wildchefbill (245) - Sarasota, Florida, USA - OCT 30, 2003
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pour clear gold with a large white head. A fruiy citrus aroma. A very nice light, but not watery, mouthfeel. The flavor is yeasty. It is not too sweet. Has a good balance. The overall flavor is subdued without being weak or bland. An exellent summer brew or when something light and refreshing is desired.
Hopistotle420 (1178) - Amherst, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 26, 2003
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Big fluffy white head. Clear golden hue. Banana nose. Pleasant mouthfeel, although all flavors are pretty bland. Nothing special, and as Oakes says why bother without the yeast.
goz (358) - Chelmsford, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 3, 2003
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a clear golden pale, huge white head that mosty lasts, leaves good lacing. Lot's of tiny bubbled carbonation present in the body. Aroma is soft, mostly citric (lemon/lemon peel), some banana. Flavor is sour, citric, light amounts of banana. Thin mouthfeel, very bubbly (maybe even "spritzy"). Definately takes a back seat to the Helles Hefe, IMO.
JoeM500 (1908) - Crown Point, Indiana, USA - SEP 29, 2003
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Clear yellow with big foamy head. Slightly estery nose, a bit yeasty at first sip, but very light on taste overall. Medium body is sweet and sort of dry at the end.
jaymobrown (1792) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 26, 2003
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Thick white head. Clear golden yellow. Rocky creamy head. Tip of the tongue yeast slightly tangy. Not much happpening throughout this beer.
GermanBrews76 (680) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - SEP 3, 2003
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
golden straw body with a huge rocky head. lits of tiny bubbles. lots of bananna esters, a hint of cloves. clean, crisp and clear as a bell. Yeast finish rounds out with a light wheat finish.
Duffbeer (192) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 27, 2003
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Drinkable kristalwizen style wheat beer. Has a very cloudy appearance. It's not a bad beer to drink during the summer.
daboskabouter (1470) - Fergus, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 28, 2003
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Pale yellow. Banana and some light yeast in the nose. The body is slightly sweet and fruity with a light hop bitterness way at the end. Light, uncomplex, not a big fan of these Kristall-Weizens.
zborgerd (187) - Illinois, USA - JUL 25, 2003
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Ah. Delicious. Upon pouring this brew, I noticed that something was missing... The cloudy color! Where's the yeast? Ah. I see. I'm a "Kristall", the bottle reads. I was afraid... Very afread. How can we have a German Wheat without the typical cloudiness? But the brew smelled good, like a spicy fruit. That seems correct. And the taste? It's very much like a "Paulaner Light". The Alcohol is still there, but theres something missing in the flavor compared to other German Wheat biers. Nevertheless, it's still tasty. Even though it's not my favorite wheat, it's quite enjoyable.
clvand0 (350) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JUL 22, 2003
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
This beer pours a very bright yellow color with a large, but quickly dissipating, head. The aroma is the same as a weiss/wheat beer. Very grainy nose. The flavor is that of a wheat beer with some added spices for a little extra flavor. If you're a fan of weiss beers, you should try this one.