Brewed by J.W. Sweetman
Style: German Hefeweizen
Dublin, Ireland
Serve in Weizen


on tap


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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
keg, regular
Hefe-Weizen (meaning ’wheat with yeast’), this Bavarian style Weiss (Wheat) is highly effervescent with a fluffy white head. Brewed using wheat, pale and munich malt, it is unfiltered, hence cloudy. Fruity and tart in the mouth, with hints of lemon, while the dominant aromas are of banana and clove.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dreamflower (767) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 24, 2013
On tap at brewpub in Dublin. I’m a fan of hefeweizens and this one was quite good. Lots of sweet flavour. I liked it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Derbeth (717) - Kraków, POLAND - AUG 20, 2014
Draught. Light golden colour, cloudy, nice thick head with good lacing. Aroma is lots of banana, some wheat, clove, a bit of hops. Not too sweet. Medium carbonation, the beer is very smooth and easy to drink. Gorgeous.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stravale (2777) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - AUG 15, 2013
Keg @ J W Sweetmans, Dublin [140813]
Yellow, hazy, dense white head
Aroma - Soft banana and clove, apricot, yeast, fruity, classical hefeweizen aroma, but nice and mellow
Taste - Lemon, lightly tart, yeast, soft wheat, soft peppery hops, fruity pale malts, creamy soft cereals, very good
Palate - Soft carb, medium body, very soft mouthfeel. Finish - really good quite intense wave of cereal wheat comes through in the finish
Overall - Really good Hefeweizen, decent flavour, nothing too strong, no harsh banana-clove notes, well balanced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thellgren (807) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 9, 2013
Draught @ J.W. Sweetman, Dublin. Fruity with hops. And this is my favourite beer style too. Nice to find an example of it in Dublin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
flying_pig (1419) - SCOTLAND - JUL 24, 2014
Pint on-tap at the Dublin brewpub (€4.90):
I could detect some bubblegum and banana initially with some clove and light fruits following soon after, as does some hints of spice and a little pepper.
Very cloudy & light golden colour that is light with tinges of yellow featuring. It’s topped with a small, white head that is foamy in texture & leaves some lacing on the sides of the glass.
Strong bubblegum then some banana. There is a touch more spice than from the nose too & I felt the background fruits made more of an impact here as well.
Very smooth to drink, this one had touches of fizz and a slight citrus tang but it went down easily. The beer was a fresh one with some sweetness throughout and a light-medium body.

A nice summertime beer that went down very well indeed, the beer had a good balance & there was a good helping of fruits throughout as well. I wouldn’t mind trying this one again at some point.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
garthicus (2907) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUL 8, 2013
Appearance: Gorgeous cloudy orange with tons of visible carbonation and a proud virginal white head. Aroma: Super yeasty, banana, a little clove, sweet with some citrus notes. Flavour: medium mouthfeel, lots of yeast, quite a lot of citrus and banana, cloves again with a refreshing long yeasty finish. Quite nice. Perfect for good weather drinkin'

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
elbernays (1228) - Dublin, IRELAND - DEC 20, 2013
Yeast bread fruit heavy full bodied. Medium carbonation. Pint at sweetmans. Good weiss beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cunningham (6948) - Halden, NORWAY - OCT 6, 2015
WoW this one felt like one of the lovely German hefe weisse. If you like that style of beer. This one will do you good. Unclear yellow golden color with a big fine white head. Solid lacing down the sides of the glass. Wheat, yeast, clove and banana. Tad sweet as it should. Ok body and ok carbonation.
[On tap @ source]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
goozen (3810) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JUN 23, 2013
Tap at J.W.Sweetman, Dublin: Hazy yellow coloured Irish Hefeweizen, with an slightly hoppy and flowery taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Erzengel (7755) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - APR 25, 2014
On tap. The beer starts smooth, banana and clove. The mainpart is slightly sweet. Smooth and easy to drink. The mainpart is sweetish-smooth. Since yeasty notes. Banana which isn't too pushy. The aftertaste is smooth, not really bitter. Nice and not bad! 13/12/12/12

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