HopCat Zugspitze Weizen
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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.42/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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A traditional German style Hefeweizen, at 5.7%abv with the classic banana and clove tones.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
magsinva (860) - Virginia, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Tap at Hop Cat - pours cloudy yellow. Nice clove notes, not getting as much flavor as I would like. Feels muted. Solid hefe, I just wish the clove and banana were more present.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ontbeertaster (2306) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 2, 2013
Tap at hopcat in GR, pours a golden hazy yellow, aroma is spicy cloves and wheaty, taste is a nice spiciness a bit of hay and a nice crisp finish, pretty tasty

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
b3shine (5139) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 14, 2013
Draft to taster at HopCat. Looks good for the style; a hazy orange with white head that dissipates into sticky lacing. Smells and tastes of banana and clove with a solid mouthfeel. A solid hefe.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumproasts (2734) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 22, 2012
cloudy orange with one finger head. banana and clove, but not nearly as much as a german hefe. pretty decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strykzone (4782) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - SEP 17, 2011
Tap at Hop Cat. This pours an orange color but with grapefruit. It is not filtered. A lively orange nosewith clove. It does not really look like a hefe but does tastes like one. It is very sweet with bubblegum. There is some orange peel, cloves and banana. This is not bad at all.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (8358) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 5, 2011
Enjoyed on tap at the brewpub. I might have enjoyed this more knowing it was more of a weizen and not being told that it was a hefe. It did not hit the spot as a hefe. Malty and a bit bitter, with a soapy head. Decent drinkability.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 5, 2011
On tap at The Hopcat. Murky banana yellow with a medium white corwn. Aroma of banana, clove and bready yeast. Taste of banana, yeast, clove and a hint of citrus. Semi dry with a spicy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (10411) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 2, 2011
Draft sample at MBGSF 2011. Poured hazy orange color with an average frothy white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate banana, clove and citrus aroma. Medium body with a sticky texture and soft carbonation. Medium sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Good refreshing brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
satan165 (1019) - River Grove, Illinois, USA - MAY 11, 2011
draft at brewpub. aroma is clove and light grainy note, yeast phenols secondary to outright lemon. appearance is ultra hazy, lasting head and light legs. flavor is late grainy washout, pleasant. spicy up front, orange freshness recoils. drier end than i prefer for style, lack of juicer fruit.

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