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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.29/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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In 2012, we changed the style of our summer offering from an IPA to an unfiltered Hefeweizen ale. Over 80% of the grains this brew are derived from malted wheat which lends an exceptional softness to the palate. Naturally underlying, but not overpowering, banana esters arise on the nose, providing an exceptional addition to enjoying this beer’s experience. We LOVE these flavors and they are brought out by the yeast, so we made a decision to leave this beer 100% unfiltered. Hence, there is a natural yeast sediment in the bottles that you can chose to decant off of or swirl up to be poured into your favorite tasting glass. Lastly what makes this beer truly unique is addition of hops after this beer’s fermentation: we have chosen the perfect combination to give a 100% natural citrusy lemon aroma and taste alleviating the “obligatory” orange wedge garnish. At 4.5% it is literally the PERFECT sunny day (or really any day) brew: Newport Storm Summer Hefeweizen!


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerandBlues2 (10065) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - OCT 26, 2014
Tap at the brewery. Pours lightly hazy yellow with a medium, frothy white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is banana esters, light wheat malt and earthy hops. Flavor is medium spicy hops and bitterness, light wheat malt with a dry finish. Light body and moderate carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BOSSbrewer (1988) - Arkansas, USA - SEP 9, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours a hazy yellowish amber with three fingers of head. Aroma is yeasty with slight banana and some floral. Lighter bodied. Nice beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndyW68 (1156) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Good. Hazt yellow with white head. Aroma is banana and cloves. Taste follows nose. I liked it.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaBier (5011) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - AUG 8, 2013
Bottle purchased at Nikki’s Liquors in Providence. Clear gold pour with a thick white head. Malty nose with some banana and creamy wheat. Malty flavor with banana accents before a peppery yeast finish.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BroSpud (1740) - , Massachusetts, USA - AUG 7, 2013
12oz bottle. Pours a clear golden yellow with a decent white head that sticks around.Very refreshing and surprisingly tasty despite the low ABV. Does not hold up to the better Hefe’s out there but not a bad summer beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (3232) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 6, 2013
bottle. Golden with small head. This is an odd take on a hefeweizen. It’s got a strange hoppiness which seems out of place, but is kind of interesting.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DedicatedToFun (3029) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JUL 6, 2013
Light hefe, at a wedding in Boston, bottle. Light hazy gold crisp did what I needed it to do

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MightyHef (18) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 25, 2013
A nice summer Hefe. Light citrus and banana...not a lot of clove present...more of an American Hefe rather than European style. Enough taste to enjoy but easy drinking enough to be a porch pounder during the summer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (8981) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - SEP 9, 2012
Served on draft at the brewery. Pours a hazy orange color with a large rocky head. Good head retention. Aroma of wheat with herbal and spicy hops. The taste is the same. Fairly dry. Medium bodied with a lingering bitterness. Nice beer.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Niko100 (2064) - Illinois, USA - SEP 6, 2012
Cloudy yellow/gold color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of wheat, bananas, citrus, & spice; Flavor of wheat, yeast, some clove, and citrus rind; Finish is slightly bitter; Overall, decent aroma - but the flavor was off;


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