Funky Buddha Floridian Hefeweizen
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RATINGS: 84   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   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.

medallaisla's rating

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
medallaisla (91) - - AUG 8, 2012
Keg. Bananas and cloves, lemon zest with a stronger tartness than typical for hefeweizens, citrus fruits. Incredibly refreshing. Thrilled this is rumored to be Funky Buddha’s staple beer when they start bottling.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theis (13225) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dfinney23 (1573) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Hazy gold, white head, banana, citrus and clove. Shocking for a hefe! But why mess with what works?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheEpeeist (3272) - Swarthmore, 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30631) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (20476) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fernans (32) - Rhode Island, USA - JUN 4, 2014
Very nice hefey. Aims of cloves and some banana. Typical appearance of a true Hefeweizen. Tasted very good, tastes of banana and cloves. Very solid.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29018) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 4, 2014
Draft. A hazy golden beer with a white head. The aroma has notes of banana, wheat, and cloves. The flavor is sweet with notes of peaches, banana, cloves, and wheat, leading to bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bconch (265) - - MAY 3, 2014
On tap. Nose of bananas. Taste follows with mellow, dry finish. Not a big fan of wheats but this was good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Aurelius (4027) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAY 3, 2014
On tap, Parlay Sports Bar, with LuckyDog. Muddy appearance, musty wheat, odd fruits and spiciness. A bit spritzier than a lot of hefes that I’ve had. Will need to resample, didn’t take notes, but I wasn’t really impressed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RobertDale (3270) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - APR 27, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Comes a cloudy pale gold with an average white head. Aroma of citrus, spice, and grass. Taste is citrus, banana, spice, grain, and grass. Easy to drink.

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