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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 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thooper41 (556) - BELGIUM - DEC 25, 2008
12oz bottle: Appearance is hazy light brown with slow fading white head, aroma dominated by malt mainly wheat, flavor a little over carbonated but not a bad wheat beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Wulfstan (509) - California, USA - SEP 21, 2007
UPDATED: NOV 8, 2007 Although basically good and certainly drinkable and pleasant, this is a fairly bland and boring beer. It has some good taste but it doesnt have very much and the body and aroma are somewhat weak. Also, while somewhat tasty, it is not really like a hefeweizen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
pobenohne (504) - Northern Liberties, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 13, 2004
12 oz bottle outdoors in Seattle. Beautiful pour - thick lasting head atop golden orange body (unlike many hefeweizens that fizzle out after a few seconds). Banana aroma, but on tasting a bit thin and watery. Excellent American Hefeweizen.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
mikey (503) - farmington, Utah, USA - FEB 15, 2007
Poured a pale, cloudy, peach color with a finger of head that falls to a thin cap. The nose was of wheat with a hint of lemon meat. The flavor started with wheat and ended with a wheaty huskiness. The finish was slightly creany. The feel was medium. They call this a Hef, but its really a weak attemp at an American Wheat. Lack of character and hop profile makes its drinkability suffer. Overall, a forgettable beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
shendrix (478) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - APR 4, 2008
An inoffensive though almost criminally boring beer. The flavor is something like watery table syrup with a slight carbonated zing. Goes passably well with salty food, but nothing to seek out.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tom Servo (424) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - APR 7, 2002
Somethings rotten in Denmark. My usually solid Weinhards seems to have tried to hard to please everyone. While Im not the biggest Hfeweizen fan, this is definitely not the best Ive had. Take a look at Widmers Hefeweizen.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
leems (406) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 5, 2009
12oz bottle from a mix case. Its light and wheaty with no clove lemon or banana. These American weizen beers make me sad, this style can be great if well done.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
KingPinHead (390) - Des Moines, Washington, USA - MAY 22, 2002
Color a hazy golden-honey, with a decent feathery head. Aroma is slightly sweet, not immediately oweing to its malt or honey components, but consistent with its mildly sweet palate. Hops and carbonation are both light; finish is very slightly dry and tangy. This is very much an American-style effort on a commercial hefe, and it is rather better than I anticipated. I drank it both with and without a squeeze of lime--it was quite drinkable either way, the citrus somewhat counterbalancing its slightly sweet flavor bias. This is pretty good for a big-brewery product, and at a competetive price.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
AdamGott (386) - Idaho Falls, Idaho, USA - APR 28, 2007
Has a slight hint of the cheap beer stale-vomit aroma (hints of a light Keystone ICE aroma, the most god-awful beer smell known to man), appearance is a cloudy (good) brown (almost like poop water, not so good), palate-wise it has a nice refreshing neutral flavor. Not a terrible beer and certainly a step above the other big boys BUT I used to buy this stuff because it was a lot cheaper than the microbrews but now it is almost a buck a bottle and many micros can be had for only slightly more.

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