Formerly brewed at Camelthorn Brewing Company (Namibia Breweries)
Style: German Hefeweizen
Windhoek, Namibia
Serve in Weizen


on tap

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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 2.79/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.81/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Bavaria cannot be any closer - our beer recipe designed by a Bavarian world champion brewmaster Michael Plank, ingredients from Germany and a touch of our clear blue skies occasionally scattered with white clouds that provide the water to brew this lighter somewhat drier wheat beer, tingling the back of your palate for yet another sip and possibly another glass. This open fermented bottle or cask matured masterpiece is prone to confuse your whereabouts - yes you really are in Namibia enjoying a Bavarian style wheat beer or Weissbier.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scopey (14014) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 5, 2016
Tap at Joes Beerhouse, Windhoek. It pours cloudy pale orange with a quickly dissipating white head. The aroma is sweet, juicy, tangy, green banana, orange, tangerine and clove. The taste is actually not that sweet...crisp, dry, tart, tangerine, orangina, green chalky banana and grain with a dry finish. Medium body and soft carbonation. Comes across with more tart orange peel instead of sweet banana, which was expected. Not sure if this is meant to be, but it works OK for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tderoeck (9211) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 29, 2016
1/I/16 - 33cl bottle @ home - BB: 28/X/15 (2016-1) Thanks to ElManana+1 for the bottle!

Clear blond beer, creamy irregular white head, unstable, falls down immediately to a thin layer of bubbles. Aroma: very yeasty, overripe banana, sweet. MF: soft carbon, medium body. Taste: lots of banana, yeast, some candy, spicy, bread. Aftertaste: more yeast, little bitter, malty, lots of banana.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Holmen2 (3459) - NORWAY - DEC 1, 2015
Backlog. From tap at Swakopmund Brauhaus, Namibia, 07.04.12. Wei). Unfilteres and unclear. Brownish-orange. Nice head. Aroma of coriander, overripe bananas and orange zest. Full and round mouthfeel. Long aftertaste of coriander and ripe bananas. Good!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ElManana (2079) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - AUG 17, 2015
Bottle at Joes Beerhouse. Very nice Hefeweizen, citrusy, refreshing, tooo much carbination. Best beer I had while in Namibia.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (26415) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 26, 2015
Bottled. Orangeish amber colour, mediumsized slightly off-white head. Aroma is bananas, wheat, some sweetness as well as some mild toffee. Flavour is bananas, wheat, some spices, mild yeast, toffee and some slight nuttiness and tartness to it as well.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Yves (2995) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - AUG 31, 2014
Shared with wim at his place. Hazy blond colored beer with small white head and no carbonation visible. Yeasty hopped aroma. Medium sparkling palate. Finish is spicy fruited sweet.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Wim (3877) - Weelde, BELGIUM - AUG 21, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 28, 2014 on holiday in Namibia hazy white blond colored body with a white head and a fruity citrus yeast hop aroma a spicy fruity hop bitter flavor with a bitter finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Taboada (1149) - Compostela (Galiza), - MAY 9, 2014
Tap tasted on Swakopmund August 2013. Large head with sweet taste and aceptable carbonation. A bit light for a german hefeweizen but it was a nice beer in a nice place. Next one please!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
Grumbo (2438) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2014
Bottle at The Ale House, Chelmsford. Bronze colour, a little cloudy, with a thin off white head. Aroma is a mix of wheat, fruit and yeast. Sweet and sour taste, rather sharp, and far too highly carbonated. Not great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
AtronSeige (1502) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - JUL 8, 2013
Aroma: Strong sour/tart citrus, grain/straw, banana, coriander Appearance: Pale, hazy dark straw, large frothy long lasting head with good lacing. Taste: Sour citrus, grainy dry finish. medium hops bitterness, light banana, bread, Palate: Light body, slick mouth-feel, medium carbonation with a bit of a bite Overall: It is a bit sour/tart for my liking, but I enjoyed this and I will enjoy it regularly! 550 ml bottle, roused, poured. Thank you Jorg for helping me get this!

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