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Helios Weizen

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Brewed by Helios Craft Beer
Style: German Kristallweizen
Gushikami-Son, Okinawa-Ken, Japan
Serve in Weizen

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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.16/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Also called Aoi Sora to Umi no Biiru 青い空と海のビール (Blue Sky and Sea Beer)


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
altonbrownd (5629) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - NOV 16, 2015
Can in Tokyo. Body is light yellow with medium head. Nose is citrus, floral, fruity. Taste is similar of fruits, citrus, yeast. Pretty good.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mrjez (459) - Osaka, JAPAN - OCT 20, 2015
Pours a hazy pale gold, with a light aroma of banana, bread, yeast, nothing surprising. The flavour is a step up, nicely spiced, hints of fruits, and a smooth-drinking feel with gentle carbonation. A decent weizen, worth a try.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thorongil2 (2358) - , Ontario, CANADA - SEP 12, 2015
(can) cloudy pale yellow with a medium tall, white head; lively carbonation; aroma of lilies, sourness; light, tart flavour with a short, light sour finish

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
willisread (2455) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUN 26, 2015
Can from Daiei in Himonya for my train commute home. Drank straight from the can. Very light banana and clove with some grain in the nose. Slightly watery on the palate with a little bit of cardboard. A little bit of clove in the finish. Not enough flavor or body.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jpkeskinen (483) - FINLAND - JUN 26, 2015
Drank from a can. Fresh and fruity taste with clear citrus flavours and slight hints of banana. A bit watery though.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jinroh (1177) - ESTONIA - MAR 19, 2015
Pours dirty pale, hazy and not very nice colour actually. Foam is also not like weizen’s at all, I wonder if this can could have been an odd one. Aroma is wheaty, sweet bananas and a bit of cloves. Bit too sweet and bubblegummy for me. Taste feels carbonated, has some banana and fruitiness but in general is does not leave very fresh impression. Hmmm... When I had this beer maybe 2 years ago, I remember I actually liked it. This time, not really.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
EdKing (2391) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 12, 2015
Pours clear pale yellow, medium foam head which dissipates. Nose is lemon, wheaty, creamy, sweet, estery, banana, little caramel. Strong pungent weizen nose. Body as always with canned Japanese weizens is a little weak, but there’s lemon, wheat, creaminess, light banana, little acidic. Decent and refreshing.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
firstsip (733) - Michigan, USA - NOV 5, 2014
Can. Clear straw yellow. Some scattered lace. Sort of off yeasty nose. Fuller body with strong yeast notes. Mild citrus notes.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jdjuice (496) - Kumamoto, JAPAN - JUL 22, 2014
Purchased at neighborhood Lawson. Pours hazy whitish yellow with soapy head. Nose is bready and nutty with hint of bananas. Taste is less fruity than I expected, but then got a wallop of bananas on the finish. Pretty good for a conbini brew, mediocre for anything else.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
czlowiekwiadro (674) - POLAND - JUL 17, 2014
słodki, kremowy zapach, z lekkim bananem i goździkiem. kolor złocisty, poważnie zmętniony, ładna, wytrzymała piana. w smaku przeciętnie, lekki goździk, lekka kwaśność , średnia pełnia. niezłe.


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