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RATINGS: 419   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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The fourth in our Bam Farmhouse series, and perhaps our most adventurous; a traditional farmhouse style hefeweizen. Weizen Bam seamlessly blends traditional German style hefeweizen yeast with our own local wild and sour cultures, for a melange of the most flavorful sort. Ruddy golden, with yeast driven esters of banana, spicy clove, and nutmeg all wrapped up with a generous dose of good-natured rapscallion delight.


2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
presario (4596) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 15, 2014
Almost a gusher. No head. Almost an apple scent. The Hefe character seems aged out or overpowered. Almost cidery.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gorm (1103) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAY 13, 2014
Noe dunkel lys gyllen farve med masse lyst skum som gradvis avtar. Lukt av syrlig frukt, hvete, banan, gjær og krydder. Smak av syrlig frukt, hvete, gjær og krydder. Syrlig ettersmak. Vaaland.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (6900) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAY 12, 2014
Trübes gelbes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch fruchtig, hefig, säuerlich, Trauben. Geschmack fruchtig, hefig, säuerlich, Citrus.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Countbeer (4317) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - APR 19, 2014
Bottle @ DVMBBT: Hazy yellow colored beer with a small white head on top. Aromas of grapes, wild yeast, wheat, light vinous, very nice. Flavours of grapes, wild yeast, some berries, some tartness, great crispy stuff! Aftertaste is a mix of grapes, wild yeast, crispy... Low carbo, medium mouthfeel, medium bodied and a creamy texture. I like this a lot!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (7316) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - APR 19, 2014
Bottle @ Van Moll Tasting shared by Abijen. Hazy pale yellow color, virtually no head. Don’t get a lot of aroma. Taste lightly malts, lightly sourish, fruity, lemon, citrus. A bit low bodied, low to average carbonation. A bit flat but I still like it.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ansjelaah (1282) - Westelbeers, NETHERLANDS - APR 19, 2014
Bottle @ van moll tasting. Hazy yellow color with no head. Smells and tastes malts, lemon, fruity, banana, yeast.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Abijen (1401) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - APR 19, 2014
Pours an yellow unclear beer with a small white head. Smells sour. Tastes little sour with a nice sweet finish. Bit boring. Average carbo, thin body and a bit dry and watery texture.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DutchDrebus (3876) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - APR 19, 2014
Bottle @ Proeftafel Van Moll. Hazy yellow colour with a small white head. Smells sourish. Tastes sourish, watery, slightly lemon. Thin body, soft carbo.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerdedone (2584) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 15, 2014
Bottle. Pours a pale golden color with a decent white head. Aroma of yeast, barnyard, citrus and mellow funk. Flavor was lightly tart and fruity with citrus peel, lemon, wheat, light banana, yeasty funk and had a fairly dry finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
superspak (2468) - Michigan, USA - APR 4, 2014
750 ml bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 6/6/2013. Pours fairly hazy/cloudy golden straw color with a 2-3 finger foamy and fluffy white head with fantastic retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lasts. Nice dense foamy lacing clings around the glass, with a large amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of lemon zest, pear, apple, banana, clove, pepper, herbal, floral, grass, straw, wheat, cracker, bread, light funk, and yeast/grassy earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of fruity/spicy yeast and moderate malt notes; with great strength. Taste of lemon zest, banana, pear, apple, clove, pepper, wheat, cracker, bread, straw, grass, herbal, floral, light funk, and yeast/grassy earthiness. Good amount of crisp earthy yeast spiciness and slight tartness on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon zest, banana, pear, apple, clove, pepper, straw, grass, herbal, floral, wheat, cracker, light funk, and yeast/grassy earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice complexity and balance of fruity/spicy yeast and moderate malt flavors; with a very nice and crisp malt/yeast flavor balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. High carbonation and light-medium bodied; with a very smooth, crisp, and moderately prickly/bready mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish as expected of 4.5%. Overall this is an excellent saison. All around great complexity and balance of fruity/spicy yeast and moderate malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.


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