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Hofbräuhaus Pittsburgh Weizenbock

Hofbräuhaus Pittsburgh Weizenbock
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RATINGS: 4   MEAN: 3.9/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
Brown in color and malty in taste. All of the full bodied rich flavors of a Doppelbock with the signature banana and clove esters of a Weizen. Hofbräuhaus Pittsburgh’s November seasonal.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
merc7186 (2953) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 14, 2013
A: Hazy Orange Hue, Passes Some Light, Thick White Head, Some Lacing S: Banana, Clove, Wheat T: Banana, Oranges, Clove, Wheat M: Decent Carbonation, Light to Medium Bodied, Mildly Sweet Overall, very solid to style, full of fruit flavor and wheat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrinkEmUpJones (1069) - Georgia, USA - NOV 19, 2012
Cloudy burnt orange yellow color. Banana and bubblegum aroma. Creamy palate with a clean banana finish. Very spot on for the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (6842) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 21, 2011
UPDATED: NOV 23, 2011 A lighter colored weizenbock from what I am used to but a very enjoyable brew. +++ Sampled on draft at the brewpub this beer poured a murky orange-beige color with a huge foamy orange-white head that lingered forever and left incredible lacing. The aroma was strong sweet clove with moderate banana and bread. The flavor was sweet clove, bread and pepper with a mildly boozy undertone that was fairly well kept in check by the strong bready malty presence. The finish was long with bread, clove and pepper lingering. Thick and full bodied. Well done.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dmtroyer (431) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 8, 2009
Draft at the Brewery. Served in a 500ml weizen glass. Pours a lovely muddy orange, glad to see this was unfiltered! Nose was a bit disappointing, mostly allspice, maybe a slight hint of nutmeg and some day old citrus. Body follows with similar flavors, with heavy malt and a slight hint of cherry on the finish. Good mouthfeel and decent drinkability, this is on the lighter side of Weizen Bocks I’ve had. This was by far the highlight of my first trip to the Hofbräuhaus Pittsburgh.

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