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Drunk Monk Hefeweizen - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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Drunk Monk HefeweizenDrunk Monk Hefeweizen

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BA SCORE
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264 Ratings
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Ratings: 264
Reviews: 69
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 10.78%
Wants: 51
Gots: 12 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mynie on 01-01-2006)
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JasonFromLA

California

5/5  rDev +22.5%

09-21-2013 03:26:37 | More by JasonFromLA
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claaark13

Indiana

5/5  rDev +22.5%

11-14-2011 14:21:18 | More by claaark13
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jmarsh123

Indiana

5/5  rDev +22.5%

11-14-2011 12:36:01 | More by jmarsh123
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Listers

Illinois

5/5  rDev +22.5%

11-17-2011 04:45:16 | More by Listers
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jdhchi

Illinois

5/5  rDev +22.5%

11-26-2011 01:46:47 | More by jdhchi
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Thebrianeffect

Illinois

5/5  rDev +22.5%

06-15-2014 14:18:09 | More by Thebrianeffect
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robwestcott

Indiana

5/5  rDev +22.5%

11-15-2011 03:52:24 | More by robwestcott
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LHOOQ

Indiana

5/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A- incredibly cloudy, unfiltered (like everything FFF) golden Hef, minimal white head. Served in a Weisen glass.

S- deep Hefeweisen smell, cloves/banana.

T- so great, much fuller taste than the other Hefeweisens I've had. Imagine an even stronger tasting Weihenstephaner. Suprisingly smooth for an unfiltered.

M- Better than other Hefeweisens I've had as well. Most are a little watery, but this was exactly right. Full but smooth.

D- a great beer all around. Possibly the best Hef I've had. Better than on-tap Weihenstephaner, which is saying something for me.

Serving type: on-tap

11-01-2009 02:31:04 | More by LHOOQ
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denimdemon

Indiana

5/5  rDev +22.5%

12-13-2011 14:31:10 | More by denimdemon
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spycow

Illinois

5/5  rDev +22.5%

12-13-2011 23:02:43 | More by spycow
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adamk1978

Indiana

5/5  rDev +22.5%

11-18-2011 21:51:38 | More by adamk1978
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IPx

Illinois

5/5  rDev +22.5%

11-19-2011 06:34:23 | More by IPx
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srgj88

Ohio

5/5  rDev +22.5%

10-09-2013 01:28:56 | More by srgj88
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mochunk

Illinois

4.8/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

A standard but inviting looking Hefe poured from the tap into a '23oz weizen glass' at the Three Floyds brewpub.

Fruit, orange, lemon, banana, yeast, malts and even a slight hint of hops, waft into your nose.

Can't wait any longer, forget what you smelt, you are not prepared. Sweet fruits, dry yeast, smooth malt and a fruit hop finish all the while the lemony and banana notes stay all the way through. I can't get over just how much flavor this mauls your palate with. I hate to sound like a fanboy, but 3F can do no wrong. This is my most favorite Hefe I've ever had, and I absolutely adore Weihenstephaner. Sorry to make the comparison, but it's that good.

Ok, be subjective... While purists may note that it's potentionally outside the norm for the style with some of the character it has, it's all the better for it. I could drink this all day long and for the rest of my life and not miss anything else. It's a damned shame they don't bottle this. Get there and give it a go.

Serving type: on-tap

04-14-2006 23:59:53 | More by mochunk
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dagmer

Illinois

4.76/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Had a 22 oz bottle, poured in an imperial pint glass. Very cloudy with about a one inch head. Tastes like a traditional Hefe but with a giant banana taste. Refreshing and awesome. One of the best Hefe's I've ever had. 3 Floyds don't get enough credit for the more 'normal' styles they brew(calumet queen is an excellent kolsch), this is world class.

Serving type: bottle

09-15-2013 17:47:27 | More by dagmer
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coz

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

09-15-2013 21:17:13 | More by coz
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ravger

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

07-15-2013 13:57:51 | More by ravger
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

4.7/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

On tap @ the Three Floyds Brewpub (Munster, IN) on 4/24/10 during Dark Lord Day. Served in a ½ liter dimpled mug.

Pours an unfiltered golden orange, with a finger of foamy bright-white head. Super rich looking flare-up here (nearly to a full finger), which leaves thick and heavy lacing down the side of the mug. Wow, this aroma is vibrant and DEEP. Floral hops and spice. Rich ripened banana and some yeasty bubblegum. Toasted wheat and spicy clove give this some tang. It's the usual suspects for the style but the overall package here is just so fresh and robust in the nose. This was one of the best Hefe aromas that I've experienced.

The taste is mellow and rich on the palate, with toasted bread and a ton of fruit flavor (those banana and bubblegum esters are explosive), and clove notes that stretch well into the back of the profile. A tingle of firm hops runs along the back, providing some good balance here. This is just SO sweet, fruity, and delicious on the tongue overall, with plenty of dryness from the yeast and hops coming out in the finish, along with some residual sweeter tones. The mouthfeel is medium bodied, with a firm crispness to the carbonation but this is just incredibly smooth and easy on the palate. There's just a magnificent drinkibility here that starts to catch up to you after a bit alcohol wise.

This was one of thee best American-made Hefeweizens I've ever had (it's definitely up there with the Live Oak version) and is just an overall killer effort here from FFF. It's too bad that they didn't allow growler fills on this day, as one (or more!) would have definitely come home with me. Great stuff!

Serving type: on-tap

04-30-2010 16:04:05 | More by Kegatron
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brewtus

Ohio

4.7/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Bomber poured into teku glass
A- pours golden orange with a single finger white head
S- lots of bananna, some lemon, clove, I get the vanilla as well
T- starts with fruity bananna, and lots of it, some sweet spices, belgian yeast flavors, nice subtle hop presence, a little lemon, a little strawberry, some earthy straw flavors, very well balanced.
M- nice amount of carbonation, fairly light
O- this is one of my favorite styles, and this was very very good. Refreshing, fruity, slightly dry, very well balanced with a pleasant hop caricature as well. So glad I got to try this

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2013 02:44:03 | More by brewtus
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HopDerek

Pennsylvania

4.7/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance a nice light gold with a frothy white head. The smell was a nice medley of banana, clove, coriander, and a bit of wheat. The taste was also that of bananas and spices. A very smooth brew with wonderful flavor in each sip. As far as hefes go, this one is one of the best. Even though I try to limit my mass wheat intake, this beer could keep me regular easily. If only this beer was bottled and distributed.

Serving type: on-tap

12-15-2006 19:22:21 | More by HopDerek
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JamesS

Indiana

4.68/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pours a beautiful deep earthy copper with womderful head a good lacing. Deep wheat scent with a wonderful banana clove aroma and a slight pepperiness. Wonderfully deep thick wheat flavor with great banana tones and a nice spice hit at the end. Deep, thick, hearty, and satisfying.

Serving type: on-tap

02-23-2011 20:40:02 | More by JamesS
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mattboyer182

Indiana

4.65/5  rDev +14%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - thick yellow cloudy. The cloudiest hefe I've ever seen. Thick white head and amazing lacing.

S - everything you want in a hefe. Loads of fruit and citrus. Good German hop.

T - unlike any other hefe. Smoothest I've ever had. So fruity but not that bitter hop after taste you usually get.

M - medium bodied and light carbonation.

O - the best hefe I've had. Highly reccomend.

Serving type: on-tap

11-13-2011 00:55:45 | More by mattboyer182
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AgentZero

Illinois

4.6/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

A - Nice looking cloudy orange color with a white head that foamed up nicely. A lot of great lacing, particularly as it sheeted down durkng the drink. Great looking.

S - Banana, a bit of citrus, some clove, nice spice, and a wheaty, biscuity backbone.

T - Wonderful take on a hefe, one of the best I've had. Nice and wheaty, good citrus, banana, clove and spice mix. Really couldn't ask for any more, it's sweet, but not too sweet.

M - Rich carbonation on the lighter side of medium. Not syrupy or sticky that would hurt this style.

D - All day long, wonderful beer, and a great find on tap.

Serving type: on-tap

06-01-2010 03:29:08 | More by AgentZero
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mcallister

Ohio

4.55/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Gorgeous cloudy tannish brown hefe, obviously unfiltered. Highly carbonated quickly dissipating head.

An explosion of banana, vanilla pudding, clove, bubblegum, wheat germ, and yeast tease the sensories. Wonderful!!

Vanilla pudding, thick concentrated yeast flavors, very round pronounced mouthfeel. This hefe is pure banana lovers paradise. With a clove, bubblegum finish. Spectacular hefe.

Able to drink this one all night long. Could be confused for a banana milkshake if overly intoxicated or blind.

Serving type: bottle

04-29-2006 11:40:18 | More by mcallister
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NewGlarusFan

Illinois

4.54/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a 3F Teku glass

A) Golden hay color, cloudy, thick 3 finger head.

S) Banana, gum, clove, German Hefe yeast

T) Same as smell, wheat maybe unmalted wheat aftertaste. Very good

M) low carbonation, thick, and coating.

O) 3Fs did well on this German style. Very good Hefe.

Serving type: bottle

10-31-2013 13:18:50 | More by NewGlarusFan
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Drunk Monk Hefeweizen from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
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