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Brewed by Brauerei Plank Laaber
Style: German Hefeweizen
Laaber, Germany
Serve in Weizen

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RATINGS: 170   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Amber-colored top-fermented yeasty beer with lots of malted wheat. Sprtizy, light in taste with a lightly fruity aroma and pleasant, well-rounded hop notes.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kevnic2008 (9175) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - DEC 8, 2013
Very dark yellow colour with light haze. Citrusy aroma. Flavour is quite zesty and also yeasty. Clean and easy to drink.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Idiosynkrasie (4575) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - NOV 22, 2013
500ml bottle. Cloudy dark golden to amber colour with thick, creamy, long lasting, white head. Really intense fruity aroma, lots of pear notes, some banana, clove. Taste is spicy yeasty, the fruit notes are less intense, more background-ish, still mostly pear, some banana, moderately sweet; full-bodied. Excellent.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (16654) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 19, 2013
Keg at brewdog... Copper... white head... Soft zezty fruits... Juicy fruits.. Soft floral banana... Little too sweet fruits... Light zezty.. Ok little fizzy

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DruncanVeasey (7424) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - NOV 17, 2013
Keg, BrewDog Brum, 16/11/13. Murky, slim capped honey amber viscous with condition. Huge aroma of strawberry, sherbet, banana, cream, champagne and clove. Massive rounded estery goodness full of Bazooka chew, banana, clove, cinnamon and.prosecco suggestions. Really solid weizen- in fact the best tap German beer I’ve ever had in the UK.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Wanja (684) - GERMANY - NOV 7, 2013
0.5 l bottle from the brewpub in Laaber... Nice clody brown-golden color, stable head... Tasteful hop and wheat aroma of banana and some citrus... Quite perfect traditional Weizen taste, mild, refreshing and full of aroma... Mild fruity ending...

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rumproasts (3576) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 24, 2013
bottle. amber orange with one finger head. certainly a bit darker than most hefes. plenty of banana and light spice, but really minimal clove. slightly tart. good, but not great.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maekchu (2556) - Hirakata, JAPAN - JUL 18, 2013
Draught at the Great Japan Beer Festival in Osaka (7/13/2013). Sweet banana nose, with good spice (just right). Dirty brownish swill color. Ripe banana flavors throughout, with a spicy bite in the finish. Medium body. Well-made hefe.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2746) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 15, 2013
On tap at the GJBF Osaka. kind of a cloudy browinsh gold color, more of a banana aroma than any other weizen I had at the fest with a hint of spiciness. Definitely more of a fruity than spicy weizen. Very nice but I prefer cloves over banana. A rich malty body, good stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cards04 (2114) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 9, 2013
Pours a dark yellow brown. Cloudy with sediment. Aromas of lemon and sweet dough. Nice banana and lemon flavours. Spritzy and refreshing. Good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Russo (1778) - Hemhofen, Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - JUN 18, 2013
Dark amber color with a very nice off-white head. Aroma is fruity hints of Banana, Flavor is the same with wheat hints. Mouthfeel is wheaty.


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