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Wasatch Hefe-Weizen - Utah Brewers Cooperative

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Wasatch Hefe-WeizenWasatch Hefe-Weizen

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BA SCORE
79
okay

21 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 21
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 14.63%
Wants: 3
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Utah Brewers Cooperative visit their website


Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 10-11-2001)
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Photo of jwc215
3.93/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Had on-tap at Wasatch bar in Utah airport.

Pours clouded yellow with a thin white head. Some lacing sticks.

The smell is of plenty of banana - almost like a frozen banana shake - some wheat tang and a hint of clove in back.

The taste is of bananas - like a banana cream-sickle (sp?) Some clove and wheat tang there, too. It has a crisp, refreshing finish.

Light-bodied, a bit thin, but fairly creamy.

Not really on-par with traditional Bavarian classics, but as a banana-ey American Hefe Weizen it sure holds its own. Very drinkable and refreshing.

jwc215, Jul 16, 2008
Photo of jdhilt
2.75/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On tap at Red Lobster St. George, Ut. Pours a two finger white head that fades slowly to a thin ring leaving a good lace. Light almost cloudy pale amber color. Very light carbonation and light bodied. Faint wheat nose. Starts sweet/sour flavor, missing yeast flavor, lemon finish. Served waaaay too cold, better warmer, $4.50 for a 18oz glass.

jdhilt, Jun 29, 2006
Photo of WoodBrew
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

WoodBrew, Jul 25, 2014
Photo of alexgash
3.45/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pours a slightly hazy yellow with a large marshmallowy-white head. Smells of yeast, cloves, citrus. Taste: wheat malt up front with yeast and faint fruitiness. Not too complex. Finish is dry, slightly bitter and banana-y. Nice crisp beer for the price and probably the best wheat beer brewed in Utah.

alexgash, Jul 15, 2003
Photo of Whiskeydeez
3/5  rDev -10.4%

Whiskeydeez, Jun 23, 2014
Photo of crobinso
3/5  rDev -10.4%

crobinso, Jun 18, 2012
Photo of beerguy101
3.1/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Light gold color, slightly hazy, large white foamy head. Aroma is grassy, grainy and sweet. A light bodied hefe-weizen. Mild malts and hops. Slight citrus flavor. Smooth taste. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.

beerguy101, Oct 02, 2003
Photo of Todd
3.25/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Presentation: 12oz brown twist-off top bottle. No freshness date.

Appearance: A very cloudy (unfiltered), pale, straw yellow beer with a healthy pure white creamy foam head.

Smell: Light banana, clove, musty spice, yeast and grain.

Taste: Light to medium bodied with a smooth & very creamy mouthfeel. Malt sweetness is light, but present with mild toasted, sweet banana flavours. Bitterness is refreshing & lemony. It peaks, bites then tappers off. Some spice interrupts and mingles, then a musty yeasty grain flavour/feel follows and lingers straight into the slightly dry, grain tannin finish.

Notes: A bit thin, but still enjoyable. A nice Hefewiezen that would make a great session beer. Easy drinking.

Todd, Oct 11, 2001
Photo of TX-Badger
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

TX-Badger, Jun 07, 2014
Photo of yemenmocha
3.83/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Very light in color for a hefe-weizen, with gorgeous wisps of yeast from the bottom. Extremely appetizing appearance.

This Hefe-weizen is more similar to the lighter bodied imports such as Ayinger. In fact, it might be comparable to a nice Belgian Wit.

Very assertive in fruitiness, though very light bodied. Not much clove but the bananna is in full force. The best Hefe-weizen in Salt Lake City area.

yemenmocha, Oct 03, 2002
Photo of phishbone23
2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

phishbone23, Jan 25, 2013
Photo of beernut7
4/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer has a nice estery banana aroma and hazy yellow color. This beer has nice mellow ester flavor and lighter medium body. The smooth mouth-feel and sharp hop bite make for a well-rounded flavorful summer offering.

beernut7, Aug 26, 2002
Photo of ortie
3.25/5  rDev -3%

ortie, Jul 20, 2013
Photo of ssjkyle
4/5  rDev +19.4%

ssjkyle, Jul 14, 2012
Photo of Satan70
2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

Satan70, Jul 10, 2014
Photo of skeetermoses
3.58/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I enjoyed this beer as well, had it waiting for a plane as well, Overall this one and the evolution made me want to try the other beers they offer, I can tell that they actually put time and effort into the brewing process. Not my favorites mind you but if they offered them in Oklahoma I would probably buy them on a regular basis.

skeetermoses, Dec 30, 2007
Photo of paulginva
3.93/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

APPEARANCE: This beer, poured from a tap into a weizen glass, produced a white foamy 3/4" head that dissipated quickly leaving thin head lacing. Carbonation was moderate in a cloudy yellow body. Looks kind of enticing.

AROMA: A light aroma of wheat along with a peppy hit of citrus hops, moderate banana, very light cloves and a bit of spice. Definitely a pleasing whiff.

TASTE: Somewhat the same as the smell -- light wheat and citrus, moderate banana, light spices with a hint of cloves. The bitterness from the citrus hops is satisfying. It hits you up front, then gives way to the wheat taste at the end.

MOUTHFEEL: This beer has a medium body with a smooth texture, soft carbonation and thin body lacing that dissipates quickly. The initial flavor is lightly bitter with a pronounced sweetness at the finish that lasted for a moderate length of time.

DRINKABILITY: Easy to drink and repeatable, this is a decent session beer -- perfect for a summer day. It's not equivalent to the great European hefeweizens but is a good example of the banana-rich taste of American versions of the style. It offers a good price-value ratio and I'd be happy to buy it again and serve it to friends.

paulginva, Mar 08, 2012
Photo of runfoodrun
3/5  rDev -10.4%

runfoodrun, Jan 27, 2013
Photo of im4beer
3/5  rDev -10.4%

im4beer, May 26, 2012
Photo of thiskid
2.5/5  rDev -25.4%

thiskid, Aug 25, 2012
Photo of zazzys
4.25/5  rDev +26.9%

zazzys, Jul 18, 2014
Wasatch Hefe-Weizen from Utah Brewers Cooperative
79 out of 100 based on 21 ratings.