bhensonb (14077) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 19, 2008
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Aromas of alcohol and fusil oils. Tarnished brass color with a ringed white head. Near medium body with a sticky fluidity and very mild carbonation. Flavor is lightly spicy with lighter stone fruits. N-amyl acetate seems present. The attractive part is the mild, peppery spice notes. Banana does lurk (after the N-amyl part). The finish is mild and medium dry. Itís very good, but quite unusual.
Guerde (1282) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 9, 2008
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
(bottle thanks OSLO) Pours goldwith a small white head. Aroma is quite odd for a hefe, smells like a white wine initially. As the beer warms the aroma switches to very light banana, but more apple than anything. Taste is typical of a lower quality hefe, with the taste of lemony mineral water. Finished with a light wheat twang and slight yeastiness. Mouthfeel was quite thin, definitely not a shining example of the style.
sthlm (1280) - Duluth, Minnesota, USA - FEB 9, 2008
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
[Bottle] Pours golden with a small off-white head. Aroma is not very good--mainly yeast and some apple. Taste is slightly better, especially when colder, with a slight sourness up front, followed by malt and something metallic. Thin. Pretty short finish. I was a little surprised that I didnít get banana or cloves, and this really was not very pleasant.
Miksu (5047) - Jyvšskylš, FINLAND - JAN 1, 2008
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
0.33 l bottle. Slightly hazy deep golden color with thick fluffy head. Bread and overripe banana in the aroma. More banana and bread in the flavor along with wheat, honey and some clove. Soft and oily mouthfeel. Overripe
banana note is unpleasant.
patrick767 (4010) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - DEC 31, 2007
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
bottle - Pours hazy yellow with a two finger head and a wheat, yeast, and banana aroma. The flavor is sweet with quite a lot of banana in it. It has an interesting but seemingly unbalanced flavor to go with a light mouthfeel that at least didnít strike me as watery. Itís ok, but there a many better hefeweizens.
hopdog (11527) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 29, 2007
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
12oz flip top bottle labeled 10.18.08. Poured a medium and cloudy yellow color with a huge sized head. Aromas of bananas, cloves, and some light citrus. Tastes of wheat, bananas, and cloves. The tastes where thin and weak, especially compared to the aromas.
fordest (2455) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - DEC 27, 2007
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Swing top bottle thanks to lb4lb. Been a while since I have had a decent wheat. Murky orange yellow with decent head. Bubble gum and clove on the aromas. Wheat twang on the flavor. Some yeasty bready flavors as well. Not too bad.
davidpl (435) - Santiago, CHILE - DEC 23, 2007
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Appearance: blond color semi-clouding. Great head, white, consistent and some lasting.
Aroma: wheat mainly, yeast tone. Honey, banana and vanilla reminiscences. Light hopís smells, come herbal.
Flavor: some neutral; wheat taste start with slight citric touch and progress of the yeast. Fruity reminiscence of banana and melon. Low hopís flavors. Wheaty aftertaste
Palate: light body and watery texture. Medium carbonated.
Some insipid and neutral beer.
mhelgason (495) - Salem, Oregon, USA - DEC 18, 2007
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
bottle. small white ricky head with minimal lacing into cloudy orange body. aromas of light cherries, bananas, strong cloves, yeast, and malts. flavor is moderately sweet with a touch of acceticness. moderately length on finish. pretty good stuff.
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - DEC 13, 2007
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours dark golden with a wispy, mostly mainted tan head. Aroma of creamy yeast, wheat, bready, clove, banana, and light citrus. Taste is sweet yeast, cookie, clove, apples and banana. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with soft and supple carbonation. A pretty enjoyable hefe.