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Brewed by Bristol Beer Factory
Style: German Hefeweizen
Bristol, England
Serve in Weizen

bottled
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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask; Occasional. Also available bottle conditioned.
A German style Wheat Beer. Zippy and zesty, with flavours of banana, bubblegum and hints of grapefruit. A rich aroma of banana and cloves. It is a very refreshing beer, perfect for a sunny day.
Enjoy this beer with many different dishes. It is a fantastic accompaniment to salads, chicken, fish dishes and mild spices.

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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rune (11807) - Troms, - DEC 7, 2012
Shared 500ml bottle at The Queens Head, St Pancras. Firm and lasting white foamy head. Copper coloured body, almost clear. Rather inviting smell of citrus and wheat. Tart and sweet taste of fruits added by a spicy touch. Dry, bittersweet fruity endnotes. Decent (London, 26.11.2012).


3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Onesimus (43) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2017
Pours a hazy amber with small white head that quickly dissipated Aromas of yeast, hints grass and citrus. Mouthfeel is lively yet smooth; upfront is citrus (my wife says its lime) with slight bitter follow through. Its got the German yeast with a clean crisp finish of a pale ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
apickles (540) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2016
Golden orange in colour with a slight white head, wheat nose with some citrus. Creamy in the mouth, smooth and wheaty. Nice just a touch watery on the finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Douberd (5252) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - DEC 1, 2016
(Bristol Beer Factory Bristol Hefe) Bottle 500ml at home, served into a big hefeweizen glass, ABV 4.8% Orange coloured body, very hazy, with two fingers of white, frothy head on top, good retention. Aroma has citrus and wheat, grassy hops, yeast. Taste also of citrus and wheat, some orange too, yeast, not much clove or banana as I expected, some plastic off-flavours. Medium thin body, high carbonation. Decent but nothing special.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
malushky (119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 9, 2016
500 ml bottle from Wanstead Tap. Pours cloudy orange with lasting white head. No lacing. Classic sour hefeweizen aroma, mostly bananas but with a delicate hint of something chemical like shampoo. Nice sour taste, bananas and ripe fruit. No bitterness at all. Very high carbonation, a bit too high I think, refreshing. Decent hefeweizen in overall.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sound67 (731) - Offenbach, GERMANY - AUG 25, 2016
[GBBF 2016, Olympia] - Bristol Factory Hefe. 4.8%. Hellgolden trb, schmale Krone. Deutlich krautiges Aroma, Banane, Hefe. Antrunk suerlich, hefig, mit viel Zitrone und Krutern. Mitte immer noch suerlich, schlank, im Abgang schwindende Sure. Nachhall weich suerlich, zitronig. Nicht schlecht, aber kein deutsches Hefe.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (18266) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2016
Bottle at home, 06/08/16. Lightly hazed orange with a well appointed white head that retains well, carbonation evident. Nose is light floral notes, grain, straw, lemon rind. Taste comprises caramel, light banana esters, clove, butterscotch, straw, faint lemon drizzle. Medium bodied, spritzy carbonation, semi drying close. Ok hefe on a hot day.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mike_77 (5954) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - JUL 30, 2016
Hazy yellow with thin head. Refreshing. Has a light citrus. Also a touch of fruity hop in the finish.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rasmus40 (18814) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 15, 2016
Bottle from Alesbymail. Hazy yellow with a white head. Aroma is sweet, wheaty, light citrus and light fruity. Flavor is medium sweet. Sweet finish. Fizzy. 150416

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LazyPyro (791) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2016
500ml bottle. Pours a very cloudy pale orange colour with a large frothy white head diminishing slowly. Huge amount of sediment in the bottle - swirling this around led to the extremely murky appearance (it was just hazy before).
Aroma of wheat, lemon, banana, and some mild spicing. Flavour is quite citrusy - lemon and grapefruit are stronger than the banana making it more bitter than I was expecting, there is some sweetness too though, also wheat, yeast, mild spicing. Overall: for a non-German wheat beer this was actually pretty decent, but theyre still much better at this style than we are - I liked it but still prefer actual German ones.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Finn (6895) - Troms, NORWAY - DEC 6, 2015
Fra keg p Beer Rebellion Gipsy Hill 28 Nov 15. Delt med Rune. Lavt kremaktig skum. Uklar. Syrlig aroma av gjr & sitrus. Smaken appelsin & mango. Holder seg syrlig og blir ikke for st. Bra.


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