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RATINGS: 146   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
The first release in our Moveable Yeast series, Weedwacker is the result of our pitching Lawnmower wort (wort is the unfermented beer) with Bavarian Hefeweizen yeast. Weedwacker will be available draft only. This is a study in how different yeasts have different effects on beers. Note: As the base beer for this beer is a Kolsch, this beer will remain in the Kolsch style.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
RIVERA_HOU (20) - Texas, USA - JUN 27, 2015
Taste like a very dry Kölsch! tastes pretty close to Reissdorf Kolsch. I like lawn mower better though

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nearbeer (4921) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 15, 2015
12 oz. pours hazy gold with a sizzling-away head. Nose is clove, toast and lemon honey. Flavor is earthy honey with some spicy clove and banana dryness. Light-medium body has medium carbonation and a good balance. Not great, but amazing what an improvement the Bavarian yeast made to the base Lawnmower beer which I drank (and almost finished the whole 12 oz!) just prior to this one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (9262) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - APR 17, 2015
Pour on tap, slightly hazy golden pour with white head, aroma brought notes of grass, bread, dough into some white fruit, orange, some slight biscuit notes as well. Taste was a mix of dough, bread, hints of yeast into some fruit, vanilla, touch of spice, finishing fairly sweet, slightly dry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lagerboy (1958) - British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 31, 2015
12 FL. OZ. bottle. Mostly clear dull yellow, lasting thin white foam. Fruity yeasty biscuity aroma. Taste is quite fruity, Hefe yeast is somewhat overpowering, bready bland malts, some citrus. Soft carbonation, light-medium bodied, low hopped. An uneccessary hybrid. MLF (More Lagerboy Friendly)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gpcnogueira (9) - - JAN 16, 2015 does not count
Interresting beer (even more when you drink it expecting another experience!). The hefeweizen yeast on this beer has really done its job. Nice banana aroma and refreshing beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sammy (11242) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 5, 2015
On tap at the brewery. Horrid kolsch ale with monstorous hefe bsnnana zombie yeast. Gmooha!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
crossovert (11423) - Illinois, USA - JAN 2, 2015
355ml twist off bottle. Pee gold with a fizzy quickly dissipating head. The aroma is tart with grain husk and a hint of sugar. Flavor has some banana and spice notes. Perhaps a large red kristalweizen? It drinks okay. Not like a koelsch but decent. Edit; upon entering my notes here I see it is indeed what I thought it was and on purpose, phew.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
Namespayne (64) - - DEC 3, 2014
Dear brewer: If you are going to do wheat beer, do wheat beer. If you are going to do Kölsch, stick to Kölsch. Fails as a Kölsch (as does lawnmower) and is actually a run of the mill, watery wheat beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hotstuff (4874) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - NOV 19, 2014
Rated on 02-18-2013 at Saint Arnold B.C. This draft beer has a small white head with a lengthy retention, transparent straw body, fast rising carbonation, and a fair amount of lacing. The aroma is yeast, grainy, grassy, banana, spice, clove, and malt. The flavor is yeast, clove, spice, banana, sweet, and malt. The mouthfeel is smooth and dry. This beer is light-medium bodied. This beer is quaffable and a session beer. It has a nice flavor to it and is worth trying.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jgb9348 (5724) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Crisp, super golden coloured body with a very slight haze to it, all with a single centimetre tall pure white head. Aroma of grass, hay, funk and a ton of yeast - more notes from that than anything, but a subtle banana smell as well on the finish - very nice. Light-bodied; Strong grassy and hay flavour at first with a large banana and clove freshness, some subtle white pepper and coriander seed freshness and a hint of light alcohol at the end. Aftertaste is very muted with the wheat, grass, yeast and banana flavours coming out by far the strongest, meanwhile a subtle sweetness and airy freshness finishes it off. Overall, a very nice refreshing summer beer that says kolsch but tastes like a well-balanced and more flavourful german hef. I sampled this stubby twelve ounce bottle purchased from Whip-In in Austin, Texas on 05-May-2014 for US$2,69 sampled at home in Washington on 18-October-2014.

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