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Hefeweizen - Occidental Brewing Co.

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Reviews: 6
Hads: 27
Avg: 3.98
pDev: 18.84%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Occidental Brewing Co.
Oregon, United States | website

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen | 4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: ThisMoonlife on 10-11-2013

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Reviews: 6 | Hads: 27
Reviews by anteater:
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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Photo of BeerAdvocate
3.8/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Yeasty, Sweet, Clove, Banana

Cloudy, dark peach with a thin, short-lived head. Yeasty nose with clove and banana skins. Smooth, creamy, with a firm body and prickly carbonation. Bit of citric upfront, smoothing out to a malty sweet profile, wheaty edge, caramel undertones, overripe apple, wrapped in more clove and banana with a grassy bite. Chalky finish. Although it’s lacking in appearance and a bit on the sweet side, it’s a solid example of the style.

STYLE: Hefeweizen | ABV: 4.7% | AVAILABILITY: Year-round

Review from BeerAdvocate magazine issue #95 (DEC 2014)

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Photo of highTempo
4.19/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I had this at the brewery on tap.

Poured with a 1/2" ivory head. Fairly active.

Opaque and hazy with darker color than most hefes I've tried. Though predominantly pale yellow like most hefes, it leans to the orange side in terms of color.

The smell is great with a fairly pungent hop for the style. Seems like hay and light citrus to me. There's a great wheat-y under-tone at the finish.

This is one of my favorite hefes that I've tried. I wish they sold it bottled instead of just canned.

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Photo of Cynic-ale
3.83/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.02/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.88/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Reidrover
3.77/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pint glass poured from a growler from Growl Movement in S.Salem. $10 a growler. Pours a hazy ,bright yellow with a nice sized thick creamy white head. Nice fresh banana,spice and bread aromas. Taste similar to aroma with a bit of summer fruit thrown in. Kinda comes up short in the palate..starts of fine but gets a wee bit watery by the end. But overall for a 80-90 degree day its fine stuff

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3.94/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Great color but my 16oz can felt a little low on head. Smells of tropical fruit. Primarily pineapple. Tastes more of pineapple but with a more tang like passion fruit. The fruit taste fades with a mild slightly dry leafy hop flavor and a whole lot of yeasty funk. Slight bit heavy on the yeastiness but I love the tropical fruitiness. The beer is well balanced, mellow and easy drinking. Excellent hefe, but doesn't beat weihenstephaner.

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Photo of vkv822
3.69/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Hazy golden yellow with a billowy white, foamy head.

Light banana and phenolic yeast notes subtle yet tasty and easy drinking.

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4.02/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of kamikazeokami
3.31/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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5/5  rDev +25.6%

Photo of Donkster46
4.03/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Hoptometrist
4.2/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served from a growler into a weizen glass.

A- Poured a hazy bright golden color with big fluffy bright white head that left some splashy lace.

S- Tangy banana and clove, slightly citrusy, and traditional.

T- Big tangy banana notes, big bright and sparkling citrusy notes, and quite a bit of clove and spice character.

M- Pretty smooth, fizzy and sparkling carbonation, light bodied, very refreshing, and not dry.

O- This is a really nice refreshing, tangy, juicy, and citrusy hefeweizen, which are all some of my favorite qualities in the style.

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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

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4.02/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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3.58/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Hefeweizen from Occidental Brewing Co.
- out of 100 based on 6 ratings.