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He Ain't Heffe - Straight To Ale

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BA SCORE
80
good

25 Ratings
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Ratings: 25
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 16.39%
Wants: 3
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
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Alabama, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Reaper16 on 08-02-2012)
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2.5/5  rDev -30.6%

helios7, Tuesday at 04:03 PM
Photo of BadmouthBrews
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Out of Growler from The Filling Station in Nashville,TN (day of growler fill)

Bright golden yellow color with minimal quick dissolving head, aroma of slight bananas and wheat malt. Tastes pretty good, you can taste the banana and a little nuttiness. This is a pretty good Hefeweizen, but not a very good example of one. There are much better ones out there, but it is always good to try different breweries takes on an iconic style of brew.

BadmouthBrews, Oct 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

Nice, smooth beer with a mild surprise at the end.

Sungal, Oct 11, 2014
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3.49/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Cypress Street pub (ATL).
Hazy light amber with a decent but rather short-lived head.
Flavor features more malt and Moderate banana. Otherwise, true to style with some yeasty and spicy flavors.

chinchill, Oct 01, 2014
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4.11/5  rDev +14.2%

bmoraymond, Sep 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

zeff80, Aug 24, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

Golden32, Aug 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

sewhitehead, Jul 26, 2014
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WarEagleJeep, Jul 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

benloho, Jun 29, 2014
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DeanCHS1980, Jun 27, 2014
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Mphis, Jun 22, 2014
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Gus_13, Jun 10, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

BlackNotesIII, Jun 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

Book, Mar 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Brinks, Mar 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Justinbshelton, Jan 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Buff0910, Aug 10, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -37.5%

Abbo, Jul 12, 2013
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DocAJ, Jul 03, 2013
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HopJack, Jun 27, 2013
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docnose, Feb 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

sommersb, Aug 07, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Maegodfrey14, Aug 02, 2012
Photo of Reaper16
4.38/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

served on-tap @Alcove, Tuscaloosa, AL, into a mason jar

Pours a pretty bright yellow color. It's hazy, of course. A nice, 1.5 fingers of sterling white head. It looks like a nice hefe.

The banana esters are quite strong in the nose of this beer. Banana and, like, hazelnut. Or something. Pretty nice. The spices are toned down relative to other hefeweizens. This reminds me of a blend of Paulaner and Weihenstephaner.

the flavor bears out that blended, in-between idea. It's a fruit-forward hefeweizen, but not overdone; not at the expense of balance. Lots of banana, wheat malt, hazelnut, and some slight notes of brown sugar. The cloves-laden spice bill takes a backseat, content to balance the esters and wheat flavor instead of demand equal attention. It's very good.

The mouthfeel is pretty full for the style: creamy but the carbonation isn't too sharp. It is filling, in a satisfying way.

Overall, this is one of the best American-brewed Hefeweizens I've had the pleasure of consuming. A wonderful beer for a humid Alabama summer. Straight to Ale continues to impress.

Reaper16, Aug 02, 2012
He Ain't Heffe from Straight To Ale
80 out of 100 based on 25 ratings.