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RATINGS: 180   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
El Jefe Hefeweizen pushes the wheat beer category to a new level - beyond bland. The flavor profile is “true Bavarian Style”, complex with fruity influences that only genuine hefeweizen yeast can produce. It’s “The Boss” 4.8% ABV 24 IBUs Malts: 2-Row Pale ~ Torrefied Wheat ~ White Wheat Hops: American Saaz Original Gravity: 12° Plato


mjteeters' rating

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjteeters (37) - Issaquah, Washington, USA - APR 20, 2013
22 oz. bottle from grocery. Pale yellow pour with medium carbonation and a minimal head. Smells of banana and some wheat. Strong citrus/banana flavors with some sweetness. Nice finish with a bit of fizz. I like it.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
caesar (6303) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - MAR 9, 2016
Can from Firma Bier, at 4.7%, large sample. Hazy golden color, medium frothy head. Aroma of grainy wheat, spicy, banana, bit clove, brinta, slight citrus. Soft citrussy bitterness, bit tart note even, grassy and grainy wheat. Not as sweet as weizens can be. Decent take on a weizen though.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (8698) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 26, 2016
Can from Beers of Europe. Pours hazy golden yellow with a thin white head. Nice banana and clove aroma. Taste is dry, bready sweetness. Light spice on the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kramer (5693) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 17, 2016
Tap. Poured a cloudy yellow gold body with a frothy white head that fell to a thin film, some nice lacing. The nose is really nice, very estery with lots of banana and clove, some nice bubblegum as well. Plenty of yeastiness. Light bodied with a soft, almost creamy, texture from the yeast. Fine fizzy carbonation. Really solid Hefe, can’t really pick on this one at all.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RhetoricalAns (766) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 10, 2016
Hazed gold pour, fluffy white head. Typical of a good Hefe, it has banana clove and some bubblegum.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RobertDale (4987) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - DEC 20, 2015
22 ounce bottle. Pours a cloudy pale gold with a nice white head. Aroma of malt, grain, and spice. Taste is wheat, malt, yeast, spice, and some banana. Nice Hefeweizen.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamesie1857 (1806) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 4, 2015
330ml can from Hop Hideout, Nether Edge -Cloudy golden yellowbody with a large lasting white head. Nose is soft bubblegum wheat, banana and a hint of clove. Flavour is wheat, light banana, light clove and some yeasty notes with a lightly sweet finish. Nice soft and efficient.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerRevere (31) - - NOV 28, 2015
Solid wheat beer, easy drinking. Would have liked more aroma to come through from the yeast used.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jrodooo5 (1403) - DOVER, Delaware, USA - NOV 13, 2015
Really nice aroma & decent pour but lacks in the flavor department. Love the banana & spicy aroma. Cloudy golden pour w/ a white head & good lacing. The taste is a little dry & finishes abruptly. Solid beer overall but not my favorite style!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
EarlofPDX (3) - - OCT 5, 2015 does not count
Bought a 22 Oz bottle for $3 and I thought it was a great beer for the price. I drank out of a pint glass and the beer resembled shock top but didn’t like Oranges at all. It had a more banana sweetness. I think it lacked carbonation which effected the feel & more then taste.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lagerboy (1811) - British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 1, 2015
Bomber. Unclear golden yellow, mostly fading white foam. Aroma of yeast, hef spices and banana. Lean wit malt taste, yeast, some citrus, a bit thin. Softer carbonation, light bodied, low hopped. LBW (Lagerboys Be Wary)


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