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WAB Hefty-Weizen - Woodward Avenue Brewers

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WAB Hefty-Weizen
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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.2
pDev: 24.06%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Woodward Avenue Brewers visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-12-2003)
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Reviews by jrallen34:
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3.9/5  rDev +21.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This was the only highlight of the WAB. The beer is a hazy gold nice heavy head. The aroma is light clove, banana which is nice. Taste is very wheaty with a banana finish. Nice feel, easy to drink. The big problem here is a lemon wedge they put on the glass. It leaves some strong aromas which are too lasting. Pretty good hefe, the only beer to drink here.

jrallen34, May 30, 2010
More User Reviews:
Photo of tommy5
3/5  rDev -6.3%

tommy5, Sep 04, 2013
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1/5  rDev -68.8%

melissab318, Dec 27, 2011
Photo of soupyman10
3.8/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Got this one on-tap into weisse glass. Pours a very light opaque pale yellow, with a good amount of white head and nice lacing as the beer pours. Lots of apparent yeast floating around. Nose is a ton of bananas, a little of wheat as well. Taste is much more standard hefeweizen taste, although the bananas come through strong as well. Nicely balanced with the wheat, although not much other flavors. Feel is solid, medium bodied with nice carbonation. Overall, a good hefeweizen with a surprising nose.

soupyman10, Mar 31, 2007
Photo of SportsandJorts
3.36/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: a light yellow color. completely hazy and opaque. almost no head and no sticky lacing.

Smell: sweet, bananas, slight bubble gum and cloves.

Taste: varied notes of banana and bubblegum. sweet wheat malt and a good chunk of clove. alcohol is apparent even for the relatively low alcohol.

Mouthfeel: light and refreshing. too sweet though

Overall: a good a decent hefe. a bit too sweet but overall drinkable and pleasant. some stylistic flaws with the lack of head and alcohol stick out though

SportsandJorts, Apr 13, 2014
Photo of ahking
2.98/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

For a hefe weizen, this beer is quite clear. Not sure if they did any filtering here or used a lower quantity of wheat malt. Sweet tasting and the alcohol is evident in the flavor. Not much of a head to speak of, but laces well down the glass. Very little hop aroma, but a little hop bite in the aftertaste. Decent hefe weizen, but lacks any
"tang" that would make it a great beer.

ahking, Feb 22, 2005
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3/5  rDev -6.3%

fcdepalm, Dec 28, 2011
Photo of putnam
3.4/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

It may have been the temperature that decided the fate of this glass of beer. I left half of it in the glass when I left (but then, I really didn't need to drink any more than I had at that point either.) It was a dark, papery yellow and bronze color with minimal gas. No head. Cellar temperature.
Malty, round and creamy, it barely suggested banana and clove flavors before finishing dry. Think flat, neutral Schneider Weisse. Something was needed to lift this beer (besides the lime wedge perched on the rim of the glass.) More acidity, more gas, colder temperature, all would have helped. As it were, the effect was leaden and sluggish. A perfect beer for this romper room/polka-dot-door of an establishment.

putnam, Jun 28, 2004
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4.25/5  rDev +32.8%

sternamagrapha7x, Dec 08, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

t0rin0, Mar 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

Kerrie, Aug 27, 2012
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3/5  rDev -6.3%

szmnnl99, May 14, 2012
WAB Hefty-Weizen from Woodward Avenue Brewers
78 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.