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El Hefe Speaks - DC Brau Brewing Co.

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162 Ratings
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Ratings: 162
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 12.74%
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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4/5  rDev +10.8%

wrightst, Jun 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

Aubs723, Jun 16, 2014
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3.61/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured a hazy light straw color with a creamy-ish white head. Head has moderate retention and some nice lacing. The aroma is spot-on with nice esters and fruit. The taste is a little washed out, like it had some water added after it was brewed. The flavors are there, they're just muted. The body is thin, as well. It's not bad and definitely an easy drinker.

delta490, Jun 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Iamjeff6, Jun 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

rkeithan, Jun 09, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

Kyrojack, Jun 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

The_Craft_Deviant_Rob, Jun 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

Chaney, Jun 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

petermethot, Jun 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

Sludgeman, May 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

KevMo84, May 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

larryi86, May 22, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

BrownAleMale, May 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

stephenjmoore, May 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

tclipse, Apr 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

oriolesfan4, Apr 26, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

Geech, Apr 26, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

michaelfcasey, Apr 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

atrocity, Apr 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

devilfluff, Apr 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

jelllo, Mar 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

BBB, Feb 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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.

MadCat, Feb 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

BH712, Jan 29, 2014
El Hefe Speaks from DC Brau Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 162 ratings.