Serve in Weizen


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RATINGS: 159   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
Also sold in British Supermarkets Co-op, Somerfield and Waitrose as their own brand Wheat Beers.

Labeled as Bavarian Wheat Beer in US

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
dextermorgan (97) - New York, New York, USA - JUN 19, 2012
Very weak, watery texture and taste. Unmemorable. Tasted on tap at Brooklyn Waterfront Beer Festival, 6/16/2012.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
flying_pig (1507) - SCOTLAND - MAY 31, 2012
Bottle (500ml from Aldi Supermarket):
Citrus and some orange zest on the nose along with some lemon and coriander. I also got a whiff of some spice but naturally it was the banana that made up most of the smell.
Cloudy yellow to light orange colour with a thumb sized,foamy white head taht is on the small side for a hefeweizen and settles to a thin, soapy lacing.
Banana with clove and light coriander. I detected some light citrus notes such as lemon and orange with some background spice in there too.
Smooth and with a fizzy tang to it and strong carbonation. There was also a lingering bitterness at the end to go with the overall sweetness of the beer.

A nice beer and one that I drank fairly easily although I wouldn’t rate it as a particulary good beer or hefeweizen for that matter. It was quite basic for the style and perhaps a little strong on the citrus. Drinkable though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sensei_Tohru (32) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2012
This wheatbeer has a lovely, cloudy, straw hue; with the smell of wheat, and fingerberry (banana). The smatch (taste) is sweet followed by a lingering yeastiness. Overall I have had better Dutchlandish wheatbeers, but this was more than likeworthy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lowenbrau (3893) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - MAY 16, 2012
500ml bottle. Average weissbier, lacking some more flavour. Pale gold, hazy, cereal aromas. Medium body and average carbonation. Short finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
BlackHaddock (6909) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2012
From the UK Aldi chain: Arcobrau Weissbier Hell. 500ml bottle, best before 1st March 2013: poured into a Franziskaner Weissbier glass 9th May 2012. Looks every bit the ideal hefeweizen: cloudy with a deep, full white head: mid-range orange/lemon hue to the colour, just like the best of this style. Wheat aroma with mild traces of vanilla and banana: I prefer fuller smells in this style of beer. Refeshing but lacking in flavour: the first sip told me this was a cheap option. Weak body and taste: below average in all aspects bar the looks.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Martin243 (1100) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2012
500 ml bottle served cold in a chalice. Pours a murky dark yellow with a large off white head. Absolutely typical weissbier aroma and flavour - bananas, cloves and bubble gum. Creamy mouth feel. Distinguished by a slightly drier, spicier finish than some other weissbiers I’ve had. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
ralphdot (1071) - Billingham, Durham, ENGLAND - APR 25, 2012
5.3% cloudy cold colour with a good head, slightly smoky banana aroma and a classic wheat beer taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joergen (27042) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 25, 2012
Bottle at yespr. Hazy golden coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of caramel and bananas with notes of spices. Fruity flavour of bananas and spices. Spicy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pinball (12003) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2012
cloudy yellow, small smooth white head. yeasty aroma , ripe fruits but not that sweet. flavor is bitter ripe fruits, yeast, spices, quite drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maria (10213) - Thisted, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2012
It’s unclear golden with a huge, creamy, white head. The aroma is mild but with distinct notes of banana, yeast and wheat. The sweet flavor is packed with banana notes - yummi, I also find yeast and wheat. It’s both mild and very full-bodied at the same time. The finish is slightly dry and spicy.

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