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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93   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


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Drake (9999) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - SEP 21, 2011
12 ounce bottle from Belmont Party Supply. Pours an amber color with a very slight haze. Very slight. Thin head fades instantly. Aroma of caramel and faint fruits. The taste is wheat, caramel and a faint hop finish. Some apple-like fruits. Medium bodied. Pretty boring.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
iskuse (1) - - SEP 16, 2011 does not count
Light on aroma, light on carbonation (not a bad thing) light on flavour. I might have gotten a bad bottle, unfortuantely, in the hefeweizen category, this did not do it for me.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
burg326 (4337) - Florida, USA - AUG 26, 2011
12 ounce bottle that poured a cloudy dark orange/yellow color. Aroma of a hint of orange and yeast. Had a slight sour orannge flavor, and some sweet bananas, with a dash of clove, an ok hefe...

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 5/20
DiarmaidBHK (3675) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 12, 2011
Just an awful example of the style. Pours brownish from bottle with a small white head. Doesnt smell like much. Has a slight estery vibe on the tongue but is otherwise flat. Finishes a bit flat. Meh!!!

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
obguthr (4387) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JUL 31, 2011
Toffee nose, odd for a wheat let alone an hefeweizen. Old gold color, no head, fine floaties. Tart lemon and toffee flavor. Very subtle banana notes are present. Drinks like an old bitter. Not a good hefeweizen, but an enjoyable beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrSilverworm (7995) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 25, 2011
12oz bottle. Very cloudy dark yellow color, visible sediment, minimal head. Dots of lacing. Sharp carbonation. Light body. Nice, thin texture. Great lightly sweet aftertaste, perfect amount of spice. Vanilla notes. Really good, refreshing.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
LiteWait (267) - New Hampshire, USA - JUL 12, 2011
Color of fresh apple cider mixed with orange juice. It’s murky, making it hard to see the average carbonation with lots of yeast sediment floating on the bottom. Aroma is of Bavarian Yeast and a hint of citrus. It is smooth on the tongue, with orange and yeast. The first sip was slightly sweet. But as it warms the sweetness isn’t as noticeable. It’s medium bodied in the mouth and it reminds me of a German Hefe. Very smooth to drink. Glad I picked it up at Nikki’s Liquors in Providence, RI. Drank with AirForceHops-Of Course.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AirForceHops (4076) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 12, 2011
12 oz bottle, purchased @ Nikki’s Liquors in Providence, RI. REAL Hazy yellow nearly orange. Normal carbonation, with yeast floating around. Pleasant nose of Bavarian yeast and a bit of orange. A pretty good take on a German Hefeweizen. More citrus then clove, but still the body and yeast is right on the money. fF you like this style you should like this brew. Well made and has drinkability.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
shrubber85 (8582) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUL 8, 2011
Bottle. Banana and slightly sour banana wheat aroma. Clear amber color with small head. Sweet-sour wheat malt and banana flavor with a hint of clove. Okay but my sample tasted a bit old - will have to try to find a fresher bottle.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
zach8270 (3779) - Henrietta, New York, USA - JUN 18, 2011
(draft @ Melt Bar and Grilled - Cleveland Heights, OH) Hazy orange pour with almost no head and very mild carbonation. Very light aroma. Really had to search for any sort of clove or yeast in the nose. Flavor is a subtle and mild yeast, spice and wheat taste at the start but it disappears quickly and leaves really no aftertaste..


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