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Weißbier - Prost Brewing Company

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88
very good

63 Ratings
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Ratings: 63
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.34%
Wants: 0
Gots: 5 | 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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3/5  rDev -24.4%

djrn2, Oct 09, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

acurtis, Oct 09, 2013
Photo of brentk56
4.75/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Falling Rock before the official release

Appearance: Arrives with the liquid a cloudy honey color; the relatively modest head leaves a few streaks behind

Smell: Bready, with banana and clove phenols

Taste: Bready, with strong banana and clove flavors building by mid-palate; peppery spice elements build after the swallow, but the finish is dominated by the banana and clove flavors

Mouthfeel: Medium to full bodied; very creamy with moderately high carbonation

Overall: Having been impressed by the Dry Dock Hefe when Bill Eye was the brewer, I was expecting this to be a terrific beer and I was not disappointed

brentk56, Aug 11, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

ygtbsm94, Oct 21, 2013
Photo of StonedTrippin
4.38/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

one of the best weiss beers being made in the usa id have to imagine. this one is pure and traditional, with a touch of colorado to it. it pours deep straw colored with a three inch white head of light foam that rests on top of the hefe glass its served in. it smells like bananas and shredded wheat, like a cereal bar or something. the flavor is delicious. the banana is still there, but its mellowed out by an allspice type flavor from the yeast, fresh mowed grass, and a sweetness that i cannot explain. it is extremely refreshing but maintains enough body to not be watery. this isnt girl beer, although any female beer drinker is sure to enjoy this. it aint a shocktop is what im trying to say here. its interesting and easy drinking. low abv makes it an all day beer. love it

StonedTrippin, Oct 20, 2012
Photo of mactrail
4.2/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

MarkyMOD, Dec 29, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

XmnwildX12, Dec 11, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

afsdan, Mar 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Mebuzzard, Aug 24, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Haybeerman, Feb 07, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

eawolff99, Jun 23, 2013
Photo of blackie
4.5/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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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3.12/5  rDev -21.4%

jophish17, Sep 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

morimech, Aug 24, 2014
Photo of cbutova
3.79/5  rDev -4.5%

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
Photo of msubulldog25
4.29/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

0.5l pour to a weizen glass.
ABV 4.3%, IBU 12

My wife and I visited the Prost taproom on Sunday (6/23) and we both agreed this was our favorite of the 5 samples we tried, so we split a glass ($5).

A: Hazy golden with a coppery tone at the core, capped by an impossibly white crown of 1.5-finger dense foam. Good carbonation crawling up the glass, good head retention, pretty lacing - everything you want in a hefeweizen.

S: Loaded with all the banana/clove ester goodness that the best of the Bavarian Hefeweizens exhibit. Sweetness, wheat bread, some bubble gum/candy - all are present and aptly strong.

T: Spot-on flavor, big clove and banana elicited from this yeast. Vague citrus amidst loads of wheat bread/grass/hay. Respectful and authentic to to the best of the Germans.

M: Somewhat creamy, well-carbonated (the gas-inducing/burping sort) and lip-smackingly malty. Sweet finish with just enough bittering to give some balance. Lighter-medium body, but still has a chewier finish.

O: A lovely, low-octane, highly-flavored weissbier - perfect for sipping on a gradually warming early afternoon. Delicious and crave-worthy. Thankful that they know better than to 'ruin' this with a lemon wedge and such... really great on its own. Prost!

msubulldog25, Jun 27, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

birchstick, May 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

crobinso, May 13, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

ste5venla, Dec 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

WDJersey, Oct 04, 2014
Photo of yemenmocha
4.53/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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
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4.61/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On-tap at the brewery and served in a proper Weiss glass.

I'm going to keep this simple. This is one of the best US Weiss beers I've had the pleasure of drinking. The appearance is spot on, with good haze and a thick eggshell cap that sticks with the beer the whole way down the glass. Heavy banana and clove aromas greet the nose, followed by bready raw grains. The aromas flow nicely into the flavor, where they're joined by a dense body and lots of soft carbonation. Overall, this was a great beer. I will definitely have it again the next time I stop in.

Rayek, Mar 09, 2013
Photo of MattyG85
4.21/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a tall pint glass. Label says enjoy by 10/22/14.

Appearance: Pours a very hazy straw golden orange with a lot of fast rising bubbles. About one finger of white head that quickly fades away.

Smell: A yeasty and spicy wheat driven aroma with hints of fruit and spices. Big wheat presence with hints of straw, grains, cracker, and Hefeweizen yeast. Spicy hints of clove along with some coriander. Good hints of bubblegum. Fruit hints of bananas, apple, pear, and lemon. A very solid aroma.

Taste: Like the indicates, a good yeasty, spicy, and fruity wheat driven taste with notes of bananas and clove spicing. Big upfront taste of wheat with notes of cereal grains, straw, cracker, and Hefeweizen yeast. Good notes of clove spicing as well as some coriander. Taste of bubblegum throughout. Solid fruit presence with notes of bananas, pear, apple, and lemon zest. A pretty good taste.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied with a high level of carbonation. Creamy, juicy, and fairly prickly. Very smooth.

Overall: A very solid take on a German wheat beer. Good mix of spices and fruit esters.

MattyG85, Sep 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

MinorThreat, Feb 06, 2013
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Weißbier from Prost Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 63 ratings.