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Brewed by Kiuchi Brewery
Style: German Hefeweizen
Ibaraki, Japan
Serve in Weizen

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 385   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   IBU: 12   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
German style Hefe Weizen with banana and clove like flavors.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JasonG (776) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - MAR 24, 2004
Aroma is slighlty sweet, slightly sour, light and crisp, fruity, wtih apples, apricot notable, hints of honey. Cloudy light orange color with minimal thin white head. Flavor is lightly sweet, fruity (oranges), a bit of yeastyness, slightly dry. Palate is a little watery. An interesting brew, the aroma is definitely the high point.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (9998) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 7, 2004
Golden hazy beer with very little aroma. There is none of the spices or bananas expected in a Weizen. Rather acidic mouthfeel and not much body.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - FEB 23, 2004
Golden amber color with a tip of head and light lacing. The aroma is metallic and lightly tart with some starchy sour wheat and the obligitory banana/clove once it warms up. Artificially sweet with a poor balance with some tart wheat, tastes infected, very earthy and tangy. This was interesting.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sloth (2483) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - FEB 22, 2004
Large white head that lasts, minimal laceing. Hazy gold color. Sour lambic like nose, hints of citrus. Light body, lively carbonation. Light malt flavors, citrus notes, moderatly sour and acidic. Finish is dry, tart. More of a wit flavor than weizen IMHO.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
matta (1140) - Tampa, Florida, USA - FEB 10, 2004
Thanks to CB and TAR for sending me this brew in out recent trade, Great Trade!
Foggy orangey copper body with a nice foamy ivory head. The nose has Strong notes of coriander, plums, banana and wheat. The flavor is pulling large notes of apple, clove and coriander, very refreshing and light. A lemony orange citrus flavor backs up the wheat….. nice silky and crisp palate…. I would certainly drink this again!
This Weizen would be a delightful accompaniment to a dish of sweet and sour chicken.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vwsteggie (684) - Paxton, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 3, 2004
Has a hazy orangish color with a light off-white head and high carbonation. Smell is of clove/ginger/citrus. Taste is also of the clove/ginger/citrus and finishes pretty dry. Overall an interesting wheat, but not one for me to drink regularly.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EdPaulsen (117) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - FEB 2, 2004
very expensive, 10 bucks a bottle. but, a great take on a german wheat. very nice rounded malted taste with a nice bit of little bubbles and fruity wheaty smell. very recommended, especially for cases of the hefe weizen blues

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wilkie (1208) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - JAN 29, 2004
Bottle. Orange color, very hazy. Tiny white head. Aroma is yeasty, citrous and banana. Flavor is not as yeasty but somewhat yeasty. I taste clove and apple. Palate is sharp with a bitter finish. I have to say that this beer is generally authentic. There is a smokiness that I don't really care for but overall very good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
igneous1 (1496) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - JAN 18, 2004
very cloudy butterscotch color. head is thin and white. aroma is surprisingly strong on clove. banana is there but it's kind of subdued. there's a little woodiness in the aroma as well. flavor is tart with lots and lots of clove and the banana. mouthfeel is surprisingly not that thin.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopscotch (9161) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 4, 2004
Murky golen ale with no head. Aroma is spicy. Notes of coriander, yeast and spiced, cooked apples. The flavor is well-balanced and tart. Nice, clean finish.


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