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Banana Hammock Summer Hefeweizen - Parallel 49 Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

20 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 20
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 8.74%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Parallel 49 Brewing Company visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: souvenirs on 06-30-2013)
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souvenirs

British Columbia (Canada)

3.89/5  rDev +6.3%

650ml bottle bought at the brewery and poured into a weizen glass.

Appearance: cloudy golden colour, like honey or caramel. An inch or so of head which gradually dissipated to a few millimetres.
Smell: Interesting. I definitely pick up the banana, but it's more like banana cream pie than just plain bananas. Yeasty, some sourness.
Taste: banana, banana, banana. Not at all bitter (label says 8 IBU). A bit sweet.
F: medium-bodied. Some heat in the finish.

This is pretty good! It's definitely something different for me, and I'm not sure I'd drink it often, but I like it.

06-30-2013 04:41:33 | More by souvenirs
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LampertLand

British Columbia (Canada)

3.73/5  rDev +1.9%

Parallel 49 'Banana Hammock Summer Hefeweizen' @ 6.0% , served from a 650 ml bottle purchased for $6.40

A-pour is a hazy gold from bottle to glass with a small white head leaving a minimal lace ring along the weizen glass

S-banana

T-sweet start , bitter finish

MF-big/good carbonation , medium body , mellow on the palate

Ov-ok beer , interesting take on a German summer beer , should give HS 'King Heffy' some friendly rivalry as BC favourite Hefe

prost LampertLand

08-17-2013 18:06:09 | More by LampertLand
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goalie35

Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

07-26-2014 00:06:08 | More by goalie35
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Derek

British Columbia (Canada)

3/5  rDev -18%

07-27-2014 22:50:48 | More by Derek
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smekermann

British Columbia (Canada)

4.05/5  rDev +10.7%

This is a really nice hefeweizen from Parallel 49. It pours a satisfyingly cloudy amber and tastes of ripe banana up front and ends on a slightly more sour, yeasty note. Fairly medium-thick, chewy body. Despite the abundant banana flavors, it doesn't feel overly sweet - it's really nicely balanced, in my opinion. Carbonation is also pretty smooth, not overly aggressive, which makes for some really easy drinking.

The only thing I would've changed about this is the name: Banana Hammock. First of all, that just makes everyone think this will be some banana-infused beer (actually, P49 has had to release a public service announcement on their Facebook to tell people that this beer does not actually contain any fruit). It's also not a very inspired name, I dunno. In any case, if you can get over the name, you'll find a really great summer beer and probably one of the best hefeweizens you'll have had in BC.

07-11-2013 01:59:49 | More by smekermann
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jruddel

New York

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

06-16-2014 19:20:52 | More by jruddel
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Erik-P

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +9.3%

05-24-2014 06:06:16 | More by Erik-P
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jrempel

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

06-22-2014 22:06:21 | More by jrempel
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Jlefa

British Columbia (Canada)

3/5  rDev -18%

07-20-2014 00:42:04 | More by Jlefa
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Thepleasantimbiber

California

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

07-03-2014 15:25:43 | More by Thepleasantimbiber
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canucklehead

British Columbia (Canada)

4.03/5  rDev +10.1%

Yup, a 70s themed Hefe with a comedy label but it delivers. The taste is big and bold with all the banana and clove notes upfront and ready to party. Like Hale's El Yefe this is a fun beer that is Hefe pushed to the max. Not overly ABV like King Hefe but still a huge Hefe that I will go to many times this summer.

07-17-2013 02:47:12 | More by canucklehead
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mlklein27

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

08-18-2014 16:08:51 | More by mlklein27
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ZachT

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +9.3%

08-27-2013 02:42:48 | More by ZachT
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EyePeeAyBryan

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

05-13-2014 15:12:41 | More by EyePeeAyBryan
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BeerLover99

Illinois

3.6/5  rDev -1.6%

08-24-2014 18:57:05 | More by BeerLover99
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Eric_Standard

British Columbia (Canada)

3.34/5  rDev -8.7%

Appearance: Pale hazy yellow with about an inch of loose white head. Not bad.

Smell: Musky fruit

Taste: Some grassy notes, a touch astringent at the front, the musky fruit shows up in the middle along with a mild sweetness, and the beer finishes dry and a bit spicy. Distinct banana notes throughout, but especially in the aftertaste. I would like a bit more wheat or yeast edge, and some more tartness, but this stuff was pretty tasty none the less.

Mouthfeel: Something about the combination of peppy carbonation and the somewhat light body and watery mouthfeel was a bit off-putting to me.

Overall: A pretty decent hefe, but it didn't blow me away. Still perfectly serviceable, and a very nice summer beer.

07-26-2014 01:45:05 | More by Eric_Standard
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JefferyYoung

British Columbia (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

09-18-2013 19:00:23 | More by JefferyYoung
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scameron

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

05-25-2014 05:46:53 | More by scameron
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schopenhauerale

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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rodrigueZflyingf0x

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +9.3%

07-18-2013 22:51:31 | More by rodrigueZflyingf0x
Banana Hammock Summer Hefeweizen from Parallel 49 Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 20 ratings.