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RATINGS: 325   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Has a cloudy, straw-colored appearance with a thick, creamy head.


gringo332's rating

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
gringo332 (583) - Richardson, Texas, USA - JUN 13, 2012
Cloudy pale pour. Nose is intense banana, cloves, various spices, vanilla, and some citrus. Flavor leaves a huge banana, and cloves presence but balanced and intense. Seems to have some rich malt like possible some bready Munich in the back end. Bright carbonation and lightly bitter in the finish. somewhat tart in the finish also. Very nice.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (7731) - Ohio, USA - JAN 9, 2016
Growler sample shared by drsordr. I have been wanting to try this for a long time so I am very excited. Pours a clear yellow golden color with a thin film, likely lost a bit during the journey here. The aroma and flavor have banana, wheat malts, nice spices, cloves, grains, great character for a hefe, I would love to get this on draft at the source because the loss of carbonation had some effect on the overall.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (12725) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 8, 2016
Growler sample. Poured hazy golden color with an small frothy white head that mostly diminished with fair lacing. Moderate wheat, citrus and spice aroma. Medium body with smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium smooth sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. This is a good beer that lost some live in transit.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (9439) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 6, 2016
32oz growler, thanks to drsordr for sharing. Mildly hazy golden color. Minimal white head. Very pleasant doughy, bready wheat character. Mild banana, some vanilla, touch of clove. Lighter to medium body. Mild slick texture. Very light carbonation (likely due to the condition of the growler?). Would be nice to try fresh from the tap, but as it is now.. clearly a very nice, flavorful, balanced hefe.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marheb (3851) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 3, 2015
(En fût au Whip In): Une tarte au citron, clou de girofle et banane qui se mâche superbement. On m’avait prévenu de la qualité de l’exécution.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
rgf001 (277) - Austin, Texas, USA - NOV 26, 2015
On the extremely light color side with good while foam. Bubblegum predominates in the aroma and flavor. Hints of banana and clove, too low for style. Wheat malt does not taste as good as German examples. Disappointing vs German hefes. Cannot compete.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
baraciisch (2551) - California, USA - AUG 8, 2015
Light straw yellow, white head... Aroma of citrus, wheat malts... Flavor is crisp with notes of citrus, tropical fruits to go with a light wheat base... Really good hef ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AirForceHops (5229) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 3, 2015
Draft at Craft Pride, Austin. Nice bright hazy yellow color. Great yeast phenols, banana, clove, light spice. Just as it should be.

The flavor is that of the authentic German varieties. Nice chewy yeast texture with a spicy clove finish. Gosh, in a blind taste test I would say this was breweries in Germany. It’s nice to see an American brewer do a Hefeweizen this well. Very nicely done!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AndresTM (420) - Texas, USA - JUN 21, 2015
Powerfully estery, distinctive aroma of banana peel, cloves, nutmeg, sourdough, and an earthy, smoky, phenolic musk I don’t quite hate. The pour is a hazy, pastel yellow with a good off-white head, and the mouthfeel is silky and fizzy, with a medium-to-thin body. The taste is much better than the nose portends, with wonderful light bitterness, sweetness, and tartness that yield bright flavors of clove and banana cream pie up front, as well as an exceedingly refreshing, lingering citrusy zest for a dry finish. Very good and interesting overall.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BVery (8911) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - JUN 14, 2015
Tap at Cedar Creek. Awesome hefe. Hazy yellow pour with a big white head. Wheaty and spicy. Slightly dry on the tongue. Excellent brew.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
crajun (1121) - , Texas, USA - JUN 6, 2015
draft at gingerman. was expecting a lot more. they served it with an orange and even though I removed it - I think it affected my rating - aroma was orange and slight spice. taste had a little citrus, malt- didn’t really get any banana?? ok beer, just wanted more - will try again


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