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RATINGS: 1398   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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A golden unfiltered wheat beer that is truly cloudy and clearly superb.


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3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
1guywith_aboat (254) - phenix city, Alabama, USA - MAY 31, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 13, 2014 Pours cloudy yellow. thin white head. No lacing. Smells of grass, light floral hop presence and grainy wheat. Soft, Thin body, soft co2. Very calm but Tastes really good.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
IPAgutten79 (891) - Skui, NORWAY - JUN 26, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 26, 2016 Ugjennomsiktig gul med lavt skum. Aroma av malt, gjær og noe humle. Smaken er sitrus, malt og noe gjær. Tynn konsistens.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ogre71 (274) - Utah, USA - JUN 26, 2016
Widmer Bros knows how to brewing a hefeweizen. Lots of good malty dough and yeast flavor balanced out with some hops.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bergstaden (2218) - Røros, NORWAY - JUN 12, 2016
Golden with a white head - Malt and some wheat in the aroma - Malt body with some wheat flavours as well with hints of hops - The wheat and malt goes into the finish - This was nice

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
StilleStorm (1369) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JUN 4, 2016
DAA; Bottle 355 ml, from Vinmonopolet. Pours moderate, cloudy gold with a frothy, fading, still lacing white head. Nose is moderate, malt, wheat, yeast, grass, citrus, light perfume and spice. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with a somewhat lasting orange finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat to soft.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bartlebier (3255) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - MAY 18, 2016
12oz sampled from BH as Hefe (arrived fresh bottled JUL2015, ach those trade routes). - Bref: does for Hefe what Blue Moon did for Wit. A wheat ale by any other name still wouldn’t be a Weizen. Cascades saving the show over white bready wheat, spent lemon drops, dusty fruitloop-loco where the actual Hefe won’t go. Very thin bodied, stone fruit peel wheat radler. Hm. File under: US Craft does not do mature German styles any justice - update that NW Widmer-SW Kirchzarten connection. Hard to taste where this once was a pioneer beer of the movement.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Muggus69 (2004) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - MAY 13, 2016
330mL bottle from Booze Bud. BB?AUG1815 Hazy pale gold beer, small sparce white head. Mild aroma - grainy cereal malts, touch of cooked apple & apricot fruit esters(?). Medium bodied, carbonation somewhat subdued for style. Grainy wheaty malts on the body, touch of ripe pear & apricot fruits, slight spiciness, subdued bitterness to finish. Daresay it’s a bit past its best.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
djoeye (3170) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 1, 2016
Look; hazy golden body, off white head. Aroma; bread, lemon, spices, marcipan, grass. Taste; bread, hops, grainy lemon, bready malts. Finishes in bread and hops. Palate; good body, dry sides, normal carbonation. Overall; tasty, banana free. 33cl btl.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
larsga (7163) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 19, 2016
Big white head doesn’t last. Hazy opaque pale yellow body. Fruity mealy dusty aroma. Dryish mealy dusty taste with fruity notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, mealy mouthfeel. Dryish mealy dusty aftertaste with faint fruity notes. Well. American wheat ale is usually not great, but this was below the already dismal average. Unfresh. (0.355l bottle, from wine monopoly, Lillehammer.)

2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Popoff91 (82) - Oregon, USA - APR 19, 2016
12-ounce bottles in a pint glass. Typical great aroma and large head found in wheat beers, unfortunately less flavor than some others as well. Not bad for the price; enjoyable, just not as good as some of Widmer’s other offerings.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Arve_Christian (4641) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 16, 2016
On 33 cl bottle. Hazy golden color, with sediments and ok foam. Medium aroma intensity; fruitiness, light banana and citrus. Medium/light body & complexity. Good bitterness and balance. Enjoyable


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