elihapa (1545) - Honolulu, Hawaii, USA - FEB 17, 2010
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours gold with a small head. Nose has a strong banana element, mixed in with a touch of plastic. Flavor is vanilla and banana, with mineral aromatics and straw/bread. The dominant flavor is banana and grainy bread, not bad at all. Mouthfeel is refreshing.
can8ianben (1489) - State College, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 24, 2007
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: MAR 20, 2009 Served far too cold and with a huge lemon wedge at California Pizza Kitchen. However after warming slightly I could tell this was a solid offering. Very cloudy yellow. Not transparent at all - almost like an orange smoothy in appearance. A big frothy white head and maybe a little too much carbonation. Perfect balance of sweet/sour citrus notes blended with the classic banana and clove aroma and flavor. Somewhat dry and bitter in the finish, but a delicious beverage none the less.
Rerate: Just had this a second time at Islands Burgers without realizing that I’d already had it. Again served too cold, VERY high carbonation. Some weird off flavors - almost in a cheap homebrew malt kind of way. Going to knock it down a bit.
doubleo (1432) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 17, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours super cloudy, milky looking, pal yellow with a thin white head that leaves good lace. Smells of bananas and yeast, sweet. Tastes the same. Bananas and yeast sweet, slight honey. Medium, watery body, light carbonation.
mrhoppy (1288) - Santa Clara, California, USA - SEP 1, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 11/20
AROMA bread, hay, cereal, barnyard, banana, slight clove, APPEARANCE golden, hazy, minimal head, white foam, TASTE light sweetness, lightly bitter, PALATE medium body, creamy, average carbonation, long wheat finish, OVERALL It’s all right but no where near a beer like Schneider Weisse.
papajohn (1249) - San Diego (Mira Mesa), California, USA - OCT 8, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Taster from the tap in Sorrento valley: Pale cloudy yellow with a small eggshell white head. Aroma is banana and hints of spice. Flavor is banana up front with hints of wheat and clove. Light body is thin with moderate carbonation.
Oscbert (1242) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUN 13, 2008
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
~Pours a cloudy yellow with small white head.
~Scent is banana fruity.
~Flavor is banana, yeasty and spicy. A bit watered down.
~Feels light and fluffy.
~This is good, unfortunetly taste is a bit "mellow yellow".
llcooldave (1188) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - MAY 21, 2010
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Wonderful creamy flavor with some banana, vanilla and spice coming through. Mostly clove though. Cloudy yellow in color. Nose is a bit spicy with more of the clove aroma shining through. Overall this is a pleasure to drink. It actually reminds me more of a wit than a hefe. Good stuff!
ARH (1117) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 21, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap served into a weizen glass. Initially, I thought I picked up notes of blueberry, peach, and even some yeast on the nose, but after awhile, the standard banana and clove dominant, with a hint of lemon. It pours a hazy pale with a thick, creamy white head that retains well and leaves lots of micro bubble lace. the beer is a blend of medium-light sweetness and a very light bitterness along with a trace amount of sour citrus. The beer is light bodied with a thin, watery texture. It kinda has the feel of a watered down lemonade. It’s very crisp, and clean with a low amount of soft carbonation - very refreshing summer session type beer. In the mouth, it’s mostly a banana and caramel taste that finishes with a faint orange rind and leaves a mild bubblegum aftertaste which doesn’t last long.
trokini (1025) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 16, 2008
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap. A very nice hefe. Pours a cloudy gold with a thick white head. Nice strong aroma of banana, clove, and wheat. The taste follows through big time. Great balance, with both the clove and banana yeast esters shining on their own. A nice lemony finish.
sersdf (1020) - chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 25, 2007
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
kinda light for a hefe. tons of banana candy in aroma. way undercarbonated. tastes pretty good but the body kills it completely.