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RATINGS: 2693   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Nothing refreshes you more than this naturally cloudy wheat beer with its wonderful yeasty fragrance and taste. Goes well with dishes that do not have too intensive a flavour, especially that Bavarian speciality 'Weisswurst' or white sausage.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gnoff (7834) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JUN 4, 2006
Bottle from Swedish "Systembolaget". Very shady kight yellow color. Big lasting white head. Fruity banana scent. Typical wheat beer banana taste. Very low bitterness. Sweet aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CMUBEERMAN (421) - - JUN 2, 2006
pours a hazy honey with a white head. Aroma is fresh sweet wheat, bananas, lemons, honey. Flavor is uber smooth and balanced...honey, malt, pepper, and bananas. Mouthfeel is very smooth and a bit dry...extremely refreshing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
eaglefan538 (2890) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUN 1, 2006
Another nice German wheat beer. It didn’t beat out Franziskaner, but the quality was excellent. Nice carbonation to complete the standard cloudy yellow appearance of a nice Bavarian wheat. The flavor was strong but good with a sour touch to balance the sweetness.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beervana (781) - Libertyville, Illinois, USA - MAY 31, 2006
UPDATED: NOV 7, 2006 (04.21.06) 16 oz brown bottle from Beergeek.biz. 5.4% ABV. Batch 9165. Puured hazy orange with large white head. No discernable carbonation. Sweet malt, fruit and spicy clove in the nose. Medium boded beer that starts with light sweet malt and smoky/clove/banana ester flavors. Finished dry with light malt fade. Light hop bitterness detected. Well-balanced and delicious, both this beer and the dark versions are probably the finest hefeweiss beers that I’ve tried thus far. (07.06.06) UPDATE. On tap at Firkins, Libertyville, IL. Spicy smokey aroma. Poured hazy orange with medium white head. Soft carbonation. Light-to-medium bodied beer that starts with light malt sweetness and smoky clovey flavor. Some banana esters noted. Finished dry and clean. Refreshing. This is an excellent hefe, as good as, if not better than the bottled version. One of my favorite hefe beers. Ratings stay the same.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vyvvy (3978) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAY 31, 2006
Pours hazy / cloudy yellow with a large pillowy head. Aroma has citrus and banana and a very clean smelling sweetness. There is also a bit of bread to the aroma. Light to medium bodied beer with lots of carbonation, but soft enough not to interfer with the flavors. Taste has lots of banana and light bits of orange. The finish has some prickliness from the carbonation as well as flavors from the intial taste mixed in with some cloves. Very nice beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jukkabro (3484) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 26, 2006
Orange colored, strongly hazy appearance. Medium sized vanishing white head. Fine aroma with spices, sweetness, banana and yeast, spices fit here well. Medium bodied. Flavor has also spices with banana and yeast, aftertaste is lasting with yeast, mild dryness and alcohol. Fine weisse!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
macbar (30) - ITALY - MAY 25, 2006
Cloudy appereance, pale golden colour, huge and really persistent head. Spicy aroma with hints of banana. This wheat beer has the sweetest flavour I’ve ever found in this kind of beers, really malty, with some good banana and pear traces. Spicy aftertaste, with few bitterness. Very drinkable and pleasant, simply one of the best wheat beers on the market.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bigcat03 (207) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - MAY 20, 2006
UPDATED: JUL 26, 2007 Bottle from Johns Grocery poured into 20oz tumbler - Pours hazy gold with a LONG lasting 3.5 finger white head that leaves some nice lace; A pleasant aroma of wheat (duh), malt, and some light banana to the nose; Lots of citrus and a little malt on the initial taste (orange mostly); Slightly sweet, but not too much (they read my mind); A very wheaty backtaste that isn’t bitter or sour at all; This is a DAMN good beer! Possibly the best hefe I’ve had thus far. ReRate of sorts: Bought a couple of bottles while in Germany. Just as I remembered. Absolutely wonderful from start to finish. The best hefeweizen I’ve had bar none.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
RCL (2030) - Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 17, 2006
Sampled on tap. This is indeed a delicious beer. Lots of wheaty flavor, baking spices and a dose of lemony acidity, with just a hint of banana. Without a doubt, one of the top hefeweizens.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
WhiteAlePower (91) - Long Island, New York, USA - MAY 16, 2006
Absolutely PERFECT! Everything from the aroma to the flavour to the head was just what I;d want from a hefe-weizen! Beautiful cloudy haze witha nice bright white head. The flavour ranges from typical wheat beer to a nice citrus finish! The aroma is sweet, yet strong enough to grab your interest. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!


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