Brewed by Brauerei Josef Greif
Style: German Hefeweizen
Forchheim, Germany
Serve in Weizen


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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
One Weisse one the Premiumklasse. This speciality is brewed using select raw materials. The special prescription, fine yeast and the traditional original bottle fermentation garatieren highest benefit.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
VT (2527) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 16, 2015
500 ml bottle. Pours a very foggy yellow-orange-milky with a thick, resilient white head. Aroma is spices, banana, pineapple. Flavor is banana, wheat. Finish is spicy, hoppy. Dry. Light body, strong carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (18221) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2015
Bottle shared at the brewery during day 2 of the Bamberg Jolly of January 2014. Pours cloudy yellow with a thick, foamy white head. Rich yeast and clove character, phenols, banana, moderate wheat sweetness. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Good balance to the finish, with more rich yeast and wheat bread, light cereal, white sugar, phenols and fruits. Good hefe.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
flying_pig (1408) - SCOTLAND - SEP 16, 2015
500ml bottle from The Allison Arms, Glasgow (£3.80):
This one was a very nice & also very traditional German style hefeweizen with all the usual suspects (banana/cloves/bubblegum/wheat) present. The beer was very easy to drink & was quite refreshing, I wouldn’t say no to another one of these but in all honesty I’d probably grab other hefeweizens before this one in future despite it being quite an enjoyable offering.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Icedwarf (1217) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - AUG 26, 2015
Troebel licht geel bier met weinig schuim. Smaak is licht zuur en fruitig met iets van banaan en vanille. Niet bijzonder maar zeker niet slecht.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
_angst_ (4464) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 14, 2015
Bottle bought @ Landbierparadies. Pours very hazy deep yellow with a big billowing frothy white head that leaves some sparse trace on the glass while dissipating. Smell is fruity estery and slightly spicy phenolic with freshly baked white bread, wheat flour, banana bread, red pears, hay, cloves, coriander, minerals and lemon peal. Taste is tiny sweet, fruity estery and tiny spicy phenolic. Mouthfeel is soft, champagne-like, very tiny tart, slightly dry and medium bodied. Finish is tiny sweet, slightly bitter and very tiny sour with white bread, green banana, red pears, hay, cloves, coriander, minerals and lemon zest. Bit too red pear driven to suit me... Solid hefe though...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MichaelAwesome (6422) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - OCT 14, 2014
Recht sueffiges Weizen mit erstaunlicher Spritzigkei und ebenso grosser Sueffigkeit. Hefe haelt sich Rahmen, eher gibt es spritzige, lecht grasige Momente. Ausgewogene Perlung. Fuer ein Weizen nicht schlecht.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
McTapps (6448) - Reutlingen, GERMANY - OCT 14, 2014
Bottle from Getränke Kistner in Forchheim. The beer pours out in a deep cloudy golden colour with steady head and smooth body. Aroma of yeast and bread. Taste of yeast, bread, dough, fruit sallad, cloves and wheat. Drinkable and solid Hefeweizen.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (8870) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 23, 2014
Bamberg jolly day 2. 25/01/2014. Bottle at the brewery. Hazed orange yellow lasting frothy white head. Aroma is orange, clove. Flavour is doughy bread / big clove phenol. Fairly bright flavours. Palate is grainy and doughy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Geiserich (4101) - Linz, AUSTRIA - MAR 12, 2014
Bottle: Very hazy, yellow color, huge white head. Intensive aroma of wheat, banana, cloves. Flavor is wheaty, yeasty, light notes of banana, spices. Good one.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hawanna (3049) - Freising, GERMANY - MAR 12, 2014
0,5 l bottle Aroma: dough, barnyard, banana, cereal, citrus, herbs. Amber-golden color, cloudy, frothy, white foam, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, medium body, oily feel, creamy, slick feel, average carbonation,

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