This is a different take on the traditional Hefeweizen. Brewed like a Hefe, fermented like a Hefe, but hopped like an IPA! Loads of hops were used, including dry hop additions, this Hefe rounds that lovely clove-banana flavors with a burst of citrus and fruit!
We used a nice, equal blend of Galena, Casacade and Palisade for each addition
Drake (9999) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 14, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sampled on draft at GTMW 2011. Pours a hazy peach color with a thin head. Poor head retention and lacing. Aroma of big spicy clove, apples, wheat and an earthy note. Bitter taste with notes of wheat, nutty notes and spices. Medium bodied.
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