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HopCat Zugspitze Weizen

HopCat Zugspitze Weizen
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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.49/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DiarmaidBHK (3578) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 24, 2014
Draft at brewpub. Pours yellow with a thin white head. Doesn’t leave much lacing in glass at least compared to others in this style. Has a bit of banana and clove on the nose with a small hint of bubble gum. Lots of clove on the tongue as well. Solid.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nate (3778) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 19, 2014
On tap at HopCat-Grand Rapids. Milky banana-clove weizen aroma. Sweet and bready. Muddy amber-orange with thin head. Medium body with medium carbonation. Starts sweet with banana, bread, light clove, yeasty with smooth chalky finish. Lingering banana sweet after.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (7960) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUL 28, 2014
Draft. Orange, banana, clove, and toasted wheat malt aroma. Murky golden yellow with small head. Sweet earthy clove and orange/lemon/banana malt flavor. Nice solid Hefeweizen but malt is a bit light.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pailhead (5073) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - JUL 26, 2014
On tap: The aroma consists of moderate strawberry and rhubarb with a hint of citrus. It pours a cloudy dull orange with a small white head. The flavor starts with tart strawberry and a touch of citrus. The finish has some tangy wheat notes and light clove. It’s light bodied with light-moderate carbonation. Overall, I like Hefeweizens and this a well done and legitimate fruited Hefeweizen and not a dumbed down fruited American Wheat.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
magsinva (901) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ontbeertaster (2345) - 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

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
b3shine (5844) - Indiana, 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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumproasts (3232) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strykzone (5072) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (8942) - 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.


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