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El Hefe Speaks - DC Brau Brewing Co.

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132 Ratings
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Ratings: 132
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 12.67%
Wants: 2
Gots: 13 | 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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Ratings: 132 | Reviews: 26 | Display Reviews Only:
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rkeithan

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

06-09-2014 22:57:48 | More by rkeithan
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Kyrojack

Indiana

3/5  rDev -17.4%

06-09-2014 12:07:30 | More by Kyrojack
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The_Craft_Deviant_Rob

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

06-08-2014 21:21:06 | More by The_Craft_Deviant_Rob
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Chaney

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +10.2%

06-03-2014 16:36:52 | More by Chaney
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petermethot

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

06-01-2014 12:15:11 | More by petermethot
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Sludgeman

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

05-27-2014 23:37:41 | More by Sludgeman
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KevMo84

California

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

05-27-2014 06:14:02 | More by KevMo84
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larryi86

Delaware

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

05-22-2014 01:40:26 | More by larryi86
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BrownAleMale

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

05-11-2014 04:19:38 | More by BrownAleMale
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stephenjmoore

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

05-03-2014 19:06:39 | More by stephenjmoore
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tclipse

Virginia

4/5  rDev +10.2%

04-28-2014 04:58:05 | More by tclipse
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

04-26-2014 21:55:53 | More by oriolesfan4
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Geech

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -17.4%

04-26-2014 18:56:48 | More by Geech
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michaelfcasey

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -17.4%

04-26-2014 17:56:58 | More by michaelfcasey
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atrocity

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

04-25-2014 18:25:59 | More by atrocity
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devilfluff

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

04-03-2014 23:07:40 | More by devilfluff
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jelllo

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

03-14-2014 04:02:42 | More by jelllo
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BBB

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

02-28-2014 20:58:08 | More by BBB
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MadCat

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Appearance: Nice golden color with decent white head, leaves some lacing

Smell: Nice noble hop and wheat aroma

Taste: Wheat, clove, spice flavors up front. Next is some hop bitterness and noble hop flavors

Mouthfeel: Light body, good carbonation

Overall: Good but not fantastic or special hefeweizen. Could get much more yeast and wheat flavors in this. Not disappointed though.

02-09-2014 23:35:38 | More by MadCat
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BH712

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

01-29-2014 14:20:11 | More by BH712
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Jonada

New Jersey

3.39/5  rDev -6.6%

12oz can with no freshness date. Served in a Dogfish Head shaped pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a golden yellow color with 2 fingers of a white soapy head. Decent retention and light spotty lacing. Body is lightly hazy with some visible fine yeast particles. Medium levels of visible carbonation

Smell: Banana taffy, wheat, big yeast character, medicinal band-aid aroma, bubble gum.

Taste: More of the same as the aroma. Banana, spicy wheat/yeast character,lemon rind and a light tartness in the finish that I'm not a huge fan of.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied and crisp. The wheat contributes some body, but overall it has a somewhat watery feel.

Overall: Not bad by any means, not impressive either. I wouldn't say avoid it, but I see no reason to seek it out.

01-26-2014 08:00:52 | More by Jonada
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Swift989

District of Columbia

2/5  rDev -44.9%

01-26-2014 06:09:49 | More by Swift989
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mcsauter82

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

12-22-2013 02:04:11 | More by mcsauter82
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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

12-21-2013 02:44:21 | More by BeerForMuscle
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

12-14-2013 20:54:34 | More by djrn2
El Hefe Speaks from DC Brau Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 132 ratings.