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RATINGS: 3090   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SuperDave (1932) - Beautiful Sunny Mesa, Arizona, USA - JAN 29, 2008
Pours a cloudy gold with a big white head. Fantastic aroma of yeast and banana, with hints of clove and hops. Slightly sweet and citrusy flavor, with the banana showing up again. A nice medium palate rounds out this deicious hefe.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (10928) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JAN 29, 2008
Served comfortably chilled from a 500ml bottle. Hazy, orange body with a thin, white head. Spicy aroma of cloves and some sweet fruits. Sweet, late banana flavour mixed with citrus fruits that help to counter some of the sweetness. Wheaty and spicy aftertones. Foamy mouthfeel. Well balanced weizen (Linköping, 26.01.2008).

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rds (230) - USA - JAN 27, 2008
Here’s a beautiful golden looker, with a wonderfully suspended cloudiness throughout, just below it’s modest head. The taste is a little too subtle to make it a favorite of mine, perhaps a little more citrus is what I’m looking for.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
illidurit (2279) - San Francisco, California, USA - JAN 26, 2008
The first beer to be poured into my brand new Franziskaner weizen glass. 3 fingers of head form instantaneously and I have to be cautious with the rest of the pour to maintain that amount of suds. The white foam lays atop a gorgeous, hazy organic unfiltered apple juice-colored body. OK lacing, good retention. The definitive weizen aroma: bananas and cloves. Very appetizing on this hot night. This beer is extremely mellow. Every flavor blends immaculately with the next. Soft banana and clove flavors meet honey, lemongrass, very subtle hops, a faint hint of pear skin, a bubblegummy note, cereal grains. Deeper than your average hefe. This beer has a nice crisp finish despite the cloudiness. Great balance, ample carbonation, mellow and sweet flavors, and low alcohol make for an insanely drinkable beer. Nice and refreshing. On a hot day I could easily imagine 3-4 of these disappearing.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jonte (1413) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - JAN 26, 2008
UPDATED: AUG 12, 2008 Bottle. Cloudy, hazy orange color with a fluffy white head. Aroma: Sweet and spicy with notes of cloves, mango, banana and yeast. Flavor: Sweet and spicy, banana, mango, cloves, yeast, and light lemon. Strong carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pantanap (3366) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 26, 2008
bottle.....pours a hazy golden orange with a moderate white to off-white head....bananas,wheat, and cloves make up most of the nose. a pervading sweetness all around.....a consistent flavor profile soon followed. sweet and pretty well-carbonated with some spices thrown into the mix....i’m not a huge hefe fan but this one would be one i would drink again. but overall, new glarus’ dancin man wheat is still my fave.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7914) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JAN 24, 2008
Thank you ilovedarkbeer for this. Very good for an exported Hefeweizen. Aroma is sweet wheat, banana, a little citrus, smoke, appricot and honey. Pours with a huge creamy white head that lasts pretty well. Color is a hazy yellow with a little orange. Flavor is a bit weak and neautral, but not unpleasant.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lucke13 (91) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - JAN 22, 2008
Tried this after the dunkel hefe. I prefer the dunkel, but this is more widely available and a close second in my opinion. Very nice sweet aroma. Lots of carbonation that stays with the beer very well. Taste is a nice mixture of sweetness and spice. Mouthfeel is great, it hugs my tounge.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BuckeyeSammy (604) - Palo Alto, Ohio, USA - JAN 21, 2008
Nice yeasty aroma, i smell wheat and banana notes. Unfiltered yellow with a white head. Well carbonated, well balanced beer. One of my favorite wheats.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
greenleaf (90) - Florida, USA - JAN 18, 2008
Bottle. Pours rich yellow with a nice white, long lasting head. Aroma is noticeable bananna. Flavor is spicy and nice. A light refreshing beer.


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