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RATINGS: 1460   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Kellerweis is one of the only American Hefeweizens made using the traditional Bavarian style of open fermentation. This difficult and labor-intensive technique adds uncommon depth and flavor complexity. Our hazy-golden hefeweizen is deeply flavorful, refreshing and perfect for a sunny day. To serve, pour two-thirds into a glass, swirl and pour the rest.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dmschefke (568) - Macomb, Michigan, USA - AUG 8, 2009
Pours an expected hazy gold with thick white head, lots of lacing. Aroma of wheat, citrus, banana, yeast, and a bit of spice. Flavor matches well and is very refreshing. Thoroughly enjoyed.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
bigguns22 (660) - Maryland, USA - AUG 7, 2009
The palate of this beer has a little bit of banana, lemon, and also a little yeast. apperance of this beer is very clean and solid. the finishes of this beer is semi sweet. This is a soild new release

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
twindog (260) - Hampstead, Maryland, USA - AUG 7, 2009
The palate of this beer has a little bit of banana, lemon, and also a little yeast. apperance of this beer is very clean and solid. the finishes of this beer is semi sweet. This is a soild new release

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
monkeychugg55 (857) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - AUG 7, 2009
UPDATED: JUL 15, 2012 Looks like a tropical smoothie with a decently frothy white head that doesn’t retain very well. Pretty strong aroma of banana, clove, lemongrass, and yeast. Strong banana on the flavor. A little bit sweeter than I had expected, but a really solid hefe. Silky and creamy mouthfeel with a sweet, wet finish. As my beer knowledge has matured I have come to really respect S N. They make some great beers and this is no exception.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pawola22 (3262) - Woodridge, Illinois, USA - AUG 7, 2009
12oz bottle. Pours a clear golden body before adding the last bit in which it immediately turns very cloudy and more orange than gold. Thick, two-finger width, frothy, white head that dissipates slowly and leaves a moderate lacing. Aroma is full of citrus, banana bread, and clove. Some bubble gum, yeast, and wheat as well. I like this moderately sweet aroma. The flavor is solid, but I like the aroma a little more. Soft cloves are aplenty as well as a milky banana-wheat bread, yeast, a subdued citrus zest, pear, and more of that bubble gum taste. Finishes semi-dry with a creamy banana, yeast, wheat, semi-zesty citrus that lingers for a moderate amount of time. Medium to full bodied, creamy smooth, and a nice soft carbonation. Overall, I’m rather impressed with this. The creamy banana bread flavor is pretty nice. A solid new release.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
VAYankee (327) - Virginia, USA - AUG 7, 2009
Golden body, a little cloudy with a white head. Nice sweet banana, clove, yeast aroma. Sweet, light flavor - more banana and yeast; very little aftertase. Excellent beer for a hot day.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrianHagmeier (299) - Coralville, Iowa, USA - AUG 7, 2009
I think it came up a little short of being an excellent representation of a hefeweizen but didn’t come across as a wheat. I don’t like wheat and love Hewe’s so I feel I’m the perfect critic for this beer. So take my advice and grab a six’er of Kellerweis. DO IT!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
marchcow (664) - Coralville, Iowa, USA - AUG 7, 2009
Sweet lemon and gingerbread aromas. Some clove, and a little spiciness. Golden color, slightly opaque. Flavors of banana bread, cloves, some lemon, some cream. Palate is pretty rich and creamy with a nice sweet and lightly bitter duration. Nice hefe.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tennisjoel (1168) - Rochester, Minnesota, USA - AUG 6, 2009
Pour is a hazy orange yellow body beneath an inviting creamy white head. Bananas and clove, just true to style. American brewers (exclude New Glarus), take note, this is how to brew a hefeweizen. This is pretty spot on and rivals many of the German counterparts. At this price point, this IS one of the best domestic beers you can buy. Excellent stuff!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
That1Guy (1895) - Greeley, Colorado, USA - AUG 6, 2009
Sampled at the Denver Brew Fest. Pretty solid. Nice nose of bananas and fruity esters. Flavor is just as good. Really dug it. Excellent hefe.


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