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Sierra Nevada Kellerweis Hefeweizen - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Sierra Nevada Kellerweis HefeweizenSierra Nevada Kellerweis Hefeweizen

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

3,159 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 3,159
Reviews: 1,216
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 12.1%
Wants: 164
Gots: 223 | 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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4/5  rDev -1.2%

EdelweissDad, Mar 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

TwoForty, Mar 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

andrew84, Mar 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

MeisterMayhem, Mar 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

Duvel, Mar 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

His_Royal_Hoppiness, Mar 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

BoRaeCho, Mar 08, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

grahamboudreaux, Mar 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Mattyb79, Mar 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

ChrisMon02, Mar 06, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

Sludgeman, Mar 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

CollegeStogie, Mar 05, 2013
Photo of PorterLambic
3.64/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours not unlike the color of grapefruit juice, a cloudy, tan yellow with a slightly off-white head. No lace and very little retention, dropping to a film within a minute of the pour.
Smell is full of malt, banana, citrus, wheat and spices. Well balanced and nicely complex.
Taste is the same: malt, spice, wheat and to a lesser degree citrus and banana. Smell is more balanced but they equal in complexity.
Medium full body with an effervescence that is sharp at first but mellowed quickly to a nice, drinkable level. Aftertaste encourages sessioning as does the balance. Had this both straight from the bottle and from a pint glass. Glass wins hands down, like drinking a completely different beer.

PorterLambic, Mar 04, 2013
Photo of IamMe90
4.05/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice cloudy, light-honey appearance, little head retention but above average lacing compared to most of the wheat beers I've had.

The smell is pretty dang good - lemony citrus, banana, slight clove, a little breadiness.

Taste follows the aroma, with banana, citrus/lemon and clove but the citrus is pretty strong. Which is awesome! I had this rated lower earlier today, but another bottle proved to be a lot more flavorful. I'm really enjoying this beer quite a bit.

The mouthfeel is good, thicker than I was expecting and nicely carbonated.

Great session ale!

IamMe90, Mar 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Nucleozoid, Mar 04, 2013
Photo of Jacurdy60
4.03/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

A-Hazy, unfiltered look typical of hefe's. Deep yellow color with a creamy white head and decent retention.

S-Warm citrusy notes with a strong banana presence. I'm also sensing some warm cinnamon as well. Smells a lot like a saison.

T-Banana is very strong and it is layered nicely with the warm, subtle citrus fruits. The flavors do not last too long on the palate, however and it is very simple.

MF-Probably the best aspect of the beer. It is very smooth with a nice touch of carbonation.

O-A great hefeweizen. While not my favorite style, this one was well crafted. It's very simple. The tastes aren't layered complexly and the smells make their presence know. A great brew.

Jacurdy60, Mar 04, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

Michaeldmanley, Mar 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Ian250, Mar 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Hopmeplease, Mar 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

ssimpson89, Mar 02, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

Flashyspoons, Mar 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

Liquoric3, Mar 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

g_jenkins, Mar 01, 2013
Photo of dar482
3.25/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

It comes in a bright yellow color like a Sunny D.

The taste is a bit too mellow and lacks depth. It has banana and warm citrus flavor. It is yeasty a bit, but it cleans off the tongue too fast. I want strong bolder flavors and more body, like the German wheats.

I would recommend going with the German wheats or Beglian wheats.

dar482, Mar 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

twillingthenoz, Feb 28, 2013
Sierra Nevada Kellerweis Hefeweizen from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 3,159 ratings.