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RATINGS: 2559   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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
eleusis (70) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 6, 2005
UPDATED: JAN 18, 2005 A good example of an authentic hefe. I’m surprised that it beats out franziskaner and some others on the rating scale though. Nice on the palate, initial flavors very citrusy, smooth and well-blended with the more sublte aspects. But I think it finishes weak. It’s just missing a little something.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stew41 (1662) - Woodend, AUSTRALIA - JAN 3, 2005
Cloudy dull orange in the glass. Lively nose with spice and liquered banana skins. Faithfully replays in the mouth; more spice, cloves and banana. Has quite a bold flavour profile and could probably be drunk quite chilled if one wished.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ALLOVATE (2281) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - DEC 31, 2004
Have been drinking this for about two years, but thought it was time I judged it. Poured from the bottle into a wheat beer glass, it quickly formed a big dense rocky white head. The body itself, an opaque golden straw. An initial slightly lactic nose, lead to hints of sweet malt, wheat grains and vanilla. On the palate it performed an orchestral piece, with a lot going on at once. Flavours of honey & lemons, bubblegum, citrus fruits and mild clove-like notes. Carbonation bites at the front of the tongue (minor demerit), but is balanced by the big body and foamy, long ’sweet and sour’ aftertaste. A beautiful Hefe Weiss.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
StewardofGondor (1934) - Washington Heights - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 27, 2004
Nice big frothy off-white head which stays thick throughout the drinking experience. Maintains a good orangish/yellow cloudy appearance while fizz rises to the top. Smells strongly of banannas, vanilla, grass and cloves - slightly spiced and citrusy. Very clean taste, with cloves, wheat and warm baked bread being the most discernable characteristics. Finish is light and lemony with hints of bananna.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DougShoemaker (3147) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 26, 2004
Aroma of wheat and banana, cloudy yellow, good sized, off-white head. Flavours of wheat, yeast and some banana. Medium bodied, refreshing. Very good. Thanks jercraigs.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Eructoblaster (2853) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 21, 2004
Bottle - 500ml. Nice hazy golden body topped with a lasting white foamy head. Wonderful yeasty/citrusy aroma with various hints of spices and flowers. Texture is mild and sort of oily. There is also some lively carbonation. Very well balanced taste with a nicely bitter/hoppy finish. Undoubtedly, a top-notch Hefeweizen.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sammy (8094) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 18, 2004
not thin on mouthfeel. Nice aroma wheat with some vanilla. Smooth though not creamy. Nicely malted

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dalle (1145) - Skørping, DENMARK - DEC 15, 2004
Bottle. Cloudy golden with medium sized head. Banana, cloves, lightly tart. Medium bodied.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cletus (6329) - Connecticut, USA - DEC 14, 2004
Enjoyed on draught at the Peculiar Pub in NYC. Pours cloudy with a big head. Strong hints of banana and coriander. Enjoyed along side the scent of a lemon. Very good beer on draught.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DocLock (7502) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 13, 2004
Hefes are a style that do not typically knock my socks off. This one stepped up to the plate and impressed the hell out of me. On draft at Half Time, Poughkeepsie, NY. Pours slighty turbid straw color. Aroma of huge hopcit, malt, wheat, and gigantic bubblegum and banana. The individual flavors intermingled deliciously and naturally, as if they belonged together. No harshness here, just a smooth finish. Marvelous complexity, smoothness, and taste. One of the best hefes I’ve ever had, bar none.


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