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RATINGS: 2827   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
OhioDad (2492) - Hilliard, Ohio, USA - APR 30, 2005
Poured a amber color very cloudy with a beautiful healthy head. Aroma is mostly cloves with some banannas. Very similar to the Hefewiessbier dunkel that I just finished. Maybe a little lighter and a little more grass/wheat taste to this one. Light in body and carbonated well to make it very refreshing. Starts out sweet with a taste of bananna then to clove taste and finishes with just a little bitter sourness lemon maybe. I think from the wheat. Tasty beer and very nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BoomerSooner (17) - Norman, Oklahoma, USA - APR 29, 2005
Poured a cloudy color with a big nice head. Taste of cloves and bananas. Pretty good stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - APR 25, 2005
A good hefeweizen even looks refreshing, and this one was certainly that. Pouring a hazy dark yellow with a fluffy white head, this has a banana dominated aroma supported by cloves, some grassiness, and a drop of lemon juice. Nicely carbonated and light in the mouth, this has a yeasty banana flavor along with some sweet maltiness and a touch of wheat tartness. Clean refreshing finish. After all this time, these guys are still doing things right.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JensenTaster (1719) - DENMARK - APR 25, 2005
(on bottle) There´s not much to say, but this is the standard other german wheats should live up to. Perfect balanced between sweetness and a slight hopping, exelent carbonation and a freash rush of malts to follow with a new sip. Thanx to the monks 1000 years ago, really; thanx!

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Otje (678) - Veendam, NETHERLANDS - APR 23, 2005
lovely wheatbeer. dark yellow cloudy appearance, taste of banana, citrus and very spicy (cloves koriander) finish is fruity and a little sour. all-in-all very good brew!

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
vanvenlo (1396) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - APR 16, 2005
UPDATED: OCT 25, 2014 18 Nov 2004 - Banana and clove aroma. Appearance is same as Kristall except cloudy. Nice fruit complexity and spiritous floral hop aroma. Thick mouthfeel and a lingering fruit finish.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
georgekillian (344) - Alabama, USA - APR 14, 2005
an excellent brew, goes down very smooth with a great aftertaste. this is one of the best german beers that you can get. very smooth beer with a hint of wheat in the taste. very enjoyable

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Eyedrinkale (3213) - Astoria, New York, USA - APR 8, 2005
Beer #1 in German Bier Night. Cloudy yellow/gold color with a bubbly head that settles into a very thin sheen. Banana dominates the aroma with some yeastiness. Taste is more yeasty banana but not as much than whats in the nose. Medium body with a light carbonation in the mouthfeel. Although good, I doubt this stuff handles the journey very well. I guess I’m off to Germany to try a fresher version.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2005
UPDATED: OCT 26, 2009 Bottled. A cloudy orange coloured beer which pours with a tiny head. The aroma has bananas, a little lemon and maybe some cream. The taste has more of the same and is typically hefe although maybe the mouthfeel is a little fuller. I really struggle to say much about this style. Most hefes I’ve had are pleasantly drinkable but unexciting.Score 3.1
Subsequent rating scored 3.2. Score unchanged

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
afatty (6) - North Carolina, USA - APR 3, 2005 does not count
Excellent beer that suffers from $2.50 pint night pour. Very little head in a "regular" pint glass. A little work with a straw after a few sips brings the head to life and awakens the hidden aromas developed in this beer. Still not a great presentation for this wheat monster that defines the style for me. Slightly cloudy with dark straw/ amber color. Truly a great summertime beer. But, when it’s 65 degrees in February.. it just feels like summer. Malt/fruit flavor complimented by spice/citrus. One of a very few non-killer-hoppy beers that I could drink every day and that I actually keep in the beer frig. Choice is good.


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