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Sanwald Hefe Weizen - Dinkelacker-Schwabenbraeu AG

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Sanwald Hefe WeizenSanwald Hefe Weizen

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22 Ratings
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Ratings: 22
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.16
pDev: 16.77%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Dinkelacker-Schwabenbraeu AG visit their website

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: stcules on 05-16-2005)
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Reviews by sfprint:
Photo of sfprint
2.3/5  rDev -27.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Poured into a Weißbier glass. Hazy yellow at the bottom (thinnest part of the glass) and a lightly dark orange at the top. Beautiful color. Head doesn't remain long.

Smell: Sweet and yeasty, slightly heavy.

Taste: Surprisingly bitter (not in a pleasant way). not sweet. Relatively bland with a bitter/acidic mildly unpleasant aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Acidic and dry.

Drinkability: Yes, it's drinkable, but not particularly enjoyable. Will doctor up with fresh lemon.

On the upside, the bottle is beautiful.

sfprint, Apr 06, 2010
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3.5/5  rDev +10.8%

scottford, Jan 19, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +2.8%

Ciocanelu, Jul 13, 2014
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3/5  rDev -5.1%

bianconoir, Mar 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +18.7%

redleg64, Sep 03, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer is an amazingly cloudy and golden. The head is thick and off white with spread out. The aroma has a lot of clove and some herbal esters. The flavor is an odd buttery, corny and has some banana clove tones. The body is somewhat thick. It also has a lot of carbonation that gives it some bite.

MTNboy, Jul 13, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev +10.8%

patre_tim, Aug 25, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +2.8%

slbrown, Aug 27, 2013
Photo of TheSarge
3.7/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This weizen pours with perfect presentation: fluffy white head, with cloudy golden body. Aromas are banana, bubble gum, and slightly perfumy. The flavors detected are of banana and a slight bit of orange. This does feel a litttle bit syrupy and powdery.

TheSarge, Sep 18, 2007
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3.75/5  rDev +18.7%

jandadeboer, Aug 12, 2012
Photo of KarlHungus
2.6/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Pours a cloudy pale orange color with a nice big white head. Smells of citrus fruits. The taste is quite watery for a hefe. There is a hint of citrus flavors, but not much else. There is also a faint metallic taste that is unpleasant. There is no aftertaste what so ever. The mouthfeel is medium-thin, thinner than I like a hefe to be. Overall, this brew is smooth, but not a flavorful as I like my hefes.

KarlHungus, May 30, 2005
Photo of djura
3.73/5  rDev +18%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-Dark golden color, almost as honey. Unclear.
White foam, but not so tick and big as you could expect from Hefe.
Medium carbonation.
S-Orange, babana, grains and wheat. Sweet aroma.
T/M- Creamy, fool of tastes in the mouth. Tipycal Hefeweiz aroma.
A right amount of carbonation and bitterness. Some sourness.

O- More then decent.

djura, May 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +2.8%

sclitch, Jul 24, 2014
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3/5  rDev -5.1%

Bellonc, Oct 28, 2013
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3/5  rDev -5.1%

Ry1975, Dec 23, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +34.5%

JHendu, Nov 29, 2012
Photo of Thehuntmaster
2.53/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

500ml bottle 4,9% Abv.
Served chilled in an oversized wine glass.
Best Before: 04/04/2013

Appearance: Sanwald Hefeweizen pours as murky golden colour, with a rough pour generating a massive off white head. The head lasts fairly well and leaves some nice rings of lacing as it recedes.

Smell: Hmmm, this doesn’t smell all that good. The nose is very weak (even at room temperature) and seems to have more in common with a pale lager than a well brewed weizen. Notes include: Pale grain, a floury note, a little lemon and a touch of banana.

Taste: Blegh, this is certainly one of the worst German brewed weizens I have had. Grainy notes dominate the flavor, with only a little of the typical banana and clove flavours. The finish is distinctly watery.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied, with a high level of carbonation.

Overall: Sanwald is probably the worst German brewed weizen that I have had and it is certainly not a beer I would buy again.

Thehuntmaster, Mar 12, 2013
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2/5  rDev -36.7%

jophish17, Dec 26, 2011
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3/5  rDev -5.1%

dcmchew, Aug 28, 2014
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2.6/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Classic hazy yellow color, with a white head, average in compactness and retention.
Some banana in the smell, with wheat, yeast (the classic weizen flavour).
The taste is quite citric, with some banana again. Average in all. Just a hint of pepper?
Light body.
More citric in the aftertaste, maybe some pepper. Wheat.

stcules, May 16, 2005
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3/5  rDev -5.1%

Oidmoe, Aug 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -5.1%

nasastrums, Feb 03, 2014
Sanwald Hefe Weizen from Dinkelacker-Schwabenbraeu AG
76 out of 100 based on 22 ratings.