey-apricot haze skimmed with white. Lactic-edged, milky banana aroma. Farley’s rusk dunked in banana milk and lemondrop character. Not a classic but perfectly drinkable.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
joeneugs (3118) - Livermore, California, USA - DEC 14, 2010
I’m glad this is classified as a wheat ale instead of hefeweizen. It stands up much better in a style without as much expectations. The pour is cloudy yellow, and it has a pleasantly crisp wheat character, a slightly tart middle and a lemon peel finish. A little doughy, and I did pick up some slight buttery diacetyl, but overall it was a nice refreshing wheat ale. No spicy yeast flavors to speak of at all.

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 1/20
JoeMcPhee (8314) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 21, 2010
Hazy yellow colour. DMS, dirty dishwater and diacetyl. Watery palate. There’s very few redeeming qualities to this one.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SamGamgee (2452) - down the whirlpool, California, USA - MAR 14, 2010
Draught at the brewpub. Hazy blond with a white head. Spicy nose with a hint of banana and wheat. A little sweet, but a good ester profile that has a nice mix of subtle clove and banana. Restrained, but still plenty of character. Low on the hops, but that’s to be expected. Highly carbonated and light in body. Pretty good hef.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 5, 2009
On tap. Pours a cloudy opaque golden with an off-white head. Sweetish fruity nose - but not very bananaish. Medium body, sweet fruit with only a discreet edge of yeast. Dry finish, OK as such, just not very Hefe-like. 250709

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
yespr (30713) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2009
From tap at the brewpub. Pours murky yellow with a small white head. Aroma is mild citric, light wheaty. Mild wheaty and subdued estery fruity flavoured. Light bitterness into a dry wheaty and slight phenolic finish.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JUL 19, 2009

Date: July 12, 2009
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub
Appearance: cloudy dark yellow with a light orange hue, fine white head, solid lace
Aroma: light wheat aroma with a light spicynss
Flavor: lightly sweet wheat flavor, touch of sweet fruit with the slightest hint of banana
Aroma: 4/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 4/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 8/20
Rating: 2.3/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: *+/4


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