Brewed by Badische Staatsbrauerei Rothaus
Style: German Hefeweizen
Grafenhausen-Rothaus, Germany
Serve in Weizen


on tap

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RATINGS: 226   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   IBU: 13   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
Wheat is an important and typical flavor carrier in this type of beer. As with all other beers we also work at Rothaus Hefeweizen with a slightly higher original gravity of 12.5%.

In addition to the fine hop bitterness (13 bitter units), Rothaus Hefeweizen is typical of the variety, with another important flavor component, the yeast. In Hefeweizen the yeast is not mixed, but a top-fermenting yeast is used. Unlike our other beers, it comes with unfiltered wheat beer bottling.

Ingredients: water, wheat malt, barley malt, hops, hop extract, yeast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ekstedt (6032) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 10, 2008
Draught (50 cl) at Schwarzwaldstuben, Berlin, Germany. Cloudy orange golden with medium white head. A solid Hefeweissen with the typical estery aromas. Initially sweet but with a dry finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Illini08 (542) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - JUN 9, 2008
330 mL bottle at Tübi’s in Stuttgart (2.50€ per bottle). Light yellow pour into a hefe glass. Light estery aroma and flavor. Not much going on though. Slightly watery and boring.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gnoff (8795) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JUN 8, 2008
(Draught at "Schwartzwaldstuben", Berlin)
On June 7, 2008
Cloudy orange color, fluffy white head. Faint banana and sweet malty scent. Spicy and a bit banana taste. Spritzy mouthfeel, low bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oldrtybastrd (3222) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 13, 2008
Pours a hazy golden orange. Aromas of bread/clove/ and some fruit. Had a taste of yeasty bread with some spice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DonMagi (5595) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2008
Bottle at west. Aroma is very clove banana flavour. Taste is similar bubble gum is key. Im not digin hefes at the moment and this is th kind of reason why im not diggin them.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TaxiDriver (1553) - Stadland, GERMANY - APR 7, 2008
Bottle. Very fruity (banana) and very sweet, moderate yeasty. Large white creamy head, cloudy yellow-orange body. Light sweet, rather short duration. Dry, light body, lively carbonation. Nice and refreshing Hefeweizen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sleepylopes (318) - New York, USA - MAR 30, 2008
pours beautifuly, darker than expected and hazy. Killer head, nose of fresh baked fruit bread. The yeast makes this beer giving it flavor carbonation and a great head. Refreshing and wonderfull.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dorqui (2148) - Brescia, ITALY - JAN 31, 2008
Bottled 0,50L. Dark orange color, torbid, very bubbly, hazy. Resistant and abounded head. Aroma of cereals, lemon, banana and yeast. Much pricly, acidulous and sour taste. Rather sour medium/long final.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
darkseduction (659) - Zweibrücken, GERMANY - JAN 19, 2008
Bottle 33cl. Typical High fermentation yeast, a little bit similar to trappist yeast taste, highly carbonated, white very stable foam, quite complex in taste, good soft water used for the brew. I like this Hefeweizen.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
kappldav123 (5512) - GERMANY - DEC 27, 2007
The bottle looks not too bad. The beer in the glass also. But it tastes terrible. Much too dry for a hefeweizen, it should be much more fruity. Not a good beer.

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