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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.26/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
aleman2004 (8) - USA - FEB 18, 2004
A nice easy drinking & refreshing beer typical to its style. I drink it regularly and enjoy it very much.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joeymacaroni (309) - Wagontown, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 15, 2009
tap in april ’09 at the brewery under the name "In-Heat Hefe" pretty straightforward: banana,clove, and slightly mint aroma, taste is heavily grainy, bubblegummy, banana. malty, light aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fordest (1964) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - SEP 18, 2008
Draft at the brewery. Usually at a brewery I find that their common Hefe is actually an "American Wheat" and isn’t worth a heap of spent malt. But this one suprised me. Some real Banana and clove aromas. Bubble gum on the flavor that turned more clove like as it warmed. I really enjoyed this one... Surprisingly.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bockyhorsey (2610) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - OCT 22, 2007
Tap @ Brewery. Decent Banana aroma along with some sourness. Hazy Yellow body with white head. Had a zesty citrus banana and vanilia flavor. Mild soapy aftertaste on the palate. Decent hefe.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GlenVargas (141) - Missouri, USA - SEP 12, 2007
The Nimbus hefeweizen (on tap at the brewery) was a cloudy bright yellow with a respectable white head, and it had that soapy, vegetable smell with a tail of lemon. The taste is incredibly sweet, fruity, yeasty, and wheaty--substantially flavored and yet very crisp. I could notice a strong floral quality about the beer, but there was enough citrus and spice to keep things from turning too bitter/gross.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cbkschubert (2900) - BFE, Arizona, USA - AUG 8, 2007
Growler - Pours a cloudy light golden color with a 3/4 finger thick white head. Aroma is light yeast, esters (banana), and spice. Flavor is light banana and yeast. Has a light bitterness. Light body. Palate was a little watery even for a Hefe. Still, a decent Hefe.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
scottyg (79) - Gainesville, Florida, USA - MAY 1, 2004
Now I hate to say it, but this is Nimbus’s worst beer. Not a good ’hefe. Waaaaay to sweet, and leaves your lips smacking. A decent flavor, but the aftertaste just kills it.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
drewcifer85710 (158) - Youngstown, Ohio, USA - NOV 6, 2003
Not my favorite style by any stretch but what seems to me to be a solid attemt by Jim and Co. Medium brown-amber and a moderate white head which dissipated for me. Decent wheaty (duh) malty flavor, nice smooth mouthfeel. Finishes smooth but not clean.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
FlacoAlto (3759) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - AUG 30, 2003
This beer is a pale cloudy straw color. It has a white head which is fairly persistent. Smells lightly spicy, a little bit of fruitiness, and as it warms up it goes from smelling of clove to smelling of banana. The first tastes is a bit of clove, and a light sweetness. There is not perceived bitterness, and it finishes with a bit of a carbonic bite. As the beer warms up the banana flavors come to the forefront. A nice easy drinking & refreshing beer.


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