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El Hefe Speaks - DC Brau Brewing Co.

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164 Ratings
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Ratings: 164
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 12.78%
Wants: 4
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
DC Brau Brewing Co. visit their website
District of Columbia, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
El Hefe Speaks! is a traditionally brewed German-style Hefe. It is fermented around 65°F and hopped with German Tettnang hops. 11 IBUs and 5.3% ABV make this one extremely drinkable. If you think it speaks to you as well, definitely try a glass... because it will be gone before you can say "sweater weather". “We’re tremendously excited to bring this specialty brew to the District,” said DC Brau Co-Founder and CEO, Brandon Skall, “Working with other local brewers on this project has made presenting the final product even better.” The beer was brewed at DC Brau in early August. “El Hefe Speaks” uses the Weihenstephaner yeast strain, a classic, popular German wheat beer strain used worldwide.

(Beer added by: drabmuh on 08-27-2011)
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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

Pours a mostly clear bold body with a tight frothy white head. Nice lacing and retention.

Nice hefe flavors of yeast, light banana, and citrus. A tad flat in the flavor compared to some better German offerings.

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.56/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a light golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of banana, some spices. Taste is refreshing, some spice, a bit of banana, some mild wheat, very easy drinking. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a good choice on a hot night.

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2/5  rDev -44.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

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3.51/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. can poured into a Flying Dog goblet (Please Please Me / DOB 7/3/14)

A: Hazy blonde copper color with no lacing, but a nice thick head upon pouring, which sticks around just long enough.

S: Yeasty goodness, lots of bread and cracker notes. Some nice slightly fruity esters when you pour and smell the foam.

T: The smoothness inherent in this is a key part of the flavor. It is like liquid wheat. If you like Hefeweizens then you will love this.

M: Smooth all the way through.

O: So much wheat. Got it to keep up with DC Brau. I know some people that will surely love this beer.

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El Hefe Speaks from DC Brau Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 164 ratings.