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RATINGS: 197   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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A traditional Bavarian-style hefe weizen or wheat beer with banana and clove notes. 5.5% ABV


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
iowaherkeye (2691) - Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, USA - OCT 4, 2011
Phone rate. $6 draught. Cloudy bright gold with 2 1/2 finger white, hood retention. Mod to high banana, mod spicy clove, wheat backend, as expected. Flavor still dominates with banana , wheat following with a little less clove behind. A tad sweet, but maybe it’s the bananas. Semi-dry, bitterness minimal. Mod prickly carbonation with a medium body. Craftsman still makes the best US made German hefe, IMO, as I like the wheat and clove more than the banana. This would be 2 or 3 on my list, however.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jrallen34 (3483) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 29, 2011
draft... murky dark honey gold, nice off white head, great lacing... sweet nose, candy with banana, a bit of a light skunk finish... tastes much more bitter than I thought it would, its ok, nothing special

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
wyzzywyz22 (1961) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - FEB 20, 2011
On Draught@Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen. Hazy yellow colour with a fairly small white head. Some yeast and citrus in the nose. Lively carbonation. Quite a big hit of sourness in the flavour. A strange and frankly not the greatest interpretation of the style, which seemed to miss out on many of the key traits inherent to Hefeweizens.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (10544) - Randers, DENMARK - FEB 6, 2011
Draught. Frothy white good mostly deminishing head. Yellow colour. Moderate malty and hoppy and not very fruity aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Slightly sour. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RasmusOtt (1114) - Aalborg, DENMARK - FEB 5, 2011
UPDATED: JUN 19, 2014 @ Tap at Mikkeller Bar. - Pours hazy dark yellow. Aroma of tropical fruits, sour yeast and a bit tartness. Taste is sour and fresh with citrus, green apples, grapes and maybe some vinegar.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 5, 2011
On tap. Pours an opaque golden with hardly any head. Dry, citrusy nose with a whiff of yeast. Medium body, lively carbonation, dry citrusy notes - quite tart actually. Not that many banana or yeast accents. Very mediocre, yet still more authentic than most American attempts at a Hefe. 230111

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (14044) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 3, 2011
Tap @ Mikkeller bar. Nice head with good duration. Color is hazy golden. Aroma and taste are rich fruits, yeast, citrus, banana, malt and hops.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
faroeviking (10289) - FAROE ISLANDS - JAN 31, 2011
Barril. Hazy yellow, medium white head. A: wheaty banan and citrus, some yeast. Quite some carbo in the mouthfeel. What yeastish citrus like flavour with bit some banana. Rather thin hefe weizen.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pinball (10844) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 29, 2011
cloudy yellow, small white head. Aromatic wheat beer aroma, yeast, citrus. Flavor is citrussy, wheaty, fresh fruity, a bit sourish. Refreshing.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chrisv10 (11131) - DENMARK - JAN 29, 2011
Tap @ MikkellerBar. Hazy goldwn/orange with small off-white head. Flavour is malt, wheat, sweet, lemon and a little sour/acid.


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