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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   SEASONAL: Winter   ABV: -
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Light golden traditional unfiltered German style wheat beer. Clove and banana undertones. Most often served with a lemon.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 28, 2008
From a 12 oz bottle. Hazy orangeish yellow with an thin white head. Aroma of banana, clove, yeast and spice. Taste of banana, yeast and spice. Drawback is it’s a little watery but overall a better than expected hefe.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Guerde (1169) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - MAR 2, 2009
(bottle from Skyview) Pours a hazy gold with a large white head that sticks around, but settles to a fine film. A surprisingly good aroma of dried banana chips and cereal, along with a bit of vanilla. This aroma is very sweet and estery, with a touch of pear and kicks of clove showing up too. Gets a bit musty as it warms. The taste is really sweet too, and is quite a banana bomb with some bubblegum as well, but the beer finishes quite crisp with a tart spike of lemon peel right upon the finish. The mouthfeel is lively and appropriately substantial for a better than average hefe. This is a really good beer that would be a great drink for the summer months. and I donít know why but it is incredibly underrated. Thanks Bob!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gws57 (1274) - Saint Charles, Illinois, USA - JUL 23, 2007
Had this one bottled, thanks Jim! Cloudy, dark orange pour with a filmy white head, banana and strawberry nose, corriander and some mild cloviness, finished muddy. Pretty decent brew but I would say atypical of the style.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
badgerben (4405) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - MAY 2, 2009
Courtesy of Skyview. Clear golden color with a large rocky head. Tart lemon and old banana aroma. As I started drinking it, I got the distinct impression I was chewing on a banana. Wheat and very fiant clove, but as Guerde said, this is a banana bomb. Definitely tastes like almost over-ripe bananas. Not spectacular, but certainly better than the 3.25 itís got here.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JPDIPSO (4956) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 13, 2005
Dark straw color with a diminished white head. Light wheat and bubblegum aromas. Sweet wheat and orange zest flavors mingle with a touch of banana phenols. A cross between a Oberdorfer and a Hoegaarden White.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jabswitch (278) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 2, 2007
Hazy gold in color poured from a 12 oz. bottle. Citrussy aroma. Very refreshing and tasty. A very good Weis. Was disappointed to see that it was bottled by Gray in Janesville. Hope it is Hinterlands private recipe.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
prosqtor (408) - Appleton, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 27, 2007
Nice Hefe -- loads of flavor, with banana, coriander and hops flavors and aroma mingling nicely. Not quite sure why this is a winter seasonal (unless itís winter wheat?), but itís pretty good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
holdenn (2080) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 14, 2008
On tap at the Green Bay location. Hazed yellow with a white creamy head. Bananas and clove are all over the aroma. Creamy mouthfeel with lots of banana, a little lemon and clove in the finish. A hefeweizen that’s heavy on the banana and clove but decent for what it is.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Petrucci914 (910) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 6, 2008
Pours a hazy orange color. Aroma is medicinal, coriander, wheat, and orange peal. Taste is about the same with some hints of bubble gum.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GeneralGao (3614) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - MAY 10, 2008
12oz bottle. Poured a cloudy yellow-orange color with a fluffy white head. Pretty standard hefe aroma with banana, light clove, and a bit of yeasty bread dough. Delicately sweet and light to medium bodied. Ample carbonation. Tasted of banana, clove, and a hint of caramel. There was also a pleasant fresh cereal grain note that extended into the finish. Nice.


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