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RATINGS: 55   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Onslow (1242) - 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 donít have any on hand to try. Nice palate - thin as youíd 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...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gorilla9 (7) - Michigan, USA - JUN 1, 2012 does not count
Has a good pour, cloudy and hazy. Have had from bottle and tap, as a wheat advocate its very comparable to some of my favorites, like Paulener. Not quite near the Bells wheat series best offering but a solid Hefe you can get if you can find it. Tastes like a Hefe and the grains, background of Hefe are present especially in aftertaste. One of the better beers out of MI, for an ABV of its nature. Iíd purchase this more than once as it is a completely solid beer. Frankenmuths finest.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jthg (84) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUN 21, 2012
This beer is close to franzincaner (sp?) - clove like aroma and taste. There is a slight emptiness to it when the yeast is not stirred in. overall, delicious, refreshing, and smooth... A bit more up front esters would suit my tastes better.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ralflott (8) - Michigan, USA - JUL 9, 2014 does not count
A very good, albeit second-tier, Bavarian Hefeweizen. Not in the same league as true Bavarians Weihenstephan or Schneider, but one of the better American offerings. The Weissbier from Redwood Lodge (Flint) , Jimís Hefe, is closer to the Bavarian ideal.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shrubber85 (8580) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUL 10, 2011
Bottle. Sweet banana, apple, clove and wheat malt aroma. Cloudy golden yellow color with moderate head. Sweet banana, orange, clove, and wheat malt flavor. A very nice Hefe.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dmschefke (570) - Macomb, Michigan, USA - APR 28, 2012
Pours a straw gold yellow with thick white head, minimal lacing. Aroma of wheat, yeast, spices, clove, banana, and a slight toast. Flavor matches well and is very drinkable. I could definitely drink many of these and not get bored. Extra points for that.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
can8ianben (1385) - State College, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 7, 2005
Probably my favourite from the Frankenmuth sampler I had. Served with a lemon wedge, and sampled with and without. This beer has some very nice solid flavour, but isnít overpowering with its spice and intensity. It was refreshing, crisp, sweet and spicy. There was good citrus aroma, smooth wheat flavours, and the lemon was a very nice compliment. Well done.

   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 itís nutmeg. Flavor much the same, subdued, flattens out at times. Tad more carbonation would help a bunch. As is pretty sessionable hefe.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
gilvanblight (817) - Windsor, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 9, 2014
Very hazy yellow pale pour with quite a bit of head. Very unique taste. Iím used to my Weizen having a fruit taste, usually citrus. This one though tastes like banana. Yes banana. This ss not a bad thing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madvike (3053) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 14, 2012
Bottle - Pours cloudy yellow with a thin fluffy white head. Nose has some of the banana/clove mix with mineral dryness and sweet wheat. Taste is much the same. Not as pungent and clean as Iíd like it--more doughy yeast clouds it all up. But itís flavorful and smooth, with tropical fruit and light spicing on the finish. Pretty big body, slick and smooth with ample carbonation. Surprised by this one--itís pretty good.

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