slowrunner77 (5804) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 5, 2014
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
"this bavarian style hefe, served with a lemon, has an aroma of yeast and banana. it’s light, clean, and refreshing. maybe lacking in complexity with the abscence of the usual clove aspect, but it was enjoyable enough. "
illidurit (2157) - Petaluma, California, USA - JUL 10, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap at the brewery. Pours hazy straw with a white head. Heavy banana oil aroma, like dunking your head into a bag of banana chips. Flavor has that same sweet dried banana note with additional cereal accents.
GenDV138 (1425) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 5, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft pour as part of the full sampler at Hoppy Brewing. Hazy straw yellow with off-white head. Aromas of citrus, lemon lime, banana. Tastes of banana, yeast, citrus. Medium-light body with a dry finish.
brokensail (11079) - Orange County, California, USA - AUG 19, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap @ Hoppy Brewing. Cloudy yellow pour with a white head. Served with a lemon. Neat. Banana, lemon, grass, and clove. Some apple, a touch of white pepper, and bread. Flavor is lightly sweet up front. Banana, apple, and bread. Lemon, orange peel, and grass. Kind of bitter for a hefeweizen.
bhensonb (11246) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 5, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours translucent gold with a white head. Aroma has lots of clove. Med body. Flavor is mostly clove with some banana ester. A strongly flavored hefe - which finishes dry. I think the use of barley helps!
Dogbrick (8237) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 1, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sample at the brewpub. The beer is a hazy yellow-gold color with a medium thin white head that dissipates quickly to an outer ring. Spotty lacing on the glass. Aroma of banana and wheat. Light body with flavors of sweet malt, bananas and slight hops. The finish is short and wheaty. Slightly above average overall.
BeerandBlues2 (9760) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - SEP 11, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap. Pours lightly hazy gold with a small, fizzy white head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is light straw and wheat malt, citrus and banana notes with spicy hops. Flavor is malt dominant with banana esters, citrus notes, light hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation.
theOptimator (286) - Sacramento, California, USA - DEC 18, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Aroma is banana and clove, tangy. Appearance is hazy golden brown. Taste is a pleasant banana and clove wheat, hint of citrus. Palate is medium with nice depth. Enjoy the flavors well after the drink. Overall a very nice German Hefe. One of the few beers I have had from this brewer that isnt a cluster-f.
JaBier (4956) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - AUG 29, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sample at the brewpub on 8/7/10. Hazy yellow pour with a medium white head. Banana and clove nose as expected; not much else going on. Banana and clove flavor with even more banana in the finish.
marcus (6585) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUL 2, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at the brewpub. Pours hazy yellow with a thin white head and a lemon on top. There is a traditioanl banana flavor, very yeasty with a dry finish.