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Iron Hill Hopfenweizen
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Serve in Weizen

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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.68/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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This traditional unfiltered Bavarian wheat beer is the perfect summer thirst quencher, light and effervescent, this beer starts off with a refreshing tanginess and the distinct yeast character is accented by a generous portion of American Hops.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
willblake (2652) - Bel Air, Maryland, USA - MAY 30, 2011
20110530 tap at Newark, listed as Hoppy Weiss. Cloudy golden with lingering white froth. Aroma is hoppy as all get-out with lots of grapefruit and light pine, mild pizza dough, mild lemonade, some hefe yeast, clove. Airy, nicely carbonated, a tad prickly. Brilliantly bitter finish which is super refreshing without the dumb sweetness of many hoppy wheats. Loved it. Gonna bring a growler to rbsg.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
keepersj12 (2679) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - MAY 29, 2011
On tap in Maple Shade. Very nice hoppy alternative. Pours amber with a creamy head. The aroma has some of the Belgian notes and a lots of hops. The flavor is nice and hoppy with some pepper along with some clove and banana. The finish is dry and clean.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GodOfThunder (1247) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAY 16, 2010
Draft at Iron Hill Maple Shade. Pours a crisp yellow with a strong hop aroma. Creamy on the palate. Flavors of bananas, lemons and wheat. A nice weiss.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JB175 (1665) - Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 26, 2009
Golden pour with a nice size head. Aroma of sweet banana, spice, and citrus. Flavor has a classic W-Bock/Hefe sweetness with all of the standard fruits plus a nice dose of earthy hops and spice. Really nice. 4.2%?!?! My ass.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
StFun (567) - Indiana, USA - AUG 25, 2009
Huge thanks to GMCC2181 for sending this one my way. What a nice beer. Pours a nice orange with a big thick bone white head. Aroma is great, bananna, clove, a touch of smoke, and a a bit of biscuit. Flavor is even better, lot of hops, meat, clove. A touch of yeast and bitterness as well. Creamy mouthfeel. I liked this one a lot. Thanks Gabe!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GMCC2181 (1502) - Newark, Delaware, USA - JUL 31, 2009
Draft at IH Newark... Poured into a weizen glass. Glowing orange color good head... Great aroma of hops and banana... Taste is lots IPA characteristics vs Hefeweizen characteristics... Best of both worlds?? Not an overdone bitterness or banana taste. Light spices... Very enjoyable and unique... I dont know why... I just think these two styles should never meet even though I enjoyed it.... Texture was heavier then most hefe. Overall a unique beer that I enjoyed. Thanks to eaglesfan for letting me know this was on tap!

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
eaglefan538 (2886) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUL 29, 2009
On draft at the Newark location. This one impressed and should make the style proud. I go back and forth on these neuvo styles that seem so trendy, but this was a great combination of seemingly PacNW-hops and the standard hefe-base, a paring that I wouldn’t expect to work great together? Justin at IH may have outdone Brooklyn/Schneider here, imho. Pour was as expected, looked just like a hefe. The aroma was dead on with the hefe ester and yeast base with citrus and pine hops complementing. The flavor followed, a well done hopping that didn’t overwhelm everything else about the wheat base. Really quite nice. I hope it comes back every so oftne.


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