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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 10   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Our hefe is made with 50% wheat malt and only pure German wheat yeast. This yeast which shows in the cloudiness in the beer also creates the delightful clove vanilla and banana aromas. Truly a unique beer, taste Bavaria through Thirsty Dog today. IBU=10, OG=12P, 5.2%ABV


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sturmthis (380) - Ohio, USA - AUG 14, 2014
On draft. Hazy golden color with little head. Clove and banana aroma. Clove taste. Not bad.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
rumproasts (2846) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 2, 2014
Tap. Deep golden with small head. Why can’t American brewers make a decent hefe? Has about half the flavor of a German hefe. Light banana, but weak sauce.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2224) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 28, 2014
quite an appropriately flavored and well bodied brew of the species! not overdone or slick the beer is drinkable and alcohol seemed right. not amped up, but again seemingly genuine in ever way.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Evolutionary (278) - Ohio, USA - JUN 20, 2014
Bottle from giant eagle. Nose is banana and clove with some wheat. Decent yeast fullness and banana, clove and spice in there but not too strong. Not great but decent. ---Rated via my mouth

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chudwick (2072) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - MAY 29, 2014
12oz bottle into Le Listermann - nose is wet wheat/hay with almost banana/clove aromas. Label also says wheat beer but German Hefeweizen is more apropos. Fairly flat but very refreshing. Underrated for sure. Somewhat chewy (as the talking dog says in the Simpsons when it is pointed out that dogs can’t talk). I honestly thought I was going to rate a boring wheat ale but turned out for the best.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
fluffy (1588) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - AUG 25, 2013
no no no. this is not a german hefe, not by any stretch of the imagination. its another american wheat ale, pure and simple. you put a Paulaner or a Franz up against this and try and tell me this is a hefe. no way.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ernesto987 (3664) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 21, 2013
on draft at coleman house, a wheaty plain wheat, not much for banana for cloves that you want in a hefeweisen, oh well

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fritz123 (963) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Draft at Moe’s Restaurant in Cuyahoga Falls, OH. American pint shaker. Cloudy orange-amber pour with thick head. Aroma of light fruits and bread/biscuit. Fairly yeasty smelling. Taste was not terribly balanced. Fruity with some spices on the back end. Not very complex. Below average wheat beer. Light body, medium carb.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
malrubius (1676) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - JUL 24, 2013
Bottle from Save On. Nice cloudy caramel color with vnice lasting head and lace. Clove and bananas in aroma. Taste is first nothing/water, then tangy fruity unripe peach, then something like fake maple syrup and cinnamon. Something went wrong in the finish. It’s unpleasant. Nice light palate. Not too good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
aracauna (3052) - Georgia, USA - JUN 6, 2013
This is fine really. There’s the gloves in the aroma and the banana esters, but the flavor is a little muddied.


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