Brewed by Meantime (SAB Miller)
Style: German Hefeweizen
Greenwich, England
Serve in Weizen


on tap

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RATINGS: 157   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
ralphdot (1014) - Billingham, Durham, - NOV 18, 2012
5.0%, hazy gold with a thin head, very nice wheat beer aroma, a slightly bitter but good wheat beer taste, nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thellgren (608) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 22, 2015
pint draugth @ Meantime Brewery, London. Quite nice hefeweizen. In a tight upper lip way. Not much of a banana, more on the clover side. Which is nice before Chrisitmas as I am drinking this now. I would prefer little more banana, but nevermind this is quite gooe anyway.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
spacecube (1510) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2015
330 ml bottle, pours hazy pale gold with a large, foamy white head. Aroma is wheaty, vegetal, lemon, banana, quite tart and also moderate bitter. Light medium bodied, watery texture. Below average.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (7733) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 20, 2015
330ml bottle at the folks, Preston. Pours clear amber, thick white head, high carbonation, but doesn’t hang around. Aromas of sweet banana, dry spices, dusty herbs. Taste is sweet, almond cake. Sticky finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
witthatsbier (457) - glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAY 5, 2015
Pours a dark cloudy yellow with no head Aroma is very little bit of sweet fruit Taste is bloody awful no character piss poor beer shame as Meantime can do a lot better BUYER BEWARE

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jjsint (1803) - Stuntney, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAR 18, 2015
Keg at the Grain Store, Cambridge. Orangey gold, cloudy. Very little head. Smells of banana, bubblegum, yeast rolls. The taste is overly sweet, not bad but fairly unbalanced. Meh. Short to medium finish. Drinkable but not a great wheat beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
R2k2 (422) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 15, 2015
Een iets troebel, honingkleurig bier met een vluchtige witte kraag. Het aroma is licht moutig, en iets zurig op de achtergrond. Het heeft een volle, zure smaak van sinaasappel en citroen, en een teveel aan koolzuur. Een lichtzure nasmaak blijft een paar minuten hangen. A somewhat cloudy, honey-colored beer with a quick white layer of foam. It’s aroma is somewhat malty, and a bit sour on the background. It has a full, sour taste of oranges and lemons, a a bit to much of carbonation. A somewhat sour aftertaste remains for a couple of minutes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mkam (363) - POLAND - MAR 9, 2015
On tap. Pours cloudy yellow with big white head. In aroma and taste an average hefeweizen. Quite good though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
MissPxx (937) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2014
Clearly a wheat beer from its aroma. Yellow amber and cloudy appearance. Love the bottle too. Very fruity and tangy. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ManVsBeer (6866) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2014
Keg @ Greenwich Union, Greenwich. Had this back around 2002 in my London days, so don’t remember it too much except it being a decent and deep tasting wheat, although not quite up to the Bavarian standards despite the brewer’s history of being out there.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
POLK (2219) - Hørning, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2014
Whether it was because the beer was somewhat above date is not known, boring wheat beer not when the Germans to size. Must be tasted again. only taste of wheat, missing fruity flavor. slightly acidic

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