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RATINGS: 1434   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
Beerlando (3342) - Orlando, Florida, USA - JUL 28, 2009
From the bottle pours a beautiful, glowing, hazy orange-amber colored body. Fine streams of bubbles effervesce towards the surface, sticking tight to the curve of the glass. A tall, foamy, off-white head settles in slowly to a small but dense layer. The aroma shows all the classic hefe signs, including sweet banana, bread yeast, clove, and orange peel. It smells very clean and inviting, quite fruity overall. The flavor mirrors the nose, smooth banana sweetness pairing seamlessly with spicy clove, orange, and lemon pith. The wheat profile is as fresh as can be. Above average hop bitterness lends a distinctly floral bite on the finish. The palate is both smooth and spicy, perhaps just a bit overly saccharine, with fine, tingling carbonation. Overall, a top notch hefeweizen.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gmoney (442) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 28, 2009
bottle... hazy golden pour , big white head , good lacing.aroma of yeast , banana and wheat. flavor is spicy and fruity.slightly sweet,very easy drinking ,creamy and smooth light bodied with medium carbonation . good summer brew.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (30713) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2009
12 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy yellow with a small white head. Dry wheaty and mild fruity aroma. Fruity, light banana and orange note. Fruity and mild estery finish. Clean and classic hefeweizen.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nearbeer (3602) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 28, 2009
12 oz. Nearly opaque golden pear-colored with a lasting half inch head. Aroma of banana, lemon and resin. Flavor is the same mix with the resin making a nice dry finish. LIght-medium body is smooth, acidic-tingly and dry.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Elwood (3027) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - JUL 28, 2009
12 oz. bottle. Pours a pale, opaque gold with a pillowy white head. Wheat, yeast, hay, a little varnish, and some spice in a fairly basic nose. Medium-high carbonation with a light mouthfeel. A little lemon, yeast, dust, clove, and a bit of banana on the palate. Short finish. I found this one to be rather uninspiring. Eh.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (6584) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUL 27, 2009
Bottle. Pours a murky apricot color with a medium to large head the color of whipped egg whites. Spicy coriander notes, clean wheat profile, and a hint of caramel. Thin bordering on medium bodied, sweet and mild. Finishes a little bit empty. Still the best of the 6 summer-ish brews I had today, the others being SN Summerfest, Harpoon Summer Beer, UFO, raspberry UFO, and Smutty Summer Weizen.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexanderj (3298) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - JUL 27, 2009
Bottle; poured a murky, dark gold/amber color with a smallish white head. Aroma of wheat, banana, and spice; slightly sweet and nice. The palate was very nice; smooth and creamy. The flavor was solid, but not great for me; and the after taste was not very good. Sweet wheat, with a bit of banana and spice. Didn’t live up to the hype for me.

3.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
djtimeless (221) - Colorado, USA - JUL 27, 2009
Pours out a cloudy gold with lots of foam. Taste is creamy, yeasty and some spice. Flavors of citrus, bannana, corriander, clove and bread. Good summer brew.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
dagimp (700) - Philly, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 26, 2009
UPDATED: JAN 16, 2010 From a bottle into a pilsner glass. Pours with a ton of head. Creamy white/gold color. Be sure to get all the yeast from the bottom of the bottle! Aroma was of yeast, orange and dough. Taste was very yeasty, almost like a Belgian but not really... and with banana. No alcohol taste present whatsoever. Mouthfeel was extremely creamy. I really liked this beer. It was extremely complex with a cream-like consistency. ONe of the best hefe’s I’ve tasted period!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jrob21 (2478) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 26, 2009
Hazy dark gold color with a thin white head that lasts for a while. Aroma is big pungent citrus and some spice. Flavor is a touch sweet and pretty well carbonated. Get a nice cinnamon and clove flavor in back of a lemony tang. This has a bit more character than a mass market hefe but is still very drinkable and interesting enough to keep you satisfied. Not so much so that it will make you slap your mother though. Going down great after my weekend in the yard playing with rocks.


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