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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 9   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Classic wheat beer brewed by Americans in America using a German wheat yeast. 50% of the grain used is malted wheat designating it as a true ďwheatĒ beer. This ale is also known as Hefeweizen. Itís golden in color and light and clean with esters of banana and clove compliments of its Bavarian DNA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mintzmeet (134) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 12, 2014
classic hefe flavor. bubbly. very foamy mouthy. not light but not hard, just a good hefweizen.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jamesthebrit (194) - Greenville, South Carolina, USA - JAN 27, 2014
Malt and clove on the aroma. Golden color. Head dissipates quickly. Looks thick for the style. Clove... Malt. Light. Bit of bitterness. Palate is thin. Watery. Overall an ok beer. Light. Easy to drink.... Not a lot of flavor. Malt on the finish is ok. Overall not bad but not impressive.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
wmubronco1992 (589) - Coldwater, Michigan, USA - JAN 21, 2014
Bottle from mixed 12 pack. Labeled as "Snow Wheat". Pours a slightly cloudy golden. Small white head. Pleasant aroma of bananas and cloves. Very light palate. Flavor of bananas and fruit. Definitely drinkable, but not very satisfying.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
lana5 (10) - Canton, Michigan, USA - JAN 12, 2014
Also called snow wheat. Light beer with a sweet taste. A bit of a nutty taste and pretty good overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Alextricity (509) - Michigan, USA - DEC 16, 2013
*Copying my Snow Wheat review from BeerAdvocate, I didnít realize that these were the same beer.* Bottled 10/08/13. Poured into a shaker pint. Part of a $10 Mix-a-Six. Appearance: Super hazy yellow color... can only see the shadow of my fingers behind the glass. Has a pretty bubbly head that goes away pretty quickly. Few bubbles remaining on top of the beer for only a few minutes. Absolutely no lacing. I really like the color of it, but thatís about it... rarely do I ever see a beer that looks completely flat. Smell: A sort of sour banana taffy aroma almost, with a bit of caramel malts. I figure itís the yeast strain giving that "twang." Not much else to speak of on the nose in this beer -- simple, but pleasing. Taste: Like the smell, but the banana tastes sweeter and more fresh than it smells. Banana beginning until the end, when a bit of caramel adds a little something. Sweeter than it is bitter, but not terribly unbalanced at all. Aftertaste is banana with a slight spice and malt flavor on the back of the tongue. Feel: Low/medium carbonation, and pretty thin mouthfeel. The thin texture of Snow Wheat doesnít bother me as much as the low carbonation does -- I just expected a little bit more. Itís a solid Hefeweizen that offers up plenty of banana. Thereís a bit of malt and the tiniest amount of spice on the finish, but itís a very simple beer overall. Could be a nice beer to session. Itís simple, and nothing exactly stands out in Snow Wheat, but itís a good beer Iíd have again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nephilium (1259) - Ohio, USA - DEC 14, 2013
Sweet aroma of wheat, with a touch of banana. Pours a slightly hazy pale straw with a quickly fading white head. More banana in the flavor, with just a hint of clove. Light bodied, and easy drinking. Pretty middle of the road, not bad, but nothing about it really stands out.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
knezek (20) - Michigan, USA - DEC 4, 2013
Good Hefe. Good mouth, and not too carbonated. All the right smells and tastes are there. Nothing sticks out, which is a good thing sometimes...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mittenator (1089) - Michigan, USA - NOV 6, 2013
Bottle. Slightly hazy light orange with a small head. Sweet clove aroma. Clean and light with some grain at the end.
Earlier Rating: 2/26/2013 Total Score: 3.4
Bottle. Light yellowish/orange color with medium white head. Banana and clove flavors with a really light body.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
fattybladdy (449) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - NOV 4, 2013
12oz bottled as Snow Wheat. Pours a translucent golden with minimal head. Scent is yeast, wheat, banana. Taste is similar, pretty light. As expected my least favorite from the sampler pack. Not my fave but I guess tolerable for a hefe.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
burg326 (3236) - Florida, USA - NOV 2, 2013
12 ounce bottle poured a golden yellow color with aromas of wheat, banana, and bubble gum. Flavors are light wheat and bananas, lots of banana, nice beer overall, but not the best hefe Iíve had.

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