MoritzF (8676) - Bochum, GERMANY - SEP 27, 2005
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(bottle) Cloudy orange colour with a big and quite stable rocky white head. Dusty wheat malty aroma with banana esters and a touch of yeasts and cloves. Unfortunately the light body decreases the almost perfect first impression a bit. Fruity (lemon, banana) and malty initial taste with a chalky and slightly tart finish with a moderate carbonation. A good one.
StewardofGondor (1934) - Washington Heights - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 23, 2005
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Glorious deep cloudy haze and yellow-orange in color with a sudsy, soapy white head. Aroma is by the book - pepper, vanilla, bananas and cloves, accented with slight hints of orange crème. Flavor is smooth, sweet and subtly spiced with pepper and cloves. Vanilla plays a more dominant role in the flavor than previously indicated by the nose, but it’s far from overpowering. Citric natures in the slightest of senses, nearly akin to dealing with Lemon Ice from the zoo. Trace amounts of sweet corn peak in at the end. Casual and quaffable yet one of the less effervescent hefes I’ve had. Smooth crème de banana finish. I’d like to turn everything up a notch or two, but for where it’s at in the present time, it’s still enjoyable.
chriso (7482) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2005
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at You’ll Never Walk Alone, Kolding. A good quality hefeweizen. Has the usual estery, banana and clove character. But there’s a pronounced lemony edge to the flavour which provides balance and grip, preventing it from getting too sweet and blowsy, which I find with too many hefeweizens. Very drinkable
Crosling (1864) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - AUG 28, 2005
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Hazy yellow color with a large froth. Vibrant clove, vanilla and banana aromas, with light hints of caramel, tart winter wheat, toffee and sweet tarts. Big body for a weiss, with a noticeable alcohol flavor. Rich and juicy flavor, doughy and loaded with malt and yeast flavors. Vanilla, caramel, toffee, clove and banana. It’s very soft and balanced and isn’t tart in the flavor at all, which I like. Very nice, probably my favorite hefeweizen thusfar.
Keeper (252) - Milano, ITALY - AUG 25, 2005
3.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Malty, Light, moderate.
This was the first W that I have taste.
MiP (14007) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - AUG 25, 2005
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Banana aroma. Quite cloudy golden colour. White head, not very stable. Flavour also has some banana and some sweetness. Full mouthfeel.
BillyM (151) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 29, 2005
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Semi-fruity & spicy (apple, lemon, banana), malty, medium-full mouthfell, medium effervesence. Soft and sweet flavor with a clean finish.
Pernille (518) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 7, 2005
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 10/20
Can. Orange golden color with decent head which settles quickly. Aroma is typical of the style with some banana. Flavor is wheaty, some banana but too watery. No palate. I did however manage to drink quite a lot of these during the evening. Not the worst beer to get drunk on..
IPFreely (1470) - Sanborn, New York, USA - JUL 7, 2005
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Lots of fruity esters in the aroma, abundant banana, some lemon, and some yeast. Hazy deep golden color, firm snow white head. The lemon comes through in the flavor a bit more than I would have liked. Refreshing, yet creamy body. Pretty nice.
DYCSoccer17 (3448) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 5, 2005
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sampled with Rudy, Tim, and Sammy. Bottle. Sweet, lemony aroma with some significant bananas in the nose. Slight metallic hints are also present. Hazy golden color with a white head. Slightly sweet, smooth, and malty flavor with lemon and banana notes. Very tasty and quite refreshing. Yum.