Hoser (387) - Cowtown, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 5, 2007
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
This is the only hefe where I tasted raspberries, peaches and I think the beer is too sweet. Page 353 of Michael Jackson’s Great Beer Guide and only 299 of his 500 Classic Brews to go.
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2007
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught - Kean’s Head Nottingham. A hazy dark yellow coloured hefe with a nice bright white head. The aroma has lots of bananas and bubblegum, and estery notes. The taste has more of the same and it is very nicely bodoed. Some toffee flavours also. I think hefes work better from tap than from the bottle.
bradmccarroll (57) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - MAR 3, 2007
4.3 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
You’d think you were smelling a banana in a glass. Seriously. The smell is AMAZING. IT pours a hazy, dark gold color with ample white head which seems to really stick around. Flavor is quite sweet with fruity subtle notes. It is VERY smooth and silky, which matches the color and aroma quite well. Overall I’d rate this as one of the better Hefeweizen’s I’ve had. A must try.
joe1510 (501) - Illinois, USA - MAR 3, 2007
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled on 5/06
Paulaner’s Hefe poured really nice looking hazy bright orange with a big 2+ finger white micro bubbled head. The head faded to a nice creaminess.
Smells like a hefe-weizen should. I smell the wheat. Along ith banana and a touch of clove. Brings to mind a banana bread. There is also a citrus (lemon) freshness coming through at the end.
Taste is good as well.The wheat comes through along with a spiciness of the yeast coming up front.Finishes with a squeeze of lemon. Very nice.
Mouthfeel is good. A nice carbonation tingle throughout the mouth. Medium-light bodied.
Drinkability is up there on this one. It’s refreshing and the mouthfeel lends itself to a very drinkable beer.
Lou18 (1353) - West Paterson, New Jersey, USA - MAR 3, 2007
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pour was a hazy gold with a stiff white head. Nose was yeast with some lemon-banana and sweet candy hints. Taste was a bit grainy with all the tastes from the nose. Some lingering fruit on the and. Nice .
lumberjack (178) - Michigan, USA - MAR 2, 2007
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
16.9 oz can...Clean, dark-gold orange appearance with a generous snow-white head. Aroma is of banana bubblegum. Palate is a bit light and watery. Flavor is of citrus, banana, and bubblegum. Not too bitter, not too sweet, this wheat tastes amazingly balanced. Would love to get some more of this stuff.
sheatripper (863) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - MAR 2, 2007
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Poured hazy gold/amber with a big white pillowy meringue/marshmallow head. Bready and lemon aromas with a bit of an herbal/grsssy note in the back. Light bready/biscuit malt flavor with a lemony and mild spice essense. Medium bodied with lively carbonation. Very nice globally dispersed Hefe-Weizen.
rmussman (1701) - California, USA - MAR 2, 2007
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
One of the best hefeweizens that you will find. Pours to a dark golden hue with lots of carbination and forms a nice head. Flavor is excellent and certainly dont recommend a lemon in it, not necessary.
Slayer85 (1051) - Firenze, ITALY - MAR 2, 2007
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: JUN 26, 2011 Bottled, 5.5% ABV. A cloudy orange beer, with a huge, frothy, mostly lasting white head. The aroma is moderately malty and lightly yeasty, with notes of wheat, bread, clove and banana. The flavor is moderately sweet, lightly to moderately acidic. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation, not a very long finish with a touch of bitterness. It looks good, and even though it’s pretty straightforward, it’s clean and with all the characteristics that make a German Hefe enjoyable.
detroitsteel (235) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2007
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On draught (tap) at what used to be called the Lux Bar in Hoxton Sq. London.Typical Hefeweizen style flavours - bubblegum, banana a hint of corriander. To my taste buds there was more lemon citrus flavours than others of the style. Looks great in the glass - translucent orange with a big fluffy head and strong lacing. It’s a little thin in the body, but refreshing, easy to drink ( I got my 1st pint down in under 10 mins!) and more-ish.