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Franconia Wheat - Franconia Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

89 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 89
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 14.21%
Wants: 2
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Franconia Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ttu94 on 05-16-2008)
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Reviews by MattSweatshirt:
Photo of MattSweatshirt
3.95/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On draft into a pint glass.

A finger white head sits atop a cloudy body of golden goodness. A little bit of lacing is left throughout the glass.

I don't pick up much in the nose but there is some wheat and banana.

This is a great tasting hefe. Loads and loads of banana pop out.

Has a wonderful creamy mouthfeel.

Yummy in my tummy.

More User Reviews:
Photo of Mora2000
4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the Holy Grail Pub. Served as Franconia Hefeweizen.

The beer pours a hazy yellow color with a decent-sized white head. The aroma is full of wheat with some banana and spicy clove notes. The flavor is very creamy and is full of banana flavor. There is a little bit of clove in the flavor, but it hides behind the banana and wheat. Creamy, medium mouthfeel and low carbonation. A very nice Texas-brewed hefeweizen.

Photo of valkyre65
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Photo of Jackp_43
3/5  rDev -19.6%

Photo of Beertracker
4/5  rDev +7.2%

Photo of Canoman
3/5  rDev -19.6%

Photo of JeffreyJDavis
3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Photo of rwb11
4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

Photo of Westyn
3/5  rDev -19.6%

Photo of gtermi
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of thekanna
4.3/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Had this on-tap at Texan Station restaurant inside the Gaylord Texan Resort, Grapevine, TX.

A: Beautiful golden hue that turned slightly amber under certain light. About a finger of white, foamy head.

S: Gorgeous lemon zest (fresh, not like from a cleaning product). Lemons, lemons, and more lemons, mixed with some yeast and and overall floral undertone.

T: Strong, radiant lemon flavor which gives it an upbeat, effervescent taste. Yeast stays in the background just to provide some backing.

M: Actively carbonated; tingles the tongue.

D: I could sip this all day. Too bad Franconia isn't around where I live (Maryland).

Photo of czillmer
4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

Photo of mcdsports
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of WritersBlock
4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

Photo of Shafaegalo
3.36/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of NWFLyer
3.85/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served on tap at Il Cane Rosso in the Deep Ellum district of Dallas.
Appearance: straw colored, translucent, possessing a moderate head with medium lacing.
Nose: light notes of coriander and citrus and a distinct 'witbier' aroma.
Flavor: slightly grassy and somewhat tart with citrus and coriander once again.
Mouth-feel: pleasant, but not exceptional.
Drinkability: excellent.

Overall this is a very enjoyable brew, and is very true to the European wheat beer style. My sole lament is that this beer is currently only available in Texas and Oklahoma. I will have to return.

Photo of Swalden28
4.45/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the brewery. Pours a great looking cloudy yellow with frothy white head. Aroma of banana and citrus fill the glass. Flavor of wheat with wonderful notes of banana and citrus. Mouth feel has a light, soft body with medium-high carbonation. Overall, a very satisfying beer!

Photo of Trish
3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

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3.84/5  rDev +2.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Photo of JMad
3.48/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

It pours a pale, murky yellow color with a thick, fluffy white head. The aroma kind of off for a wheat beer but not bad, i picked up the typical wheat, banana, grass and lemon but it seemed kind of weak. Tastes kind of sour buth with lemon and grass and a hint of banana. Feels thinner than it should with not enough carbonation. Not bad, but could be better.

Photo of BryantForestry
4/5  rDev +7.2%

Photo of roblowther
4.08/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I'm not sure these guys even have a bottling line?

It shows up cloudy pale gold w/ a hint of lace & head. It smells of lemon, sugar, and oranges. The taste is sweet wheat malt, very balanced, and very refreshing. In a word...NICE! The mouthfeel is soft, with slight carbonation. The drinkability is very good, very refreshing, and balanced. Very nice outing for a new brewery.

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Franconia Wheat from Franconia Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 89 ratings.