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Hefeweizen - Cambridge Brewing Company

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Hefeweizen
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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

81 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 81
Reviews: 38
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 10.37%
Wants: 8
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cambridge Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-24-2001)
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Jakk

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

06-04-2013 19:36:30 | More by Jakk
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ElijahRivera

New York

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

06-03-2013 17:57:09 | More by ElijahRivera
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Resuin

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -25.9%

06-03-2013 01:43:28 | More by Resuin
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ncaudle

Virginia

4/5  rDev -1.2%

05-28-2013 18:27:25 | More by ncaudle
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MarkQ617

Massachusetts

4.89/5  rDev +20.7%

*Review taken from Tastingnotes, July 15th of last year

I had this on tap at Legal Harborside. I was completely blown away, possibly the best Hefeweizen I've had. Beautiful color, a darker golden color, cloudy as you might expect. Great soft head at the top leaving nice lacing on the glass. Perfect balance of banana, spice, and cloves in both the aroma and flavor. Awesome, almost creamy moutfeel. Absolutely worth a try, if this is on tap on the right kind of day, I will most certainly be ordering it.

05-28-2013 16:55:40 | More by MarkQ617
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comfortablynirm

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

05-27-2013 02:46:01 | More by comfortablynirm
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aorloski

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

01-18-2013 14:21:33 | More by aorloski
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MNBeerNE

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

11-10-2012 14:30:28 | More by MNBeerNE
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Dat

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

09-10-2012 02:48:38 | More by Dat
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wdarcy77

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.2%

08-21-2012 18:40:33 | More by wdarcy77
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gkob

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

08-13-2012 23:49:41 | More by gkob
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donkeyrunner

Massachusetts

3.88/5  rDev -4.2%

@ the brewpub.

Translucent, dark hay color with a hearty dish soap head. Big lacey patch down the middle of my glass like a Christmas tree.

Smells liek clove and just ripe, partially green banana. Tastes like clove and just ripe, partially green banana. Spritzy. There's a soapy residue that coats my mouth after each sip that I'm not a fan of.

07-17-2012 21:18:30 | More by donkeyrunner
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maltyhops

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

06-22-2012 17:34:20 | More by maltyhops
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Microbrewtaster

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

06-16-2012 04:27:00 | More by Microbrewtaster
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rinhaak

Massachusetts

4.13/5  rDev +2%

I was surprised to discover that CBC was brewing what might just be one of the best hefes I've had from an American brewer. Pouring a murky gold that is radiant in the sun, topped with a thick foamy head, the beer has a fantastic nose that strongly features a spicy clove character. A taste like a spicy banana bread, this is a great hefe that I will certainly return to again.

06-14-2012 17:29:11 | More by rinhaak
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

06-07-2012 22:54:34 | More by PEIhop
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AdamP

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

05-30-2012 00:12:14 | More by AdamP
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jlordi12

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.2%

05-21-2012 11:54:35 | More by jlordi12
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Streetcore

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.2%

03-29-2012 17:37:28 | More by Streetcore
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wizo

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -1.2%

02-07-2012 00:12:54 | More by wizo
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FrankLloydMike

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +23.5%

12-08-2011 17:52:09 | More by FrankLloydMike
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SarahMackAttack

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +23.5%

11-20-2011 06:19:30 | More by SarahMackAttack
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BeerMe42

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1.2%

11-15-2011 22:21:18 | More by BeerMe42
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bpfrush

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

11-14-2011 16:42:26 | More by bpfrush
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amphion1065

Massachusetts

4.2/5  rDev +3.7%

Growler purchased at CBC into a pilsner glass. Not a bad way to spend a Sunday afternoon.

Pours a hazy, cloudy, straw-gold. It actually looks like a darker tangerine towards the center of the glass, with lighter highlights on the edges. Two-finger white head with solid lacing and great retention.

The aroma is classic: bananas, bubblegum and cloves come through in roughly equal proportion. CBC really nailed the smell here, and there's a great balance of yeast and malty sweetness. A very enticing, great-smelling hefe.

The taste has more of a biscuit flavor than the smell would indicate, but those ester fruits really shine through. In addition to those bananas, there is a light lemon citrus touch. Naturally, there's a strong yeasty component that forms the backbone of the taste. Unfortunately, there's a slight lingering vegetal flavor that becomes more evident as the beer warms - it doesn't kill the whole package, but it is distracting and a little off-putting.

Mouthfeel is nice, thin without being watery. The carbonation borders on being overactive, but this is still very easy to put down.

CBC makes some of the best Belgian-style beers of any American brewery, and this is no exception. Possibly the best American hefe I've ever had, and one that I wish I'd drank more of over these summer months.

09-05-2011 19:21:13 | More by amphion1065
Hefeweizen from Cambridge Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 81 ratings.