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RATINGS: 58   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


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
udflyerfan07 (173) - Dayton, Ohio, USA - JUL 2, 2010
12oz bottle. Poured a golden hazy color. Not a ton of aroma. I actually enjoyed this refreshing beer though while grilling out in the summer heat. Good flavor. Went down smooth. More along the lines of a hefe imo.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hotstuff (4058) - Indiana, USA - JUN 23, 2010
Draft at Heorot, Muncie, IN. Poured a small off-white head that mostly diminished, no visible carbonation, cloudy body, no lacing, and a straw hue. The aroma was malty, wheat notes and hint of coriander. The flavor mimicked the aroma and had a short semi-dry finish. The mouthfeel was lightly tingly and this is a medium bodied beer. For the style, it lacks character, aroma, flavor, and it was a disappointing beer overall.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tmoney99 (10408) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 20, 2010
Draft. Poured hazy copper color with an average frothy white head that mostly lasted with fair lacing. Moderate citrus hefe aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and lively carbonation. Medium sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Very drinkable beer.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bilchak (63) - Ohio, USA - JUN 18, 2010
Bought a six pack of this at Whole Foods in Columbus for $9.99. I had a lot of hope for it because Thirsty Dog makes some pretty good brew - Old Leghumper and Lab Lager - being two of them. This beer was pretty bland and does not compare to the better hefe’s out there. It’s drinkable, but a lower qualtiy hefe for sure.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
LinusStick (2814) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 15, 2010
Blah. Not a very good wheat ale. Aroma was very floral and perfumey. Smells like someone dripped perfume into the beer. Pour was a nice medium gold with swirling bubbles and a 2 finger white head. Taste was perfume, flowers and a slight light malt backbone. Not very full in flavor and not much aftertaste. Decent carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JaBier (4730) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - JUN 6, 2010
On tap at Winking Lizard Crosswoods. Hazy orange pour with a huge white head. Aroma of bananas, wheat malt and hotdogs. Muted banana flavor with creamy wheat malt and a touch of citrus.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dogbrick (7585) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 4, 2010
On draught at Winking Lizard. Pours a hazy golden color with a medium off-white head that has a lot of large bubbles and recedes quickly to an outer ring. Partial rings of lacing on the glass. Tart fruit and grassy hops in the nose. Medium body with flavors of sour fruit, wheat and malt. The finish is fruity with a banana and wheat aftertaste. Average overall.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chaz01 (190) - Miamisburg, Ohio, USA - MAY 14, 2010
Had this on draft on Thai 9 restaurant in Dayton, paired with a spicy thai vegetable and noodles dish. Cloudy golden color, thin head receeded to a small collar around the rim by the time it was served. Wheat, grass and hay with an orange citrusy aroma. Pleasant orange flavor with some spice flavors detected like coriander. Dry finish, light bodied, good carbonation. Lite, clean and crisp, very refreshing. Reminded me a bit of Oberon. Paired really nicely with my spicy Thai dish.


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