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Funky Buddha Floridian Hefeweizen

Funky Buddha Floridian Hefeweizen
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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   IBU: 12   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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“August in Florida is God’s way of reminding us who’s in charge.” ― Blaize Clement

Unfiltered and refreshing, our German-style wheat beer is full on flavor yet light on the palate. Authentic hefeweizen yeast creates the compelling aromas of bananas, citrus, and cloves, while the all wheat and malt body perfectly captures the brilliance of an orange- and yellow-flecked Florida sunset.

Pairing Suggestions: Mild or sharp goat cheeses, arugula salad with lemon vinaigrette, grilled shrimp, beer-battered onion rings with spicy aioli, whole wheat crust pizza, honey-drizzled baklava.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (3872) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Pours cloudy golden with ok head and lacing. Not sure I like the helles addition to this. Finishes with light sweetness, light sourness. Some light banana and some bread yeast. Tap at Churchkey shared by Travlr, thanks!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (10574) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Draft at Churchkey. Cloudy pale yellow color. Aroma of white pepper, dusty lemon. Taste is citrus, light spice, subtle banana. Easy drinking.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
delacerveza (166) - Florida, USA - AUG 14, 2014
Typical cloudy appearance but not as strong of a banana/clove/bubblegum scent or flavor as found in a Bavarian style hefe. I guess that is what makes it a FL style; more citrusy. This could be good or bad depending which style you prefer. Quality/flavor was consistent amongst the actual brewery draft and retail taps.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
smaynard6000 (623) - Apopka, Florida, USA - AUG 9, 2014
On tap. Hazy golden color with small white head. Aroma is of wheat and fruity. Wheat flavor with fruitiness and also some orange. Light bodied. Pretty good.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dogfish120love (936) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Pours a cloudy light orange. Notes of citrus, banana and a hint of clove. Somewhat sweet. A quality hefe, but nothing earth shattering

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theis (13357) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2014
Draught at MikkellerBar. Cloudy golden - white head. Sweetness. Tangerine. Light fatness. Wheaty. Citrus. Light bitterness. Grass notes. Rather spicy. Cinnamon.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dfinney23 (1640) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Hazy gold, white head, banana, citrus and clove. Shocking for a hefe! But why mess with what works?

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheEpeeist (3320) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 6, 2014
On tap at the Churchville Inn. Hazy orange brown with scant froth. Nose is wheat and faint citrus. Medium light with a tang. Taste is wheaty banana, clove and orange zest. Mostly a straight up hefe; just OK.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30902) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2014
From tap. Pours cloudy orange with a small to fully gone head. Aroma is bubblegum and light fruity. Bitter, orange fruity and estery. Bitter and dry herbal finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (20649) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 5, 2014
Draught at Mikkeller Bar. Hazy amber coloured with a small white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of spices and citrus. Fruity flavour of citrus peel and bubble gum. Citric finish.


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