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Trader Joe's Bavarian Style Hefeweizen - Trader Joe's Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

355 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 355
Reviews: 205
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 14.37%
Wants: 10
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Trader Joe's Brewing Company
California, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Boilermaker88 on 01-17-2005)
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Photo of kfirestone
2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

kfirestone, Jun 30, 2014
Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.96/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Trader Joe's Bavarian Style Hefeweizen has an extremely thick, off-white head, a cloudy (and, it gets much cloudier when the bottom contents are swished and poured in), fiercely bubbly, golden appearance, and heavy lacing left behind on the glass. The aroma of pungent, sweet, spiced cake, and the flavor is of wheat bread crust, spiced cake, coriander, strong cloves, lemon, sugar, background tap water, and yeast. Mouthfeel is medium to heavy and soft, and Trader Joe's Bavarian Style Hefeweizen finishes semi-dry and exceptionally drinkable.

RJT

RonaldTheriot, Jun 22, 2014
Photo of barryjg
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

barryjg, Jun 20, 2014
Photo of billys65isalive
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

billys65isalive, Jun 16, 2014
Photo of monkeybeerbelly
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

monkeybeerbelly, Jun 13, 2014
Photo of justinehrlich
4/5  rDev +12.7%

justinehrlich, Jun 13, 2014
Photo of wolf_switzer
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

wolf_switzer, Jun 12, 2014
Photo of KevMo84
2/5  rDev -43.7%

KevMo84, Jun 09, 2014
Photo of xzqrut
3.33/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

I really have nothing to say that has not been said about this. Pours nice and cloudy, good carbonation, as you would expect. Smell was weak at be s t, nothing much stood out. The flavor for me was big on banana and clove, maybe a little artificial in their taste. All in all, at its price point is good a good buy, but in general, OK.

xzqrut, Jun 03, 2014
Photo of RoyFokker
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

RoyFokker, Jun 01, 2014
Photo of JohnBender
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

JohnBender, Jun 01, 2014
Photo of tdm168
4/5  rDev +12.7%

tdm168, May 31, 2014
Photo of Bluegrass49
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Bluegrass49, May 21, 2014
Photo of mcphish22
4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

mcphish22, May 06, 2014
Photo of T_Hass
4/5  rDev +12.7%

T_Hass, May 04, 2014
Photo of mattyrubes
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

mattyrubes, May 04, 2014
Photo of RavyneChyylde
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

RavyneChyylde, Apr 27, 2014
Photo of LXIXME
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

LXIXME, Apr 24, 2014
Photo of ZachMcGinn
3.49/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This Hefeweizen was a little darker than other Hefeweizen's that I have had before. It had a strong orange appearance and contained a lot of sediment. Overall its flavor was not as sweet as I have experienced with past Hefeweizens. Strong wheat and citrus aroma with a slight banana aftertaste.

ZachMcGinn, Apr 23, 2014
Photo of gshak
4/5  rDev +12.7%

gshak, Apr 22, 2014
Photo of Beerlover
5/5  rDev +40.8%

Beerlover, Apr 02, 2014
Photo of AlCaponeJunior
3.76/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I like this beer. It's not the very best hefe I've had, but not everyone can win the superbowl every year either.

Aroma and taste are really nice, banana heavy, cloves and wheat, yeast and spices.

It's pretty thick like a hefe should be, but also remains highly drinkable and enjoyable.

This is number two of my sampling of Trader Joe's beers. A trip there yielded me 15 new beers to try! (first time I'd been there in this city). The hardest decision is which one to try next!

AlCaponeJunior, Mar 12, 2014
Photo of kcrosson492
3.15/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I got this beer in a mystery pack from Trader Joe's (you have to buy one if you never have). This was the first beer I pulled out.

A-Since I am drinking this out of the bottle I reviewed the design. Decent artwork on the beer but I am not overly in love with it.

S-The smell is inviting and pretty strong for a wheat beer.

T-The taste is delicious and reminds me a summer day.

M-A little weak, but we are talking about wheat beer.

O-This beer was just okay with me but did not quite hit the mark I was hoping for.

kcrosson492, Feb 28, 2014
Photo of Mauzki
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Mauzki, Feb 23, 2014
Photo of MusicBeer_1961
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

MusicBeer_1961, Feb 23, 2014
Trader Joe's Bavarian Style Hefeweizen from Trader Joe's Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 355 ratings.