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RATINGS: 239   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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High powered with all German malts and the subtle, spicy complexity of our special yeast, Mad King's Weiss offers a quenching quality that can't be beat.


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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
FunkyBrewster (1518) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 28, 2012
Draft. Pours a bright but slightly hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is nicely fruity, somewhat citric and banana with a nice subtle spiciness. Flavor has a nice wheat backbone with the bright citric and pineapple character finishing crisp and clean. Medium body and a sharp carbonation. Very tasty beer.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Patrickctenchi (3718) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - SEP 26, 2014
Bottle: Clear gold with a tall, frothy, white head. Strong yeast and clove aroma..banana. Taste is sweet, yeasty wheat malt, banana-cream. Rich and dessert-sweet.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rondphoto (2046) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - SEP 25, 2014
bottle @ Vino Bellissimo / Lima OH --- Hazy light amber with a good 1" frothy white head, bands of lace. Taste is wheat and malt that moves with ease through the palate, adding spice, particularly coriander. The finish has balance, but I can’t say for sure that there are particular hops. Overall, refreshing and clean - a very good Hefe.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
PorterPounder (5572) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - SEP 20, 2014
Savannah, Ga. - Habersham Beverage Warehouse - Abercorn - 22 oz bomber. Hazy, dark golden pour, initial white bubbly head that dissipates after a while. Nice hefe aroma with with some bubble gum and cloves. Solid flavor with some banana notes, a touch of cloves and some trailing bubble gum. Overall yeastiness pervades throughout the back end, Nice thick mouthfeel. Solid entrant, as expected from Victory.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fishonmyplane (446) - Newington, Connecticut, USA - SEP 17, 2014
Very light body despite being high in abv and having a great flavor for the style. Light citrus and wheat flavors. Also a bit of saison-like spice & yeast. I’m pretty sure saison yeast is their secret ingredient, and it fits the beer perfectly.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ROGUE (2099) - Newark, Delaware, USA - SEP 11, 2014
On tap @ SL Liquors. Poured a bright slightly hazy golden color with a half inch white foamy head that retains well. Subtle aroma of wheat, light grain, and yeast, along with light clove, lemon peel, and banana. Taste starts with light spicy and peppery hop flavors with a tangy, crisp bite in the middle and slowly fade in the end. Sweet banana flavors follow the crisp bite in the middle along with a mild lemon zest in the finish. Sturdy, grainy, wheat malt backbone throughout. Medium bodied with assertive, tangy carbonation.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bierkitty (165) - Elysburg, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 3, 2014
Poured from a bomber bottle: Cloudy and orange yellow, with some durable foam. Aroma was of Belgian yeast...a little funky and a little spicy. Flavor was co-dominated by spicy yeast and spicy hops.. A nice wheat maltiness and light fruit tied it all together. A little warming from more alcohol than I expected. Well made and enjoyable.

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
geologyguy (695) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - AUG 28, 2014
A bit watery...saison-y type beer light and slightly fruity...decent but nothing special

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
nimbleprop (4896) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 24, 2014
4oz pour at Churchkey DC pours a clear gold with a ring of white head. Nose has lots of yeasty esters, a bit of booze, banana, clove, malt. Flavor is slick, grassy, mildly buttery. Finishes kind of slick.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cybercat (3342) - Georgia, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Wheaty aroma has a firm yeasty note and a not-so-subtle floral note. It pours a somewhat hazy golden yellow with a thick but effervescent eggshell head that leaves some good lacing. Crisp, refreshing flavor is wheaty and malty with a nice fruity underpinning that can be apple in one sip, lemon in the next, banana in the next. Mouthfeel is firm and smooth, if not overly fizzy. Perfect for a hot summer day that’s driving you mad!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jgb9348 (4751) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - AUG 12, 2014
Hazy golden coloured body with a rich, three centimetre tall pure white head. Aroma of bananas, cloves, yeast, wheat and bunches of coriander seed - very fresh smelling. Medium-bodied; Assertive wheat and yeast flavours with a pungent banana kick, some light sweetness from honey and a very floral and spicey kick at the end. Aftertaste shows a very pungent kick with some sour lemons, a bit of yeast, dry wheat and a rich sweetness from honey. Overall, a nice german hef that rivals some of the best ones from the country, but made here in the good ole US of A. Definitely worth trying if you like the style and/or if you want a refreshing summer beer. I sampled this 65 cL bottle purchased from Whole Foods in Falls Church (Tyson’s Corner), Virginia on 10-July-2014 for US$5,49 sampled at home in Washington on 12-August-2014.


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