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RATINGS: 314   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Authentic wheat beer, brewed in the Southern German tradition, won the Silver Medal in 1997 and the Gold Medal at the 2000 in GABF.. Penn Weizen is top-fermented, cask-conditioned, and very effervescent with a slight hint of tangy clove flavor.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dimenhetfield (2487) - , Florida, USA - FEB 20, 2012
12oz bottle at Dada’s in Delray. Occasionally Dada’s will have a decent craft beer selection of about 4 bottles. This was a pretty standard Hefe. Served with a lemon on the rim, which I ditched into my water, the aroma was citrusy with hints of orange peel. Pretty good but nothing out of the ordinary.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
douglas88 (6250) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 9, 2012
12 ounce bottle thanks to Dan. Pours a totally opaque orange color with a small white head. A sweet grainy and lemon nose. A strong flavor of bananas, some lemon and spices. A very interesting Hefe, seems like a very traditional version. Light palate and almost no head after a bit. I like it.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MrChopin (3428) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 8, 2012
translucent gold, large bubbled small white head. Nose is autolysis, light banana, citrus. More wheat early and mid, light banana and run er as well, stronger grain finish. A bit chalky in the finish, gritty even.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LetsGoState (603) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 18, 2011
Aroma is a citrusy wheat with a hint of spice. Taste is strongly spice with citrusy wheat. Overall a nice balance and weizen.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
hombrepalo (1841) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 11, 2011
12oz bottle. Just bad. Blonde, cloudy. Sharp lemon aroma. Somewhat yeasty flavor with lemon and banana. Overall a drain pour.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nike (967) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 9, 2011
12oz bottle, pours a cloudy golden yellowish, small white head, nice aroma of fruits, cloves, wheat. Taste of bananas, cloves, citrus, with little wheat, and even some sweetness (a little too much for this style). Well-balanced, fizzy and bitterness on the finish, good drinkable beer. I would consider buying this by the case.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
troyc (2473) - Illinois, USA - OCT 11, 2011
[Bottle] Pours a cloudy light golden color with a ton of foamy head. Strong hefe yeast aroma includes lots of clove and lesser amounts of bubblegum. Yeasty esters are also strong throughout the taste. Banana and nice Juicy Fruit gum flavors mix well with some vanilla and dry wheat malts. Better than expected body for the style. Lively carbonation. A pleasant surprise for sure.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dogbrick (8508) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 17, 2011
This beer pours a cloudy yellow-orange color with a medium thin white head that evaporates relatively fast. Short strings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of citrus, grainy malt and spice. Medium body with flavors of malt, mildly tart fruit and cloves. The finish is malty with a sweet aftertaste. Slightly above average overall.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
msante79 (2211) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - SEP 9, 2011
12oz bottle. Pours cloudy golden yellow with little white heady. Aromas of banana, clove, and wheat. Flavors of banana, clove, and a little wheat. Not a very good example, but drinkable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MaBeer1972 (1361) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 3, 2011
A nice cloudy golden color, with good carbonation. Clove aromas. Flavor is more clove and less citrus and banana. Little sweet biscuit. More fizzy than I am used to. Finish is a little flat.


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