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HaandBryggeriet Bavarian Weizen

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Formerly brewed at HaandBryggeriet (Norway)
Style: German Hefeweizen
Drammen, Norway
Serve in Weizen

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RATINGS: 133   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This beer is brewed with an authentic wheat yeast that produce more tartness and less banana than usual with a smooth freshness to it, an easy drinking wheat beer.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cunningham (4929) - Halden, NORWAY - OCT 27, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 1, 2012 Bottle from Vinmonopolet i Halden. Light hazy dark golden colour with a white head. Sweet aroma with a hint of usual banana, but also some spices. Sweet and floral flavour with some light banana notes.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ComradeK (1052) - The Vale of Dundas, AUSTRALIA - OCT 21, 2011
500ml bottle. Pours a clear medium gold, with a small, loose white head, which fades rapidly and leaves no lace. The aroma is pretty stock-standard weizen - estery banana and some cloves. To taste it is a little sour initially, moving into a sweet and slightly bland body. The finish is a little cloying, but with some pleasant musk notes to redeem it. This is a fairly average weizen, nothing more.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BoBoChamp (5759) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 27, 2011
50cl, Norwegian brew, from De Bierkoning Amsterdam, complex brew, spicy and slighty fruity/sweet, balanced, cloudy, small head, good brew

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tiong (4018) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUL 18, 2011
Sample @ HBF 2010. Originally rated on 9.4.2010. Slightly unbalanced hefeweizen with notes of yeast, banana and malts.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JanLaursen (3227) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 9, 2011
Surprisingly dark in color, almost amber with a quickly vanishing off-white head. Citrus-like aroma with notes of orange, lemon and peach and ripe banana and a little seasoning. Semi-sweet malt base, but dry and wheaty finish. Lively carbonation. It’s odd that the name of the beer is German, as it tastes and smells almost Belgian, with a funky norwegian twist. I quite like it.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
esp0r (2128) - NORWAY - MAY 29, 2011
Tap at Amundsen. Orange hazy, thick white head. Smells of citrus, banana and yeasts. Body is maybe a bit too malty but has good sweetness/acid balance. Finish is not very hoppy. A good weizen that also will work as a good thirst killer

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gam (3351) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAY 22, 2011
Misty gold weizen strong carbonation aroma fruity green banana spice yeast malt sweetness mild flavour green banana yeast has a creaminess and sweet note coriander very smooth a clove touch finish smooth weizen all the right tastes creaminess a plus but lacks some zip of the good weizens a bit dull

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Koelschtrinker (11062) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAY 22, 2011
Erfrischend fruchtiger Antrunk mit spritzuger Gefe. Vollmundig, die Bananigkeit ist angenehm herb. Später dezent bitter, weiter vollmundig und ausgewogen. Gut! 10/11/12/11//11

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (3681) - Brussels, BELGIUM - MAY 4, 2011
Bottle at Beer Temple. Nice amber body with huge head. Nose of fruits, bananas and sweet. Taste is also fruits and bananas. Full-bodied. Enjoyable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Palme (3591) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 2, 2011
0.5l bottle @ Henrik, Bergen. Pours a light cloudy deep golden body with a small dense lasting white head. Aroma is sweet - almost caramel sweet with notes of hay, cloves thin yeast and some ripe banana. Medium bodied, has a oily texture and the carbonation level is medium+. Nice and refreshing wheat flavors with notes of cloves, flowers and ripe bananas. Finishes of wheaty with a orange-zest aftertaste. Nice weiz from Drammen. In some types of these german hefeweizen I get a distinct orange-soda-like flavor in the aftertaste. This is one of those. I quite like it, but if feels kinda strange to drink a hefeweizen and in the aftertaste it feels like you have been drinking a orange soda.


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