Wodan Weizen - Harriet Brewing
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4.43/5 rDev +11.3%
A-Poured out of growler into pint glass gives a generous 2 fingers of head. Appearance is the typical ruddy yellow of a hefeweizen. Foam rings the glass and hangs on for the ride.
S-Yeasty banana like esters are present. Notes of clove inviting that first gulp.
T-Tastes like a Hefe, lots of yeasty goodness. Bananas and clove jump out with the wheat with just a hint of spicy hops at end, cleans up very nicely.
M-The mouthfeel is where this beer really shines for me. Heavier mouthfeel than most hefes, but yet doesn't keep you from wanting another drink. This beer is down right creamy. Has a nice malt backbone.
D-I could drink this one all night.
O-This beer matches up favorably with any hefe out there. Hope they keep making this one. Together with their dubbel and Belgian strong, Harriet has put together some outstanding beers. Great time to be a beer lover in Minnesota!
08-31-2011 01:20:49 | More by deebo
3.96/5 rDev -0.5%
On tap at the Harriet Brewing tap room.
Appearance: Cloudy deep golden color with a nice creamy white foam head that lasts a good long time. Leaves nice lacing behind throughout.
Smell: Sweet yeast and wheat arome with hints of banana and bubble gum. Just like a good Hefe should smell.
Taste: Sweet and refereshing, with flavors of banana, clove, wheat and light roasted malts. In a word: Delicious!
Mouthfeel: Creamy and slippery on the tongue with low-to-medium carbonation.
Overall: I love a good Hefeweizen and I spent a couple years in Germany drinking many different brands of Hefe's...this one stands right there alongside them, and that is high praise. I have taken home several growlers of this from Harriet over the years.
05-23-2014 21:16:38 | More by ChopperSmith
4.58/5 rDev +15.1%
Growler from the brewer, 6/18/11.
Pleasing golden hue with foamy head, looks nice. Aromatic complexity for the style,lemony, banana,as well as multifruit notes, orange, cherry. The crisp light fine carbonation is great. There is so muh fritiness yet not sweet at all, crisply acid, tart and tangy. Hints of clove, and all the fruits above represented. The key is the balance that is struck perfectly, there is banana but not nearly overwhelming or dominant. The slight tangy wheaty sourness and the fruity notes are done so well, they nailed this style. One of the best non-German HW I have had.
06-20-2011 00:50:43 | More by kenito799
4.22/5 rDev +6%
Picked up at the brewery. Cloudy mustard color with a massive head that hung on for a long time. Heavy lacing is left on the glass.
Heavy banana aromas. The wheat is also well received but not picking up any spice.
Banana sweetness upfront. The malt adds some breadiness. Just a faint hint of lemon. Just a little bit one dimensional but it hits the right area.
One fabulous mouthfeel. Almost seems bock strength. Chewy and full. Great velvety smooth texture.
One of the best American Hefes that I have had. If we could of just got some clove in the aroma and flavor this would be one of the best I have ever had.
07-02-2011 19:29:13 | More by morimech
3.93/5 rDev -1.3%
Poured on-tap into shaker pint glass.
A: Pours a hazed dark golden yellow with faint white head that quickly dissipates.
S: Wonderfully full banana and clove aroma. Spot on!
T: Banana, clove, and soft wheat. Unfortunately a bit weaker than the aroma promised.
M: Very soft, smooth, and creamy. Light-medium body.
D: A solid, but not outstanding example of style. Started out very nice, but couldn't keep it going. Still a nicely refreshing summer offerring.
08-04-2014 23:12:28 | More by mwilbur
4.22/5 rDev +6%
had on tap @ busters
A- a cloudy sunshine yellow with a white fresh head that recedes to a very fresh ring
S- was bananas first ,with citrus and lemongrass,a touch of clove and spice
T- was fresh bananas with a nice lemondrop and citrus hop flavor followed by nice baked bread malts
M- was chewy and full flavored and delicious with the above mentioned flavors
O- a very good hefe,very fresh,chewy with fruit and easy drinking..top notch
05-28-2011 23:46:07 | More by gatornation
4.95/5 rDev +24.4%
This beer pours a cloudy pale orange color. The head is two inches in height, and recedes quickly into a small cap of lacing. The aroma is of banana, cloves, and a hint of lemon. The taste is full of cloves and over-ripe banana. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with moderate carbonation, and a very chewy texture. I don't recall even drinking an American brewed hefe that is as chewy as this one. Overall, this is a very traditional Bavarian style wheat beer, and I am completely in love with it. I hope this one stays around a while as I can see myself drinking a lot of it this summer.
05-14-2011 22:09:25 | More by KarlHungus
3.95/5 rDev -0.8%
On tap at Acadia.
Poured with minimal head. Has a thick heavy almost syrupy appearance and heavy almost cloudy appearance with golden yellow color.
Aroma is fairly heavy on banana and some clove . Enjoyable enough.
Good wheat flavor with more subdued banana/clove with an additional mild spice like flavor.
Rather heavy feel. Nicely carbonated.
Drinks nicely and overall enjoyable beer.
10-06-2011 01:51:29 | More by garymuchow
4.25/5 rDev +6.8%
On-tap at the Birchwood Cafe in Minneapolis.
Pours a golden straw color, a really rich yellow, the color of summer wheat, and hazy. Brought to me with a small head which lasted a little while but left very little lacing. Nice carbonation visible in the glass.
Smell is of ripe wheat, some banana, some yeast. Light on the spice. Quite rich, and sweet, with a pleasant sweet graininess. Nice and fruity, with a lot going on.
Taste - really well put together. Light spice, banana, wheat. No bitterness. Once again, it could use a bit more spice. A nice low-level sweetness that is present throughout. Finish just fades away, not really drying, but something about it is very refreshing. Definitely on the sweet side for a hefe, but very tasty.
Mouthfeel is excellent. Good medium body, silky smooth, with perfect medium-high carbonation.
A fairly sweet hefeweizen, really tasty and refreshing. I like it, and will definitely drink it again. This is my first beer from Harriet, even though they're right down the street from me, and I'm planning on hitting them up for a growler soon!
08-08-2011 04:09:16 | More by zeledonia
4.4/5 rDev +10.6%
Appearance: Arrives with a hazy goldenstraw color; the modest head leaves a few strands behind
Smell: Banana pudding with a hint of clove
Taste: Banana, vanilla and wheat bread, up front, with hints of lemon and clove developing by mid-palate; agree the swallow, the banana pudding elements dominate the finish
Mouthfeel: A very creamy body, with medium heft and a bit of zesty carbonation
Overall: A fantastic domestic hefe with an amazing mouthfeel; love the hint of vanilla that produces a banana pudding effect
06-20-2012 00:18:13 | More by brentk56
Wodan Weizen from Harriet Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 43 ratings.