Brewed by Mahrs Bräu
Style: German Hefeweizen
Bamberg, Germany
Serve in Weizen


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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
Extra Hoppy Amber Weiss. Mahr’s master brewer has a new love -- an exciting and saucy new variety of Hallertauer hop called Saphir, German for "sapphire." There’s a metric ton of Saphir hops in this ground-breaking Weiss.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
crossovert (11345) - Illinois, USA - MAR 7, 2011
500ml brown bottle with no date. Says it is a extra hoppy amber hefeweizen utilizing the Saphir hop. Pours with a huge, uncontrollable white head that is slightly foamy. The body is an amber/gold that looks decently filtered. They head takes a long while to dissipate leaving some pretty nice lacing. On the second pour I swirled for yeast, even after a minute of swirling not all of it had come off the bottom- there is a lot of yeas hiding in this bottle. The smell is as one might guess, yeasty, with heavy spicy clove and a hint of banana, but there is also a nice grassy, herbal, and spicy hop presence that is welcome. The flavor is super-citrusy, almost like a witbier. Tons of lemon, almost tart. The clove makes a smaller appearance in the taste along with the wheat and a heightened bitterness form a normal Hefeweizen, though not at all super hoppy. The mouthfeel is highly carbonated and prickly, this makes it refreshing on a hot summer day. This is a great Hefeweizen right here, surprisingly it isn’t talked about much. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 07-12-2010 23:03:27

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KyotoLefty (9305) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 6, 2016
Bottle from BOTW. Orange=brown, cloudy, lace. Oxidized nose of chocolate, wheat, grassy hops. Tangy flavor, grassy hops, fruity, honey. This is probably way too old, but there is no drink-by date on it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenDV138 (5978) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 19, 2016
4 oz pour on draft at ChurchKey. Opaque orange with off-white head. Aromas of malt, citrus, herbs. Tastes of malt, light lemon citrus, light herbs. Light body with a dry finish. Solid.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (13466) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 14, 2016
Bottle. Poured an hazy orange amber color with an average frothy white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate earthy floral hop and sweet malt, soft clove aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium sweet flavor with a medium spice sweet finish of moderate duration. Good drinkable beer.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
SanfordBrewer (1500) - Sanford, Florida, USA - JAN 28, 2016
Translucent gold with white head. Creamy medium body with High carbonation.

Aroma: tart wheat, banana, plastic, oxidation, herbal hops.

Taste: tart wheat, plastic, unpleasant yeast, nutmeg, herbal hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DandyWolfFloyd (1037) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 17, 2016
Aroma - some bubblegum and a bit of Hallertau hops, Appearance - amber body, with nice nucleation. When the bottom yeast is rolled in the body is cloudy. The head is white and about 3", frothy and settles slowly. Taste - nice caramel malt, bubblegum notes from the yeast, and Hallertau hops. The rolled in yeast adds some more bubblegum. Palate - body is light, the texture is slightly creamy, the carbonation soft, and the finish tangy

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (7330) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - DEC 28, 2015
Tallahassee, Fl - Beer Stop - 500 ml bottle. Sparkling, medium copper pour, faint bubbly off-white head that fades away quickly. Aroma has some clove accents, a bit of date and molasses sweetness. Flavor is similar in nature, kind of earthy, some clove accents, a bit of bubble gum. More in line with a Dunkelweizen than a Hefe, Mouthfeel is decently thick.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nickd717 (4165) - San Francisco, California, USA - OCT 7, 2015
500ml bottle. Clear golden color with a small fading white head. Aroma of cereal grains, floral notes, and banana. The flavor is ok, not as great as I’d expect. Medium sweetness, light spicy hops. Smooth mouthfeel with medium body and medium low carbonation. Decent but not great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iphonephan (6188) - McLean/Jackson Hole, Virginia, USA - SEP 12, 2015
On draft at Snallygaster 2015. Pours a clear copper with an ecru head. Malty nose, Nutty flavors. Smooth finish,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
edgallow (3639) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 24, 2015
16.9 oz bottle pours hazy golden with a white head. Aroma of grains, yeast and banana. Taste is banana, wheat and grass.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
czar (7723) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 13, 2015
(gusking) pours unclear medium dark golden orange with an aerial off-white head, disappearing and leaving no lacing per say. plain caramel, faint wheaty notes - lightly acidulated, brown sugar and barley, faint fruitiness - red berries, oranges; astringent and bitter grassy leafy hops, belgian spice-free feeling more than a hefe. lively and foamy carbonation, light body - watery; semi-sweet caramel and assertive woodsy-grassy finish. bottling issue aside, this fruity and wheaty hefe falls a bit short, morover regarding mahr’s high standards.

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