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RATINGS: 1501   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.


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hfmejias (807) - Dover, Delaware, USA - MAY 17, 2013
12 Fl. Oz. Bottle. Poured cloudy golden in color with a decent size white head, OK lacing. Aroma is mostly of citrus fruit and malts and some spices. Taste is very similar, sweet, refreshing citrus flavors mixed with malts and grain. Very good beer, quite enjoyable and super easy to drink. Nice...


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
YigSvartka (104) - Manitoba, CANADA - DEC 12, 2014
Lustrous golden yellow. Quickly dissipating head. Wonderful scents of banana, yeast, marshmallows, and mild citrus. Slightly lighter and more refreshing than a stereotypical hefe. Incredible flavour. Banana dominates, but a smooth combination of yeast, cream, and citrus is present as well. Mildly hoppy finish. Wonderfully flavourful easy drinking hefe.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gerbeer (1987) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 10, 2014
On tap. Ours a cloudy gold/Amber with moderate foamy head. Aromas of dusty malts, bananas and toast. Flavors are similar with creamy banana and earthy wheat. Full.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ianwelby (530) - SCOTLAND - DEC 8, 2014
Lively, hazy yellow beer with a frothy head with a floral banana smell to it. Flavour has a heavy dose of banana in there too. Sweet and bitter is well-balanced. It’s not anything you wouldn’t expect from the style but it’s mellow, very drinkable and very well done.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gurthnar (2136) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 7, 2014
Bottle. Aroma distinctive weizeny clove, spiciness, lemony. Hazy yellow colour. Taste is also rather at the spicy-clove-lemony side, a bit drier and thinner than some other weizens, with a very light soury-spicy twist in flavour. Really good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HerrBierkoenig (350) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 3, 2014
From 0,355l bottle, BBD: 17/02/15 Pours deep hazy straw to golden liquid, medium white frothy head, fell down quickly, Aroma: banana, floral, wheat, lemon, Taste: medium sweet, light bitter, light to medium sour, wheat, banana, sweet notes, clove, lemon, Palate: light to medium body, slick texture, soft carbonation, long sweet fruity finish, Overall: very surprising interpretation of the original german hefeweizen style, lighter body, lower carbonation, after banana dominates other fruity and floral notes typique for west coast craft breweries, very drinkable piece. Pity of the absent head - fell down quickly and perhaps even more floral notes in the taste.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
StevieT (732) - AUSTRALIA - NOV 30, 2014
From a bottle. Mild floral aroma, pours slightly cloudy, minimal head, not my favourite style but OK.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
firstsip (500) - Michigan, USA - NOV 29, 2014
On tap at Royal Oak Beer Fest. Beautiful cloudy blonde. Creamy mouthfeel. Well balanced notes of wheat and yeasty banana.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sturmthis (608) - Ohio, USA - NOV 26, 2014
On draft. Was on a vacation and didn’t take notes. Only rated the beer and enjoyed the time.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
badhack (347) - San Francisco, California, USA - NOV 25, 2014
Pretty much spot on hefeweizen. Toasted wheat, toasted malt, banana, clove, yeast and spice. Pours a hazy dark yellow. Medium mouth, a bit svelt.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
aumentm (100) - North Carolina, USA - NOV 23, 2014
Kellerweis is a wonderful beer. I found it to be very complex and has a nice golden appearance. It is interesting because it is a bit cloudy.


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