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Brewed by Tree Brewing
Style: German Hefeweizen
Kelowna, Canada
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RATINGS: 96   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Limited Edition


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rwgould (331) - Vancouver, British Columbia, - JUN 15, 2012
0.65l bottle from LCBO, served in a hefe glass. Pours a cloudy orange, medium, frothy white head, lots of bubbles. Aroma: Banana, lemon, wheat, yeast, cloves. Smells like a proper hefe. Palate: medium bodied, smooth, fizzy, slightly dry finish. Taste: Sweet, with quite a spicy finish. For a north american wheat beer, I really like it. Similar to Hacker-Pschorr or Paulaner, but spicier.


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AleRider78 (44) - - JUL 10, 2013
"A limited edition release as per bottle label. Poured a creamy head and looks very thick. A golden yellow appearance. A banana aroma that I get. A spicy mouthfeel, a bit sour and flavour comprised of wheat, a bit of fruits and yeast. It’s unpasteurized, has no preservatives and is only brewed in small batches. Pretty good for my tastes."

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Viper666 (2763) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 14, 2013
Bouteille 650ml. De couleur dorée-cuivrée et quasi-opaque. Nez de levures fruitées (bananes, moyen d’agrumes, traces d’abricots et de poires) et épicées (clou de girofle), moyen de blé avec des notes de miel, de houblon herbeux ainsi que des traces de pain. Mince-moyenne en bouche avec un pétillement élevé-moyen ainsi qu’une texture aux notes crémeuses et aux petites traces aqueuses. Goût de levures moyennement fruitées (bananes, agrumes, traces de poires vertes), épicées (clou de girofle) et aux faibles notes acides lors de l’entrée en bouche auquel se rajoute un moyen goût de blé, des notes de pain frais ainsi que des traces de miel puis en finale l’on retrouve une légère amertume de houblon herbeux avec un léger regain de goût de levures. Post-goût moyen, composé d’un goût de levures fruitées (pelures de bananes, notes de zeste d’agrumes) aux notes épicées avec un léger goût de blé ainsi que des notes de houblon herbeux.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cyrenaica (966) - Milton, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 18, 2012
650ml bottle
5.0% ABV
King/Spadina LCBO Outlet (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
July 1, 2012
The beer poured a hazed golden orange with a long lasting foamy white head. The aroma was banana, clove, and citrus. The mouthfeel was medium bodied with medium carbonation. The flavour is wheat and yeast with some spices. An alright beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dresden (809) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - DEC 1, 2012
Classic looking hefe, aroma is pretty strong banana and clove. Really acidic, heavily carbed but nice wheat and banana and clove and various other spices. Pretty good but hard to drink without letting it settle a while first.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
czar (4128) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 6, 2012
bottle shared with VT. cloudy pale yellow-greyish with a decent white head, some retention and lacing. off-aroma of ash. some spices, faint bananas and tropicalness, raw wheat, metal, celery. prickly, almost offensive carbonation, light body, decent grassy-citrusy finish, very lightly acidic. very disappointing.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
VT (1298) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 5, 2012
650 ml bottle from czar, shared with czar and friends. Very foggy, yellowish with short-lasting white head. Smell is banana and cloves. Taste is fruity, tropical fruits, wheat, dry, touch of bananas, but mostly cloves. Finish is herbal, floral hops, some acidity in it. Mostly due to the heavy carbonation. Body is light, somewhat watery. Carbonation is exaggeratedly high. Good, no more.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MarkoR (491) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 4, 2012
650 ml bottle from LCBO. Hazy gold colour. Medium head. Aroma of spices, orange zest. Very pleasant beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rederic (2898) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 24, 2012
650ml bottle, hazy honey gold hue, with a thick frothy pillowy white head, nice fruity banana, spicy cinnamon, clove, yeasty nose, with a doughy, honeyed wheat, pale, toasted malt note, with some faint apple, pear,lemon peel esters, and a subtle floral leafy hop note in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a crisp yeasty fruity bananaish, doughy, pale wheaty maltiness character, with a honeyish faint ripe apple, apple sauce, cinnamon, clove, vanilla spicy flavors, leading towards a yeasty, doughy, faint spritzy lemon acidic, wheat maltiness finish.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
sulawang (599) - British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 11, 2012
pours cloudy orange with a decent head, foamy retention, not much CO2 action. Strong notes of bananas and cloves on the nose. Drinks with a mellow sourness up front, 4/10-sweetness, transitions into a dry & creamy mouthfeel, somewhat thin/watery backdrop, tastes of banana, cloves, yeast, light malts, bread, finishing with a sour tang. Medium complexity, medium depth, good transitions, okay carry, okay drinkability. Unremarkable.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yrstruly (333) - Guelph, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 22, 2012
Spot-on hefeweizen. Pours hazy, vibrant gold with a nice white head. The aroma is bready, yeasty, with some lemon zest, clove and banana, and a bit of funk. The taste is crisp and balanced, medium-sweet malt and a spicy hop finish. I am very impressed by this beer.


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