Brewed by Familienbrauerei Jacob
Style: German Hefeweizen
Bodenwöhr, Germany
Serve in Weizen


on tap

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RATINGS: 122   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike_77 (5399) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - JUL 27, 2013
Almost clear light orange colour. Quite a full flavoured beer. Moderately sweet, not too watery. Pleasant lingering aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (16771) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 7, 2013
Bottle from mein-biershop.de. Nice head with good duration. Color is hazy golden. Aroma and taste are yeast, banana, fruits, wheat malt and hops. nice and smooth.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DruncanVeasey (8012) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2013
From Arden Wines. Muddy orange with a high, heavily dimpled white foam. Nose alluring wheaty citrus, herb, woody clove, banana and stawberries with vanilla yoghurt. Mouth barley squash stirred with a soggy banana, Bazooka chew, sahti, clove...and all that. Exemplary patio refreshment.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
GSAP (693) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 18, 2013
Licht banaan, vers gemaaid gras en een scheut citrus als aroma. Smaak is wat minder aanwezig, beetje waterig, wat kruidig en licht kauwgom, kruidig met name in nasmaak. Erg fris zomerbier. Troebel met kraagje wat snel verdwijnt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hawanna (3072) - Freising, GERMANY - MAY 22, 2013
0,5 l bottle BB 02. Oct 13 banana, bread, cereal, citrus, grass, dough, amber-orange color, cloudy, minimal head, white foam, medium sweetness, medium body, creamy, slick feel, average carbonation,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MichaelAwesome (6448) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - MAY 19, 2013
Nice one for a Weizen with some milky banana in the background. Offers medium carbo which I prefer. Some plums in the aroma also. Very easy to go Weizen and very easy to drink. Liked the surprisingly much.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
McTapps (6482) - Reutlingen, GERMANY - MAY 19, 2013
Cloudy deep amber colour with steady head and very smooth body. Nose of fresh yeast. Taste of elegant mild yeast, light hops, green baby bananas and exotic fruit salad. Sweetish finish. Easy to drink and somehow really nice and quaffable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjs (6459) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 15, 2013
(Keg at Wurstküchel, Regensburg, 20130515) The beer poured orange and cloudy. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had clove and banana. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were banana, malts, clove, fruitiness and bitterness. Aftertaste was fruity and bitter. A decent hefeweizen.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
boddhitree (58) - Frankfurt, Hesse, GERMANY - MAY 9, 2013
Jacob Weissbier, by Brauerei Jacob. They have a nice Bierfinder page here on their website. Too bad there’s nothing near FFM (Frankfurt am Main). My beer’s "Best by"date is 25.07.13, so a normal 6 month lifespan. Also, you can buy their beer in Biershop Bayern. Let’s drink this thing. First, color is light amber with lots of orange in it, all under a snow-white foam. Aroma is typical Weizen/Weissbier... a little banana, a hint of cloves, a bit of Münchner malt, and bubblegum, lots and lots of bubblegum. The flavor is also typical for this style, banana and bubblegum is strong. It’s basically all you taste at first. It’s also sweet with some malt in the background, but not much. Here the yeast is what’s prominent. The front of the tongue gets cloves quite strongly, the middle has tad of peppery and some sour notes on the back of the tongue. Malt flavor is barely noticeable but it’s there as the basis of the sweetness that manages to come through, especially in the bubble-gummy aftertaste. Overall, I’m not a huge fan of this style, really, but if I have to drink it, I wouldn’t mind drinking Jacobs. I like it, but I’d rather drink other styles. However, my girlfriend really like this beer, and I almost wasn’t able to drink much of it. I must say... it’s almost too bubble-gummy and could’ve used some more malt flavors, maybe more Vienna, Münchner, Biscuit or some other toasty malt to balance it out.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (15277) - DENMARK - APR 4, 2013
Bottle, 5.3%. Hazy dark yellow with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, yeast, banana, wheat, spices and clove. Flavour is malt, yeast, banana, wheat, little sweet, little bitter and a little clove.

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