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RATINGS: 1562   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Trev (1991) - Lakeville, Minnesota, USA - AUG 15, 2009
pours hazy orange gold with a thick pillowy white head. aroma is strong banana and clove spice. Flavour is banana, light lemon citrus and wheat with some lingering spice in the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
changeup45 (1719) - Mount Dora, Florida, USA - AUG 15, 2009
I’ve had this beer a few times now, usually after some yard or house work, but it’s such a nice refreshing summer beer I haven’t bothered with a rate until now. Hazy yellow-gold, big fluffy head with some pretty nice staying power. Wheaty, malty, with the right amount of banana, clove and citrus flavors. A light spice mingles in nicely. A touch sticky. Nice beer, one of the better Hefe’s I’ve had. Sierra Nevada seldom lets down.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerbill (3564) - Laurel, New York, USA - AUG 15, 2009
12 oz bottle. Pours a cloudy yellowish gold with a large linen white head that lasted until the last sip and left very light lace. Pleasant aroma of wheat, sour lemon and cloves. The flavor is almost exactly the same as the aroma with wheat, sour lemon and a bit of clove. Fairly velvety mouthfeel. Very refreshing beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
piscator34 (2088) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - AUG 15, 2009
Bottled sample shared with oakbluff. Gold in colour with a bit of haze and strong carbonation. Aromas are of mild banana, green (somewhat minty) hops, vanilla, and a bit of bubblegum. The banana elements take on an additional citrus complexity in the mouth, along with more soapy Thrills bubblegum and a bit of clove and hops. Light bodied and refreshing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
KajII (799) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - AUG 15, 2009
UPDATED: JAN 10, 2013 12oz Bottle. The Pour was a hazy amber yellow with an average (1-2 finger) white foamy head that lasted throughout and produced fair streaky lacing. The aroma was a light grain malt and a mild doughy yeast with notes of banana, citrus (lemon), a bit of coriander and a hint of vanilla. The taste was slightly bitter and rather yeasty with a hint of citrus pretty much throughout, with the finish having a slight spiciness towards the end. The flavor was short lived with a mild citrusy yeast taste fading quickly from the taste buds. Mouthfeel was light in body with a thin creamy texture and a medium carbonation. Overall this was a really good Hefeweizen, with a nice creamy yeasty taste and a good drinkability. This is a brew that I will definitely drink again, especially on one of those extremely hot summer days...

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BigBeer45 (1308) - Michigan, USA - AUG 15, 2009
Bottle, gave a cloudy sandy-orange pour with a white fluffy head, glass of beer reminds me of a creamsicle, left some nice lacing on the sides of the glass, aromas of ripe banana sweetness, lemon and orange citrus, wheat, faint spice and bazooka gum fragrances in the background, flavors are similar to the aromas, creamy mouth feel, a nice and easy drinking beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Shakesbeere (217) - Oxford, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2009
Pours a hazy yellow-gold. Aroma is of sweet banana. Flavor is malty with strong hints of banana, corriander, and clove -- which gives a nearly chai taste. Palate is creamy and velvety. Very enjoyable, though a little sweet. The mixture of banana and clove makes for a fascinating taste, though a little unbalanced on the banana side.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
RSRIZZO (1882) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - AUG 14, 2009
12oz bottle. Color is a hazy yellow with average carbonation and a thin tight head. Aroma of banana. This brew has a light medium body that goes down easy giving a light banana flavor, some coriander and clove. Its a fairly good Hefe but not great.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oscbert (1128) - Sacramento, California, USA - AUG 14, 2009
~Pours a cloudy gold/orange color with big creamy white lasting head. ~Scent of citrus, coriander, clove, yeast and wheat. ~Banana and clove like flavor with some tart citrus. ~Medium frothy feel with a citrus spice finish. ~Enjoyable Hefeweizen, above average.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Chef Chad (104) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - AUG 14, 2009
am in a phase of my beer adventures where I don’t buy the same beer twice when I go to the beer store... I have bought a six pack of this beer 4 times already. This is the beer that should restore our faith that american brewers can make hefe’s. This was stunning.... Smells of clove and banana. Pours a very cloudy dark yellow with a fantastic white head. Simply the best medium body and carbonation of any session summer ale I have had. Crisp and clean on every sip or guzzle. Flavor was mild and sweet with spice and banana. Quite Herby and spice and delicious.. I hope this is a year round product from SN


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