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Brewed by Wild Rose Brewery
Style: German Hefeweizen
Calgary, Canada
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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.51/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Inspired by traditional weisse beers of Bavaria, this wheat ale is hazy gold and naturally cloudy. Canadian malted wheat blends with a specially selected yeast to give clove-like spiciness to the aroma and flavour. A refreshing thirst quencher for warm Alberta summer days.


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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kliggerwar (115) - - AUG 28, 2012
Very good Hef. Nice aroma, smooth taste, little hoppy at the end. I like it quite a bit a awesome beer. One great to share with friends.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Reimer96 (1167) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 26, 2012
Pours a cloudy yellow with a small head. Aroma is banana, clove and yeast. Taste is yeast, cloves and some sweet banana up front with a soft citrus on the finish. Great Hefe!!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
andrewturba (949) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 26, 2012
Pours a cloudy yellow with big white soapy head quickly dissipating to a thin white sporting and ring. Aroma of yeast, wheat, cloves, light citrus. Flavours of clove, yeast, some citrus, light banana. Tasty beer and looks fantastic.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
TimE (3092) - Tokyo, JAPAN - OCT 8, 2012
cloudy yellow color. Clovely, bananas, but slightly sour not too bad, but decent tasting. Light refreshing, nice, but nothing outstanding.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jonno (2231) - JAPAN - OCT 7, 2012
Highly carbonated. Soft mouthfeel and flavours - some apricot, hay, lemon peel with a prickly finish. Hef flavours aeren’t big, more a straight wheat.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardGretton (4221) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2012
Bottle. Brilliant cloudy pale yellowy orangey beer with a strong white head. The aroma is mildly citrus and yeasty, and the flavour is bitter with some tartness and mellow citrus and yeastiness. Overall a pretty good German style wheat beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blackmetal (112) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 18, 2012
Kind of a sharp and sweet taste for a hefeweizen, but still retains the same texture and composition.

4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Powertrip (999) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 18, 2012
Single bottle purchased from a Co-op Liqour Store on 06/17/2012 in Calgary, AB. Colour: Light yellow and clouded with generous white head. Nose: The freshest wheat grain possible and nicely wrapped in a blanket of early spring flowers. Young oranges and tangerine also come through with swirling. Pure malt appears too. Taste: Medium-light sweet, light bitter, medium-light sour. Big citrus fruit, sourdough bread. World class aroma on this one.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DuffMan (6462) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 14, 2012
Bottle, shared with my wife in the Medicine Hat sun. Densely hazy bright yellow pour with a thick luxurious long-lasting meringue for a head. This looks exactly how a German hefe should. Aroma is lovely, with wheat and soft banana and light clove spice. So far I’m very happy! The palate is silky and smooth, delivering lovely wheaty flavours with ripe banana, sweet spice, and light lemon. This gets full marks from me. The only thing missing to make it a perfect hefe is that lovely bubblegum ester some yeasts deliver. This brought me back to Munich, and on a hot summer day there is no better beer for me than a well-made hefeweizen. This brew and the one made by Tree are the only really nice examples of this style made here in Western Canada that I have found. This beer made me happy.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pintbypint (2541) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 12, 2012
650ml brown bottle. Pours a lightish golden colour with expected haze. Fat white head with a creamy compostion. Foam sticks all over the glass, a nice looking beer overall. Aroma is lemony and tangy. Taste is wheat with minor lemon notes. Light body and moderate carbonation, pretty smooth mouthfeel and this tips back easily.


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