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Hofbräuhaus Pittsburgh Hefe Weizen

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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.48/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
Specialty which is born in Munich and brewed in Pittsburgh. This beer is loved by the world. Rich fairly sweet old style wheat beer. The taste is a wonderful combination of banana and clove.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (7714) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - OCT 18, 2016
Lots of banana and clove. Good balance and easy to drink. Good for style. Hazy orange pour with good head and lacing. Light sweet finish. Tap at brewpub.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hayduke (4948) - Eureka, California, USA - AUG 24, 2016
Sampled at the brewery during RBSG. Poured cloudy yellow with a white head. Nose of banana and light clove. Medium body .Flavor is big on the banana, some lemon, and the clove spice that continues into the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JStax (5478) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - JUL 18, 2016
Draft sample at the source. The beer is a hazy yellow with a white head of foam. I get a bit of banana and some whipped cream in the aroma. Subtly sweet. Bready. Light body and low carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Strykzone (6763) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - JUL 14, 2016
Sampled at the brewery. Bubble gum and bananas. Wheat and yeast. Smooth feel. Really quite nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (21680) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 14, 2016
Draft at the source. Cloudy pale yellow color, white head. Aroma of lightly spiced bready citrus. Taste has heavy clove, banana, lemon.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jsporrer (744) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 25, 2016
Pours a cloudy hazy golden amber with a big foamy white head. Nice aroma of wheat, banana, and cloves. Crisp and refreshing. Nice banana and clove taste. Typical style Hefeweizen. Very enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lamas (1573) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 4, 2016
Draft on 04/29/16. Served in a 1L dimpled mug. Arrived at the table a hazy gold color with a thick off-white head. The pleasant aroma featured some bananas, cloves, bubblegum, sweet wheaty grains, and a touch of citrus. Went down thin to medium-bodied. The taste started with a sizable grainy presence. A little caramel, bananas, bubblegum, and some citrus fruits followed. Nicely spiced throughout. A solid example of the style. Dangerously drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryanscourt (1364) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Really like this style of beer and neat to have one of the original recipes. Served in tall wheat glass. Goes down easy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
merc7186 (2957) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 7, 2013
A: Hazy Orange Hue, Passes Some Light, White Head, Some Lacing S: Banana, Wheat T: Banana, Wheat, Mild Oranges M: Decent Carbonation, Light to Medium Bodied, Semi Sweet Overall, compared to their Weizenbock, it is not as bright with the flavors but still a great hefeweizen.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
LilBeerDoctor (3772) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 28, 2013
On tap at the brewery. Pours a cloudy golden yellow with a thick white head. Aroma of banana, clove, bubblegum, bready malt. Flavor of sweet malt, bubblegum, peppery spices, clove. Perhaps a bit spiced, otherwise your standard hefe. 6/4/6/4/13 (3.3/5)

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