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RATINGS: 413   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
Once reserved for Bavarian royalty for its light sparkling quality, Hefeweizen is considerably more democratic today. In fact, at Gordon Biersch we've brewed a special batch of our Hefeweizen to serve our guests throughout July and August! Hundreds of years ago in Germany, wheat beers were considered "breakfast" or "after church" beers, a testament to their light refreshing flavor and a tradition of drinking them on weekend afternoon. We invite you to enjoy our Hefeweizen any day of the week this summer along with our special summer menu.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scrapersnbeer (1531) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 8, 2014
Sharp, green off- the tree banana and sugary bubblegum. Hazy yellow with a frothy head. Strong sweet , spicy banana and clove taste, maybe a touch too sweet if I have to name a drawback. Crisp and refreshing mid weight body.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
LarryBeast (611) - - JAN 31, 2014
Sampler at Seattle location. Thin yellow beer with thin head. Thin, sweet and watery but with some of the usual clove, banana, bubblegum, wheat you’d expect from a Hefe.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ikigai (74) - California, USA - JAN 30, 2014
A lot of bubblegum smell and taste. Cloudy, decent head for a here. A bit more copper color than other here. Tasted from bottle at 11 am. Bottle 4/12, tasted 12/1/12 so a bit old. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
edgallow (3077) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 14, 2014
Draft sampler pours hazy golden with a white head . Aroma of bread, bananas malts and spice. Taste is malts and yeast. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
OzarkElmo (303) - Poplar Bluff, Missouri, USA - DEC 17, 2013
On Tap Dec. 12 Pours a deep cloudy orange, maybe the darkest Hefe I’ve had. Good on the nose, and flavorful with both fruit and spices throughout. A good hefe, especially at LAX. PROST!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5768) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 20, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 21, 2013 Sampled on draft at the Virginia Beach brewpub this beer poured a yellow-golden color with a medium sized foamy white head that left decent lacing - pretty clear for being unfiltered. The flavor was phenol, clove and a hint of banana. The flavor was phenol, clove, a hint of banana and a touch medicinal. Medium length clove and banana finish. Light body. Disappointing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
berrya785 (441) - Kansas, USA - NOV 15, 2013
On tap. Poured a hazy orangish color with a big white head and some lacing. Aroma was banana and spices. Taste was a sweet with fruity wheat and spicy yeast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
merc7186 (2710) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 19, 2013
A: Hazy Orange/Golden Straw, Passes Some Light, White Head Ring, Mild Lacing S: Banana, Clove T: Banana, Wheat, Clove M: Okay Carbonation, Light Bodied, Mildly Sweet, Watery Overall, an average Hefeweizen with a somewhat watery finish...drinkable though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - OCT 9, 2013
Decent hefe, bottle, easy to drink wheat beer, not bad but nothing worth bragging about

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerViking (3474) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2013
Tap at GB in Broomfield, hazy gold, hints of banana and melon on the nose, turning to spice and bread on the palate. A little fruit returning in the finish. A bit thin maybe for a Hefe.

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