brokensail (12519) - Orange County, California, USA - JUN 26, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle @ Bus. Thanks, John. Hazed golden pour with a big white head. Slight cardboard and lemon, but a lot of bready malt and a touch of clove. Some grass and cotton candy. Flavor is fairly sweet and bready on the front end. Good amount of banana as well. Sort of bitter and tart on the finish, however. Lots of grass and lemon peel. Mild clove spiciness. Kind of watery.
sturmthis (857) - Ohio, USA - JUN 26, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12oz bottle. Cloudy dark golden color with orange tint with one finger head. Banana and clove aroma. Smooth palate and sweet taste. Impressed with this.
Beerman6686 (5185) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 25, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Poured a hazy yellow with a white head. Aroma was of banana and yeast
Flavor similar, light orange Peel. Solid yiengling offering.
deyholla (7739) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 25, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle, thanks for sharing! Pours a cloudy light gold with a white head that lasts through the beer. Aroma has lots of sweet grains with a hint of light fruit and clove. Flavor is similar, sweet grain and wheat with light spice.
CanIHave4Beers (3539) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - JUN 24, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle generously gifted to me by jcwattsrugger (aka cheersjohn) on my way out of the hotel on Sunday, thanks John!
Pours a hazy orange with a decent sized head and some lacing on the glass.
The aroma is spicy, sweet, & clove forward. Fruity but not all together banana like.
The flavor is awfully sweet, I mean it hits a lot of marks for a Hefeweizen no doubt, it’s very spicy & has a nice banana character. The bubblegum character is extrodinarilly heavy here and really tends to dominate any more subtle or pleasant flavors.
The beer sits remarkably heavy on the palate and doesn’t display the sort of liveliness that this style needs to carry the sweeter fruit and clove notes happily across the tongue.
I am surprised at how true to style they were with this one though.
Frank (3270) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 22, 2014
2.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
This is cloudy orange with a head of fine white bubbles. It actually smells pretty nice: a touch of banana with some earthy and floral notes. It has creamy texture with vigorous carbonation. It is sweet enough that it cloys even in a small sized sample. While that does bring out the fruitiness, it gets sticky and gross pretty fast.
crossovert (8910) - Illinois, USA - JUN 22, 2014
1.2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 2/20
355ml twist off bottle, curse you john. GErman HEfeweizen? Not even, waaay too sweet, more lemony, bubblegum, piss poor.
adnielsen (10028) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 20, 2014
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
@bus. Pours a light yellow appearance with a wrote head. Soapy, lemon, a touch yeasty aroma. Somewhat bitter surprisingly. Twangy lemon. Dull wheat flavor. Bleh.
BelgianBeerGal (3334) - Panama City, Florida, USA - JUN 14, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle at Rhino’s for our hail. Lemony citrus aroma. Nice full flavor with more citrus and nice wheat. Good, maybe a little heavier than your typical German hefe.
wxman (1538) - O’Fallon, Illinois, USA - JUN 13, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a hazy dark golden with vigorous carbonation. Big white hefeweizen style head. Clove and hop aroma. Taste is sweet pale malt, banana, clove and bread dough. Slight hop bitterness at the close. Quite good and refreshing.