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RATINGS: 1586   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
fsbw21086 (344) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 31, 2009
Ahhh... finally got my hands on some kellerweis. This was sold out at all the stores around here but I finally found some and picked up two six packs. Much better than other hefe’s I have had. A little foamy but in a good way. I love how the taste is nice and balanced and not overpowered by bananas. This one doesn’t taste like babyfood as some of the other Hefe’s can. Nice spices, wheat, lemon zest and banana. Great summer beer for the BBQ.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
metalspice (274) - Jevnaker, NORWAY - JUL 4, 2015
Tåkete melonfarget med lavt skum. Gjæret dominerer duften med klare toner av banan, honningmelon og krydder. Frukten følger i smaken og avsluttes med en lett bitterhet. Fyldig munnfølelse på et godt karbonert øl.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ClarkVV (4164) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 3, 2015
Bottled 4/7/15, drunk 7/3/15
Heavily hazy, deep amber golden liquid is heavily carbonated and produces a massive white head that is well-retained.
As with the kolsch and pilsner in this Summer 12 pack, I get more hops up front, with the actual style character in the background. This one has probably the most non-hop character of the three, with light clove and bubble gum and a very heavy mineral water-like character. Rather rustic, with baked bread, hay, some light plaster. Nice, if not exactly classic hefe territory. Anyways, no resin or alcohol, no flaws but it would be nice if there was more spiciness to it.
The flavor is soft, with sticky honeyed malts that are fairly well-attenuated wrapping around very light white pepper and clove suggestions. Breadiness builds up but the watery texture and ample carbonation help clear the palate. Tons of bubblegum on the finish and a lingering spicy dryness that is pleasing, if somewhat too brief. I’m drinking this right from the fridge without letting it warm and its borderline too sweet/malty, so I’d hate to see it if it sat for like 10 minutes, though at the same time, it dosent really give the esters and phenols as much an opportunity to shine. Still, it’s clean and passable if actually a bit too clean. We’re entering American wheat territory here....Also, the beer is oddly very, very watery, much moreso than even a 5% hefe should be.
To be fair, I’m rating this lower to-style here (a clean, but very, very light, watery, borderline bland, German hefe). Feel free to add ~.5 to the score if you’re scoring this at home as just a "Wheat beer".

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jyrsa (186) - - JUL 3, 2015
Pours clear yellow with snow white head. Nose of banana and bread. Banana and herbs with other fruity notes. Sour and bitter yet a bit sweet; very refreshing.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jdjuice (434) - Kumamoto, JAPAN - JUL 3, 2015
Pours golden yellow with a whole lotta yeast. Aroma is fresh banana bread with considerable spice. Flavor is lighter than expected with the strong aromas, has kind of a sugar substitute sweetness that tastes kinda weird.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bosco (234) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - JUN 30, 2015
Very cloudy yellow, head and lacing wash away quickly. Slightly medicinal up front, then banana bread, bubble gum, faint cloves, bitterness comes through on the finish. Has the palate, aroma and sour-ness of a classic Kellerweis. Bottled on 4/28/15 Consumed on 6/30/15 $14.99/seasonal mix twelve pack at Publix Boca Raton Florida

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hiero (161) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 30, 2015
Cloudy with plenty of carbonation. Light-medium body with strong banana flavor. Very pleasant taste, good hefe.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Knilas (23) - Sidney, Ohio, USA - JUN 28, 2015
Highly impressed! Nice aroma. Banana bread in spades! Hazy yellow color, pure white head. This one will have a permanent spot in my rotation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hman43 (572) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - JUN 28, 2015
It pours straw color with a full bodied head that does leave lacing as it diminishes. Aromas of spices, bananas, and wheat,. Flavors of bananas, spices, and yeast. It is light and refreshing.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
tsd08460 (195) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - JUN 28, 2015
Aroma: banana, cloves Appearance: hazy gold, white head Taste; light sweetness, belgian yeast Palate: medium body, slick feel, soft carbonation, long finish, Great

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
OnTheTrail (75) - Virginia, USA - JUN 27, 2015
Best hefe I have had yet. Rich aroma of bananas, spice and vanilla. Banana clove taste, smooth mouthfeel.


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