Sea Dog Hefeweizen
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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.23/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   ABV: -
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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
mikeben (355) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - APR 21, 2004
My bottle says Wheat beer. It is a nice wheat, more American in style then german due to a slightly hoppy undertone. Coloring is done right, smells good. Maybe not the very best I ever had but I love this style and this one ranks up there. Taking out a few hops would improve it. Flavvor is good though and it has the thickness missing from lesser wheat brews.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
beerman991979 (137) - Old Town, Maine, USA - AUG 9, 2000
I liked this rendition. No, itís not a strict hefe-weizen, but itís pretty darn good. I would say that it has a lemony flavor (and not because of the garnish). a very slight bitter finish which enhanced the overall taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Aubrey (3509) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - JUL 14, 2000
Hefes arenít my favorite style, but this was one of the tastiest Iíve ever tried. It was full of flavor - very complex and íwholesome.í It even had a real nice fruity flavor (although, I donít know which kind of fruit it exemplified). It may be seasonal - I couldnít find it bottled either (tried it on tap in Bangor).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JonR888710 (999) - Cochabamba, BOLIVIA - AUG 26, 2004
Color is a deep golden-yellow with a few hues of brassy orange. Head is bone white and medium thick.Smells of banana, wheat malt, clove, German hops, and a somewhat rough skunkiness. Taste is bright and fresh with banana, clove, other sweet fruit and citrus flavors. Delicious wheat and banana flavor. I am very impressed with Sea Dog, given my past 3 tastings.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammys (428) - Portland, Maine, USA - AUG 31, 2000
Not the best Hefe Iíve had, but I ígrew upí on Paulaner. This is quite dark for a Hefe, but its certainly not a Dunkel Weizen either. The aroma was hard to detect due to the lemon garnish. Had a good flavor, with accents of citrus of some kind (even after I took the lemon off the glass). A somewhat bitter aftertaste developed after some time, but not at all unpleasant. A good effort at a good style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Drew (2411) - Kent, Ohio, USA - JUL 27, 2004
Medium gold, mostly clear, good head and lacing. This has a lot of lemon tang and yeastyness to it. I thought that this was just an average wheat, but it did have a nice pepper spice at the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jasonp (1573) - Ashburn, Virginia, USA - SEP 13, 2004
UPDATED: JUL 9, 2005 Like Mikebenís rating, my bottle also just says Wheat Beer on it but itís not a hefeweizen - more like a hybrid brew thatís part american wheat beer. Pours a clear golden, like a pilsner, not cloudy like I was expecting. Doesnít have any of the hefe characteristics like banana or clove.Aroma is lightly malty - not much there. Taste is nice and malty with a good dose of hops, citrus and grain. Good sweetness, not much bitterness at all. Mouthfeel is full, round and very nice on the palate. Overall, nice taste and texture.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jgb9348 (5730) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - NOV 5, 2007
Slightly hazy golden coloured body with a very thin white head. Aroma of yeast, wheat and citrus - not half bad at all. Medium-bodied; Effervescent feeling up front with some yeast and wheat most noticeable. Curacao and some light fresh flavours up front, fading to a mild malt. Aftertaste shows some sweetness, but mostly mild, run of the mill flavours. Overall, a decent wheat, nothing too special, but worth trying. I sampled this 12 ounce bottle purchased at Trader Joeís in Tysonís Corner (Falls Church), Virginia on 04-November-2007.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DrGonzo (625) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 30, 2004
Whatís with the high ratings on this one, did I miss something? Suspiciously clear for a hefeweizen; golden orange, medium white head. Aroma of mildew and wheat, honey. More of the same in the flavor, thin-med body, wheat comes out in the finish. Not offensive, just lacking in the wheat; more of an ale/ American wheat mix, not a hefeweizen.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MilkmanDan (1943) - Eagan, Minnesota, USA - JAN 4, 2005
Deep gold, mostly clear. Nose vaguely wheaty and honey-sweet, no real hefe character. Flavor is sweet and malty, mild yeastiness. Finish has some harshness, not that pleasant. Eh.

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