Jukkabro (3484) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 7, 2008
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Dark yellow colored with hazy appearance. Huge yellow head. Grains are surprisingly strong here in aroma, banana and yeast also here. Slight burnt rubber tone also comes up. Thin to medium bodied. Flavor has also this disturbing rubber note, still grains and banana come up. Aftertaste does not change to much.
LinusStick (3052) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 29, 2008
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
A drinkable hefe. This tasted more like an American attempt than a true German offering. Aroma was weak. Could pick up some pepper and wheat but that’s about it. Pour was a boring light gold with a 2 finger white head but no bubbles and not very cloudy. Taste was a tad fruity with some yeast and a clove aftertaste. Not much carbonation or bite/tartness of a good hefe.
kramer (5501) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 14, 2008
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
500 ml bottle. Pours a cloudy dark gold body with a perfect fluffy and fizzy white head that when the entire bottle was poured into my Sierra Nevada Wheat glass it filled it perfectly. Maybe a little dull in color, with some amber hues creeping in. The nose is just what I expect, fruity esters of banana, clove, and light pepper. A good amount of bready wheat and fluffy yeast as well. The flavor is a little thin, with a somewhat watery taste. Lighter than expected on the banana and clove, it’s more lemony and wheaty than the average Hefe. The focus seems clearly on the wheat as opposed to the yeast byproducts. Mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with just the slightest doughy stickiness on the finish. Fizzy soft active carbonation. Overall, maybe not a top tier Hefe, it’s certainly drinkable and enjoyable. Worth the buck a bottle admission.
checkmatei1 (765) - Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 14, 2008
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Swing Top Bottle: Poured a lemony yellow color with a medium sized head. The aroma was fruity with hints of bananas and oranges. The flavor was very smooth with fruit and yeast present. Not a strong Hefe by any means, but an easy drinking refreshing one indeed.
BeerGestapo (754) - Mt.Joy, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 30, 2008
2.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(GERMANY) Pale Yellow coler with Med-White head. There is a very strong Clove aroma with a hint of Banana. It’s a very lite tasting brew with a mild dry aftertase!!! Not bad, but average at best.
alebrewer (140) - Mentor, Ohio, USA - JAN 9, 2008
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
I really liked this beer. Very nice aroma of bananas. Great smooth taste with a really nice flavor. Not as phenolic as a lot of weissbier, but I like it nonetheless.
Quack-Duck (8921) - Down South, GERMANY - OCT 10, 2007
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
swing-top-bottle. Pale and cloudy beer, large and creamy head. Aroma of walnut and marzipan. Fruity and yeasty flavour, hints of nut and banana. A bit thin perhaps, but still a decent Hefeweizen.
beerbill (3575) - Laurel, New York, USA - OCT 9, 2007
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Flip top bottle. Pours a cloudy pale gold with a massive white head. Aroma is mostly lemon with a bit of banana as well. Flavor is again mostly lemon with some banana and wheat noted as well. Lightly tart and quite refreshing actually. An enjoyable hefe.
yngwie (15759) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 25, 2007
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Hazy, yellow-orange pour with a large, off-white head and a good carbonation. The nose has banana and cloves and is quite fruity. Some hermetized pear is also present. Banana, yeast, cloves and some lemon and lime in the flavor. Some wheat as well. Medium, fizzy mouthfeel. It finishes with banana, some wheat and cloves, as well as some yeast. A really nice weiss-bier. Or maybe I just needed it then? It might disappoint me if I try it again, but it was nice at that moment. (070804)
Braudog (6066) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - SEP 18, 2007
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Guess I should’ve checked the label on this before I bought it .. in German, says best before 26 Feb 05. Oops. Anyway, this poured a hazy orange-yellow with a creamy white head. The aroma is lemony, citrusy and hints at a creamy consistency. The flavors are fruity, lightly springy, like a banana-cream pie. OK ... I’ll use "creamy" a fourth time when I describe the mouthfeel. This has held up well despite its age ... maybe the frothy body is a result of the unintended cellaring? (#3099, 9/18/2007)