Brewed by Howe Sound Brewing
Style: Weizenbock
Squamish, Canada


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RATINGS: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
A refreshing, German-styled wheat beer with a distinctive banana and clove aroma, it is made with barley, wheat, hops, water and hefe yeast and named in recognition of the thousands of climbers who come from around the world to climb Squamish, BC’s walls, crags, cracks, slabs and boulders
17.2 Plato

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hooker (468) - Coquitlam, British Columbia, - MAY 19, 2012
Lightly cloudy golden colour with thin white head. Banana and yeast nose. Light banana taste with lingering banana and yeast finish.

WVHouseofBeer (1113) - West Virginia, USA - OCT 31, 2017
Pours a hazy yellow color with a big frothy white head. Nice aromas of wheat, bananas and some light citrus. Flavors are pretty fruity with a creamy finish and a little tinge of booziness. A solid beer and easy drinking

beerplace (2413) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 23, 2016
UPDATED: SEP 7, 2016 On tap at Devil’s Elbow with Mark. Slightly hazy golden, white head. Aroma and taste lots of banana, spices, bready note. Very good Weizen bock.

JPDIPSO (6317) - Wauwatosa, USA - MAR 14, 2016
Sweet malt, wheat and ripe fruit aromas. Sweet flavors follow. Dark amber color with a modest head of off-white bubbles. Alcohol is quite evident. 11/11

tmoreau (4884) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - AUG 16, 2015
Shared swing topped liter bottle, poured to snifters showing a cloudy, orangey gold color, with a fluffy layer of white head foam, and dots & dashes of lacing. The nose was light grain/wheat, some ripened banana, citrus as orange, and light spice. Medium bodied, with decent carbonation, the taste was similar to the aroma notes, with more pronounced clove, some booze, and a bit of tartness. Appreciated how the orange perked up the banana notes.

RhetoricalAns (973) - Red Deer, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 29, 2015
Draft. Dark orange gold pour, good white head, long retention. Nose is banana, citrus, some wheat. Similar in taste, banana and citrus. If it had more of spicy clove presence would of thought it was a straight up great Hefe. As is still pretty good.

Ferris (17913) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 26, 2015
Draft - Banana, citrus and wheat. Clear gold with a nice white head. Yeasty banana esters a touch of grain.

slowrunner77 (13603) - Reno, Nevada, USA - JUN 18, 2015
strong in aroma and flavor, but drank like a good flavorful hefe, not a nearly 8% weizen bock. Bubble gum, banana and clove abound, in that order. Refreshingly complex.

VinegarStroke (454) - Napa, California, USA - MAR 30, 2015
Bottle: hazy, golden, light head and no lace. Very lifted, estery, fruity, banana, yeast & spice. Reasonably dry, fresh but not sour and moderate to moderately high bitterness. Good weight and depth of flavor. Like the flavor and aroma but just a little heavy and sweet. Slightly more CO2 might help.

monk191 (2022) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 28, 2014
A quite good hef. Pours an ugly orange with a thin white head. Smells of wheat, peach and honey. Taste is quite nice, lots of peach and honey and a sweet wheat finish. Paired with blue cheese raspberry salad, the peach is brought out extensively. Quite nice. Had in the bottle.

Mora (15) - West Milford, New Jersey, USA - NOV 16, 2014
Nice two inch head. Nice amber color. Mild wheat aroma. Very mild and crisp taste in your mouth. A little bitter going doing with a nice wheat after taste.

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