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Peak Organic Weiss Principal Imperial Hefe - Peak Organic Brewing Company

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81 Ratings
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Ratings: 81
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 24.48%
Wants: 2
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Peak Organic Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Weizenbock |  8.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Weiss Principal is the international love child of a German Hefe-Weisse and an American Double IPA. This unfiltered wheat beer employs a traditional German Weiss yeast, providing engaging banana and clove flavors. A stern dry-hopping of a pungent American hops provides pronounced citrus, pine & fruit notes.

(Beer added by: Jason on 05-11-2011)
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berliner07

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +49.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This beer was terrific. Wild, but terrific. The description is apt. Its a german hefe meets an IPA. In the nose, a crazy combination of citrusy hops battle with the clove-type smells of hefe yeast. Its a wild combo. The beer is TOTALLY unfiltered, so the mouthfeel is extremely rich, creamy and satisfying. The hops and are very prominent on the front, then the yeast flavors (banana, etc.) come out strong at the end. Its a roller coaster. My only complaint is the richness of the mouthfeel i think does interfere a bit with the other flavors. But otherwise, a really fun beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2011 12:46:42 | More by berliner07
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Peak Organic Weiss Principal Imperial Hefe from Peak Organic Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 81 ratings.