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RATINGS: 1760   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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With its amber-mahogany coloring and streaked with fine top-fermented yeast, this beer has a fine, persistent head that adheres well to the glass. It is pleasantly fruity with a typical top-fermented smell, an aroma of clove and nutmeg apple tantalizes the nose. On the tongue it is fresh, clean, full-bodied, harmonious and well-balanced. It finishes with a light, delicate taste of bitters leaving behind a sour impression.


3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (8414) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 5, 2004
Was great in the middle of winter and can imagine it in summer with meat. Much better than any wheat beer I have tried. A light sweetness on the tongue, a banana smoothie.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Malakin (469) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 4, 2004
Rich malty flavour although still light on the palete, slightly sweet with a bit of spicyness and banana. Good example of this style of beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beer Snob (501) - Ontario, CANADA - MAY 4, 2004
Nice choice for my 100th. Cloudy, dark brown with a nice head that recedes to a thin bubbly coating. The aroma is amazing, citrus notes mixed with a mild spiciness - remarkably enticing. Tastes good too - nice spice and mild tang with a refreshing aftertaste that is a bit thinner than expected. Good solid brew.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ztrvz (218) - st paul, Minnesota, USA - MAY 4, 2004
nice white head that disappears quickly... after swirling and mixing the yeast up, it became a brown diarrhea-looking beer with lots of yeast chunks floating around. medium palate. not as fruity as many hefeweizens i’ve had. spicy, a hint of banana with ardent hops at the finish. not bad...

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pailhead (4635) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - MAY 3, 2004
Bottle: Aroma was lemon, banana, and cloves. Poured a dark brownish orange with a white head that lasted less than a minute. No lacing. Very lemony in taste. A little sour. Cloves in taste too as well as wheat. Highly carbonated. Short lived aftertaste that is mildly sour with a slight bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Joeh (2038) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2004
Bottled. Murky... big head. Wheaty/spicy aroma. Tastes of mild wheat, which is good as most wheat beers seem a little heavy on it for me. Good wheatbeer

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GreatDane (101) - Skævinge, DENMARK - MAY 1, 2004
A beautiful, dark amber colored beer with a long lasting creamy head. Though it is a refreshing weissbier, it is a bit too watery for my taste

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
11026 (1772) - Alabama, USA - APR 24, 2004
Just wasn't impressed. Head ran away quickly. Dark orange, clove and yeast aroma. No lacing. Clove taste, highly carbonated. I guess I would pass on this one.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
orangelazarus (53) - USA - APR 20, 2004
Good, unremarkable from what I know about wheat beers, which isn't much. The usual clove and faint sour tastes are present. The taste gets stronger as the beer builds up, and I had to pour out the last inch or so of sediment.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
YourDarkLord (1800) - Urbana, Illinois, USA - APR 19, 2004
Dark amber body with a white head. Banana nose. Some trace of smoke. Bitter. Nothing that I'd care to have again.


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