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Weißbier - Prost Brewing Company

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89
very good

57 Ratings
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Ratings: 57
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 4
pDev: 11%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Prost Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
With flavors of banana and clove this Bavarian specialty is well known within our market. Our head brewer has won a number of medals with Hefeweizen including: Silver in 2009 and 2010 and Gold in 2011 at the GABF in the Southern German Hefeweizen category. As well he won the best of show with Hefeweizen at the Colorado state fair in 2011. (ABV 4.3% 12 IBU'S)

(Beer added by: brentk56 on 08-11-2012)
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Reviews by yemenmocha:
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4.53/5  rDev +13.3%

Enjoyed at the brewery itself. Outdoor drinking was better with the natural light because it gave a rather luminous gold color that was just gorgeous to look at. Inside it was a more murky dark gold to light brownish color. Bright contrasting white head. Thick head, creamy, and meringue-like. Delight. Nose was very fresh with the traditional banana-clove alongside a few vanilla notes and yeasty/bready notes. On the palate I enjoyed what felt like a more desert-version of this beer as I got more of the vanilla with the banana-clove, soft malt flavors, and an almost dangerous drinkability from this amazing beer. Prost has hit this one out of the park.

yemenmocha, Oct 16, 2012
More User Reviews:
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4.13/5  rDev +3.3%

Serving glass: Poured from bottle into Weizen glass.

Appearance: Pale cloudy yellow. Looks orange when held away from the light. A relatively aggressive pour plus the high carbonation produces a fast forming foamy head but subsides faster than I would like without much lacing.

Smell: Strong banana, tangy wheat and some clove. Stronger than typical aroma for the style.

Taste: Great balance of banana, wheat and clove, with all three flavors firing on all cylinders. There is also a hint of floral hops. The wheat is a little sweeter than expected from the tangy aroma.

Feel: Pretty high carbonation, with a very smooth, creamy, medium body. Mostly dry finish.

Drinkability: Outstanding Hefe, very authentic. This is the second Hefe I have had recently that is almost as good as Schell's but not quite.

bsp77, Aug 09, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -18.8%

acurtis, Oct 09, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -18.8%

ste5venla, Dec 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

hiphopj5, Dec 18, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

morimech, Aug 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

drone, Dec 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

PhillyStyle, May 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

rturkaly, Aug 06, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

LotsofLupulin, Aug 05, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

Draft served in the awesome, appropriate glass at the brewery. Prost’s Weisbier is a gorgeous, glowing orange-golden in color with a thick, rich sheet white head that retains well and leaves heavy lace. This was a fantastic hefeweizen, and easily in my top tier of both domestic and international versions. A flavorful wheat body brings a balanced sweetness and bready character with a generous hand of banana and clove - rich, round, and delicious. Lots of yeast and a little secondary spice complexity. Grassy hops and flits of dried citrus. Creamy, full carbonation and a moderate body. All kinds of things going right with this beer.

blackie, Jan 05, 2014
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4.48/5  rDev +12%

Dewback4, Sep 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev 0%

MinorThreat, Feb 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

Critters, May 20, 2014
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3.45/5  rDev -13.8%

The Prost Brewery is beginning to grow on me for various reasons. Their Dunkel and Pils are sublime, but the one that always seems to irritate me is the WeiBier. I have had the Weibier on numerous occasions over different months and it never tastes the same. I was told this was due to brew temps changing. I'm not sure I agree with that statement. Sometimes the clove taste is barely there while other times the banana aroma is not present at all. The last time through it was almost acrid in taste, with a steel after taste and harsh finish. Not what one would expect from a now established brewery.
I have a strong passion towards Weissen's in general and really want to see Prost get this one right. After all it is a GABF winner.
Consistency in brewing will make this beer a home run, and I hope Prost can get and keep it there.

SuperStorm, Feb 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

LeeryLeprechaun, Feb 07, 2013
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3.79/5  rDev -5.3%

Reviewed at Cosby Campground, Smoky Mountain National Park, TN. Full notes taken.

A- Golden bodied with a haziness from both yeast and wheat. The head is white with a consistency between foamy and frothy. Fair retention as the cap dies to a very thin ring and some small islands. Lacing is thin and spotty.

S- Heavy, crusty wheat cereal comes to mind right off the bat with strong notes of spicy hops, zesty fruits and some yeast spice as well.

T- Seems to be pretty much balanced yeast and grains, mostly the crusty wheat. Spicy, grassy noble hops do come into play but citrus zest, yeast spice, wheat bread, clove and light apple and banana esters are the prevailing force.

MF- Just lighter than medium bodied for the style with a creamy and silky feel. Carbonation is high with a crisp and soothing agitation to the palate.

Quite solid for an American made Weissbier. The yeast doesnt explode and totally dominate the beer with over the top spice and is actually quite balanced with the crusty wheat grain notes.

cbutova, Aug 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

rbrefbeerman, Oct 06, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

ucsbmullet, Sep 17, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

crobinso, May 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

ygtbsm94, Oct 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

carteravebrew, Dec 18, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

famous_mortimur, Oct 07, 2013
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4.2/5  rDev +5%

Poured from the jug into my Tawandang weissbier glass from Bangkok. A lovely cloudy amber brew. Beautiful white foam in the tall glass. Spicy aromas.

Tart with the classic German esters. Hugely aromatic in the nose. This just seems very elegant and well made, everything in balance. Sensually malty, but a thinner body, perhaps, than some in this style. The cloves are complemented with something like tangerine. Rich yet thoroughly refreshing.

Really a tremendous Hefeweizen and great to see it available in growlers. From the half-gallon bought at Mayfair Liquors in Denver.

mactrail, Nov 22, 2012
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Weißbier from Prost Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 57 ratings.