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RATINGS: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 19   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Lilja’s Heifer Weizen, a farmhouse wheat beer, is brewed as a celebration of our great state of Wisconsin - America’s Dairyland. The Heifer is brewed with 40% malted wheat and 60% Pilsner malt. 19 International Bittering Units (IBUs) of Saaz hops are added at the beginning of the kettle boil. However, the flavor profile of the Heifer isn’t primarily derived from the malted wheat or hops, but from the special strain of yeast employed during fermentation. Fermented at a temperature of 66-68 degrees Fahrenheit, the Belgian Ale yeast produces a dry, multi-dimensional, mildly fruity flavor profile that is as refreshing as it is complex.


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2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
monkeychugg55 (910) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - AUG 26, 2012
Had this in a bottle so I didn’t see it. Aroma of yeast and coconut. Didn’t find it to very Belgian esque, which would be weird I think for a hefeweizen to begin with. I assume wit would be more fitting. In any case, I thought it did taste like coconut, and was a bit floral. Thick mouthfeel and moderate carbonation. Meh.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BOSSbrewer (1979) - Arkansas, USA - MAY 1, 2014
Pours a hazy golden with foamy white head. Aroma is fruity and yeasty. Lots of wheat also. Flavor is very yeasty and lots of wheat. Slight bitterness. Lighter bodied. Nice beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Patrickctenchi (4070) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - OCT 1, 2013
Hazy, yellow gold with a foamy, white head. Banana, orange, wheat aroma. Banana, clove, wheat malt flavor. Very bright. Quite good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nuplastikk (4703) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 21, 2013
Draft at State Street Brats. Cloudy unfiltered yellow-tan. Thin, lacy white head. Mellow banana-wheat aroma. Medium bodied, standard in a good way. Clean and easy drinking. An easy session beer, straight down the middle of the palate. Almost US-wheaty at times, the banana isn’t super pronounced. Solid offering, but kind of forgettable.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
weihenweizen (1869) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - NOV 26, 2012
Refrigerated 12 oz. brown bottle poured into a weizen glass. Pours cloudy dull golden with small white head. Medium lacing, slightly grainy texture, low carbonation, and tart wheat aroma. Taste is clove, tart lemon, and grainy wheat.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cheap (4205) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 3, 2012
Swirling bottom sediment surprize. Very nice hefe colored pour with rolling carbonation visbly apparent. Smells like simple clean beer. Yez, very friendly co2 on the palate, also. A little stronger than hefes I prefer but that sizzling co2 keeps it under wraps. I think I detect a tad of wildness in there. Not bad overall but the taste could learn some manners, not as mild as a heifer.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - AUG 22, 2012
(Draught) Pours a cloudy pale yellow body with a medium egg-white head. Aroma of lemon, wheat, earth, and rotten eggs. Flavor of lemon, banana, wheat, grass, and menthol with dry, metallic finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Scipio (719) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - JUL 11, 2012
Pours a brighter golden with a white head that doesn’t last very long. Aroma has a main impression of bubblegum, along grass and lemon. Taste includes orange, lemon, spice, and grass. But the overall feeling is the flavor of bubblegum. Aftertaste is perhaps the most pleasing and is very lemon. Although it is lighter, I can’t say that it is refreshing. Not the best.

2.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopheadsbrew (142) - Illinois, USA - MAY 6, 2012
Nearly without head. Very belgianesque nose. Sweet earthy and slight barn aroma. No discernable hop presence. Slight malt with a dry finish. Sweet on the palate with fruity undertone. Noticeable wild yeast fermentation flavors. Definite farmhouse flavors.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DrSilverworm (6946) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 1, 2012
12oz bottle. Minimal white head, mildly hazy off-yellow color. A light clove and hint of banana aroma, but it’s very weak relative to other more well-known and respected hefeweizens. More pronounced sharp carbonation, dry texture. Light spiced sweetness. So far, not terribly impressed with what I’ve tried from this brewery. If it’s not local, then why does my Athens, OH Kroger carry 6 different varieties of this Wisconsin brew and only 2 varieties of Lagunitas? I can’t get ’nitas back in Cincinnati, this is a wasted opportunity for them


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