Brewed by Thornbridge
Style: German Hefeweizen
Bakewell, England
Serve in Weizen


on tap

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RATINGS: 159   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Crille's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Crille (90) - Varberg, - JUL 21, 2013
Orange color with large white head. The aroma is of malt, hay and some fruitiness. And the flavor is full of wheat, herbal and floral notes, and a ok bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LazyPyro (569) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2016
500ml bottle. Pours cloudy orange with a thick off-white head. Aroma: banana, lemon, wheat, cloves, coriander. Taste: as the aroma, typical fruity banana and lemon, with a nice level of spice/herb, some wheat/yeast as well. Slick mouthfeel, moderate carbonation. Finally a British brewer that does a good job of interpreting a Hefeweizen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (8293) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2016
Tap@Taphouse, Copenhagen - golden pour with white head. Fruity and hoppy fruity with notes of lemon zest, citric spice, fruity floral hoppy into the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (11614) - Albertslund, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2016
From tap at Taphouse. Clear amber colour with a white a white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, hops, fruit, straw and bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
jjsint (2328) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2016
Keg tap from the Old Bicycle Shop, Cambridge. Light yellow/gold, hazy with very little head. Something akin to a classic Hefe smell: yeast, banana bread, vanilla. Not spicy like many Hefes, it’s more muted. Very English, mustn’t make a fuss. Sweet taste with bready malt to the fore. May be too sweet for many but I like it. Finish has a trace of balancing hop. Some coconut and dried banana in the aftertaste. Nicely carbonated, lifting the mouthfeel to no end. A good beer without being top notch.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dnicolaescu (1974) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - JUN 30, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 20, 2016 BOTTLE 50 CL. Cloudy orange, big off-white head. Classic fruity banana and sweet bread aroma, just a bit spicy. The taste is similar, shifted more towards sweet fruit and bread than clove. Soft, smooth and rich mouthfeel. A classic weizen.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MayumiH (930) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2015
500ml bottle at home. Sorry, I was paying more attention to Ross Kemp Extreme World than the beer..

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jamestulloch (3427) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 16, 2015
Bottle. Hazy golden body with no head or lacing. Steady carbonation. Aroma of foam bananas and cereal dust. Flavour of metal, chalky lemon and pithy orange. Thin body with a watery texture. Soft fizz. A very disappointing effort - dull, lifeless and criminally thin. It’s been a while since I’ve had a great Thornbridge beer...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Scottishchris (682) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 29, 2015
Bottle from vino broughton. Hazy Amber, no head. Banana, esters, cloves. Very soft fizz. Lightish body. Caramel and light spice, fruity banana. Restrained and fine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
minutemat (4272) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2015
500ml bottle @ Chez Sophie, Shrewsbury. Pours murky amber with off-white head. Light banana / vanilla estery aroma. Taste is creamy and balanced. Typically easy-drinking weiss for Thornbridge.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CH-303 (1967) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - APR 7, 2015
Appearance: Light golden orange, slightly hazy. Some off-white head.
Aroma: Light fruit, banana and wheat.
Taste: Good wheat and fruit. Banana, esters.
Bought: Saveur-Biere.com, 500 ml, €3.60
Info: 3/4-2015, 73/300M, BB: 19/3-2015

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