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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.62/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 14   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Wodan Weizen is our interpretation of a classic German-style wheat beer with all MN grain. It pours a hazy straw color with a frothy white head. Pronounced notes of banana and clove are accompanied by subtle citrus and graham cracker maltiness. Floral hops hide deep in the background to make this a refreshing summer brew without the bitterness.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pigfoot (2268) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 2, 2011
Harriet Wodan Weizen, from a growler. Hefe Weizen brewed specially for MN Craft Beer Week. Originally tapped at the Blue Nile, Friday, May 13. These notes are from a growler purchased the next day. Cracking the cap, and banana wafts out, sure as shooting. Pale apricot appearance, very clouded, with a slim, soon-gone head. A bit disappointed by that. I like a huge head on a hefe wizen. We get it a little bigger on tap. Although, not big enough. Aroma: banana cream pie, some citrus esters and wheat-y feel. Not picking up clove, so much. Very pleasant, however. Tasting it, …brisk carbonation, minor but present bitterness. Wheat flavor is here, very refreshing, extra-consumable (remember that, my new word?). This gets better as we go, the flavor gets fuller, the texture is larger and warmer, it feels more and more like a weizen ought to taste. Lush, smooth, and wonderful. Banana flavor hasn’t left though, it hangs on to the palate, like an old dog. Getting sweeter, getting spicier. I’m liking this more and more.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
badgerben (4363) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - SEP 17, 2011
Autumn Brew Review 2011. Cloudy yellow color with a medium head. Strong bubblegum aroma with bananas. Thick, grainy wheat flavor. Very light banana. Medium palate. Solid.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BVery (5617) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - MAY 14, 2011
Tap. Cloudy straw pour with minimal head. Huge nose of clove and banana. Light palate. Clove dominates the flavor with herb and floral elements. Very good.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
portableparty (1908) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - MAY 29, 2011
UPDATED: MAY 30, 2011 Growler shared by DalzAle. Pour is hazy and yellow with a white head that fades to a film. Aroma is citrus honey and bread. Taste is wheat bread and honey oranges and some yeast. Palate is medium and chaulky which finishes dry.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beachbum25 (1085) - Powellville, Maryland, USA - NOV 6, 2011
Growler-Trade w/ tytoanderso-Cloudy golden pour w/a slight white head. Aroma’s of banana & wheat. Sweet wheat flavor w/traces of light fruit, banana, some cane sugar, raisens, some figs, pretty good stuff. Smooth & easy to drink, enjoyable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JK (4293) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - DEC 6, 2011
Sampled from a fresh growler, from Brad I think. This hefeweizen has a big banana aroma, and the clove is there. Opaque orange appearance, but no visible sediment in my glass. Good, full palate. Sweet flavor with more banana. A solid weizen.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Trev (1843) - Lakeville, Minnesota, USA - SEP 24, 2011
Tap @ Rauchfest Cloudy golden pour aroma is malty wheat and light banana. flavour is more american wheat than german hef. Wheat, light banana and some honey sweetness.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cletus (6331) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 21, 2011
Growler courtesy of tytoanderso. Pours hazy amber with a white head. Smells of bananas, coriander, clover, sweet wheat. Tastes of citrus, hay, spicy, grassy, sweet wheat some clover undertones. Enjoyable and nicely phenolic.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Skyview (5109) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - JUL 14, 2011
Sampled from growler and supplied by BDR. Pours a hazy golden yellow colored brew with an average sized off-white head that quickly dissipates to a thin film top and ring. Aroma of banana esters, a hint of clove, and some light bubble gum. Taste is medium bodied, flavors of yeast, a hint of banana, honey, golden grain malt and a shallow floral hop. Finish is semi-sweet with a short lived banana and clove aftertaste. A solid hefeweizen overall.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DalzAle (1905) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - MAY 29, 2011
Growler. Hazy yellow pour, lasting lacing and a very rich banana and clove aroma. Flavor is also very banana forward, sweet cloves, very creamy and a little bubblegum on the aftertaste. Very enjoyable.


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