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Silver City Bavarian Style Hefeweizen

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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 160   ABV: 5.35%
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Unfiltered wheat ale with Pleasing clove, vanilla and banana notes from traditional Bavarian yeast strain. This light and tart ale blends full flavor with high drinkability. Prost! Alcohol By Volume: 5.35% Hops: Nugget, Liberty Malts: NW Pale, Washington White Wheat Malt IBU’s: 15 2005 North American Beer Awards Gold Medal Winner 2004 North American Beer Awards Silver Medal Winner


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ilsaconsume (11) - Washington, USA - AUG 4, 2014
Seemed rather bitter and sour for a hefe. The banana/clove aroma was definitely the front note, but there’s a marvelous & interesting aroma going on here. I sat with my nose in the glass for a long time. Cloudy amber color, light & thin palate. Not a ’standard’ hefeweizen, but fits in the family.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
maxwelldeux (3808) - Everett, Washington, USA - JUL 15, 2014
Bottle. Pours a very cloudy orange-amber color with a moderate off-white head on there. Nose is quite yeasty with a moderate amount of clove on there, and a fair amount of wheat coming through as well. Taste is light and creamy, with a hint of sweetness and some wheat and subtle banana to it. Interesting.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
mikedR (1349) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - JUL 7, 2014
Beautiful hefe. Getting a lot of banana notes in the flavor, and the flavor is quite prominent. There’s a hoppiness or perhaps a dryness that is a tad unusual, but perhaps not in a PNW brew. Very good; very recommended.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Prufrockstar (1164) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 23, 2014
Draft at BPP. Micro Monday! Gold pour with fluffy white head. Aroma of lemon zest, cloves, and just a bit of banana. Taste: lemon zest is what I notice most prominently, with muted banana and cloves behind. Lightly sweet. Finishes wheaty and slightly bitter. Palate: light body, lively carbonation, crisp. Overall: light and refreshing, a nice summer beer, and one of the better local hefe examples I’ve come across.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
luttonm (2439) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 25, 2014
Draft at Beveridge Place in West Seattle. Hazy gold-yellow. Creamy, ice cream sweet. Good yeast balance to wheat sweetness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (15360) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 16, 2012
Draught at Lockspot Fish & Chips Bar, Seattle
Cloudy blond color, with creamy head. Nice spicy aroma. Wheat flavor, very smooth, with delicate spice profile and late fruity touch.
A good Hefeweizen.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AmEricanbrew (6014) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - OCT 19, 2011
Hazy dark golden color/ ivory head. Nice banana, clove, sweet pale malt, mild vegetal aromas. Medium body. Rich sweet banana, honey, clove malty yeasty flavors--not much wheat tartness to balance--decent enough though.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thirdeye11 (5635) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 30, 2011
(22oz bomber thanks to bu11zeye) Yes it was infected, but oddly I liked it. Cloudy orange pour with very few bubbles for head. Effervescent nonetheless. Nose of burnt popcorn, allspice and clove, and wheat. Taste is more infected than the nose lead on. Tangerine, wheat, orange pulp, bread, odd but interestingly sour.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
daknole (9466) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUL 3, 2011
Lightly cloudy gold pour. Banana, clove and light metallic notes. Flavor is light on the spice, a little lemon, and caramel.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 15, 2011
Silver City Brewing Company--Bavarian-Style Hefeweizen Beer--2011 22 oz. Bottle. 5.35% ABV. 20 IBU’s? (4.0 / 5.0) Big foamy lasting dense lacy head. Big dense sediment. Cloudy bright creamy lemon gold color. Malty Bavarian banana wheat citrus mild hop front. Malty mildly creamy mellow sweet refreshing citrus wheat Bavarian fruit ester mildly spicy rich Hefe body. Refreshing nourishing rich mild hop citrus coriander end. Big rich tasty Hefe. Bavarian with NW hops & maltiness. Sampled 4/6/2011. Purchased for $3.99 at Fred Meyer--Ballard, Seattle on 4/6/2011.


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