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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 12   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Ahh, Weiss beer; is there anything more refreshing and indicative of Summer? As promised, here is the second installment of this incredible seasonal. Far and away, the most popular specialty we have ever released here at La Cumbre, our very traditional Bavarian-style Hefeweizen is brewed with 60% malted wheat and a very unique yeast strain resulting in a rush of banana and clove in the nose, and a big, lush, milkshake-like mouthfeel. While the alcohol is moderate, watch out, you’ll go through 3 of these faster than a passing monsoon rain.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrunkSanta410 (604) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 27, 2015
From the can. Citrus, light spice, wheat and faint yeast. Very smooth, very balanced. Solid aroma and mouthfeel. Another winner.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Livendadream (155) - New Mexico, USA - JUN 14, 2015
Can pours an opaque orangish yellow color with a huge billowing white head that lingers leaving quite a bit of lace on glass. Smells of bananas, yeast, fresh baked white bread and fruity bubblegum. Tastes of bananas, yeast, bread, a hint of clove and spicey wheat. Light to medium body, perfect carbonation, silky mouthfeel and a nice refreshing tart finish. Wow this beer is fantastic! So refreshing and easy to put down on a hot spring day! I love this style and I think it is perfect, and it’s even better on tap. Don’t know why all the low marks???? Oh well got to be some haters out there. Maybe you should go to the brewery and try it fresh. You will change your mind!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (10774) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 25, 2015
Can, part of a 4-pack, provided by Kevin. Pours lightly hazy orange with a large, frothy white head, long retention with light lacing. Aroma is banana, light clove and citrus fruits, and heavy earthy and spicy wheat malt. Flavor is lightly sweet earthy and spicy wheat malt, light banana and cloves with a slight citrus acidity and a dry finish. Light body and moderate carbonation.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
NachlamSie (2963) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 9, 2015
4 pack of pint cans packaged on 2-23-15 from Dick’s. I’m drinking the last one today. This one has the same problem the other three cans had: very low carbonation. Sadly a hefeweizen is a style that really needs active carbonation to be enjoyable. The pour is pretty lifeless with no head formation and minimal bubbles in the cloudy orange body. Aroma is solid with pleasant suggestions of orange, banana, wheat bread and tasteful, subdued clove notes. The flavor is clean too with pleasant esters and a solid wheaty body. Fresh citrus is also here. But the low carbonation is very distracting. This is tantamount to drinking a very low carbed pilsner or geuze.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Padron4KM (662) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - MAR 7, 2015
16oz can poured into a tall glass. Hazy pale straw, short lived two finger head.
Big, artificial banana candy aroma, like a bag of banana laffy taffy. Clove, if there was any, was drowned out by the banana. Medium body, and creamy mouthfeel. Flavor was overly sweet, with tons of ripe, mashed banana, but not much else.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SudsMcDuff (6837) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAR 4, 2015
16 ounce aluminum CaN .. Shared by Scott E .. . Cloudy gold tangerine .. Citrus, wheat, and sweet gum .. No foam .. Nice tastin, lifeless looking .. . . You smell like nothing. Thank you

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (11228) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - FEB 23, 2015
16 oz can poured a clear gold with a lingering ring of white foam. Aromas of wheat, yeast, citrus and light clove. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a smooth dry finish. Flavors of wheat, yeastclove and a hint of citrus with a smooth dry lingering clove finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
riversideAK (5738) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - FEB 13, 2015
Big banana nose, good wheat, a little clove. Hazy orange pour nice white head. Flavors of big banana, clove, wheat. Bubble gum is here a well. Lingering sweet wheat and banana. Nice carbonation. Solid and well done.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ernesto987 (4625) - Arizona, USA - JAN 9, 2015
draft at brewery, the banana is strong with this one. Tons of banana and wheat, its blinding. can’t taste anything else......

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marheb (3166) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 1, 2015
Des céréales croustillantes comme on trouve dans une Helles ou une Pilsner mais avec des soubresauts modérés de clou de girofle et de banane. Très frais et tranchant avec une buvabilité effrayante, pas la soupe repas chargée d’amidon qui caractérise souvent le style.


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