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


on tap

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RATINGS: 234   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   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 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zvsn (1188) - ISRAEL - JUL 30, 2015
Draught. Hazy yellow-orange with a huge stable head. Smell of overipe fruit, banana, bubblegum and clove. Taste - sweet and fruity with notes of banana, peach, bread, slightly sour and spicy. Medium bodied, fizzy and smooth. Decent hefe.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
indrekr (198) - ESTONIA - JUL 22, 2015
Aroma: bread, wheat. Appearance: golden, hazy, rocky head, white foam. Taste: medium bitterness, lightly sour. Palate: light body, oily feel, flat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SinH4 (1397) - Garching, GERMANY - JUL 20, 2015
Orange color with white head. Bubble gum and banana, some really sweet fruit. Not too spicy. Fresh and sweetish. High carbonation. Nice and easy to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (7165) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 1, 2015
500ml bottle from Great Grog. Pours clear golden orange with a huge white head. Aromas of wheat, cereal grains, dough. Faint lemon. Banana and clove kicks in once I pour the sediment in the glass. Taste is light sweet, more brad and lemon. Cranny texture, clean finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrBlueSky93 (504) - Sutton Coldfield, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 29, 2015
On Keg at Cask, Pimlico. Pours cloudy golden colour with a single finger white head. Aroma of orange, wheat, lemon, banana...Taste of initial wheatiness, then some lemon, touch of orange, clove, herbs, banana, some breadiness too. Very nice on a hot summers day!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
King_Alex_II (790) - SWITZERLAND - MAY 31, 2015
Cloudy orange color with thin but lasting foam head. The smell is wheaty and has notes of banana. The taste is wheaty and has banana notes combined with heavier bread tastes. Satisfactory mouth feeling and according carbonation. Very well balanced wheat beer composition. A little dry in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drinking_77 (59) - Basel, SWITZERLAND - MAR 28, 2015
Review: 0.33 l Bottle of Rothaus Hefe Weizen , Weizen Zapfle 5.4%ABV The Rothaus Hefe Weizen Zäpfle, a typical wheat German beer with alcohol content of 5.4% but with an interesting and refreshing fruity flavour On pour a very large foamy head appeared and took forever to settle. Once it eventually settles you are left with a dark cloudy colour of a beer, which has a good head that leaves a good bit of lacing on the glass. On smell I get a lot of citrus and banana tones with the expected yeast and grain smell that is particular to Hefeweizens. A nice citric fruity smell! Even though I am not a huge fan of Hefeweizens I found the taste was very smooth and creamy and quite enjoyable. The overall taste was sweet, with fruity flavours and a sour depth to the beer. The aftertaste was pretty bitter as you’d expect, the citrus kicking in. I enjoyed it and its a very drinkable and good tasting beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teorn88 (4726) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2015
Keg at CBC Clerkenwell, London. It pours a hazy golden color with a medium white head. Aroma is fruity, yeasty, estery, peppery, grainy. Taste is mediuym sweet and yeasty, lightly zingy and tart, with notes of ripe fruits, bananas, clove, orange pith, grains, black pepper. Light to medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, definitely tasty hefe

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
adamnowek (906) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - FEB 2, 2015
Dense, creamy head. Hazy, hazy orange. Wheat and yeast aroma. Light sourness but also a nice amount of sweet banana goodness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Grumbo (937) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2015
Bottle shared at the Beer Emporium, Bristol. Poured a cloudy mid-gold colour with an average sized just off-white head. Aroma of wheat, yeast, banana and caramel. Good level of carbonation, medium sweetness, light bitterness to finish. Enjoyable beer.

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