Brewed by West
Style: German Hefeweizen
Glasgow, Scotland
Serve in Weizen


on tap

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Keg; Regular.
In the style of a Bavarian wheat beer, our Hefeweizen is an authentic blend of wheat and barley malt, hopped carefully and left naturally unfiltered with a clean aroma of banana and clove and a satisfying zing on the palette, topped with crisp, white foam.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (18524) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 20, 2009
UPDATED: FEB 21, 2009 On tap at Cloisters Edinburgh as hefeweizen ... very hazy amber orange ... light fruity yeasty banana ester nose ... sweet banana esters ... little orange ... very typical wheat even if its VERY plesent.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
motelpogo (7701) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 5, 2009
rbesg07, on tap at the brewpub. slightly murky yellow, minimal head - almost always a bad sign in a hefeweizen. popcorn aroma, hints of raw sugar, pretty poor hefeweizen

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (37031) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 5, 2008
From tap at the brewpub. Pours hazy yellow with a small and almost gone white head. Fruity and bubblegum aroma. Towards plastic. Smooth wheaty. Dry and slight malty with a light caramel note. Lasting mild fruity note into the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (31471) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2008
Draft as West Hefeweizen at 5.2% ABV. A hazy golden beer with a thin white head. The aroma is sweet with very strong notes of citrus. The flavor is sweet again with very strong notes of citrus, but also with light notes of banana and wheat, leading to a dry wheaty finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rastacouere (6162) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 25, 2007
Golden cloudy ale with a mostly lasting white cover. Rather sour wheatiness hits up the nose with soft banana esters. The sourness appears less strong in mouth, perhaps slightly lactic, but so does everything else and the result feels simplistic and wheat-focused.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rickgordon (3846) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 1, 2007
On draught at the brewpub. Cloudy pale yellow colour, big head. Phenolos in aroma, with low esters. Light-medium bodied. Rich estery/fruity in flavour. Not very big in flavour profile, still a decent hefeweizen.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
RoyceH (1197) - Hesperange, LUXEMBOURG - AUG 30, 2007
Tap, Blackfriars, Glasgow, RBESG 07. Cloudy straw gold, big white head. Nose is cat piss, some grassy hop. Mouth is grassy hoppy wheatness, some earwax and banana. Touch of citrus. Finishes quite dry, watery, bananay, chalky.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (21892) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 30, 2007
Draught at the brewpub and at Blackfriars, Glasgow. Cloudy yellow. Evident banana aroma. with a twist of lemon. Medium sweet with a tad thin mouthfeel, but a very authentic yeast induced clove/banana flavour. Mustardy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (15333) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 30, 2007
(RBESG 2007, Keg at Blackfriars, Glasgow) Named Hefeweizen when I tried it. Hazy yellow, white head. Banana aroma, a bit spicy and somewhat sourish. Malty wheat flavor, spicy notes. Fruity finish with banana notes.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sigmund (5989) - Tau, NORWAY - AUG 29, 2007
On tap at Blackfriars, Glasgow, as "West End Hefeweizen", according to my notes. Cloudy pale golden colour. Typical hefeweizen aroma of cloves, but with some strange sidenotes of rotting vegetables. Citrussy flavour, notes of cloves, thin mouthfeel. Not a very successful hefeweizen in my book.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1 2 3  4  5

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50