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Penn Weizen - Pennsylvania Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

332 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 332
Reviews: 231
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.69%
Wants: 16
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pennsylvania Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Authentic wheat beer, brewed in the Southern German tradition, won the Silver Medal in 1997 and the Gold Medal at the 2000 in Denver, Colorado. Penn Weizen is top-fermented, cask-conditioned, and very effervescent with a slight hint of tangy clove flavor.

(Beer added by: SheepNutz on 03-06-2002)
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Reviews by DrewS:
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DrewS

Virginia

4.2/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I have to concur with previous sentiments. This is one of the best American made wheat beers I've had this year. Tastes great on tap and quite good in the bottle. This beer pours a hazy golden yellow with a nice frothy head. Classic yeast aroma with malt and notes of spice and banana. Taste is malty with a slightly discernable sweetness. Flavors of yeast and banana are present but not over-bearing with notes of a hop spiciness but not bitter in the least. Well balanced, with a smooth and creamy mouthfeel and medium to light body. I could drink this beer all day.

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2003 12:56:50 | More by DrewS
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Appearance - Golden tan/yellow with a nice 1 inch foamy, white head. Good lacing.

Smell - Lemon and banana. Wheat, yeasty sugars, orange, spices. Floral, bubble gum.

Taste - Grainy, with big wheat presence. Lemon and orange with banana are main fruit flavors. Floral notes, yeasts, and added spices are also tasted. Clove, and a smoked flavor is picked up at the finish.

Mouthfeel - Banana, orange and lemon first coats the tongue. Palate gets a lot more wheat, spices and yeasts. Aftertaste is a little dry, yeasty and floral.

Overall - Not as sweet and refreshing as a lot other hefes' but still good. More wheat up front with some bold spices. Banana is more mellow, as with a lot of hefes are dominated by banana. A good beer I haven't had in ages. Worth a drink for a local beer.

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Penn Weizen from Pennsylvania Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 332 ratings.