JoeMcPhee (9169) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 17, 2006
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: JUN 27, 2007 500 ml bottle. Cloudy orange-yellow beer with thick white head. Very good looking brew. Aroma of wheat,ripe fruit, banana, orange, light nutmeg and heavy cloviness. Light apple aroma as well. Really wheaty tasting along with the aforementioned fruit. Quite fresh tasting, with lots of wheaty character, clove, banana and bubble gum. Highly carbonated with a light sweetness and a lingering spiciness. Great brew.
OlDirtyBrewer (11) - Charleston, South Carolina, USA - MAY 14, 2006
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Huge head on top of a cloudy dark straw body. Aromas of yeast, esters and slightly sweet wheat penetrate the air. Flavor is is close to the same with a higher wheat presence.
loseratheart (110) - USA - MAY 13, 2006
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Golden body with white head. Very well rounded beer. Clean finish. Has a nose of wheat more so than anything else. Wouldn’t expect nothing less from Franziskaner. Love it.
alcamp99 (72) - McKinney, Texas, USA - MAY 12, 2006
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
This hefeweizen is tops. Very different from any other I have tried. Hint of spice is distintive. Smooth and full with a clean finish.
AmazonMatt (285) - PANAMA - MAY 12, 2006
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: JAN 28, 2007 Wow! Pours with an insane head. The taste is supper fresh and great for the heat here in Panama. I got loads of fresh banana yeast and other fruity flavors. I’ll be going back to this one again!
IndiaDaleAle (35) - Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 9, 2006
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
I’m a hefeweizen addict, and Franziskaner is up at the top for me. Good pale yellow appearance. A decent amount of head. I could taste a nice flavor of bubble gum, banana, and a little spice. Very nice on the palate. Great on a summer day.
BMOE (6) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - MAY 9, 2006 does not count
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
My first rating = I´m a newbie.
Nice golden colour. Rich of small bubbles. A realla nice, fruity aroma.
Tastes really good to.
sinte (475) - Udine, ITALY - MAY 9, 2006
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Yellow-golden, cloudy body; small bubbles with average density; large and lasting white head with average lacing.
Aroma is moderately malty with a citric background due to hops; fruity notes (banana and apple) together with some spicy notes (cloves, I’d say).
Sweet malty flavour at the beginning, then leaves space to a moderate bitterness in the finish; light acidic feeling n the background.
Body is light to medium with a lively carbonation; lightly astringent in the finish.
This beer is very satisfactory and refreshing; the balance between fruity notes and bitterness in the finsh is very pleasant.
after4ever (7358) - Brier, Washington, USA - MAY 6, 2006
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at Prost. Big white head, gorgeous golden body. Amazingly complex nose--loads of lemon, melon, and other citrusy goodness. Flavor opens up fast on the attack with citrus and some spice, broadening to a pale malt base with a bit of herbs on the top. Very little bitterness. Totally refreshing and satisfying.
Immy (1955) - Virginia Beach, USA - MAY 4, 2006
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
500 ml bottle. Hazy yellow pour with a big, white, foamy head. Nose is big wheaty, spicy - coriander, light clove. Some bananna aromas. Dense white veil of lace. Fairly light flavor, more malt than anticipated. Naturally, is is wheaty, and the spices really shine as is warms a bit. Excellent example of the style.