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

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RATINGS: 114   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
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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, BC’s walls, crags, cracks, slabs and boulders
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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chris__hartley (274) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 6, 2013
It pours murky almost opaque ochre; the head is off-white and foamy. The aroma has notes of: bananas, bubble gum, sweet grains, hay, floral notes, and unfiltered honey. The taste is light sweet that finishes medium dry; there are notes of: bananas, sweet grains, honey, and bubble gum. The palate is medium bodied, sticky, medium carbonation, and a medium dry finish. Overall, a well executed weisse.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
pictoman (514) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 6, 2013
Poured from the tap. Hazy light yellow with dissipating white head. Yeasty aroma with some spice notes. Very creamy texture with banana on the front along with some alcohol and clove.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bunget (552) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 3, 2013
1000ml bottle. Slightly haze golden body, medium white frothy head with decent retention. Aroma of banana, cloves, cereals, yeast, herbal hops. Taste has a good dose of herbal hops, yeast, malts, banana and cloves, a touch of alcohol at the end.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Whids (48) - - JUN 26, 2013
Big nose, lots of banana. Pours cloudy yellow with a decent head. Very robust in flavour, citrus, fruit, banana, and clove. Medium body with smooth finish. Excellent Hef and drinkable all year round.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Spab (2404) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 20, 2013
1 litre bottle from LCBO. Pours a lightly cloudy golden colour with average white head. Aroma has modest banana, wheat and clove. Flavour is fairly big banana, some pear, light wheat and restrained clove. Just the slightest hints of alcohol. Body is medium-full. Solid.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
pootzboy (1590) - Hawgville, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 18, 2013
Big crown capped swing top bottle - cloudy gold color with a 2 finger white frothy hefe cap. Aroma id gorgeous - big banana-bubble gum-clove hefe aromas. Medium bodied, smooth mouth feel for a hefewiezen. Flavour is hefeweizen on steroids....all the flavors you buy a hefe for in a big robust package...fruits, some sweetness and clove, big bisquity malts....finish is not as dry as most hefes but this is a big ale with lots of character....very drinkable and satisfying

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Boutip (4733) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 17, 2013
Bottle: Poured a dark golden color ale with a large foamy white head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma consists of banana bread with bubblegum notes. Taste is also dominated by banana bread with bubblegum notes and some residual sugar notes. Body is quite full with good carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Solid offering with great refreshing factor with enough complexity and no apparent alcohol.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kevinsenn (1079) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 17, 2013
Bottle from LCBO. Pours cloudy amber with a big white frothy head. Aroma of banana, vanilla, and pleasant spice. Great full hefeweizen taste (moreso than many hefeweizens) but with a little too much alcohol in it. Dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TylerJonScott (69) - Ontario, CANADA - JUN 15, 2013
Pours a amber colour with a medium size white head with some lacing. Aromas of banana, clove and more banana. Strong banana front with a dry finish. Medium carbonation and smooth mouth feel. Alcohol works.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
shaynsawchuk (485) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 15, 2013
1000 mL bottle. (Gosh thats big). Pours golden with a thin white head. Aromas of banana, cloves, orange peel and yeasty spice. Fairly sweet and medium to full body with moderate carbonation. good hop bitterness and booze on the finish. Interesting.


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