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Brewed by Whistler Brewing Company
Style: German Hefeweizen
Whistler, Canada
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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.13/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Naturally brewed, subtly complex. An aromatic, unfiltered wheat ale. Golden-white, cloves, banana and a hint of citrus. Surprisingly refreshing. Brewed exclusively with Whistler Glacier Water. Born in pristine icefields, naturally filtered by the mountains themselves. Whistler Glacier Water is brought directly to the Whistler Brewing Company to create a pure and truly refreshing brew.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (6153) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 26, 2008
Cloudy lemony yellow, thick dense white head displaying excellent retention and leaving thick lace down the whole glass. Very robust clove spice, soft banana, and musty yeast aroma. Heavily phenolic palate with the spiciness taking center stage, a creamy banana smoothness rounding it out, and a nice tart finish. Possibly the best Canadian-made hefe I’ve had, (along with Tree Brewing’s limited release)!

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jonas (5477) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - JUL 8, 2008
bottle. Neon cloudy yellow, low white head. Candyish clove nose. Dry clove notes dominate the flavor, sugary sweetness, dry finish and spicy light almondy aftertaste. light but chewy body. Definitely not the worst rendition of a hefeweizen I had.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
presario (4533) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 3, 2008
Purchased 4 in a mixed Whistler 12 pack for the office. Even a card inside the box telling you how to pour an unfiltered wheat beer. The liquid was a little pale before the yeast was added. Big white head. Banana and light clove scent with a strong sharp chemical background. Flavour is chalky orange with a chemical bitterness.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
CapFlu (4358) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 11, 2008
(Draught) Sampled at the Great Canadian Beer Festival 2008 in Victoria, September 2008. Tart, Clamato. Strange, tonic. Not what I expected from a hefeweizen. Poor. 5/3/3/1/8

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
reebtogi (3831) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - APR 15, 2012
330ml bottle pours a pale golden orange color with a small white head that leaves very little lacing behind. Aroma is light citrus, banana and some yeast. Taste is light malts, citrus and banana with some cloves. Light body with decent carbonation. A decent easy drinking wheat beer that is quite refreshing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BillKismet (3291) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 12, 2008
UPDATED: OCT 19, 2008 Mildly cloudy blonde with wheaty cream head. Appealing clove and wheat flavors. Piquant, refreshing flavors of wheat and clove that walk the line between German Wheat and Belgian Witt. Subtle yeastiness. Impressively crisp and piquant. A flavorful, sessionable wheat beer that deserves to be on more taplists.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DeanF (1628) - Nunavut, CANADA - AUG 19, 2011
Small-ish head and a decent cloudy orange body. Soft citrus and wheat aromas, slightly fake but barely noticeable. Flavour is a good mix of wheat and grain flavours followed by a sour and dry finish on the tongue. Simple and refreshing; worth checking out.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
patricks110 (1582) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 5, 2011
I really enjoyed this Hefe. The pour is a cloudy orange-yellow with a thick finger of yellow head. The head dies to absolutely nothing, but regenerates easily. the note is quite bland with a light German yeast, toasty malts and light hops. The taste is awesome though, with a beautiful citrus yeast ester and nice spiced finish. The malts are of light caramel and toast with a light hop. Overall, this is a nice session hefe with a good yeast and German character.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
carruthm (1399) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 2, 2008
on tap in SafeCo Field, Seattle. german style bananay aroma and light spice taste. yellowish color with a decently foamy head.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lagerboy (1068) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 20, 2011
UPDATED: OCT 27, 2011 Whistler brews seem to be totally hit or miss, and their weissbier is definately a hit! Lovely citrus orange, banana, and spicy clove aroma and taste, very nice. Lagerboy friendly.


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