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Sierra Nevada Kellerweis Hefeweizen - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

3,286 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 3,286
Reviews: 1,218
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 12.1%
Wants: 176
Gots: 275 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 03-12-2009)
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3.73/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass.

A - Very cloudy yellowish orange with about 2 fingers of foamy white head that stuck around a little while. Good amount of carbonation bubbles streaming up.

S - Very solid hefe smell. Bananas, cloves, and some peppery spices.

T - Very similar to the nose. Banana up front with the cloves and spicy pepper on the back end.

M - Fairly creamy and light with a good amount of carbonation. Heavy enough that you probably wouldn't want to session this.

O - A solid hefeweizen. Sierra Nevada does some good work and this is no exception.

PaleZombie, Jun 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

jharris0624, Jun 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Andrew041180, Jun 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

scootsmal, Jun 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

sneaks2210, Jun 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

CreightonSM, Jun 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Sturmthis, Jun 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

zenithberwyn, Jun 20, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

Feel_the_Darkness, Jun 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

TargaFlorio, Jun 18, 2013
Photo of IchLiebeBier
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pale yellow, slightly orange; cloudy; big frothy white head, long lasting

Smell: Proper Hefeweizen aroma profile: peppery; cloves; banana

Taste: Pretty spot on for the style and what's expected from the smell

Mouthfeel: velvety smooth

Remarks: Glad to finally see an American brewer that knows how to properly brew a wheat beer

IchLiebeBier, Jun 18, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -38.3%

drone, Jun 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

Riik3, Jun 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

flux702, Jun 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Ragnarok88, Jun 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

adityashekhar, Jun 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

tstigz, Jun 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -32.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

FroggieG, Jun 12, 2013
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3.81/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Hazy, straw colored, good head retention and better lacing characteristics than some imported hefes. Yeasty, phenolic aroma - well defined but not terribly engaging. Starts out quite chalky, then the other components come out. Clove first, then a bubblegum finish.

Flavor features a light malt backbone with a healthy dose of phenols. A bit lacking in the fruity, estery department - there's a banana note that's all too fleeting. Segues right to a light, crisp, pale malt base. Mouthfeel works well as there's a smooth, silky texture while still being well carbonated.

Hefe fans should keep an eye out for this as it's a solid, traditional interpretation of the style and likely to be fresher than imports on the shelves.

gr0g, Jun 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Casterbridge, Jun 11, 2013
Sierra Nevada Kellerweis Hefeweizen from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 3,286 ratings.