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Sierra Nevada Kellerweis Hefeweizen - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

3,287 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 3,287
Reviews: 1,218
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 12.1%
Wants: 178
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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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

timontheroad, Jun 23, 2013
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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
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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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TallSaint, 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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outsider, Jun 14, 2013
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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
Sierra Nevada Kellerweis Hefeweizen from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 3,287 ratings.