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RATINGS: 2716   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
00cobraR (1103) - Greensboro, North Carolina, USA - DEC 1, 2004
wow quite possibly the best hefe i have ever had. pours a hazy deep yellow with a nice hoppy finish. i was very impressed by the wat this hefe tasted. mmmmm was very good

1.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
crizay (1050) - Brook Park, Ohio, USA - DEC 1, 2004
This beer was flat out gross, tasted like piss, I really can’t believe anybody would like this. I had about 6 people all sip it to see if there was something wrong with me, everyone agreed it was awful.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gorbalev (2927) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 29, 2004
Bottle. Cloudy yellow pour. Big frothy head. Classic yeasty citrusy aroma. Taste is a fantastic mix of spice, banana and just enough malt, with a slight crispness and hoppy bite finish. There is nothing to blow you away here, nothing you haven’t tasted before, except it is all done at a very high level - a wonderful beer. Thanks for sharing jercraigs.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
thealeman (6) - Carlton, AUSTRALIA - NOV 29, 2004 does not count
Plenty of flavour I felt the cloudiness added to the taste. Must be poured correctly otherwise the head gets too big. The Weihenstephaner glasses are good because they self swirl the sediment as you pour.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Radek Kliber (6519) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - NOV 29, 2004
Aromatic , plenty of banana , yeast notes . Large head . Drinkable , but a bit harsh for me .Maybe all that carbonation placed negative effect .

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
IMtheOptimator (1161) - Bethel, Connecticut, USA - NOV 28, 2004
Poured a murky yellowish amber with a tall white head which left a lacing on the glass. Fruity and spicy hefe aroma. Taste is mostly hefe spiciness but not as heavy as olther hefe’s I’ve had. Very refreshing.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dorqui (2110) - Brescia, ITALY - NOV 23, 2004
Clear color with one beautiful adherent foam. Not much dense one but in the complex very balanced.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
MartinT (7952) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 20, 2004
UPDATED: JAN 30, 2013 Crunchy wheat biscuits ebb and flow through elegant cloves... Minty leaves and citrus zest spice up the plump banana bread and angel cake... A generous, complex and nuanced Weizen which truly deserves all of its accolades...

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jercraigs (7921) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 20, 2004
UPDATED: JUL 1, 2008 2008-07-01. Bottle from LCB0. Hazy golden yellow body with a good sized white head. Yeasty lightly estery aroma, muted touch of alcohol is quite pleasant. (7+) Flavour is moderate, but complex. Sweet underlying pale malt, yeasty weiss esters, touches of banana and spice. Smooth medium bodied palate suits it wonderfully. Just really nice. 7/5/8/4/16 - 4.0 <;P>;November 2004. Bottle. Hazy golden body, nice big fluffy white head. Touch of spicey clove in the aroma, small notes of banana esters. Pleasantly effervescent palate is rather nice. Flavour has some clove, though it is slightly muted from the aroma, and a pleasant wheaty tartness throughout. Thanks M&J for bringing this back from NYC. I have now had the top 3 rated wheat bers as of right now, yay me! 7/4/7/4/17 - 3.9

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wnhay (722) - Princeton, New Jersey, USA - NOV 18, 2004
UPDATED: MAY 2, 2005 This beer is excellent. The aftertaste has a slight burning sensation which I liked. A more bitter Hefeweizen then I have had in the past. The best Hefeweizen I have had to date.


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