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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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheBeerGod (5254) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - MAY 15, 2012
Bottle. Label shows 5.5% ABV. Hazy gold pour with a medium white head. Aroma is sweet malt, wheat yeast notes, banana and soft spice. Taste is big wheat and yeast notes, soft spice, banana, and sweet malt. Typical hefeweizen taste but done well. Body is light-medium with a slightly fizzy, bubbly, carbonation. Ends with more wheat/grains, light bread dough, yeast, sweet malt, banana and soft spice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
smith4498 (3025) - Miami, Florida, USA - MAY 12, 2012
Draft @ some pizza place in San Diego. Pours cloudy pale golden color with white head. Aromas of banana and clove with some yeast. Sweet banana and clove flavors with dough and slight tartness. Medium body with soft carbonation.

2.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
GandGKevin (920) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - APR 19, 2012
Candied banana and rotten egg aromas. Banana flavors. Tastes better when you hold your nose. Overall blah.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
changeup45 (1717) - Mount Dora, Florida, USA - MAR 8, 2012
Bomber from Holiday Wine Cellar. Murky yellow-gold color; this pours with a thick head on top that leaves a notch of lacing after each sip. Yeast, banana, wheat, vanilla, and light cinnamon in the aroma. Nice and soft going down, bubblegum replaces the banana with all other flavors mirroring the scent. Just the right amount of spice to compliment the sweetness of the beer. Nice Hefe. This was a pleasant surprise. It?s smooth, clean, refreshing, and pretty tasty.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sammy (8663) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 22, 2012
On tap at Churchill’s Pub. Cloudy yellow body. Big banana aroma. Not terrific for style. Passable.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beernovice39 (3125) - Montana, USA - JAN 19, 2012
Bottle pours a hazy gold. Scent is banana and clove. Taste is fruity and wheaty. Solid

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jeff789 (1407) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 2, 2011
Not much head at all, hazy golden w a touch of amber, no lacing... aggitation makes the head look excellent... big big banana aroma, lightly spicy, some clove is notable... not very carbonated, light to medium body... decent flavor, banana and spice... pretty easy drinking...

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jrallen34 (3483) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 11, 2011
bottle... watery murky honey gold, light head, not much to look at... really interesting nose on this one, not a hefe at all, really hoppy with a bit of sour musky, almost like a gose, has me confused but I like it... really easy to drink, light grains, a bit of sourness, wheat, nice hoppy finish... nothing outstanding but easy to drink and refreshing

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dwyerpg (4567) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - SEP 7, 2011
Smells pretty darn good. Lightly of bananas. The flavor is nice too; light and fruity, yet just a hint of soapy notes that brings it down a tad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Terminus (3242) - Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA - AUG 22, 2011
tap-pours bright hazy orange with a small fizzy white head nose is banana band aid, and bubblegum. huge flavors of bubblegum band aid and slight hot garbage-fairly phenolic and musty with lots of soggy grain flavors. decent and solid but not a top condender for american made hefe for sure. New Glarus runs circles around this beer! cool i got to try it though.


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