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RATINGS: 543   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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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.


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3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dinkle50 (1075) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 24, 2012
Banana aroma with a huge head. Clear golden pour. No lace. Taste is mild with a little banana and wheat. Some sugar. Not overly sweet. Balanced and refreshing.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tectactoe (3084) - Michigan, USA - MAR 11, 2015
Bottle: Thanks to Corey for my first ever bottle of this. Hazy, translucent, & dense golden-amber body with an enormous, pillowing & chunky white head. Slowly receding, lots of fat lacing left on the glass. The nose brings bouts of sweet doughy malts, heavy yeast esters of clove & bubblegum, light mint, a faint touch of Candi sugar, some over-ripe banana, orange zest, & mild pear skin. Heavy sweet bread & commanding yeast finish. Lovely flavor that is robust & full, yet doesnít weigh too heavy on the palate. Strong wheat, light grains, buttered & freshly baked bread, semisweet banana, pear, faint plum, clove, coriander, with just a kiss of musky leafiness & a modest earthy twinge from the hop additions. Finishes with a mouth coating of Bavarian yeast esters, bready wheat, & faint citrus zest. Medium bodied, just outside of chewy. One of the best American renditions of this German style, without a doubt. Fantastic.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ARH (777) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 5, 2015
12oz bottle accidentally aged 4 months and poured into a footed pilsner glass. The aromas are very distinct with notes of clove, banana, pear, and a touch of cinnamon. After awhile, it kind of becomes reminiscent of banana bread as some of the grains come through. Thereís oranges in there too, as well as a light acetone touch (but that could be from the unintentional aging). It looks like a hefe; itís a hazy, unfiltered yellow-gold color with big, creamy, frothy white head that excellently retains a thick, fuzzy ring with an island and leaves and abundant, messy, puffy lace. Itís a balanced medium sweet and bitter with just a touch of citrus sour. Thereís a light zip to the carbonation on this thin, smooth, light bodied beer. Itís an easy drinker with notes of apple scone early, followed by spicy honey, some banana, and bread late. Spice and honey finish the beer and it leaves a sweet fruit and light bitter citrus aftertaste with some wheat notes. Itís crisp, dry, and touch astringent.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
doubelknv3 (1042) - Illinois, USA - JAN 1, 2015
Cloudy, golden, white head, and lite lacing. Wheat and citrus aroma. Lite bodied, citrus, mild wheat, lite creamy texture. Mild dryness, mild bitterness and decent balance. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - OCT 20, 2014
Serving: Bottle. It pours a cloudy gold with a lasting white head. Nice light clove nose with a touch of earth. Bright, crisp flavor with notes of wheat, yeast, and clove. Had no idea this was 7.2%. Really nice beer.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (6742) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 2, 2014
"SHOCKING NEWS!!! New Glarus makes ANOTHER awesome wheat beer! I swaer, they got the fruit and wheat beers styles down pat! HUGE aroma of bubble gum, banana and clove explodes out of the bottle. looks like youíd expect, with a nice frothy head. heavier feel due to the elevated abv, and a great flavor that just about matches the aroma. black wheat, crackíd wheat, and now this are probably 3 of my favorite 7 or 8 wheat beers from anywhere. only a couple german places rival these wheats! nice job, NG, and thanks Lou for the trade."

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwood04 (4518) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 29, 2014
12oz bottle in a tulip. Pours hazy golden with a white head. Aroma of spicy yeast, some banana esters, pale and caramel malts, and some light dough. Flavor the same. Average texture. A pretty standard beer.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BMMillsy (1655) - Florida, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle as an extra in trade from forget who. Have had this sitting for a while so hopefully not past it's prime. Pours hazy golden colored with a huge fluffy white head. Aroma if sweet honey, pears, apples, wheat malts, coriander. Flavor is sweet Bavarian wheat malts, some crisp spiciness, pears and apples galore, honey balanced with crisp bitterness. Light plus bodied with lots of carbonation and very easy drinking. A nice hefe.

4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cards04 (2159) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - AUG 13, 2014
This is so good. Aromas of fresh banana, a hint of citrus, and beautiful warm spice notes. Flavors are banana, citrus, cinnamon. So refreshing and flavorful

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MacBoost (1474) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - AUG 10, 2014
Bottle from trade. Pours a cloudy light orange with a large white head. Aromas of sweet artificial banana flavoring and not much else. Taste is slightly spicy, and semi dry. Flavors of clove-y banana esters from the yeast along with some other spice, perhaps a touch of white pepper. Not exactly the cleanest beer in the world, but it petes pretty good. Medium-high boost which is completely masked. Standard German type weizen, although Iím not sure wh th bock part comes in. Good.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
charule (1524) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 9, 2014
On tap at New Glarus. Poured light hazy gold with white head. Aroma of classic hefe. Light carb med bod. Banana wheat taste.


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