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Brewed by Pressure Drop
Style: German Hefeweizen
Hackney, England
Serve in Weizen

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RATINGS: 92   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15/5   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned; Regular Foraged Herb Hefeweisse. A pale and hazy wheat beer with pronounced herbal notes, this beer has hints of clove, citrus, and banana. Conceived as a perfect match to classic roast chicken, Wu Gang will also go nicely with spicy food. Low in alcohol but with plenty of flavour, this one is a perfect thirst-quencher on a summers day.

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3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
minutemat (4908) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, - OCT 26, 2013
330ml bottle from Borough Wines. Very interesting taste indeed, and aroma actually. Hard to place what it is. Fresh herbs, coriander, mint, rosehip, flora, nettle, pot pourri... ok, but not sure Id go for another.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
the1_ts (1) - Hertford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2016 does not count
Cloudy yellow and white foam of a Hefewiezen, lemony and herby tones. Quite sweet with fruity flavours.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wolfcarnival (286) - Oxford, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 20, 2016
bottle from sourced market, st pancras. pours cloudy yellow with a fizzy head. grassy wheaty aroma. apricot, clove. not getting much banana hefe sweetness. but theres lemonpeel, lime, ginger, black pepper and herbs. light and fresh and fizzy as fuck. not a mellow hefe but i really liked it. pressure drop are fuckin great

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
malushky (117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 7, 2016
330 ml bottle from Wanstead Tap. Pours cloudy yellow with a white, frothy, short-lived head. Aroma of cheese-flavoured crisps and rotten herbs, unpleasant. Taste is herbal, acidic, chemical. Average carbonation level, not a pleasant beer. Nope.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cimbasso (868) - - OCT 16, 2016
Sampled from a bottle from Prohibition Wines. Yellow colour with a white head. Slightly sour and herbal aroma, and a taste of sage, apple, cloves and banana. Quite herbaceous and slightly medicinal. Very tasty (despite the low ABV) and refreshing. An interesting beer, not quite like anything else I have tried.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JorgeLee (1938) - Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2016
Bottle, served in Paradise Garage as part of their food/drink pairing. I like this brewery quite a lot but had always passed on this despite its good London availability. I just wouldnt normally want to drink some weird herbal wheat beer. And I was right, it is very unusual with very strong botanical notes over and above the weizen notes which do lurk in the background, clove and apple, and would be pretty odd in a pub, say. But it was amazing with the appetiser/amuse bouche type courses with the herbal notes really going well with the savoury snacks. So in that case as a beer for food it is a roaring success. No idea then how to rate it...

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (18479) - PCastle, GERMANY - SEP 21, 2016
33cl bottle. Leicht trbes hell goldgelbes Bier mit mittelgroen weien schaumkrone. Geruch Kruter und Gewrzen, hefig, leicht bananig. Geschmack nach Krutern, Gewrze, Hefe, bananig, schlanker Krper.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeardedAvenger (490) - Addlestone, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2016
Bottle at Spoons, Shepherds Bush. 26/08/16. Sweet yeasty aroma. A hint of herbs or my imagination? A slightly hazy gold. Light bodied. Dry. Slightly chalky. Sour - has an odd element to it, which againll be the herbs. Nice enough.But kinda medicinal.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
6bottlepack (290) - Devon, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2016
Bottle from Hops & Crafts Exeter,pours hazy pale gold ,white head. Aroma of lemon,thyme,sage ,bread & banana . Taste is not as herby as expected from the aroma ,lemon,banana ,fresh bread ,biscuit & lightly herby . Light bodied & smooth . The finish is slowly drying with more bread ,lemon ,banana with some spicy notes & more of the herbal flavours coming thru. An interesting summer refreshet !

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Hartoloni (217) - - AUG 19, 2016
Pours cloudy yellow. Aroma and taste as someone pointed out is like cumberland sausage or stuffing. This really is not cery pleasant

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
Eyechild (1) - - AUG 11, 2016 does not count
Tried this at the Rochester Castle in Stoke Newington. This blurb on the beer describes as having been made with foraged herbs, and true to form, it smells overwhelmingly of sage, with a sulphurous undercurrent, which put me mind of sausages, unexpected, and if Im honest, not that pleasant. Flavour upon tasting was better than smell, though very herbal. The usual notes present in Hefeweizens seemed to be obscured by this, and it was drier that most of that beer genre usually are. An interesting experiment in beermaking, but not an unmitigaged success or one Id eagerly revisit.


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