RATINGS: 353   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   IBU: 12   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
In Bavaria, a unique strain of wheat beer yeast produces an array of distinct flavor qualities typical of a true Hefeweizen: citrus, bubble gum, clove and banana. Trader Joes Bavarian-style Hefeweizen is fermented with this exceptional strain. In accordance with the German purity law, this superior beer is brewed with a minimum of 50% malted wheat. Beer Stats 5.3% ABV, 12 I.B.U. Fermented with top fermenting yeast. Brewed for Trader Joes specialty grocery stores.

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
spilledpint (352) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - MAY 25, 2012
UPDATED: MAY 26, 2012 12 ounce bottles Poured into cheap plastic cup I found a rental condo Properly heezy Light orange copper with a 1 and a half inch frosty of whitehead no lasik. Aroma is predominantly clove with mild banana. Mild be sweet with a nice to tart finish rounding it out. Highly carbonated on the inside and not sticky. Android voice recognition is mediocre.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jimhilt (2573) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 4, 2016
Pours a three finger white head that fades slowly leaving some lace. Crystal clear amber color. Medium carbonation and medium bodied. Clove and citrus nose, flavor is wheat bread and clove. Cheap at $1.17 for a 12oz bottle from Trader Joes Nashua, NH

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
johnnymusky (983) - Minnesota, USA - OCT 30, 2016
Poured from bottle...pours darker yellow with white head...no lacing and lots of carbonation...nose is banana,bubble gum and spices...mouth is the same...i like this...great beer for a buck.

2.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
ozzy70 (925) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - OCT 16, 2016
12 oz. bottle purchased at Trader Joes Omaha location. Poured cloudy golden, foamy white head. Aroma was bananas, light clove, fruity. Taste was sweet, watered down, metallic.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bailz316 (256) - North Carolina, USA - AUG 13, 2016
Clear blonde beer with minimal head. apricot, banana notes. A little spice on the backend. Im usually not a big hefe fan but this was solid, esp. for the money.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewBrain (161) - Florida, USA - JUL 18, 2016
Trader joes bottle to improvised Weizen glass (pilsner). Banana yeasty sweet aroma. Cloudy light amber with foamy head. Sweet banana slight tartness. Light mouthfeel, highly carbonated. Not my usual style but definitely grew on me over the course of 10 minutes.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Quick3Beers (1056) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 26, 2016
Pours a rather dark hazy amber from a bottle. Nose of banana and clove, flavor adds bubble gum. Okay beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ByTheirLimpin (309) - New York, USA - MAY 16, 2016
Surprised by this. Cloudy orange in the glass. Nose hits the classic Heffe notes, hit a great whack of banana. Palate is a little syrupy for my preference, but at the price point, very drinkable.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
achtungpv (256) - Austin, Texas, USA - FEB 11, 2016
OK. Theres some citrus, some yeasty-ness, a bit of minor hops. Not bad but nothing stands out. Decent beer if its free beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
r464 (2333) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 1, 2015
Cloudy yellow. Citrus and spices, banana and sugar. A light malt, crisp with a long and full finish. Not bad.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
burleybrew (75) - - NOV 24, 2015
Gordon Biersch beers in a TJs label & all for $6 a 6 pack. A wonderful Bavarian Hefe. Great clove, wheat, & dry finish.


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