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RATINGS: 1033   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
The standard by which all other wheat beers are judged. Our deliciously deranged American-Style Hefeweizen is an award winning take on this Bavarian classic. This refreshingly unfiltered wheat ale delivers a distinctively smooth flavor worth sharing with friends.

39% 2 Row Pale Barley, 60% Malted Wheat, 1% Caramel

Nugget, Liberty

OG: 12.5

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Darkmagus82 (2056) - - OCT 5, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 12-8-13- Poured from bottle into a pint glass Appearance – The beer pours a very hazy amber-orange color with tons of carbonation bubbles seen streaming up through the body of the beer. Upon pouring there is only a very small fizzy white head that rapidly fades, leaving only a trace of light lace on the sides of the glass and a persistent while foam layer on the surface of the brew. Smell – The aroma is strongest of a wheat smell mixed with a rather strong orange and sweet lemon smell. Along with these aromas are some decently strong spice smells of coriander, clove and some nutmeg as well as a light grassy smell. Taste – The taste begins with a slightly grainy wheat and yeasty flavor mixed with a bit of sweetness of an orange nature. The sweetness is strongest upfront, with it fading slightly as the taste advances to the end. Along with the loss of some of the sweetness, spice flavors begin coming to the tongue with coriander and clove being the strongest. The clove flavor really starts getting strong more toward the end of the taste, with it being joined by some grassiness and an increase in the yeast. With all the changes in the flavor, as well as the arrival of a little bit of lemon at the very end of the taste, one is left with a grainy wheat, citrus, and spiced yeasty flavor on the tongue; one that is relatively average for a hefenwizen. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the slightly thinner to average side in terms of thickness and creaminess with a carbonation level that is a bit on the higher side. Both are rather appropriate for the style and make it a rather easy drinking brew. Overall – An alright, easy drinking Hefe, but nothing that is super exceptional. Nice and easy drinking.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lbcgreg (59) - British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 5, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 17, 2014 Very sweet aroma with a heavy palate. Slight citrus with a sweet and clean finish. ....

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dacrza (666) - Great Meadows, New Jersey, USA - AUG 23, 2014
DATE REVIEWED: August 10, 2014... GLASSWARE: Weihenstephaner weizen... OCCASION: birthday weekend recovery...APPEARANCE: golden orange, almost Oktoberfest colored body that hazes beneath spongy three-finger, white head; low carbonation; lacing is wispy... AROMA: Yow! yeasty funk that sports bubblegum, prominently; secondary banana is detectable; a bit offensive... PALATE: more carbonated than its appearance suggests; pleasantly drinkable, light-bodied and cleansing; does its job well... TASTE: banana, cumin and hay--a direct profile that doesn’t intrude on its refreshing intent; not as BIG as a hefe, though--or as complex as its nose suggests...OVERALL: after some sun and yardwork, this beer is a recharger for sure--the glass empties swiftly and is a softer, more accessible version of its better versions...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Travlr (16982) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Bottle. Golden color, massive white head. Aroma of subtle banana, light citrus. Taste is similar. Hi carbonation detracts from the taste.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Herbicles69 (57) - Parker, Colorado, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Not my favorite. Don't get me wrong, it was a tasty brew, but I have had some incredible hefes the this doesn't touch. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1561) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Solid hefe. Surprised by the low ratings here -- I’m not sure what people are expecting? I wouldn’t mind a bit more banana notes in the flavor, but this one is quite good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
boozedude (2212) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Bottle shared with hakes dr, and megan after jazz fest.. hazy orangish pour with thick white head, funky apricot aroma with some lemon after taste, not bad,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
EdInSaltLake (727) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - JUN 25, 2014
Aroma: Sweet, light caramel, bready malt. Lemony, banana yeast; maybe clove.
Flavor: Lemony yeast. Doughy, sweet malt. Banana/bubblegum, and subtle clove aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
guil0000 (314) - New Brunswick, CANADA - JUN 16, 2014
Pours a very hazy dark yeloow golden color with a small white head. Nose is mainly orange and some lemon with some wheat and yeast. Mouthfeel is light to medium. Long wheat finish good carbonation. Refreshing but not spectacular. Pretty standard hefe all around.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
alexsdad06 (7272) - Ohio, USA - JUN 7, 2014
12 oz bottle from notes. Pours a slightly hazy light yellow/gold with a medium sized white head. The aroma and flavor are very mild; light wheat malts, light yeast, a hint of banana, very mild citrus, light body. This is not much different than most light beers. Pass.

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