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Pedernales Classic Hefe-Weizen

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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 2.7/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.71   IBU: 14   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Here at PBC we produce a ‘Classic Hefe-Weizen’ in the true Bavarian style. A light, cloudy, golden hue and thick frothy, foamy head tells of a very special yeast strain used to produce this bier. In true German style we use a specific yeast strain, delbruckii. While fermenting, the yeast itself is responsible for the flavors of banana & clove which makes this one of the most unique biers of the world. Peter has been brewing this recipe for many years and has collected more than a half of a dozen medals, do not pass up the experience of this lovely libation. Original Gravity: 13.5 Final Gravity: 4.2 pH: 4.4 Bitterness: 14 IBU Alcohol: 5.2

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ratman197 (10538) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - DEC 25, 2014
Bottle poured a cloudy gold with a lasting white head. Aromas of wheat, yeast, citrus and light clove. Palate was light bodied and smooth. Flavors of wheat, yeast, citrus and clove with a smooth finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
jhamp9 (1208) - Corinth, Texas, USA - OCT 17, 2014
Clear gold pour with a white head that fades quickly. Aroma is cereal an a very faint spice. Taste is grains and very faint banana peel. Light body.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
dutchomatic (5) - Texas, USA - OCT 10, 2014 does not count
The best thing about this beer is the color and Naturtrüb cloudiness that is exemplar of this style. No head, adjunct filler Budweiser’y/ Miller Light’y nose carbonation and flavor. Really quite terrible from a bottle poured into a glass. This beer should have banana, clove, and even bubble gum notes to match the style. Should be malty sweet and crisp. Refreshing. You won’t find them in this beer, sadly. It was like cloudy Budweiser.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
DrJekyllMrEric (18) - San Antonio Pero Aqui, Texas, USA - OCT 8, 2014
Very spicy beer, heavy clove, slight cinnamon and orange peel. First sampled in a flight, however drinking it at friendly spot in San Antonio at the recommendation of the bartender during a dip into the bar after a hearty breakfast on a cool morning really helped this beer shine. Would be good on cold nights around a fire, one or two at most is all i could tolerate after that the sweetness and flavor would be overbearing.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
e303 (165) - - JUL 31, 2014
From a flight on tap. Unfiltered wheat. Bit cloying in the nose and taste. Perhaps a bit over spiced. This was pretty average. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
onceblind (4965) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 21, 2014
Hazy deep golden with a thick, appropriate creamy white head. Unfortunately it smells as if wheat just farted--a bit sulphuric, and hard to detect much of anything else. Flavor was medium bodied and basic for the (americanized) style--wheat, toast, a touch too much bitterness, dry, more wheat and toast crust, and just a hint of clove on the finish. Drinkable for sure, and the aroma goes away once youre used to it. Buuuut....

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cavie (3898) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - APR 26, 2014
BTBF. Pours a clear yellow orange color. Aroma is yeasty, fruity, banana and wheat. Flavor is a bit tart, yeast, clove and fruit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (14468) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 10, 2014
Bottle. Hazy golden color, medium fluffy white head. Aroma of light citrus and subtle banana. Taste is fruity and light. Light body. A bit plain but very drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (3553) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 4, 2014
bottle. pretty clear golden with one finger head. it’s a bit weak, but not that bad. mild banana and light sweetness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kindshrimp (1) - MEXICO - JAN 29, 2014 does not count
Great Hefe-Weizen. Aroma is fairly noticed upon serving, mostly malt. Gold, yet a little bit cloudy and taste is just as expected, mild foretaste and kind of a dry sensation after it. Pretty well balanced beer.

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