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Berkshire Hefeweizen - Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.

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Berkshire HefeweizenBerkshire Hefeweizen

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BA SCORE
82
good

118 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 118
Reviews: 82
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 12.95%
Wants: 4
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Berkshire Brewing Company Inc. visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ppoitras on 04-18-2006)
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Reviews by bjohnson:
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bjohnson

Massachusetts

2.98/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Pours a hot summers day in the city hazy. Golden straw color with a slight orange hue. Frothy one and a half finger head holds nicely with a thin skim on top. Tight lacing down the glass. Banana and clove spices are refreshing and not overpowering. Wheat and grass notes play a secondary role but round out the aromas. Starts of thick and hefty, but ends with a thinness. Aromatic.

Slightly thin with a lageresque mouthfeel and taste. Wheaty flavors with cloves and slight pepper and a twinge of banana notes. watery on the palate with a bready lager finish and aftertaste. A bit too thin for the style. Almost wants to be a hybrid American wheat hefe with a tiny bit of lager in there. Not very complex or imaginative. Not the best offering I've had from Berkshire and one I'd pass on in favor of a bigger fuller hefe.

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2007 23:23:05 | More by bjohnson
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Pours a very pale almost clear gold. Huge amounts of carbonation. Filmy bubbly cream-colored head. Some lacing. Looks nice

Smells typical for the style. Massive banana and clove aromas. There is a yeasty breadiness throughout. Mild spice. Bubblegum sweetness. Average but I love it

Taste follows suit. Huge banana flavor with underlying cloves. Very prominent yeast flavor. Lemony wheat twang. A little spice to balance the sweetness

Feels crisp and very refreshing. About as light bodied as they get. Doesn't feel as carbonated as it looks

Overall I'm impressed by this because I feel a lot of American hefeweizens miss their mark (my opinion of course). This has everything I would expect from a German hefe. That being said, it is really only slightly above average when compared to the likes of Weihenstephaner or Paulaner, etc. On par with Flying Dog's In-Heat Wheat

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A-Pours a very cloudy yellow. Mild head. Head is thin but it hangs around and even leaves some respectable lacing.

S-Smells Hefe! Spicy and light. Bubblegum really hits me. Lemon rind and banana flesh. Breadiness is not as intense as others of the same style.

T-Bubblegum. Spicy, yeasty, and breaded. The flavors mix well together.

M-Bubbly, crisp and refreshing. Each sip induces another. Good feel.

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Berkshire Hefeweizen from Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
82 out of 100 based on 118 ratings.