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RATINGS: 2823   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Deep golden color. Natural cloudiness, with yeast Crispy, refreshing, spicy and fruity.


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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rollinsr (386) - Atlanta, - JUL 18, 2013
Pours hazy yellow with a finger of white head. Aroma is banana and clove with some tart yeast esters. Taste is more tart than what I usually expect from a hefe but it is surprising in a good way. The tart flavor seems to carry throughout but the traditional wheat can be tasted behind it. The tartness also gives the beer more of a pineapple flavor as well making this one stand out from other good (but cliche) wheat beers.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maarten1993 (370) - - DEC 14, 2014
Drank with Marijn at home (new room) 12-12-2014. An okay beer, ordinary. Fine fresh, weiss taste, but also watery beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ZodiacM (140) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 13, 2014
Schenkt amberkleurig troebel witbier met witte schuimkraag. Ik ben niet zo’n liefhebber van weissbier, maar dit vind ik wel lekker, zeker in de zomer, koud geschonken. Geur en smaak van mout, banaan en citroen. De nasmaak is kort en overall heeft hij niet zoveel body. Maar toch een fijn drinkend witbier.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marvelDim (20) - - DEC 7, 2014
Staple drink for a year. Hazy amber - orange with plentiful frothy white head. Smooth body. Banana, some clove, soft apricot fruits. Very drinkable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mep3222 (573) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - DEC 7, 2014
Banana nutty yeasty aroma and flavor. Very nice and full flavored yet refreshing. Maybe slight lemon citrus in there, but mild lemon. Very nice. Yeast flavors remind me of some Belgian ales. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuedmaster (244) - Vista, California, USA - DEC 7, 2014
Aroma of wheat, lemon, banana, clove. Pours rich gold with a huge, billowing white head that leaves artistic lacing. Flavor is light sweet, medium sour, and light bitter. A very dry and refreshing beer good for many occasions. A great thirst quencher and 5% abv allows you to have another. A classic representation of the style, you can’t go wrong with this beer.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zlotta (96) - Bonn, GERMANY - DEC 6, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 7, 2014 Draught from PerfectDraft. Hazy, brownish-orange with thick, frothy, stable, white head. Typical aroma of banana and cloves. Sweetish taste of banana, cloves and honey. Medium to full body, creamy mouthfeel, flat carbonation, crisp and slightly bitter aftertaste. Delicious and refreshing!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jsporrer (24) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 6, 2014
I acquired a taste for German Weissen beer during my time living in Germany in the late 80’s. This is one of the most common brands available in my local area bars and beer distributors. It has a nice amber color with a nice wheat / yeasty aroma. Pour slowly to avoid the massive head of foam. Very effervescent. The excess yeast filters to the bottom. Leave a little beer in the bottle to swirl around and finish the pour. This was an acquired taste for me switching from Pilsners to a wheat based beer but I haven’t regretted choosing to expand my flavor palate. Overall this is a good choice for anyone not familiar with this style of beer. I always have some on hand for me and the wife. Goes great with a little lemon wedge.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mjik83 (640) - - DEC 4, 2014
************************************************** + Redelijk Matig Niet mijn smaak ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Pixikilla (2) - BRAZIL - NOV 28, 2014 does not count
Citrus, alcohol, ginger, strong, acid, textura bastante gaseificada. A dunkel é mais facil

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheFoamhead (77) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 27, 2014
I love these German Hefe-Weizens. And the Franziskaner makes no exception. A very true-to-its-style Hefeweizen. Love it!


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