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RATINGS: 545   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
If you dream of wheat this brew will get your toes tapping. Since 1995 we have brewed Bavarian style wheat beers exclusively for the same great state that grows and malts our own Wisconsin wheat. In a world full of posers this is a true hefe-weizen naturally 100% bottle fermented and hazy.

Expect this beer to cascade effervescent into your glass. The rich spicy clove and cinnamon notes will greet your nose while sweet fruit and wheat kisses your lips.

Lick the foam from your mouth and admit sometimes you just gotta get up and dance.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JUL 23, 2007
Pours a cloudy golden bronze with a spotty-lacing frothy white head. Sweet, authentic wheaty banana and bready German yeasty aroma has a touch of peppery clove. Body starts very full for a hefeweizen with a lot of sweet wheat, banana bubble gum, and doughy yeast toward a slightly drier, mildly warming clove finish. Too full to be a session-style hefeweizen, but very tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
NeonLX (261) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 23, 2007
This rockets right to the top of my list of hefeweizens. From a 12-oz. bottle, it pours a very cloudy, almost opaque orangey-gold with sizable white head. The head stays with you until the not-very-bitter end. Great lacing. Bananas & cloves predominate in the moderate aroma. Big initial taste--surprisingly sweet with tangerines, cinnamon, banana & clove all making an appearance . Great wheat backbone. Minor bittering, with an almost orange peel-like taste in the followup. Superbly rich & creamy mouthfeel. Best hefe Iíve ever tasted.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
chimpscampee (566) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 21, 2007
UPDATED: AUG 14, 2007 Top-notch HW. Fuller, stickier, more carbonated body then some of my other favorites in this style and a bit more spicy, including unusual cinnamon and mineral note in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jabswitch (278) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 20, 2007
New Glarus does so many things so well. This is a genuine Hefe. Cloudy gold in color. Clove aroma was very appealing. No gimmicks in the taste - jut a good hefe-weizen. Nicely carbonated, tart aftertaste. A very good beer. I canít believe this is 7% ABV. So easy to drink.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jewedekind (450) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 20, 2007
Man when Dan decides to perfect something he goes all out. This one is hazy pale orange-yellow. Full spice aroma with yeasty banana/little clove but tons of flavor. Great in the mouth, like a banana cream pie. A big beer for a wheat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Juelze (1141) - Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 17, 2007
UPDATED: AUG 7, 2008 Pours a golden cloudy color with thick bubbly head that fades quickly. Aroma is of clove, banana, slight cinnamon, and I swear that I smelled a touch of smoke. Taste is surprisingly the same but with more of an emphasis on an unripe banana and some light citrus flavors. This is a bit different then other hefeweizens. It’s very similar to the Imperial Weizen New Glarus put out, without the hop character. While last year I wasn’t impressed with this one, the condemnation I got from my brother is well deserved. Because this year, this stuff freaking rocks.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
buckybeer (666) - Eau Claire, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 17, 2007
UPDATED: OCT 31, 2007 Poured into my new freebie Sam Adams glass. Beautiful pour. Hazy medium gold with a massive white frothy head. Aroma and flavor is big spice, clove, wheat, bananna. It reminds me more of a Belgian style. What a great beer. A big mouthfeel and a nice spicy finish. This has turned into my favorite New Glarus beer. It is just so damn drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
WiFlatlander (25) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 15, 2007
Pours a hazy golden brown with plentiful white head. Think wiess, think summer, yet this is full and rich enough to enjoy year round. Have tasted a number of weiss beers and this is the best to date.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
KingpinIPA (841) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 14, 2007
Cloudy, orange amber color. Smell of bannanas, yeast, sugar, clove, pepper, minor wheat, caramel and lemon meringue pie. It also smells like a Runts, bannana candy. Taste of yeast, bannanas, lemons, pie crust, malt, tartness, bread, wheat, pepper, clove and alcohol. WOW! This one is very enjoyable. It actually coats your entire mouth. This is good! Realy good!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ughsmash (7501) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 14, 2007
Bottled. Poured a rich, hazy sun-burnt orange with a towering cap of creamy white head. The aroma was quite prolific with toasted bananas, cloves, cinnamon, and doughy maltness.. somewhat sweet, and very well executed. The flavor had toasted bananas again at the core along with honey-tinted caramel sweetness.. prickly wheat danced toward the outer reaches of the tongue, paired with pepper, clove, and cinnamon spiciness.. finish was long and a touch tacky, carrying banana, spices, and a hint of bubblegum. Medium-bodied and a touch thick on the palate for a hefe.. medium sourness from the wheat and a hint of lemon.. Well Done!

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