VoodooBear (42) - San Juan, - MAY 12, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Presentation: 500mL brown bottle, served in a weizen glass.
Appearance: Develops a two finger head that goes down a bit and then stays there. It has a cloudy, pale yellow color.
Smell: The aroma has a refreshing fruit zest character to it, of lemon mainly. There’s also faint malt, hop and yeast scents in the background.
Taste: Zesty citrus flavor mixed with some hop bitterness and a hint of malt sweetness. All of this followed up by a bit of yeast chalkiness in the background.
Mouthfeel: Dry, light, and refreshing, with little carbonation.
Overall: Just because it has a refreshing character, doesn’t mean it’s still not a flavorful beer. On the contrary, tt’s great because it’s versatile. You can just enjoy it on it’s own, and really get into it, or just sip on it to cool down without giving it much though. You can also have it with food and it won’t be a distraction, but it’ll be more interesting than your average ale or lager. Just a good all around beer.
czar (3790) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - APR 18, 2014
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
pours dirty grey-yellowish with a small creamy off-white head, some retention and lacing. very yeasty - peppery and slightly moldy, very spicy too - coriander notes, wheat, hint of corn and grape juice, faint phenolic esters, grass. moderate carboantion, light body - slightly watery, dry herbal-grassy-spicy finish. meh. DP.
bartlebier (1184) - Belchum im Breisgau, GERMANY - APR 1, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: APR 2, 2014 50cl bottle, (Bio)Marktladen FR-Rieselfeld - BB08/2014. Pours a very milky, hazy green-yellow with soft head. Not much of a nose, at most subdued fruitiness. Taste is atypically hop-forward grassy spiciness for a Hefeweizen, probably due to Tettnanger and a wheat/barley malt profile that has much in common with their likewise atypical Alt/Kölsch crossover. Fruity notes of apple juice and summer peaches, with especially the green apple and milky (whey) fruitiness components reminiscent of a Belgian wit, save the yeast profile. All aromas remain faint, on a dryish, slightly adhesive palate. Light-bodied and thirst-quenching in hot weather, but unlikely to impress within the style range of Hefeweizen. Pinkus seems to specialise in unintended style crossovers...
Maakun (321) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 17, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Hazy straw with nice white head. Light yeast, malts, some lemon and spices but all quite light. Nice fresh tart with hint of sweetness. Medium bodied, light watery feel. Subtle but I like it a lot. Great on hot days.
Erzengel (1912) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - FEB 28, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
50 cl, BB 05.2014 12:46 A1
The beer starts sweet, slightly citrus-sourish. Slightly yeasty. The mainpart is very refreshing, slightly sourish, slightly yeasty but nearly no typical Weizen-aroma. The aftertaste is long, refreshing sour-yeasty, slightly bitter.
Very interesting, but not Weizen-typical! --> 10/12/10/10
Bierkrug (2109) - Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, GERMANY - FEB 21, 2014
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
500 ml bottle in Coconut Creek, FL. This did not travel well from Germany. It had some damage and maybe infected. Pours a cloudy gold with a full white head. Aroma was cloves and bananas. Taste was a sour version of the aroma. Palate was a bit harsh. I will have to try this in Germany.
Beerhunter111 (5500) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 20, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Trübes goldgelbes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch hefig, fruchtig. Geschmack hefig, fruchtig, minimale Würzigkeit.
tbopslt (332) - New York, USA - FEB 17, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Average but not great. Hazy banana pour. Average aroma, average taste. Might be the organics, maybe not.
Finn (3759) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 17, 2014
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Flaske 0,33l fra Vinmonopolet, bestillingsutvalget. Drukket i heimen 6 Jun 13. Lys aprikosfarget. Litt uklar. Middels skum som flater raskt ut og blir borte. Litt lacing. Beskjeden fruktaroma. Smaken er banan og blir litt for søt.
exeter (196) - Alberta, CANADA - FEB 14, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours hazy golden yellow with a thick white head. Smells organic; yeasty malt, faint clove and other phenols. Kind of grassy and herbal, in both aroma and taste, as opposed to other German hefe’s. Nicely balanced. Mouth feel is light and spritzy. A little thin for a Hefeweizen, but nonetheless good but not great, overall.
Ed5388 (1727) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - FEB 14, 2014
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
500ml bottle given to me by the wife for Valentines Day. Pours a hazy straw color with a finger of frothy white head. Aroma of lemons, banana, and wheat. Taste of sweet citrus, sour lemons, wheat, banana, and yeast.