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RATINGS: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   IBU: 14   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Howling Wolf Weisse Bier is an unfiltered Bavarian-style Hefeweizen. Brewed with a hearty amount of wheat, this Weissbier pours a light clouded golden color with a generous head. Gently hopped to balance the malt sweetness, Howling Wolf’s flavors and aromas are subtle with a hint of fruit and spice. At 5% alcohol by volume, this light-bodied ale is a refreshing session beer for any time of year.

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2.8
Travlr (24665) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 4, 2012
Bottle. Hazy yellow color, small white head. Aroma of grapefruit bubblegum. Taste is similar.

3.6
bhensonb (15188) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 29, 2010
Bottle from the Natomas BevMo. Note that the GT website carries the HW Weizenbock as a past Cellar Reserve Release - and that was at 8%. This beer is a new Signature Brew. This beer is bottle conditioned. Pours hazy gold with a creamy white head. Nice aroma of banana with some spice underpinning. With the creamy/foamy carbonation this hits medium body. The flavor is mostly banana, very nice taste, and the spice is quite mild. The finish is cleanly done. Not a hint of that nasty paper/wheat so many hefes end with. To style? Likely. But who cares? It’s really good. Ought to be very sessionable.

3
DSG (14764) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - DEC 16, 2012
Bottle. Beer of the month club. Cloudy orange with a short-lasting medium bubbly white head. Wheaty aroma of banana, some spiciness, citrus and sourish notes. Sweetish-sourish-spicy flavor with notes bread, lemony touches and some banana. Medium-bodied. An OK Hefeweizen.

2.8
BeerandBlues2 (13304) - Escondido, California, USA - DEC 28, 2011
Bottle. Pours lightly hazy dark gold to light copper with an average to small, fizzy and bubbly white head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is heavy German yeast esters of banana with light clove notes, and wheat malt. Flavor is medium-light malt with heavy German yeast esters, light spices, hops and bitterness and a dry and spicy finish. Light body, no warmth, medium carbonation.

2.9
bu11zeye (13029) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - DEC 27, 2010
(12oz bottle, courtesy of ericandersnavy) Pours lightly hazy yellow body with a spare white head. Aroma of vanilla, orange, banana, and wheat. Flavor of wheat, light lemon, and earthiness.

3.1
crossovert (12874) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 15, 2014
355ml bottle. Easy-drinkign american-tinged hefe, lots of spice lower body, not as sweet.

3.1
jcwattsrugger (12420) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JAN 1, 2012
on tap @GABF-pours cloudy yellow with a white head. Aroma is clove/banana. Taste is clove/banana, pepper, wheat/light malt.

3.3
slowrunner77 (12037) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 27, 2014
"if i don’t think of this as a pumpkin beer (listed first on the bottle) i can really dig it. this was the first of two unique beers i had tonight. color of a brown ale, body somewhere between brown and porter. very smooth, and supports the flavor well. starting colder, the lemon was front and center and at first could be mistaken for citrusy hops. at a cool temp, this beer was at it’s best, as the yams and herbal flavor and aroma really blended well with the lemon. warmer, the lemon fades, and the fenugreek takes center stage. interesting beer. misleading, though, as pumpkin is the one thing you don’t really taste or smell. too bad too, Elysian does pumpkin best."

3.2
shrubber85 (11390) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAY 6, 2012
Bottle. Banana, lemon, clove, and wheat malt aroma. Mostly clear golden yellow color with small head and moderate effervescence. Sweet ripe banana, clove and light wheat malt flavor. Pretty good - would have liked it better if it were a bit maltier.

3
daknole (11049) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 5, 2011
Hazy yellow. Orange, bubblegum, lemon and yeast aroma. Lemons, banana, gum and light spice.


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