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RATINGS: 1012   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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.

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

Hops:
Nugget, Liberty

OG: 12.5


2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
s_hartshorne (1253) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 18, 2014
Bottle rhythm+booze 01/08/13. Hazy orange amber colour thin white head. Aroma is very weak. Taste is slight citrus very creamy good taste but nothing really to grab your attention. Decent body medium carbonation just enough. 200th beer rating was hoping for more.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beergeek23322 (2229) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - JAN 17, 2014
6/19/2010. From bottle. Cloudy pale yellow with a white head. Wheat aromas with coriander, citrus and hay. Spicy wheat flavors with a bitter finish. Meh...

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HuskerTan (486) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - DEC 29, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 30, 2013 Bottle. A- Citrus, bread, spices. A- Peach color, hazy liquid, white head. T- Lemon, citrus, bread. P- Light body, average texture, average carbonation, smooth finish. O- A fantastic wheat ale. Very refreshing and great all around flavor balance.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
COMRADEJOSH (291) - Ft Hood, Texas, USA - DEC 27, 2013
Slightly musty or bread aroma good cloudy golden appearance. A sweet malty taste with hints of citrus where a German hefe would have the banana but a good solid hefeweizen nonetheless.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
wildbeercat (353) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - DEC 22, 2013
355ml bottle into a weizen glass; served cold. Aroma: Sour and yeasty. A little citrus, like tangerine or mandarins. Appearance: Very hazy, opaque, sunburst body with a quickly-dissipating white head. Taste: Very very strong wheat flavor. No spice or fruit like a witbier, but also no cloves or banana or other typical hefe flavors. The hefeweizen label was somewhat misleading, but it is still tasty. Palate: Light-medium body with moderate-high effervescence. Finish is moderately long and alllllllllllllllll wheat. Overall: A good one for sure. Surprised! Simple, straightforward, and satisfying.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chuckstout (247) - Washington, USA - DEC 13, 2013
Slight lemony sweetness, grainy, pours a straw color with a touch of orange, cloudy with low head retention great lacing. Smooth and creamy to a tang bite at the end. Grassy, grainy, good carbonation some sweetness

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
ravenwater (7) - Greeley, Colorado, USA - DEC 6, 2013 does not count
Misses the mark for this German style of wheat beer by a mile. Aroma: Wheaty graininess, low spiciness. Very much missing the rich, strong banana esters and clove phenols that define this style. Appearance: Slightly hazy medium gold. Low loosely formed white head dissipates immediately. Wrong for style - a good hefeweizen has a creamy, long lasting big head - - wheat does that (usually). Taste: Again, totally lacking the yeast-derived complexity of banana/clove/etc., dominated by bland bready wheat flavor. Faint lemon. Low bitterness. Moderate malt sweetness. Palate: Finish is fairly dry. Carbonation moderate. Should be high to ’spritzy’ for a hefeweizen. Medium light body. Overall: A 2-dimensional cardboard cutout of a typically rich, interesting style (tastes only slightly better than cardboard, as well).

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
VastActiv (2782) - Oulu, FINLAND - DEC 3, 2013
Bottle from local market, San Francisco. Colour is orange with small head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, wheat and malts.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
njnut (228) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - DEC 3, 2013
Poured into weizen glass. A cloudy orange with little head and minimal lace, really almost none of both. Low co2. Aroma of wet bread. Flavor is soft, you can taste the wheat on the draw and I pick up some banana on the finish that seems to fade back to wheat and than a heavier banana. Not bad in any way but not a standout among the more stronger German’s on the same shelf.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Garrold (1241) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2013
Bottle from Rythmn and Booze. "The standard by which all other wheat beers are judged", so says the label. Well that’s immediately got on my nerves. This is a decent enough beer, albeit a bit thin, but pack it in with the big claims. You don’t endear yourself to anyone that way. Mind you, it was a quid. So who gives a shit?


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