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Lake Placid Hefeweizen - Lake Placid Craft Brewing Company

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Lake Placid HefeweizenLake Placid Hefeweizen

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83
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56 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 56
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 16.85%
Wants: 3
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lake Placid Craft Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kaszeta on 07-28-2003)
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

08-16-2012 23:09:43 | More by nitter
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PatrickFromJersey


3.44/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Served in hefe glass at 45 degrees F.
And from the bottle at 40 degrees F. (My preference)

Appearance - Golden yellow, straw color. Wheaty and cloudy, but looks boring and flat. Okay head when poured, but falls apart quickly.

Smell - Malts: roasty, toasty, biscuity. Hops: herbal, spicy, very citrusy.

Taste - Missing the banana flavor I want in a hefeweizen. This one is more citrusy, and quite sour, which is a decent trade-off. Wheat flavor is overpowered, but there.

Mouthfeel - Passes smoothly onto the palate. Light carbonation is nice, and draws the citrus notes together. Refreshing and biting.

Overall - I've had better hefeweizen, without a doubt. This one's not too bad, but it's also a little tired and boring.

Serving type: bottle

01-24-2013 20:52:01 | More by PatrickFromJersey
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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

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New York

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

10-08-2012 15:20:07 | More by cbord459
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DirtyPenny

Massachusetts

3.45/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a Maredsous goblet. Because, hey, why the hell not?

A: Man, there ain't no polite way to say something looks like urine. And not even a regular day's pee, but really dark like when you're hungover and dehydrated. I'd usually expect something a little lighter from a hefe. Even the head was more off-white than white.

S: Spicy cloves and a bit of hay. Lacking in bannannerness.

T: Yep, 'nanner notes take a backseat to relatively heavy clove spice and mild wheat background.

M: Creamy. Bubbly. Etc.

O: Nice. Leave it in the bottle and enjoy.

Serving type: bottle

10-04-2012 02:02:10 | More by DirtyPenny
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Maine

3/5  rDev -18.5%

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Virginia

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New Jersey

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scootny

New York

3.98/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Cloudy with an off white head. Not the best glass for this but still some lace to go with the decent size head. Dusky golden color with some carbonation evident. Smell has a nice amount of banana and wheat malt. A hint of clove and cinnamon. Taste is consistent with a good quality german Hefe. Crisp wheat malt and an load of yeasty fruitiness. Banana and clove flow into a mild but gently firm bitterness. Finish is dry and grainy with an slight metallic bitterness. The dryness gives this one an advantage in the thirst quenching department. Feel is crisp and effervescent with a good balance of lightness in the medium weight. This is a really good overall brew and one of the better domestic hefes.

Serving type: bottle

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Pennsylvania

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Massachusetts

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dugly2ugly

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from bottle into weizen glass

Appearance – Pours a hazy orange color with a huge white head. The head faded relatively fast at first, but then formed a very persistent one finger foam. This thick foam lasted for some time but eventually did fade to give a moderate amount of lacing.

Smell – Aromas of pepper, yeast and lemon are the heaviest. Mixed with these are aromas of wheat as well as a light banana smell.

Taste – The taste begins big of wheat and yeast. These flavors are soon meet with a lemon and sweet orange citrus flavor which overall sweeten the flavor. These flavors carry the taste to it’s middle, where they are then met with some yeast and pepper flavors. These flavors intensify and take the taste to the end.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the medium side with a carbonation level that is rather average.

Overall – A pretty tasty hefeweizen. It has nice sweetness that melds well with the yeasty, wheaty, and citrus flavors.

Serving type: bottle

08-04-2012 01:15:16 | More by Darkmagus82
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WaterCzar

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -38.9%

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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

3.6/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle from Bessette's Canton NY for 8.99$/6pack

Appearance – Hazy amber colour with an average size fizzy off-white coloured head. There is a high amount of carbonation and there is some faint lacing. The head lasted for around 3-4 minutes before it was gone.

Smell - Grains/wheat, banana, light citrus, clove

Taste & Mouth - The beer has an average amount of carbonation. I can taste grains/bread mixed with lemons/oranges and some bananas. There is also a bit of a honey sweetness and some corn and a clove spiciness. It ends with a slightly bittersweet aftertaste.

Overall – Good not great.. It seems to be lacking a bit of a fruity punch. It's more on the bready/grainy side of things which leaves it a little boring. Still very drinkable and above average.

Serving type: bottle

08-03-2012 23:44:49 | More by spinrsx
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New York

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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tobelerone

Connecticut

3.83/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A fairly traditional take on a classic hefeweizen and a pretty good one at that. Looks the part, nicely cloudy, slightly dark amber, two fingers of white foamy head. Retention is decent, lacing is patchy and small. Aroma of wheat, banana, spices, light lemony citrus.

Flavor follows the nose as expected; the yeasty notes of banana and clove and the like are all there but are somewhat subdued. Again there is a light but persistent lemon note and modestly sweet malt and wheat flavors.

Medium-light bodied with crisp carbonation. Not bad, but not perhaps as clean and dry as the best of the style. Still, a pretty decent hefeweizen nonetheless.

Edit: not knocking any points off of this one but these guys have to be careful about serving old kegs or the dregs of the kegs. Held a party at the brewery and about half the way through this beer became pretty awful, taking on a soupy appearance with tons of floaties and minimal carbonation. Pretty much undrinkable. That's not something that should ever occur, obviously, particularly if they're interested in being taken seriously as a brewpub. Yuck.

Serving type: on-tap

07-13-2012 04:18:04 | More by tobelerone
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elmofnortner

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -72.8%

07-12-2012 00:45:55 | More by elmofnortner
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Lake Placid Hefeweizen from Lake Placid Craft Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 56 ratings.