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Brewed by Meantime
Style: German Hefeweizen
London, England
Serve in Weizen

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RATINGS: 149   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Keg and bottle as Meantime Wheat; bottle as Sainsburys Bavarian Style Wheat Beer. Both unfiltered, but force carbonated.
Fresh, aromatic banana and clove flavours are created by a special Bavarian yeast and bottling without pasteurisation.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34188) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 8, 2008
Draught @ Greenwich Union, Greenwich, London SE10, UK. Hazy orange color with a average, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, wheat, banana, gum. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. (301207)

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
yespr (30631) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 1, 2009
From tap at Market Porter. Pours hazy orange with a fully gone head. Aroma is solid estery fruity with alight wheaty note. Sweet wheaty flavoured. Light acidic and orange fruity touch. Dry phenolic flavoured finish. Classic and simple, not my thing.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 3, 2005
(Bottle 33 cl) Orangey golden and hazy with a bubbly head that quickly collapses and almost vanishes completely. Yeasty sediment. Lovely fruity esters with the typical notes of citrus and banana. Very dry palate. Meantime really manages to brew very well to style - this is no exception. 200505

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
oh6gdx (20216) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 14, 2007
Draught. Golden colour, small white head. Aroma is wheat mixed in a lager. Sadly, the same goes for the flavour, so I didn’t find the beer pleasant at all.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (16248) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 28, 2007
Draught @ Greenwich Union, Greenwich. Pours a hazy golden/orange color with a white head. Malty wheaty fruity yeasty aroma with some hints of bananas. Sweet malty wheat flavor with hints of yeast and bananas. Sweetish wheat finish with some bitterness in the aftertaste.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (14294) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 10, 2005
Keg at the Brew Wharf, London
Cloudy blond color. The aroma is a bit chemical at first, then shows a spicy character. The taste is quite unusual, quite sweet, yet with a stgrong spicy (cloves) component, persistent in the final. Not too much professional, but enjoyable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (14285) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2010
18th September 2008. Tasting at the brewery. Cloudy gold beer. Minimal fruit but it’s quite tangy. Dry finish with a pinch of cloves.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
cgarvieuk (13920) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 22, 2007
A plae yellow colour,with a citrus hop nose hint of banana. light clear with hint of banana in the finish

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
saxo (13796) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 28, 2013
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is pale golden. Aroma and taste are yeast, lemon, wheat malt, notes of banana and hops.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (13144) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2005
660ml bottle from Sainsbury. Golden hazy with thin white quickly disappearing head. Yeast, banana aroma with a touch of spice. More banana fruit in mouth with lemon and vanilla followed by finish of clove and some hop. Not bad. Good on Sainsbury for contracting Meantime to produce an interesting range of beers


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