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Roy Pitz White Horse Hefeweizen

Roy Pitz White Horse Hefeweizen
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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.26/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
This German inspired wheat ale is packed full of citrus flavor. We use torrified wheat, pale, and carafoam for balance, giving it a nice hazy, straw color and refreshing wheat taste. We ferment the White Horse at higher ale temps with a German style yeast that is known for producing world class wheat beers. We let the yeast take over the majority of the flavoring in our fermenters, providing the beer with banana and clove like esters. We pull some of the yeast with it to give this brew the proper style and to keep its body and character. We than age this brew with zests of citrus and a brewers spice that blends harmoniously with the esters of the yeast and balance out the sweetness of this brew. Truly a favorite in the summer time for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Available April-September.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
boxofrane (2553) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 8, 2013
Draft at craft ale house. Pours slightly hazy yellow with a small white head. The aroma has a bit of the banana character that is characteristic of the style but has all most a salt raw and grassy quality. The taste is light, crisp, some banana, some sweetness, but remains refreshing. Enjoyed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hank1980 (966) - Athens, Georgia, USA - FEB 5, 2011
Growler from Roy Pitz. Pours cloudy straw colored with a nice-sized white hed, decent lace. Nose is wheat, light yeast, light spice, clove, banana. Taste is wheat, clove, spice, grains. Body is light, carbonated, and easy drinking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dickinsonbeer (5074) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JAN 17, 2010
Sixtel donated to the MASHOUT 08 by Roy Pitz.. Pours a light coppery golden and a nice foamy head. Aroma is very zesty with citrus, ok clean hefe yeast, light phenolic, and mold fruity esters, grapefruit is nice addition to the clove phenols. Flavor is yeasty doughy wheat, lemon and grapefruit, phenolic light esters, smooth moderately sweet and thirst quenching- good summer beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (12198) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - AUG 25, 2008
on tap-pours a white head and cloudy yellow color. Aroma is mild banana, wheat, slight pepper. Taste is banana, citrus-lemon/orange, wheat, slight pepper.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
entmac (1) - Carlisle, USA - AUG 7, 2008 does not count
This is a wonderfully bright tasting beer, hints of citrus with a very clean finish, very refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hawksfan17 (890) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - AUG 3, 2008
Pours hazy orange and smells of wheat, citrus, and banana. Tastes of banana and bread but not banana bread. Overall it was a good wheat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocLock (9999) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 2, 2008
Draft. Hazy gold with fuzzy white head. Nose is citrus, clove, grainy earthy banana. Tastes citric, with orange zest, some hop, clove, banana, and a smooth finish. Yeasty notes arise late. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TomDecapolis (4618) - Milton, Delaware, USA - JUL 31, 2008
On tap at Capones. Pours a hazy golden with a medium creamy/bubbly white head that left some lacing. Aroma of orange, banana, clove, cereal grains and wheat. Flavor of banana and clove, Hefe yeast esters very prominent, lightly sweet wheat malt and lightly toasted. Like my hefes a bit more crisp.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jehoey (765) - Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 9, 2008
UPDATED: JUL 9, 2008 Rerate: recipe has been tweaked and the ciitrus is tonned town. aroma is some clove and banana. flavor is wheaty with some citrus, refreshing. medium bodied. good.

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