Serve in Shaker, Weizen


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RATINGS: 98   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.51/5   EST. CALORIES: 146   ABV: 4.86%
A light-bodied, full-flavored unfiltered beer brewed in the tradition of European wheat beers. Wheat malt, the finest barley and Roasted Caramel malts are combined with Pacific Northwest Cascade hops and a touch of pure honey for a wheat beer with a smooth, crisp finish.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
themightyomega (92) - New York, USA - JAN 12, 2007
On tap at the bar in the Embassy Suites Williams Center, Tucson AZ. Very hazy orange amber, small tan head, died fast. Aroma of bread and a vague hint of something perhaps floral? Mild flavor, mostly bready, with a bit of sourness and just a tiny, teeny hint of bitterness at the end. Overall, cool and refreshing, good to relax with at the end of the day, not a bad thing to find at a family resorts bar, which was otherwise stocked with the ususal swill.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
jake65 (3579) - Meridian, Idaho, USA - DEC 14, 2006
Notes from summer of 04. Bottle: Straw colored hazy pour with a smaller white head. More grainy than wheat, no real hops taste. Very faint aroma of grain. Not real impressive.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Scarecro (18) - USA - OCT 28, 2006
does not compare to Widmer Brothers. A little to transparent for me. good with some good Blow.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
linc33 (184) - Albany, New York, USA - JUL 8, 2006
12oz bottle provided by R. McCarty. Malty with brief spice on first blush. Definite honey notes but hollow body and thin mouthfeel. Fades quickly.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
bitbucket (2165) - Kirkland, Washington, USA - JUL 7, 2006
Pours a hazy light amber with a slight white head that quickly diminishes to a ring of foam. Not a lot in the aroma: a bit of yeast, a very little fruit. Medium body with somewhat fizzy carbonation. The taste is lightly bread/citrus sweet. Just a touch of spice on the relatively quick, dry finish. Definitely from the American branch of the hefeweizen tree. Not much going on in this beer in the way of charactery, but its probably a good candidate for serving very cold with a wedge of lemon on a very hot day.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
19Ei8hty (1166) - Washington, USA - APR 4, 2006
UPDATED: DEC 20, 2006 Wheat beers are among my favorite so I am extremly critical of mass-brewed attempts. This one is ok, nothing special. Looks nice in the glass, not a great aroma. Citrusy, kind of sweet - interesting mix of flavors.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beeaman (16) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 23, 2006
pours a cloudy hazelnut w/ a medium caramel head that lingers a few minutes. an aroma of oats & flowers. tastes watered down compared to more hearty hefes ive had. but still appealing, nonetheless. a little more bitter than id hoped for, but not overpowering. clean mouthfeel & a somewhat appealing aftertaste. boosting overall score because for 80 cents a bottle, its a value.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
oldrtybastrd (5002) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 30, 2005
Pours a hazy golden yellow. Aromas of bread/grains/ and some citrus. Had a taste of yeasty grains with some spice and citrus.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Bockyhorsey (2628) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - DEC 18, 2005
Aroma was basic crop fields of wheat and corn. Light orange color body with white head. Flavor had a metalic feel to it. Some fruit flavor was trying to come into play but it was faint. I guess there is a reason this is sold for 92 cents a bottle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thehoff (598) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - SEP 27, 2005
Of the three Weinhards that I had at Brians wedding this was the one with the most flavor. Tasted like a basic hefeweizen microbrew, without the bursting flavor that something from Belgium or say an Oberon might have.

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