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Lightning Thunderweizen
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RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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The Thunderweizen is brewed in the style of a traditional German Hefeweizen: lots of wheat, vigorous fermentation, and completely unfiltered for a full, refreshing flavor that perfectly compliments San Diego’s perpetual good weather. Despite the hints of banana, citrus, clove, and other spices, we do not add additives to our beer - that impressive flavor is naturally produced.


3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (3542) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - SEP 16, 2013
22 ounce bottle. Thanks Pete! Pours a hazy golden orange with a nice white head. Aroma of citrus, yeast, grain, and spice. Taste is wheat, cloves, lemon, and yeast. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Patrickctenchi (3800) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - AUG 31, 2013
Golden yellow, slightly cloudy with a tall, off-white head. Strong banana aroma, brett, orange. Taste is tangy-sweet....banana, orange, wheat, yeast. Nice strong flavor. Very good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
queenholly (2985) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - AUG 2, 2013
Bottle. Funky bretty barnyard, and fruity wheaty aroma. Hazy deep gold with a large off-white head. Funky sour lactic, fruity, and slightly spicy flavor. Light body, moderate carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shrubber85 (7727) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - AUG 2, 2013
Bottle. Strong Brett, yeast, coriander, and wheat malt aroma. Golden yellow with moderate head. Sweet orange/banana and wheat malt flavor with moderate Brett finish. Very good - doesn’t have much in the way of typical Weizen aroma or taste but still nice.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ACHops (709) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 30, 2013
On tap @ 7th Ave Pub in Hillcrest. Whole Foods (!). Pours opaque creamy orange with medium head. Aroma is big banana and nice clove notes. Taste is crisp wheat malt with a creamy smooth finish. Big spicy clove, nutmeg, and banana notes throughout. Super refreshing in a warm day.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jpkeskinen (224) - FINLAND - JUN 23, 2013
Drank as a draft while hungover. Very fresh and fruity. There’s plenty of banana in the taste. Looks amazing!

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
weihenweizen (1766) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - MAY 21, 2013
Refrigerated brown bomber poured into a weizen glass. Pours cloudy light orange with large deep golden hightlights with huge fluffy head which has staying power. Well carbonated, medium body, and estery aroma. Taste is rich esters, tart, and clove. Really good hefe.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
peteinSD (1377) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 17, 2013
On tap. Nice glowing yellow murky pour with a froth of white foam. Aroma is banana with some clove and a touch of light bitterness. Taste is banana and cove up front before a crisp bitterness into the finish. Clean and well made. Very enjoyable beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (4748) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - APR 13, 2013
Pint at some North Hollywood restaurant. Poured a vibrant hazy orange color with a white head. Aroma was bready notes, yeast character, banana, sweet malts. Bready notes, some banana, spice character and a touch of malts. Pretty enjoyable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maxwelldeux (3688) - Everett, Washington, USA - APR 3, 2013
Bottle. Pours a hazy very dark golden color with a fairly thick white head. Nose is fairly light and wheaty with some citrus in there. Taste is a little heavy and much the same as the nose. OK, not great.


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