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Franconia Wheat - Franconia Brewing Company

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85
very good

70 Ratings
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Ratings: 70
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 12.77%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | 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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kjkinsey

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

11-21-2013 14:26:43 | More by kjkinsey
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Texasfan549

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

11-20-2013 22:40:11 | More by Texasfan549
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Mora2000

Texas

4/5  rDev +6.4%
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.

Serving type: on-tap

07-23-2011 01:21:21 | More by Mora2000
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cdwil

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

09-14-2013 23:55:13 | More by cdwil
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gtermi

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

08-03-2013 05:11:39 | More by gtermi
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allengarvin

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

At the Addison Flying Saucer. It features a modest head with a nice cloudy gold color. The aroma is modest, with some light fruity scent The body is soft and creamy, with vanilla fruitiness... could use more phenols for a good balance. Reminds me quite a bit of Flying Dog's wheat beer. Not bad, but not quite what I look for in a hefe.

Serving type: on-tap

07-20-2008 02:51:10 | More by allengarvin
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TX-Badger

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -33.5%

05-28-2014 23:51:44 | More by TX-Badger
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Jame515

Texas

4/5  rDev +6.4%

09-27-2013 19:00:30 | More by Jame515
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bmwats

Louisiana

3.69/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a weizen.

A: Hazy, dark golden hue. Pours a 1 finger, bubbly white head, which quickly dissipates. Lots of rising effervescence, and small pockets of carbonation cling to the sides of the glass. Slight lacing.

S: Yeast, a little lemon citrus, coriander, and... walnut?

T: A little yeast, very wheaty. Also, a very noticeable honey-ish sweetness... not strong, but distinct. A little savory spice for balance.

M: Starchy feel. Light, but thick. Wheat and sweet in the front, bready in the finish.

D: Session, but worth savoring.

Atmosphere is pretty good. Fair head, lots of carbonation, and some slight lacing. Nose is sourdough bread with lemon, spice, and nut components. Very wheaty with some distinct honey sweetness and spice. Thick and starchy. Overall, this is a really nice quaff.

Serving type: bottle

08-29-2013 02:27:40 | More by bmwats
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greenspointexas

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

12-14-2013 20:38:33 | More by greenspointexas
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Danobold

Texas

4/5  rDev +6.4%

02-26-2012 23:21:38 | More by Danobold
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phishbone23

New York

2.5/5  rDev -33.5%

01-23-2013 18:06:38 | More by phishbone23
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kew

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

09-15-2013 21:34:52 | More by kew
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Beertracker

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +6.4%

11-22-2011 06:12:19 | More by Beertracker
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JohnParadee

Delaware

3/5  rDev -20.2%

05-14-2014 11:22:14 | More by JohnParadee
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mikeg67

New Jersey

2.68/5  rDev -28.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

On tap at Garland, TX. Pours hazy-golden with long lasting, fluffy, tall, white head. Aroma is of what malt, yeast and banana. Body is medium and crisp. Taste is of yeast, wheat malt, spices and strange fruit. Finish is long with strange aftertaste. I would not buy this brew again.

Serving type: on-tap

06-30-2013 01:51:19 | More by mikeg67
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valkyre65

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

03-23-2014 18:56:41 | More by valkyre65
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MattSweatshirt

Texas

3.95/5  rDev +5.1%
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.

Serving type: on-tap

11-16-2011 02:26:46 | More by MattSweatshirt
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deadliest

Texas

4.33/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at brewery tour

A: Murky honey color, pillowy eggshell head that hangs around for a while.
S: Banana and bready malt.
T: Banana, cloves and wheat bread.
M: Smooth and clean feel.
D: Would make a great hot weather beer, but I'll still drink them now anyway.

Serving type: on-tap

02-06-2011 22:37:54 | More by deadliest
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WritersBlock

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

03-31-2012 23:48:44 | More by WritersBlock
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mkennedy119

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

09-27-2012 03:06:58 | More by mkennedy119
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StArnoldFan

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

11-30-2013 03:46:30 | More by StArnoldFan
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hopfacebrew

Colorado

4.1/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Repost of review from hacked account "jmkratt" :(

look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

My buddy got a keg for his wedding. Never heard of this beer but apparently it's only available in Texas?

A - The beer was poured from tap to a weizen. The beer pours a dark yellow golden haze. 1 finger white foamy head. Good retention and lacing throughout.

S - A nice citrus/lemon!!! The lemon character is easily the strongest aspect of the nose and unlike any other hefeweizen I've had. Hints of the Hefeweizen yeast and malty sweetness as well. No alcohol detected.

T - Just like the nose the fruity aspect of the beer is most prevalent and dominates, but in a pleasing way. The malty sweetness and yeast take a back seat though fairly well balanced beer. Mild bitterness. Finishes crisp and clean with a lingering lemon flavor.

M - Well carbonated and light bodied.

O - Nice surprise! Sure helps with the triple digit heat, I could drink this all day long. Very good.

Serving type: on-tap

Reviewed on: 06-30-2011 20:58:37

Serving type: on-tap

01-16-2012 19:35:03 | More by hopfacebrew
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BJasny

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +26.3%

12-29-2012 21:30:14 | More by BJasny
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zbooks

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

12-16-2013 20:10:40 | More by zbooks
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Franconia Wheat from Franconia Brewing Company
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