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Yaletown Hills Special Wheat

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Yaletown Hills Special Wheat
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Formerly brewed at Yaletown Brewing Co.
Style: German Hefeweizen
Vancouver, Canada
Serve in Weizen

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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.2/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   ABV: -
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed with a unique Bavarian yeast culture, it is intentionally cloudy, with a refreshing, spicy and fruity character.


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fiulijn (15360) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 2, 2008
UPDATED: JUN 30, 2011 2011-03-16, draught at the brewpub, 4-2-5-2-9=22
Served with a lemon slice; cloudy blond color. Aroma of dirty water (pond). Smooth mouthfeel; the final is lightly spicy, no fruits or esthers, and again that feeling of pond water.

2008-07-15, draught at the brewpub, 5-2-5-2-10=24
Muddy blond color; thin creamy head. Aroma and flavor are very mild, the wheat character too, at least there is a light sweetness to support it. Unoffensive.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (14141) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 14, 2006
On tap at Yaletown, Vancouver. Cloudy gold with lasting white head. Lots of banana esters. Creamy banana in mouth, some dry zingyness on end. Yep, best beer here, as Oakes predicted. A certain fullness in the mouth, bit of spice/herb. Definitely in the hefeweizen sphere. Good wheat beer.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (13002) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 23, 2011
Draught@brewpub, Vancouver
Hazy orange-yellow color, small steady white head, some lace. Sweet banana and some clove in the nose. Medium-bodied. Sweet banana wheaty flavor, some esters. Quite standard sweetish hefeweizen.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Oakes (12789) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 15, 2000
UPDATED: APR 20, 2006 Whew. To me, this is a return to form. Full-bodied, sweet, with the banana and clove. Rounded character. I’m happy again.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - NOV 7, 2009

Date: September 06, 2009
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub
Appearance: opaque dark yellow, frothy white head, drippy bits of lace
Aroma: sweet banana aroma with a light spicy clove
Body: creamy body
Flavor: sweet banana flavor, light balancing spicyness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.3/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: **+ /4

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JoeMcPhee (8622) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 20, 2004
Pretty good. I usually have this when the heat is on. Thin white head on a cloudy golden beer. Strong citrus aroma, with nice yeasty component. Tastes lemony and quite sweet. Gets a bit cloying if you have too many. Good medium length, fruity finish with nary a trace of bitterness.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mcberko (7245) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 9, 2011
On tap at the Alibi Room at Sloppy Seconds, pours hazy yellow. Aroma of clove, banana and wheat. Flavour is heavy on banana and clove, with wheat, slight orange peel and a citric finish. Quite decent.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Skinnyviking (7235) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2006
Draught. Small white head. Hazy orange body. Lemon aroma and flaovr. Fresh with the standard sweethess. Waitress put a lemon slice at the edge of the glass which probably infuenced the aroma and flavor. Bad idea.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
riversideAK (5626) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - JUL 6, 2011
Banana, clove, lemon, and wheat on the nose. Nice. Pours hazy yellow orange, thin fizzy white head. Flavors of banana and clove up front, wheat, and lemon in the finish. Dry quenching with nice fruity sweetness. Good take on style.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Skyview (5269) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - JUN 15, 2008
On draught at the brewpub in downtown Vancouver (Yaletown sector), Canada. Remember to tell the server to hold the lemon. Pours a hazy straw blonde brew with a thick and creamy white head that has some nice retention and spotty lacing. Aroma of mostly cloves on top a light bready malt with wheat, some banana esters, yeast and a touch of coriander. Taste is smooth, creamy, slightly sweet with flavors of white bread, banana esters, some yeast and cloves. Finish is also slightly sweet and then a mild banana and clove aftertaste.


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