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RATINGS: 287   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
This coarse filtered wheat ale is fermented with a German yeast culture for a refreshingly light spiciness and hints of citrus fruit. A cloudy appearance and an immense creamy head are characteristic of this lightly hopped Bavarian brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PorterPounder (6721) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUL 21, 2003
Has a slight banana aroma; nice, pleasant cloudy light golden appearance with a light white head with a wee bit of lacing. A bit too much carbonation - found myself puckering my lips. Has a decent citrusy tart flavor - a hint of sweet spiciness rounds it out nicely. Overall a decent heffy.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
npdempse (934) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - JUL 4, 2003
Tasted at Map Room, Summer Gathering 2003. Good weiss, very true to style. Yellow/amber, semi-cloudy with a small white head. Sweet banana/clove nose. Medium sweet, a little bit of hops, prominent banana and a touch of vanilla. Mouthfeel just a tad thin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oakes (14101) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 4, 2003
Cloudy tan. Banana, allspice, vanilla, phenols, fluffy malts. Reminicent of Hacker.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Radek Kliber (6890) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - JUL 1, 2003
Good looking white head, cloudy citrus look. Banana some vanilla, slightly light. Well executed hard working beer but no talent as they say.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
hotstuff (4645) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - JUN 2, 2003
Poured a medium white head that was quick dissolving with fine-small bubbles. No lacing with this brew. There was a lot of yeast observed. It had a cloudy yellow body. The aroma was that of clove. This was a watery and thin German Wheat brew and it lacked character.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
thedm (5282) - Fort Wayne, USA - JUN 2, 2003
UPDATED: JUN 4, 2003 This brew pours a medium head of fine to large white bubbles and a slightly cloudy straw yellow body. It has banana clove aroma and a smooth initial flavor rush of banana and apricot. It finishes with a slight tingling mouth feel. The buttery notes of a Hefe-Weiss are just barely present. It is just an average at best Hefe-Weiss.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
cquiroga (371) - Tujunga, California, USA - MAY 3, 2003
UPDATED: JUN 16, 2003 Poured out of bottle, bought at Binny's liquor store in Chicago, 4/15/03. Murky wheat beer with a head that fizzles and fades like you wish the flavor would. The flavor holds a mildly unpleasant citrus undertaste, which doesn't do much in the way of opening or unfolding to anything new. It just sits there, and it's not that great to begin with. Mediocre wheat beer, below average Sprecher (try the Black Bavarian, Mai Bock or Imperial Stout for much better results).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
redlem (1306) - Ohio, USA - MAR 1, 2003
Hazy honey color with a quickly diminishing head. Aromatic, mainly wheat with some cloves and citrus. Flavor does not match aroma. Mildly acidic.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
WabashMan (1023) - Noblesville, Indiana, USA - FEB 11, 2003
Decent color and a generous head start this one. The aroma is nice, but not as wheaty or pleasant as some really good wheats. Flavor seems a little weak/watery, though not unpleasant. Still, only an average wheat, at best.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dflip (27) - USA - JAN 18, 2003
UPDATED: DEC 4, 2005 The pour was nice into a tall pilsner glass and had a nice head on top that did not last long. The aroma was forward of the wheat (Sprecher says they use pale & Belgian wheat grains.) I did not feel that the appearance was as cloudy as many wheat beers-or maybe I just expected it to be very cloudy according to the label. I really enjoyed the taste of this beer. It had that straight forward wheat taste with a slightly fruity taste.

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