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RATINGS: 135   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A Bavarian-style unfiltered wheat beer with banana and clove flavors up front and a hint of vanilla in its smooth refreshing finish.
Color: 3 SRM
Bitterness: 12 IBU
Gravity: 12.8° Plato
Availability: 24/7/365, Kegs Only

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anders37 (26137) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 28, 2013
Draft @ the brewpub, San Diego, CA. Pours a hazy yellow color with a white head. has a fruity wheat malty banana aroma. Sweetish wheat malty spicy banana flavor. has a sweetish wheat malty spicy banana finish.

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mrhoppy (1288) - Santa Clara, California, USA - SEP 1, 2013
AROMA bread, hay, cereal, barnyard, banana, slight clove, APPEARANCE golden, hazy, minimal head, white foam, TASTE light sweetness, lightly bitter, PALATE medium body, creamy, average carbonation, long wheat finish, OVERALL It’s all right but no where near a beer like Schneider Weisse.

3.1
KansaiBeerLvrs (5084) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 1, 2016
Karl Strauss Wind and Sea Wheat 5.1% 12 IBU A cloudy gold that looks like pineapple juice with a tangy citrus and wheat aroma. Medium bodied with a raspy carbonation the taste is very sweet cloves that almost verges on cream soda and tangy fruit. A middle of the road wheat beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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55x11 (82) - - JAN 14, 2017
On tap at karl Strauss Santa Fe brewery. Aroma of banana, wheat malt and bubblegum. Some subtle yeasty aroma as well. Appearance is cloudy opaque bright golden yellow with white quickly disappearing head. Little lacing. Flavor of banana and wheat malt. Banana is well balanced and restrained. Slight bite in the aftertaste from yeast or perhaps hops? Finish is a bit disappointing in otherwise tasty beer. Mouthfeel is light body, a bit watery. Overall - very drinkable summer beer but doesnt strike me as exceptional ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
mjg74 (3090) - La Mesa, California, USA - MAR 21, 2008
Tap, downtown. Some yeastiness in the nose. Fairly dry. Graininess seems to dominate along with a little spice.

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DeadGirl (478) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 1, 2010
On tap at Karl Strauss at the La Jolla location (San Diego, CA): Pours out a cloudy pale yellow. Nose is of candied banana and some clove. Flavor of whole wheat banana bread and fruity bubble gum. Carbonated throughout the feel with an added milk shake texture. Lemon zest finish. Very sweet. Drinkability: Tastes really commercial. But close to solid for the style they’re presenting. Pairing: Light salad over garlic seasoned pita bread. Rebuy: Probably not. #313 on 01032010, DG.

3
blutt59 (6562) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 15, 2013
Bottle, cloudy yellow with no real head, aroma is some clove with flavor of bananas , spice , fruity finish

3
marcus (10137) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAY 9, 2013
Bottle from Total Wine, Sacramento. Pours cloudy blonde with a nice off-white head and a fruity aroma. There is a sweet caramel malt flavor with lots of banana and clove.

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o_Merlin_o (216) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 14, 2013
Pours a hazy golden with sparse head. Light aroma somewhat of wet leather and old fruits. Odd taste - hard to place the flavors. Apricot / pear? Average. Nothing special. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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Sask89 (514) - Regina, Saskatchewan, CANADA - SEP 1, 2013
Taster at La Jolla location. Pours a heavily clouded golden yellow colour with a thin white head. Aroma is of banana and clove, with a little yeast. Taste has no bitterness and a muted sweetness. Light body, thin on the palate and standard carbonation for a wheat beer. Overall a fine wheat beer, but nothing special.


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