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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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3,439 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,439
Reviews: 1,259
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 12.1%
Wants: 205
Gots: 375 | 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:
Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 03-12-2009

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Ratings: 3,439 | Reviews: 1,259
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3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

this is the perfect time of year for this crisp hefeweizen. the color of this beer is a nice cloudy golden that fades to a pale yellow. the smell is malty with citrus and spices. the taste is clean, allowing a lot of spiciness to come through. i tend to drink beers like this in the summer, but the flavor of this is so solid i would drink it year round- it is also a cheaper alternative to allagash white- or the local fair, westbrook white thai, (although the white thai does a little more zest.)

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

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5/5  rDev +23.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of FLima
3.72/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Hazy golden color with a two finger head with medium retention.
Nice aroma of wheat and floral hops, more like a regular Keller, but once the bottom yeast is poured you get some bananas and cloves. Likely not that fresh.
Refreshing taste of oranges, wheat and bananas. Notes of yeast and spices. Dry and astringent aftertaste.
Light body with good carbonation and a mild acid feeling.
Very pleasant beer, revealed more citric than average and not overly sweet which enhanced its drinkability.

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4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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3/5  rDev -25.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

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3/5  rDev -25.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of Dave1999
3.68/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a completely opaque yellow with a white head.

The smell is sweet, cloves and pepper.

The taste is much the same as the smell, light with cloves and other spices.

The mouthfeel is light and refreshing.

This would be a nice hot weather session able beer, light but tasty.

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.27/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A: Poured from a keg into a clear pint glass. Very cloudy, light yellowish/gold color with a good sized foamy white head.

S - Somewhat sweet earthy/bready smell. Bananas too?

T - It had that Sierra Nevada taste you expect from their beers, but it just didn't work for me in a Hefeweizen.

M - The beer looks unfiltered and fairly pale, so I expected it to be a little heavy. The cloudy beer proved to be lighter in my mouth than expected though.

O - A very interesting Hefeweizen. If you had not told me Sierra Nevada made this one I would of guessed it from the distinct flavor. Unfortunately I am not a fan of banana flavors, so this beer just wasn't for me. It is worth trying though.

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3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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Sierra Nevada Kellerweis Hefeweizen from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
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