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Howe Sound King Heffy Imperial Hefeweizen

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Brewed by Howe Sound Brewing
Style: Weizen Bock
Squamish, Canada

bottled
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RATINGS: 125   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A refreshing, German-styled wheat beer with a distinctive banana and clove aroma, it is made with barley, wheat, hops, water and hefe yeast and named in recognition of the thousands of climbers who come from around the world to climb Squamish, BCs walls, crags, cracks, slabs and boulders
17.2 Plato


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmoreau (2994) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - AUG 16, 2015
Shared swing topped liter bottle, poured to snifters showing a cloudy, orangey gold color, with a fluffy layer of white head foam, and dots & dashes of lacing. The nose was light grain/wheat, some ripened banana, citrus as orange, and light spice. Medium bodied, with decent carbonation, the taste was similar to the aroma notes, with more pronounced clove, some booze, and a bit of tartness. Appreciated how the orange perked up the banana notes.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RhetoricalAns (618) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 29, 2015
Draft. Dark orange gold pour, good white head, long retention. Nose is banana, citrus, some wheat. Similar in taste, banana and citrus. If it had more of spicy clove presence would of thought it was a straight up great Hefe. As is still pretty good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ferris (8104) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 26, 2015
Draft - Banana, citrus and wheat. Clear gold with a nice white head. Yeasty banana esters a touch of grain.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (7278) - Reno, Nevada, USA - JUN 18, 2015
strong in aroma and flavor, but drank like a good flavorful hefe, not a nearly 8% weizen bock. Bubble gum, banana and clove abound, in that order. Refreshingly complex.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
VinegarStroke (345) - Napa, California, USA - MAR 30, 2015
Bottle: hazy, golden, light head and no lace. Very lifted, estery, fruity, banana, yeast & spice. Reasonably dry, fresh but not sour and moderate to moderately high bitterness. Good weight and depth of flavor. Like the flavor and aroma but just a little heavy and sweet. Slightly more CO2 might help.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
monk191 (1351) - California, USA - DEC 28, 2014
A quite good hef. Pours an ugly orange with a thin white head. Smells of wheat, peach and honey. Taste is quite nice, lots of peach and honey and a sweet wheat finish. Paired with blue cheese raspberry salad, the peach is brought out extensively. Quite nice. Had in the bottle.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mora (15) - West Milford, New Jersey, USA - NOV 16, 2014
Nice two inch head. Nice amber color. Mild wheat aroma. Very mild and crisp taste in your mouth. A little bitter going doing with a nice wheat after taste.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cyrenaica (1095) - Milton, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 13, 2014
1 litre bottle
7.7% ABV
King/Spadina LCBO Outlet (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
July 27, 2013
The beer pours a hazed dark golden-orange with a long lasting white head. Aroma is wheat, clove, banana, and citrus. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with average carbonation. The flavour is sweet and spicy with notes of wheat and bubblegum.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
nick76 (4315) - Tampa, Florida, USA - OCT 28, 2014
The aroma is a bit yeasty but not very much like the style. The appearance is cloudy dark gold. The taste is not sweet. The palate is average. Overall its barely average.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Palidor19 (3076) - Brandon, Florida, USA - OCT 28, 2014
It a strong flavor with a taste of banana and nuts, it packs a punch one for the drinker ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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