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RATINGS: 98   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Hallertau hops and Bavarian-style top-fermenting yeast deliver a thick, creamy head with overtones of banana and clove esters. This authentic German weizen style beer, with a slight hazy appearance, concludes with a crisp finish.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Elwood (3079) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - AUG 27, 2014
Serving: 12 oz. bottle. Hazy amber pour with a small white head. I was surprised to smell some clove in the nose along with light wheat notes. Soft on the palate with gentle carbonation. Nice yeast and wheat notes with a hint of clove and banana. The finish wasn’t as crisp as I was hoping, but this is certainly better than middle of the road.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AirForceHops (3116) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 24, 2014
12 oz. Bottle purchased at Julio’s Liquors. The yeast has a authentic German feel. Light banana and pale malts. The flavor and aroma are a damn near mirror image.

Body has a solid amount of pale grain, honey with banana bready flavors. Body is way lighter than a true German Hefe but it does display the nice yeast characteristics that the style should have. Very easy to drink if you love the style. Funny, I wish I had bought a few bottles instead of just one. It is an easy drinking warm weather brew.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
UDBeernut (1676) - Moving to Jax, Florida, USA - AUG 18, 2014
bottle picked up from the local publix. pours golden, think white head. taste has some clove upfront, mild wheat. as it warms clove dissipates in favor of some faux banana candy. light body, a tad too over carbonated. actually pretty decent tho and I am glad I grabbed the six pack.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
EithCubes (4837) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle, screw-top. Nose is heavy banana ester and overheated bubblegum, very sweet. Hazy golden pour with avg carb and a sudsy white head. Taste sweet and grainy with almost none of those HW aromatics, but does have sunny citric malt with equal parts vanilla and honey. Crisp and refreshing medium body, ah, there’s the bubblegum in the finish. Wheaty without much typical ’yeast’ flavor, though the metabolites have been saved. Not bad, would get the job done in the summer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cheap (4015) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Finally, a chance to try a bottle of this. Been seeing it around but just could get my hands on it. Sediment on the bottom of the bottle. Pour does look like a typical hefe. Smells like a typical hefe. Yes, the taste is like a mild hefe. Well done, good hefe character without being one sided. Decent flavors and aroma of banana and bubble gum fer sure and it never gets in yer face. Really good co2 also. Yes, very good example of an American hefe. well done yuengy! Much better than I expected. Easy going finish. No real ill effects here. One of the better domestic beers that approach the real flavor of german hefe.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
ExpendableHero (748) - Florida, USA - AUG 9, 2014
This was solid. Hazy golden beer with a thin, white head. Aromas of wheat and citrus. Tastes of orange zest, wheat, banana, and some lemon peel. Semi-sweet citrus finish is a bit soapy. Extremely refreshing and quite enjoyable.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cakes (362) - New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 7, 2014
12 oz bottle. Wheat and bananna taste, a bit heavy on the carbonation. A strange effilent gold color. Taste is the best feature.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
asheft (2500) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 4, 2014
Bottle. Slightly spicy noble hops aroma behind clove and faint bubblegum accents. Hazy orange-amber under a persistent, rocky, white cover. Slightly spicy cove and tart wheat flavour that is refreshing and fairly dry with a touch of bitterness. Medium light body, medium high carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jhliesen (719) - West Melbourne, Florida, USA - AUG 3, 2014
Bottle--pours a hazy orange color with a medium, froathy head that disapates quickly. Banana and clove dominate the aroma. The taste is bread up front with some citrus tart following. A tart finish with a light touch of stickiness. Total wine.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ronaldtheriot (1227) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - JUL 31, 2014
Yuengling Summer Wheat has a thick, off-white head, an initially clear, very bubbly, orange-gold appearance, some residual lacing, and a descending, gray-brown cloud, when the bottom contents are swished and poured in. The aroma is strong, with sweet, spicy, yeasty holiday bread, banana, and cloves. There is even a bubblegum pickup. Taste is not as full, but one can detect sweet, spicy wheat bread, higher-than-average bitterness, tap water, and a shade of banana. Mouthfeel is light to medium, and Yuengling Summer Wheat finishes crisp and easy drinking. RJT


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