Serve in Shaker, Weizen


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RATINGS: 835   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.74/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
Samuel Adams Hefeweizen has a traditional spin on a classic American craft brewing style. This crisp, fruity wheat ale is cloudy, because the yeast has not been filtered out. Bavarian Spalt hops give the ale a crisp elegance, that is not bitter and leaves a clean aftertaste. Cheers!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ectuohy27 (795) - ESTONIA - MAR 1, 2010
More spice than citrus here, although it’s still restrained, producing an overall effect that is pleasant, though very weak compared to a German Hef. (I can see why Ratebeer puts this in a different "Wheat Ale" category) (Rway)

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
Sammer (1096) - Plano, Texas, USA - FEB 26, 2010
Cloudy pour from bottle. Clean, fruity wheat taste. Not offensive, but nothing new or original here. With so many graet hefe’s out there, I would suggest you take a pass.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
basspro76 (426) - New York, USA - FEB 23, 2010
Way to much coriander upfront. Wheat flavor toward the end is nice, but I’m just not a fan of this much spice.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
SanfordBrewer (1412) - Sanford, Florida, USA - DEC 30, 2009
(br-btl yw/cm-bl, bavarian spalt hops, mix pack, 5.4%)

opq-cloudy-gl, thick-wh-head, patchy-lace, smooth-med-body.

aroma: §bready-yeast ^euro-lager-skunk-hop.

flavor: fruity-earthy-wheat T1, crisp-wheat §mtllc §pale-malt T2, clean dry §musty-hop T3.

attractive and refreshing, but likely a mistreated sample.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
sinkr (323) - Odenton, Maryland, USA - DEC 23, 2009
Bottle->pilsner: Pours a small, frothy, white head atop a hazy, light orange body. Aroma of a barnyard and grain. The body is light, texture is thin, and the finish is chalky. Flavor is short, being lightly bitter. Almost what I’d expect from Sam Adams, however.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
georgekillian (344) - Alabama, USA - DEC 16, 2009
Not a huge fan of this one had an overall bitterness from the hops and the aftertaste was not what was expected from sam adams. Maybe I got a bad batch but this was not a very good beer

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
weihenweizen (2474) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - DEC 10, 2009
Refrigerated bottle poured into a glass. The color is golden and hazy. Smells like wheat and has a little head that disappear quickly. I would call this an american wheat rather than a true hefeweizen. Below average for the style. Will not buy again.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
nhamilton (104) - Cibolo, Texas, USA - NOV 26, 2009
Pours to a small white head with limited carbonation. A rather cloudy appearence that is somewhat bland on the taste buds. It has the flavor of drinking hay which isn’t to surprising considering it’s a wheat beer. No bitter aftertaste a plus. No Sam Adams best, but does okay for a Hefeweizen.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
deyholla (8859) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 25, 2009
Bottle. Poured a hazy dark yellow with a medium sized white head that dissipated quickly. Aroma was full of banana and yeast notes. Flavor was light with sweet bananas and yeast.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BillWyce (887) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 22, 2009
Poured the stereotypically cloudy blonde color with a 2-finger white head. Mild aroma of banana esters with an undertone that was kind of peppery. Palate was light, as one would expect from the style. Light lemony taste with a slight pepperyness underneath. Somewhat yeasty up front though. Decent.

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