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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   IBU: 13   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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A sweet mixture of spices and fruit with hints of clove and banana, this refreshingly pale German wheat is top fermented, unfiltered and lightly hopped to achieve its smooth, pleasant flavor and unmistakable cloudy appearance.


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Onslow (1095) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - APR 10, 2011
UPDATED: MAY 11, 2011 Pour from a 12 oz bottle. Cloudy pale gold brew with a thin white head. Ample lacing as the glass is drained. Excellent aroma of wheat, close, citrus. Flavorful for a hefe, with a smooth and almost sweet wheat flavor blending into a spicy end with lingering lemon sour in the aftertaste. This owuld probably be great with a slice of lemon in it - I don’t have any on hand to try. Nice palate - thin as you’d expect but still satisfying. As with all Frankenmuth brews, very refined with good complexity, absolutely noting off or unpleasant. I hope this is around all summer...

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
milewide (1386) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 1, 2011
Cloudy blond color with medium head. Fine spice aroma and taste. Medium body. No hops. Hefeweizen is too bland for my tastes, but this is a fine domestic example.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tmoney99 (10074) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 22, 2011
Draft sample. Poured an hazy dark orange color with an large frothy white head that mostly lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate sour citrus, banana and clove aroma. Medium body with a sticky texture and soft carbonation. Medium sweet flavor with a medium spicy sweet finish of moderate duration. Solid drinkable beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
murphym45 (769) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 29, 2010
On tap at the brewpub. Hazy yellow straw. Aroma is clove, banana, nutty, yeast, pretty true to style. Taste is strong banana with some bitterness, a little bit tart. Not too bad.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 4, 2010
UPDATED: AUG 23, 2011 Hazy and milky amber yellow with a soapy white head. Aroma of banana, yeast, bready malt and light spice. Taste is mild with lemon, light banana and mild yeast. Thin and not a great hefeweizen.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
klingea1 (28) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 20, 2010
Tap at the Corner Bar. Pours a golden straw color with a thin white head. Apple and pear esters mix with a bit of honey and light malt. A rare beer that tastes better than it smells.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
milljam (682) - Norman, Oklahoma, USA - DEC 8, 2009
Faint hints of lemon and citrus in the aroma. Flavor is wheat, fruity esters and yeast. Pretty average hefeweizen.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Styles (2014) - Lincoln Park, Michigan, USA - DEC 27, 2007
7-22-06 MBG. Cloudy golden deecent off-white head. Huge banana aroma hints of clove and I guessed cinnamon, but according to description it’s nutmeg. Flavor much the same, subdued, flattens out at times. Tad more carbonation would help a bunch. As is pretty sessionable hefe.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerbuzzmontreal (3490) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 7, 2007
The pour reveals a hazy blonde color with a thin white head. Very decent aroma and flavor of cloves, nutmeg, bananas and bubble-gum. The palate is light and oily and the carbonation is lively.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thedm (4886) - Fort Wayne, USA - NOV 18, 2006
This draft brew from the brewery poured a head of bubbles that were and left behind a very hazy no visible carbonation dark yellow colored body and an excellent lacing. The mild aroma was malty banana and fruity. The mouth feel was tingly at the start and at the finish. The mild flavor contained notes of malt fruity banana wheat yeast and mild dough. A decent brew that I would consider buying again.


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