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Schöfferhofer Hefeweizen - Binding-Brauerei AG

Schöfferhofer HefeweizenSchöfferhofer Hefeweizen

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BA SCORE
81
good

303 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 303
Reviews: 157
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 13.97%


Brewed by:
Binding-Brauerei AG visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-12-2002)
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Reviews by Quej:
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Quej

Ontario (Canada)

3.83/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Peachy orange in colour, hazy and quite effervescent.
S - Quite fruity with tastes of bananas and oranges coming from the yeastines.
T - Yeasty at first, then rather sweet. Tastes of orange and citrus and largely banana. A quick finish, quite a nice Weizen, but a little sweet.
M - Medium body, a bit heavy for a Weizen. Lots of carbonation.
D - Quite good, very refreshing summer beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2009 13:16:08 | More by Quej
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look: 4.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I ordered this on my last trip to the Bavaria Hof Restaurant in Schaumburg, IL $5.50 for a 330 ml brown bottle with no freshness date.

This is a beautiful looking beer. Not as cloudy as most hefeweizens, this one produced a slightly hazed deep golden color with 3 full fingers of fluffy white head on top. Retention was forever. I finally gave up waiting for the head to go down and just dove in for my first sip, coming up with white foam on my nose. The lacing was good as well.

Not as much banana/clove aroma as I expected from a hefeweizen, but lots of wheat and lemon instead.

Wheat and bready malt backbone with only a hint of banana/clove flavor. The lemon/citrus that was detected in the nose is also very prominent in the taste. Low bitterness and well hidden alcohol. With all the lemon it was a bit on the tart side, but I didn't mind that at all.

Smooth, light body with medium carbonation.

While not the typical classical hefeweizen, I loved it and will seek it out in 6-packs in area liquor stores, which should have it at much lower cost than restaurant prices.

Serving type: bottle

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Schöfferhofer Hefeweizen from Binding-Brauerei AG
81 out of 100 based on 303 ratings.