bu11zeye (12314) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 23, 2006
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
(Draught) Pours a cloudy amber with a moderate beige head. Aroma of caramel, lemon, wheat, and a touch of clove. Flavor of orange, wheat, and banana. A lightly spiced red hefeweizen.
ElGaucho (2306) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - MAY 14, 2006
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at Beer on the Pier Chicago. Strong, banana wheat aroma. It’s the appearance that sets this brew apart. Thick, muddy light brown with very little head. Looks like puddle water that’s recently been drive through. Pretty good. Tastes fairly high in alcohol, although I see now it’s only 5.8%. Brought to the fest from the Clybourn brewpub. Not bad. Somehow, though the alcohol doesn’t balance that well, is a little harsh.
sersdf (1018) - chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 27, 2006
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: MAY 25, 2007 had this ages ago, according to my MBA. sadly, i hardly remember it. for some reason i think it tasted kinda bland. i guess if i dont remember it, that probably means it wasn’t too good... rerate: watered down and not good. some banana aroma and it was promising. nothing in the flavor. looks delicious though.
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - MAY 10, 2005
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: JUL 26, 2005 Clybourn brewpub: I wouldn’t call this a hefeweizen, ’cause it’s more like a dunkelweizen that missed it’s mark. Pouring a murky orange with a short-lived fizzy head, the caramel scents made this smell like a candy-coated, over-ripe banana. It’s soft in the mouth, tastes like old banana with goodly spicing, and ends on an oddly bitter note. Interesting experiment.
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iwantalambic (1478) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUN 6, 2004
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught, Clybourn brew-pub (2004 version): murky deep orange flesh, with a wonderful billowing off white head. Interesting aroma of rye, wheat and other grain along with some citrus and sweet fruit. Flavours are a bit sharp: spicy cloves, peppery orange zest, and thick bready malts. Slight grainy palate, but the flavours mix well – I love how these guys try every style, a do a bang up job on most of them!
AustinMilbarge (681) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 24, 2004
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Malty, mahogoney brown. Iced tea and hazy. Mossy mouthfeel. Feels like it wants to be sour, but can’t be. Refreshing.
heykevin (1281) - Decorah, Iowa, USA - AUG 10, 2003
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cloudy coppery-red in color. Sticky sweet aroma. Quite sweet, some phenolic character, but ulitmately rather limp and flaccid.
Oakes (13594) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 11, 2003
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Reddish-brown; turbid. Wheaty, with some tomato and toast notes. Malty accented, slight crispness. Well, I liked the colour.
Radek Kliber (6691) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - JUL 6, 2003
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Ruby color .Sweet unfiltered w with some light alcohol notes. Sharp flavours with dry finish. Interesting I found also some caramel and apple.
hoppygrrrl (104) - Albion, Michigan, USA - JUL 5, 2003
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Rather bitter with hints of bananna, this rotweizen coats your tongue, and actually, is kind of nice.