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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.33/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A German style wheat beer that employs a high percentage of wheat malt and a distinctive yeast strain to create an unforgettable thirst quenching beer. Traditionally cloudy, tart, and fruity, it is often served with a slice of lemon (upon request).


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
argo0 (11568) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 6, 2006
Hazy apple juice body topped by a white head. Aroma is medium sweet, clove, light banana, lemon. Taste is medium sweet, clove, banana, some orange. Creamy light body with faint acidity.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
3fourths (8110) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 25, 2007
Draft at the brewery. Barely murky, not really that cloudy or opaque for a hefeweizen. Nose of sweet corn and lemon, simple smelling sugars with just a little touch of dusty yeast. Simple, bland flavor, with sweet candy corn and lemon and only a small hint of wheat. Boring.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CaptainCougar (7132) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - FEB 23, 2010
On tap at the brewpub 6/8/08: Pours a hazy dark golden with a thin ring of effervescent white head. Aroma of sweet malted wheat, some lemon zest, banana and clove esters and a touch of soapy German yeast. Body starts lightly sweet and effervescent with some peppery clove notes before a thinner, lightly sweet and tart finish. An ok hefeweizen, but needs a little more balance and authenticity.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
jredmond (5475) - Manhattan, New York, USA - MAY 14, 2008
On tap at Brewpub. Served with lemon - pours a hazy orange body - little head. The aroma is lemon-citrus, wheat and yeast. The taste is light - including the same elements as the aroma.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dickinsonbeer (5077) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - NOV 30, 2006
Pours a moslty hazy nice gold with a fluffy white head. Aroma is light banana- more skewed towards clove and vanilla phenols but also has a lemony citrus character. More lemon in the flavor light wheat- grainy, lightly salty, slight banana and clove. Light and tart flavor- a bit weak in the body. Not the best hefe - I was a bit dissapointed.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kramer (5038) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 27, 2005
On tap at brewpub. Poured a cloudy gold with minimal head, low levels of carbonation apparent. Usual Hefe nose: bubblegum, clove, and bananas with spicy wheat accents. Heavy on the clove flavor up front, finish is more bananas. Nice chewy wheat base. Lighter bodied with lively carbonation on the palate. A middle of the road Hefe, but made to style. Could use a little more body if anything.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TomDecapolis (4501) - Milton, Delaware, USA - AUG 27, 2010
Tap at tge brewery. Pours a milky deep orange with a small bubbly white head. Aroma of ripe banana, clove and grainy wheat notes. Flavor of ripe banana, kind of sweet malty notes and some other various fruity notes. Lots of banana.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LilBeerDoctor (3504) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 3, 2009
On tap at the brewpub. Pours a cloudy orange with a ring of white head. Aroma of bread, wheat, clove, and light spices. Flavor is quite bready/malty with sweet malt in the finish. Not much clove or spices in the flavor. Easy drinking, but a little dull. 7/4/7/4/14 (3.6/5)

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DiarmaidBHK (3467) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 9, 2011
UPDATED: MAY 8, 2011 Pours a hazy orange with a thin white head. A bit of spice on the nose and parts of those clove, banana, and other notes you expect with a hefeweizen that are strongly expressed on the finish. I underestimated this one the first time I had it.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kmweaver (3207) - Petaluma, California, USA - NOV 23, 2007
Draft, Selin’s Grove Brewing Co. Pours a cloudy, yellowish-brown color; off-white head with fine-bubbled lacing. Decent amount of cloves and brown sugar in the aroma; some citrus. Relaxed carbonation. Plenty of doughiness and brown sugar upfront; decent dose of cloves and fruit, but a bit on the light side; not watery, but light. Medium, clove and creme brulee in the finish.


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