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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   IBU: 13   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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.

dmschefke's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dmschefke (576) - 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bwa5879 (817) - Portage, Michigan, USA - JUN 7, 2015
Very bubbly bright orange/brown pour with quarter inch white head. Wonderful aroma of clove, lemon, metallic hops, waxy paraffin/wheat. Soft carbonation, foamy mouthfeel, crisp finish. Flavor of clove, wheat, lemon, grassy hops, Apple and pear. Great tasting Hefeweizen albeit a bit light.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
firstsip (716) - Michigan, USA - MAY 24, 2015
Tap. Opaque straw yellow. Nice lacing. Lemony hay nose. Tastes of some bright lemon, mild yeast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
weihenweizen (2263) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - MAY 11, 2015
Refrigerated 12 oz. refrigerated brown bottle from clownoiseur poured into a weizen glass. The bottle is labeled as the hef with a red minature dauchsund dressed as Hugh Hefner. Slightly hazy golden with medium bright whtie head. Aroma is rainy banana, medium body, medium/well carbonation, and good small-bubble lacing. Taste is banana and some clove. Pretty solid.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tectactoe (3120) - Michigan, USA - DEC 29, 2014
Tap: Labeled as "The Hef". Super cloudy pear-yellow color. Opaque. Aroma of mild bubblegum, bread, yeast, faint clove, a touch of banana esters, & a hint of lemon zest. Flavor is more lemon & citrus zest up front & in the finish. Middle has clove, biscuit, gummy yeast, & a bit of banana. Kind of watery at times. Thin-ish mouth feel. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
gilvanblight (819) - Windsor, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 9, 2014
Very hazy yellow pale pour with quite a bit of head. Very unique taste. I’m 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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lukedarock (245) - Howell, Michigan, USA - AUG 3, 2014
Great beer definitely a enjoyable mild flavor with a good cloudy look, not elite but still good

   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) , Jim’s Hefe, is closer to the Bavarian ideal.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ARH (856) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 7, 2014
12 oz bottle poured into a shaker. Aromas of banana, lemon, and clove come through to the nose. There are also some notes of orange. Lots of soapy white head sits atop a clear butter pale beer - much more clear than I?d expect from a hefe. The head retains well and leaves a puffy lace. The taste is a medium high sweet with a medium light bitter. The texture is slick and oily with a soft creamy carbonation and light body. It finishes with a watery banana, lemon, and grain quality with a spice note. The aftertaste is relatively clean.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
MadRobin (2411) - Silver Spring, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Poured from 12 oz. bottle. Hazy, straw color with an off-white head and fair lacing. A fine yeasty sediment had accumulated in the bottom of the bottle and added to the haziness. I stopped pouring when I saw the sediment, but some had already gotten into the glass Aroma of wheat, caramel, cloves, bananas, yeast, very mild lemon and a touch of earthy hops. Taste of wheat, sour lemon, sweet malt, cloves, yeast and bananas. Light/medium body and medium/low carbonization. Rather sweet for a hefeweizen. The elements that make for a good classic hefeweizen are there, but understated. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
patrick767 (3728) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - JAN 10, 2014
bottle - Pours lightly hazy yellow with a small white head and a yeasty, banana aroma. It has a light, mild, sweet flavor of wheat malt with a little yeast spice and banana. Okay.

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