jeff789 (1401) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 13, 2010
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Lively slightly hazy pale yellow, big white head goes away very very quickly... Spicy wheaty aroma with no real big fruity esters at all, a touch medicinal, and a touch of pepper... Spicy finish, some pepper, no real fruits until it warms to reveal the slightest banana and citrus notes... Dry lively lingering pepper/spice, not heavy at all...
auerbrau (3117) - Peace Dale, Rhode Island, USA - JUL 16, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
12oz Bottle at the Hyatt Regency - New Brunswick, NJ. Nice juicy banana and clove aroma, a bit strong and Americanized, but still of a decent character and enjoyable. Pours a well-hazed lemon yellow with a nice off-white head. Flavors are rich and deep. Lots of estery and phenolic yeast, some chewy wheat, and a nice decoction-mash like texture. Rich, but not cloying. It has a few loose edges, as the yeast profile is a little too strong and the overall quality of the beer is a little past peak, so I don’t perceive it as being as good as the other Ramstein wheats, but still pleasant.
mike67 (724) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 11, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sample at the brewery. Hazy golden hue with a banana, spices and yeast in the nose and on the palate. Classic, tasty heffe.
vtafro (2302) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUN 18, 2010
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Light golden hazy pour with white head. Citrus light malt and wheat light tart aroma. Flavor is light tart, wheat and citrus.
blipp (5594) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - JUN 3, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft. Pours hazy yellow with a thin head. Sweet wheaty aroma with banana notes and a bit of a candy-like sweetness. The flavor is wheaty and fruity sweet, with banana, a hint of clove, and a light bubblegummy note. Decent.
blutt59 (5999) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 26, 2010
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
bottle, slight hazy golden pour with some white foam, aroma and flavor are a mix of fake banana and bubblegum, very artificial tasting with a decent lasting finish
jtclockwork (6922) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 13, 2010
4.3 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: MAY 28, 2010 Very cloudy orange yellowish pour in the glass. Full of distinct nose of nuts, flowers, resins, herbs and toast. Taste is a banana wheat. Body is a little on the light side. Rated 12/30/99
I should point out that this is one of the most inconsistent beers I’ve ever had. I’ve had batches of it that I’d rate as low as 2.0. My rating above is the beer in it’s heyday many years ago.
ectuohy27 (496) - ESTONIA - MAR 26, 2010
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Absolutely fabulous Hefeweizen, and the best domestic beer of NJ. Good balance with clove vs apple on the aroma and weaving like the soloists in Bach’s Double Violin Concerto atop a cantus firmus of malt and a bit--just the right amount--of hops. Stellar; well done! (OT)
j12601 (6585) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAR 14, 2010
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
On tap for growler fills at Half Time. Pours a slightly hazy gold with a thin white head. Bananas, wheat, and some slightly vegetal aromas. Medium bodied, a bit more vegetal character, wheat and banana. Rather empty overall, with a sweet finish.
Bart (2941) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JAN 17, 2010
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Golden blond coloured ber with a small white head and very little carbonation. Pilsener hoppy, light herby touched aroma. Medium palate. Finish is sweet, light hoppy and light fruity hinted. Medium Hefeweizen.