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Sierra Nevada Ruthless Weiss Beer


Brewed by Sierra Nevada Brewing Company
Chico, California USA
Style: German Hefeweizen | Ratings: 29 | Alcohol: 5.42%
Sold only on draft at the brewery. This unfiltered ale is fermented with a special wheat beer yeast which imparts a clove-like spiciness with vanilla or nutmeg notes and a fruitiness reminiscent of bananas or apples. Low in bitterness and mildly tart with a soft roundness characteristic of a Hefeweizen (hazy wheat).

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