Brewed by Binding-Brauerei (Oetker Group)
Style: German Hefeweizen
Frankfurt, Germany
Serve in Weizen


on tap

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Schöfferhofer German Wheat Beer Hefeweizen is brewed in Bavarian tradition using wheat malt. The live yeast gives bottle "conditioning" guaranteeing a refreshing fruity flavor. The yeast sediment also leads to the "cloudy" nature of the beer. Care needs to be taken when pouring. Tilt glass and pour slowly. Before pouring last quarter, roll bottle gently back and forward until sediment is dissolved.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
davidfoley (20) - New York, USA - MAR 10, 2013
Appearance - Orange, Straw, Golden colour. No clarity, foggy. Moderate head retention Smell - Light Malt, floral, hopy, citrus & wheat aroma Taste - Moderate hop, light bread/wheat, fruity with citrus flavour. moderately dry alcohol finish Mouthfeel - Good carbonation, medium body Drinkability - Medium beer slightly under carbonated, drinkable Overall - Pleasant balanced beer, non offensive as wheats go

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Marstonlad (520) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 1, 2015
Pours hazy amber with a big, frothy white head. The aroma contains pale, wheaty maltiness and cereal with some fruity notes and a touch of yeastiness. Taste is light sweet, displaying maltiness and some fruitiness – citrus, cloves and a hint of banana come forth in the taste, despite them being mostly absent from the aroma. The palate is very round and smooth, average in carbonation and nearly medium-bodied – quite fresh to drink but with a solid body also. Altogether a typical quality German wheat beer. Does not perhaps have quite the same varied fruity and spicy profile as the classics but a good one still.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
bersek (89) - Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAR 31, 2015
Kazde pivo si najde svého oblíbence. Nejsem pivní znalec a proto doporu?uji ka?dému vyzkou?et si které chutna jemu

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mighty_meadow (300) - Kilwinning, SCOTLAND - MAR 29, 2015
£1.25 for a 500ml bottle in Aldi. All the usual components of a Hefeweizen but slightly thin and water. For the price this is a wee gem though and maybe a good place to start with this style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mabuzzer (188) - SCOTLAND - MAR 28, 2015
500ml bottle. Pours cloudy yellow with a foamy white head. Banana aroma, matched in the taste which also has a hint of orange and spice. Nice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamesie1857 (1538) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2015
500ml bottle from Aldi - Pours a hazy amber colour with nice white head. Aroma is wheat, banana and cloves. Taste is banana, wheat, some spices. Mouthfeel lets this down, a bit watery, otherwise not bad for £1.25.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
axl (87) - Lund, SWEDEN - MAR 27, 2015
500ml draught. Rather average hefeweizen. Hazy golden with dense white head. Aroma mainly of bananas, yeast and cloves. Descrete taste of banana, yeast and a slight spicyness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Estel_Santiago (4) - Mauá, BRAZIL - MAR 27, 2015 does not count
Uma cerveja de trigo tradicional, equilibrada e saborosa. Um retrogosto leve, porém marcante

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mariuszek (256) - Gdynia, POLAND - MAR 26, 2015
Perfect appearance, aroma of yeast, banana, citrus, some cloves. Taste yeasty, banana, lemon refreshing sour finish, a bit watery however.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nihtila (1167) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 26, 2015
14.10.2014. Aroma of ripe bananas and yeast. Taste has yeast, wheat, some citrus. A bit light.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bedni (281) - POLAND - MAR 26, 2015
very solid wheat one strong banana and hay aroma, very refreshing good head and high carbonation

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