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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
A crisp, refreshing American style Hefeweizen that is brewed with the best ingredients the Northwest has to offer. We use 50% locally sourced two-row pale malt and 50% locally grown northwest malted wheat well above the required 30% wheat additions to be called a wheat beer. This Northwest style Hefeweizen is unfiltered for a "cloudy" appearance and brewed with plenty of Yakima valley hops yielding a wonderful citrus finish, delicious with or without a lemon garnish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HoppedHead (106) - seattle, Washington, USA - APR 14, 2005
UPDATED: JUN 24, 2005 cloudy, pale yellow, creamy bready flavor, light citrus aroma, nice american wheat

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sham (1844) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 29, 2004
Cloudy gold pour with a big creamy head. Aromas of citrus, lemon that is, an bananas. Spicy, mostly from cloves. Grassy hops. Big wheat in the flavors. Citrus tails with a slight malt backing. Cream palate with a tangy finish of citrus and wheat.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JPDIPSO (5604) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 9, 2004
Cloudy dark straw color with a smaller off white head. Aromas of "grapenuts" and sugar. Light sweet wheat and touch of citrus. Slightly better an average american wheat.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
harlequinn (2744) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - NOV 5, 2003
I had this one a while back and forgot to rate it. A terribly unbalanced, off-kilter wheat beer. A very poor example of the style. Pours a lightly golden flavor, with a bit of a sweet honey-like aroma. The taste is way too light and slightly cloying at points. Bland and boring and I expected more.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - JUN 29, 2003
Had this on draft. Orange hazy unfiltered look with creamy head. Light aroma of wheat and citrus. Small body with a little more hops than widmer hefe. This is a very american northwest hefe and it's very plain, nothing spectacular.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
drismyhero (815) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - JAN 27, 2003
UPDATED: FEB 9, 2003 I can only imagine that Mac and Jack brewed this purely due to the popularity Hefes have gained with Widmer and Pyramid. Very mild, a bit grainy, but almost too mild to find even that little bit of wheat. This was a let down, but just like the porter this is purely overlooked with the African Amber out there on the market.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Crit (3820) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 8, 2003
Middle of the road wheat beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jpfrog (130) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - AUG 25, 2002
Slightly milky color. Good with a lemon. Good wheat beer, but nothing outstanding. Definitely a good summer beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Zoltanm (6) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 17, 2002 does not count

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
BillKismet (3839) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 18, 2002
Light cloudy brown-orange in appearance exuding a faint wheat aroma. Smooth, thirst quenching and refreshing, but weaker than many American Wheats. An excellent summer refresher, but deficient in body.

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