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RATINGS: 70   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BMan1113VR (7884) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUN 28, 2008
Draught at Stone. Pours with a cloudy orange body and a white head that leaves good lacing. Aroma is clove, then vanilla then banana. Taste is strongly banana, then a bit of citrus acidity.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Angeloregon (2055) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 4, 2008
On tap at Churchill’s in San Marcos, CA--Bright orange-yellow body with a great fluffy white head. Great looking beer! Bavarian, nutty, crisp, banana-clove nose. Great wheat presence. I really liked this beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Snojerk321 (2960) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 29, 2008
On tap @ O’Brien’s San Diego. Nose was very sweet and yeasty. Clove spice, banana, and citrus were present. Flavor was much like the nose, very sweet and yeasty. Not my cup of tea but, I can appreciate a good quality brew when I taste one.....nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
golubj (1377) - San Mateo, California, USA - JUL 14, 2007
Draft at Stone Brewery. Aroma of banana and yeast. The taste was similar with some citrus also; a little more like a white beer than a hefeweizen.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexanderj (3350) - Branson, Missouri, USA - JUL 14, 2007
UPDATED: SEP 16, 2008 Rerate; had this the second time at San Diego Brewing Co. Liked it just a bit more; upped from 3.5 to 3.7(On tap at Stone; new to this brewery. Flavor and aroma were both solid, probably above average for the style. Elements of banana, yeast, clove and citrus. Good palate; nice and easy drinking)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
badlizard (5536) - Berkeley, California, USA - MAY 16, 2007
On tap at Stone. Slightly hazy yellow color, aroma of tobacco and banana, sweet malty banana flavor and a yeasty belgian character in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
riversideAK (5695) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - MAY 16, 2007
A clovey aroma on top of a cloudy yellowish orange beer. Also slightly fruity. Flavor is clove, sweet bannana, and a little citrus. Drinkable and thirst quenching. Pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bartzilla (556) - La Mesa, California, USA - JAN 23, 2007
On tap @ Hamilton’s. A pretty solid rendition of the classic thick, sludgy, cloudy hefe. Strong hints of banana and cloves that goes down really smooth. I was pretty faded when I drank this, but it was good enough to leave more than just a vague recollection with me. I’d drink this again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vac (2445) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 11, 2006
UPDATED: DEC 27, 2006 Pours with a slightly cloudy, yellow body topped by a thin head with some lacing. It’s sweet yet slighlty sour with notes of banana and clove as well as a touch of citrus. A very nice hefeweizen. Light bodied, crisp and dry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
WeeHeavySD (3359) - San Diego (Hillcrest), Oregon, USA - SEP 9, 2006
On Tap at The Wit’s End in San Diego, CA. A very smotth Hefeweizen with a nice lemony finish. Not the best of its type of every had, but it is very good and quite drinkable I would definetly have it again.

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