Farnham Ale & Lager 12 - Hefeweizen

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Brewed by Farnham Ale & Lager
Style: German Hefeweizen
Farnham, Canada
Serve in Weizen

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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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3.5
Tricker (413) - Quebec, CANADA - MAR 3, 2017
Bière blanche de 5.2 % d’alcool. Elle possède un odorat citronné et orangé. Elle ne possède aucun col au versement. Elle possède un goût légèrement salé et citronné, avec comme un goût de jus d’orange dilué. Elle a comme un goût métallique aussi, mais le goût disparait rapidement. Très bonne !

2.7
Bill Becker (1011) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - FEB 14, 2017
A: Hazy straw yellow, small but persistent head of foam, minimal lacing. S: Banana, clove, wheat yeast. T: MIX of cloves banana and wheat. I’m thinking, this fits. M: Kind of thin bodied but not out of the realm of the style. O: An ok example of the style but not an exemplary example. Glad to try it.

3.3
KansaiBeerLvrs (5099) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 9, 2016
Can. 12 Hefeweizen 5.2% An opaque orange honey gold with a big yeasty clove/lemon meringue or type aroma. Light bodied and yeasty cloves, wheat, and orange blossoms flavor. Pretty good 3.3-3.5

4
malrubius (2863) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - JUL 12, 2016
Can. Cloudy golden orange with long lasting head and some lace. Nice banana and subtle clove aroma but there’s a hint of something vegetal in at. Nice soft honey peach fruity wheat tangy sweetness with mild mineral and hay bitterness in clean finish. Medium very soft body. I can’t place the aroma thing, but I’m going to give this the benefit of the doubt -- maybe it’s me -- because this tastes and feels like a top notch hefe.

3.5
AirForceHops (7144) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 5, 2016
16 oz. can purchased at 7 Eleven, Kittery, ME. Canned on 6/3/16. Lightly hazy golden color with slow dying head. Aroma is banana, clove, light amounts of bubblegum.

The flavor has cereal grain base with the correct German yeast byproducts. The carbonation is low but for me it’s still ok. The body is medium with all the correct flavors and no flaws. I killed the can easy, but I really enjoy the style overall. I feel some have been a tad harsh to this.

3.5
Bulk_Carrier (6065) - Vermont, USA - JUL 5, 2016
Draft at On Tap Bar & Grill, Essex Junction. Yeah, so they poured it into a pint glass, but I think I get all appropriate characteristics of the style for this one. Here’s the rest. The appearance was a cloudy burnt rusty orange color with a bar pour’s kind of slim white head that quickly dissipated. The smell started off with all of the normal characteristics of a good hefeweizen = strong sweet bubblegum up front and then the banana esters and a sly amount of clove. The flavor is basically the same. But the aftertaste leans more towards the sweet bubblegum than expected with a definite sweet bubblegum finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a spectacular sessionability about it. Carbonation rides fairly light. Some stickiness, slightly leaning towards the bubblegum, clove doesn’t hit as hard as could have been like some other hefeweizens. Overall, I’d say its a good one for the most part, could be a decent starter hefeweizen for people who like the sweeter side of a hefeweizen. I didn’t mind for me.

3.3
Viper666 (3286) - Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 28, 2016
Où, Quand, Comment : Canette, dégustée le 1/18/2014.
Visuel : Couleur : jaune. Apparence : voilée.
Arôme : Nez de levures fruitées (bananes, léger d’agrumes) et épicées (clou de girofle), léger de céréales, notes herbeuses.
Goût : En entrée de bouche : Goût de levures fruitées (bananes, léger d’agrumes) et légèrement épicées (clou de girofle, léger de poivre). Un support de blé est également présent ainsi qu’avec des notes de houblon herbeux et de pain.
En bouche : Corps : moyen. Effervescence : moyenne. Texture : légèrement crémeuse. Finale : moyenne et aux faibles notes acides, composée d’un léger goût de levures fruitées avec des notes de houblon herbeux et de blé.

4.4
jnortonvt (49) - Essex Jct., Vermont, USA - MAR 20, 2016
Howler Purchased at brewery’s tap room in S. Burlington,VT. Enjoy the hazy, yellow-gold color and it’s aroma with banana and pear as well as a bready smell. Fruity, bready, grassy tastes with light carbonation. A watery aftertaste is a negative, however, a very nice beer. Glad to see them in my neighborhood!

3.3
JulienHuxley (5792) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 19, 2015
On tap at le temps d’une pinte. Hazy gold pour with lacy white head. Aroma is herbal, minty notes, light clove, bready notes. Taste is sweet, malty, bready with a estery yeasty finish. Palate is med bodied with good carbonation. Good.

4.2
Beardbeerman (341) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 23, 2015
Bought directly at the brewery in Farnham. Pours a cloudy golden of good opacity topped by a finger or so of creamy off-white head showing pretty good retention and lacing properties. Some pretty vivid carbs can be spotted through the dense robe. The nose is yeasty, doughy, some green apples or Williams pears. Some lemon peel in the back. The taste is dominated by the yeasts (had the yeasts be given more room, the brew would have come out cheezy), giviing the brew a doughy backbone paired with pears, apples and melon. The hops do come through with a fresh grassy features lifting up the yeasts even more. Nice round body with a hint of sharpness from the carbs. The finish is long and mellow of ripe fruits. Very fruity and refreshing. Cheers!


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