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RATINGS: 202   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


4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DoublEE (783) - South Euclid, Ohio, USA - MAY 31, 2012
I could drink this all day long and for the rest of my life and not miss anything else. It’s a damned shame they don’t bottle this. Get there and give it a go.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KickInChalice (860) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 28, 2012
From notes. First reviewed 11/18/2010. Served on tap in a pint glass. Drunk Monk pours a hazy faded golden color, with a small white head, which fades rather quickly to a ring on the edge of the glass. Light lacing on the sides of the glass. Banana, clove, and wheat are all present in the nose. Other spices and floral hops provide the support. Although the banana flavors are quite strong, this is actually somewhat tame for FFF. Maybe I was just in the mood for something stronger. It starts out moderately sweet, with lots of banana, clove, and spice. A kick of bubblegum in the middle, finished out by light citrus but mostly floral hops. The feel is sticky sweet, and moderately carbonated. Medium body. My ratings may be weighed down by my exceptionally high expectations for Three Floyd’s, but to me this was a decent, not a great beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wilnatp (622) - Minnesota, USA - DEC 31, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 6, 2012 Bottle at Darkness Day 2011. Pour is yellow/orange with a white head. Spice and banana in nose and flavor. Good beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cbfobes (2340) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - NOV 30, 2011
On tap at Three Floyds, pours a hazy yellowish orange with a nice thick white head, the aroma is of heavy spice and banana, the flavor is very crisp and clean with a good amount of clove coming through with the banana and other spices, nicely done brew.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerman6686 (4671) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 15, 2011
This poured a hazy yellow to orange color with a white head. Aroma was lots of lemon zest and coriander, mainly spices and light fruits with some pale malt too. Flavor was much the same, very lemony and bustingly refreshing for a hefe. Really liked this one.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
savnac (2391) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - NOV 15, 2011
On tap @ FFF. Hazy deep yellow with a small white head. Typical Hef aroma of banana, clove with some bready malt. Smooth malty flavor with light tart yeast. Medium body with average carbonation. Nice solid Hef.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ekoerper (590) - Iowa, USA - NOV 13, 2011
Aroma: clove and banana, wheat malts. Pours a very hazy golden color, slight tinge of orange, white head with fair retention. Flavor has the expected clove phenolics and faint banana, bready wheat malt, a bit subtle. Body is on the thin side, medium carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ryanfolty (1900) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - OCT 28, 2011
Date: October 22, 2011 Mode: Bottle Source: Darkness Day. Full description not available as I sampled way too many beers during Darkness Day!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DalzAle (1999) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - OCT 26, 2011
Growler pour. Extremely dense creamy yellow/orange pour, frothy 1/4 inch head and a nice spicy banana nose. Flavor is also slightly creamy, heavy on the banana and cloves and finishes with a little bitter herbs and lemon. Really tasty, but not sure if I’d pay another $24 for a growler of this.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gyllenbock (5010) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 25, 2011
On tap at the Brewpub, October 21, 2011. Hazy yellow with a small white head. This is a descent German Hefeweizen. Aroma and taste of banana, clove, wheat, citrus and some yeast. Not a bad beer for the style.


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