heykevin (1281) - Decorah, Iowa, USA - AUG 13, 2002
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
This one was wuite confused. I couldn’t tell whether it was trying to be an american wheat or a bavarian hefe. Sweetish with odd solventy flavors and not much else going for it.
delacerveza (166) - Florida, USA - JAN 25, 2003
2.3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
aroma-tinnyish, body-flattish, color-yellowish, flavor-boringish.
DavidP (1747) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 6, 2004
2.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Clear golden color and no head, sporadic carbonation. Dusty, husky aroma with sweet malt and citrus overtones. The flavor has an amplified version of the aroma's husky astringency with a metallic finish. Not good.
chriso (7482) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 28, 2004
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle #2 at Spiesy’s. Sweet orange and wheat aroma, underpinned by something vaguely smoky that I couldn’t quite place until Silk suggested the hot dog angle. Indeed it reminded me of a Westlers hamburger stand, which you probably won’t be familiar with unless you have been to an English soccer match (replete, as Silk suggests, with fried onions). After that aroma, which can be best described as interesting, it all fell away once I started actually drinking. Anaemic, washed out flavours, with just the vaguest hint of citrus. No pizzazz whatsoever. All the Flying Dog beers we tried had a very distinctive and pungent aroma, but far less flavour than expected, even though I didn’t think they were as terrible as Silk. Overall, not great.
steview (1036) - Petaluma, California, USA - OCT 23, 2004
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
UPDATED: NOV 2, 2004 bottle to plastic cup / hazy yellow orange with little to no head. slightly sticky, slightly medicinal, wierd grainy lemonhead flavor, and it’s hard to drink much of it... egh.
elektrogeist (158) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JAN 24, 2005
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
There are much better hefeweizens out there which you can get for the same amount of money or less.. don’t waste your time unless you just want to say you tried it.
Zinister (1423) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 9, 2005
2.3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
The best thing about this beer is the name and the illustrations....other than that you’re not missing much. Lemony nose....sweet-lemony taste. Not great.
dm9831 (1512) - Monee, Illinois, USA - MAY 3, 2005
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
poures a thick golden color with a nice head. i whiff of grain in the aroma, but the flavor reminded me of creamed corn. a very mouth filling, if cloying, brew. not a refreshing brew at all.
KUEric (888) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAY 20, 2005
2.3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
UPDATED: JUN 7, 2005 Bottle: I don’t like the aroma. Dont know what it is, but its not pleasent to my nose. A little peppery, lemony, flowery and something sweet that I dont care for. The appearence is fairly standard for a wheat. Hazy pale yellow/gold. Small head, but again its a wheat. I was kind of suprised by the lack of carbination, my experience with Hefes has brought more carbination. The taste is almost too average bubble gum/banna that a hefe can often be.
I dont’ care for it too much.
FistFullOfCats (163) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - DEC 24, 2005
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle. Pours the familiar cloudy yellow with a thin white soapy head, which dissipates almost immediately. Aroma of yeast, lemon, wheat. Flavor of Yeast, pear, yeast, wheat, yeast, apple, and yeast. Finishes mostly yeasty, but with a weird astringent note. Feel is a problem here: water thin and flat as a board. I usually prefer my Hefeweizen with at least a bit of bubbly. Not offensive or anything, just reminds you that you could be drinking Hoegaarden.