Brewed by Tree Brewing
Style: German Hefeweizen
Kelowna, Canada
Serve in Weizen


on tap


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RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Limited Edition

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jercraigs (10247) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 2, 2007
Bottle from the brewery. Very hazy pastel yellow body with a modest white head. Nice yeasty banana aroma. (7+) Tart flavour, surprisingly bitter finish showing the hop presence, more of the yeasty banana character. (7+) Average to medium palate. (3+) Surprisingly good - one of their better offerings for sure.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GregClow (3366) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 1, 2007
Bottle shared with tupalev, jerc & mabel - courtesy of jerc & mabel. Hazy yellow-gold with a good sized white head. Aroma is great - yeasty and spicy, with a good hit of banana. Medium mouthfeel with a good carbonation level. Flavour is solid, pretty much right on point for the style - banana, clove, yeast and bubblegum notes - albeit a bit hoppier in the finish than most hefes. Very nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsquire (4359) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - OCT 24, 2007
Cloudy yellow beer with a fluffy white head and a very spicey nose that was hot enough that it reminded me of a match strike. Cloves, pepper, bananas, and bready malts. I did the yeast shot as well. Nice Hefe. Thanks to my Secret Santa for the bottle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeMcPhee (9426) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 15, 2007
660 ml bomber. Very cloudy, almost opaque orange-yellow beer and a thin white head. Big bright banana and clove aroma. Full sweet/spicy wheaty aroma. Light bubble gum. Palate is quite full, fresh and wheaty with lots of clove and bubble gum. Light banana and clove. Wheaty with a touch of floral flavour/aroma as well. Warming brings up some very faint smoky phenols. Its a very well-crafted hefeweizen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JoeZasada (315) - Beaumont, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 14, 2007
UPDATED: DEC 13, 2007 Smells of spicy yeast. Pours to a slightly cloudy golden color with moderate head. Tastes of bananas and is somewhat creamy. Careful when pouring, there is some yeast in the bottom. This is an excellent Hefeweizen!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (13015) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 5, 2007
(Bottle) Pours a cloudy golden body with a medium white head. Aroma of potent lemon zest upfront and then trails with banana bread, light clove, and bubble gum. Flavor of banana, wheat, and lemon.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mullet2007 (209) - St. Johns, Newfoundland, CANADA - JUN 25, 2007
First off, there was yeast in the bottom of this bottle! Then, it poured dark yellow to slightly golden with a giant thick fluffy white head that left lacing galore. Aroma is slightly spicy, with yeasty notes. Flavor is reasonably sweet, with a bitter aftertaste and some lightly fruity notes. Carbonation is low to medium, but pleasant. Thanks Presario!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mgermani (1002) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 17, 2007
Looks like apple cider, with a creamy off-white head and nice lace. Pungent aroma - spicy wheat-malt smell. Excellent taste - wonderful subtle wheat malt flavour, pear, cloves, nice warming finish. Excellent creamy body with perfect carbonation. This is by far my favourite wheat beer - well done Tree!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerbuzzmontreal (3487) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 12, 2007
Pours a hazy light orange color with a ring of offwhite lace. Good aroma and flavor of bananas and bubble-gum. The body is medium with a creamy texture and expansive carbonation. The yeast is very flavorfull in this hefe, I like it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
probstblueribbon (3791) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 19, 2007
UPDATED: JUN 12, 2008 Bomber from a Burnaby liquor store.
App.: cloudy medium straw, small white, foamy head. Aroma: a strangely artificial banana aroma, like banana pudding or popsicles. Sort of a dirty yeastiness behind that...way behind that. Palate: medium body, a touch syrupy, fairly soft yet effervescent carbonation. Flav.: slightly better banana esters, more yeasty, a little spice, nice yeastiness on swallowing but lacks much complexity.

Re-rated June 12/08. Previously 6-3-6-4-11

650 ml bottle from Sherbrooke Liquor (Edmonton), served cold in a wine glass.

App.: Fairly deep golden, slightly cloudy, a nice white foam that sits proud of the glass (a hallmark of good Weizen). Aroma: Lots of yeast and damp bread dough, some peppery spiciness, some banana and clove esters, a sour note that isnt welcome, a green herbal note that also isnt welcome in this style (Saison-like), light brown sugar. Palate: Medium-ish body and fairly lively effervescence. Flav.: Much more banana/clove ester than the nose, still some yeast, none of the sourness or bitter greens detected on the nose, some caramel and borwn sugar; off-dry with no bitterness and a little lingering ester.

Loses points for the aroma but the flavour is decent.

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