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Icon Series: Amarillo Hefe - Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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Icon Series: Amarillo HefeIcon Series: Amarillo Hefe

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129 Ratings
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Ratings: 129
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 10.84%
Wants: 3
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Saint Arnold Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewer Sam Wright's Description: The recipe for Amarillo Hefe came from a beer I developed for my sister and brother in law's wedding. They wanted a hefeweizen for their reception, and I decided to put my own twist on it. Since some people like to put lemon or orange slices in hefes, I figured I could replace that with the bright citrus flavor and aroma of Amarillo hops. The base beer starts as a fairly traditional Hefe. As fermentation starts to putter out, a healthy dose of Amarillos are dry hopped to complement the banana and clove flavors of the yeast. The balance gives an impression of added spice flavor, but no spice was added. Just malt, hops, yeast, and water. Enjoy!

(Beer added by: champ103 on 05-06-2013)
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afluentturtle

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +22%

10-31-2013 01:11:09 | More by afluentturtle
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JohnBender

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +22%

06-19-2013 01:00:59 | More by JohnBender
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Jbl3246

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +22%

01-28-2014 03:40:22 | More by Jbl3246
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Joshgonzales79

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +22%

08-18-2013 22:30:20 | More by Joshgonzales79
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

4.46/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Saint Arnold Amarillo Hefeweizen (Icon Green) has a very thick, fluffy, off-white head, a hazy, quite bubbly, golden appearance, and good lacing left behind. The aroma is of faint sweetness, banana, and spice, and the flavor is of bread, spice, banana, clove, and a touch of tap water. Mouthfeel is medium and soft, and Saint Arnold Amarillo Hefeweizen (Icon Green) finishes semi-dry, refreshing, and extremely drinkable. Overall, this is a wonderful wheat beer!

RJT

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2013 23:13:12 | More by RonaldTheriot
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Ford

Texas

4.31/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Nobi Public House in Webster, Texas.

MMM. This is a really good hefe. Not as good as Live Oak, but unlike the previous two reviewers who know their stuff... I actually think I like this more than Weisse Versa from Karbach.

Now that I have it in bottles, I'm going to do a direct comparison soon. That should be fun. If they get it on tap at Gordon Street Tavern in Alvin, then I might do a straight side by side of all three.... as they always seem to have the other two on tap.

On my scale of deliciousness.... it ranks Really Delicious!

Serving type: on-tap

05-12-2013 02:39:32 | More by Ford
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StArnoldFan

Texas

4.31/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Thanks to the Champ for adding this beer so I can review it. Iv had a growler fill from Nobi, and now a four pack I picked up from Specs. Pours a cloudy yellow from the bottle with a finger of white foamy head, classic for a hefeweizen. The smell is somewhat familiar to the style with a slight hop forward scent. Taste is that of a hefe, some clove, banana, wheat and some citrus. Overall I thought this was a good interpretation of the style, I heard it was dry hopped and was expecting a little more out of the nose and taste from that, and I didn't get it. If this were packaged as an everyday seller @ $8 a six pack I'd buy it all summer. I have to agree with the review in front of me, Live Oak Hefe and Karbach Weisse Versa have this style pretty much locked down in this area.

Serving type: bottle

05-08-2013 02:13:56 | More by StArnoldFan
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houseofhale

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

05-22-2014 22:53:07 | More by houseofhale
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dcloeren

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

05-21-2013 20:30:12 | More by dcloeren
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Texas

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

07-20-2014 18:28:20 | More by aebax
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Texas

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

05-23-2013 20:18:25 | More by WickedD365
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Alaska

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

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Texas

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

06-07-2013 04:11:57 | More by jngrizzaffi
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illy0sis

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

06-17-2013 01:18:12 | More by illy0sis
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AtrumAnimus

Texas

4.15/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

The pour is a nice cloudy golden ale with a decent white head that was short lived with virtually no lacing down the glass.

The nose is sweet and fruity malt with a hint of the hops, vanilla, citrus and some bread.

The taste is a fruity semi sweet malt that has a crisp clean finish with a nice hop finish that is very well balanced.

The moutfeel is effervescent and light with a nice body that is just right for this beer style.

Overall this one is very good and very drinkable. I will definitely be drinking this one again.

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2014 23:50:22 | More by AtrumAnimus
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Texas

4/5  rDev +8.4%

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Texas

4/5  rDev +8.4%

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Texas

4/5  rDev +8.4%

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Texas

4/5  rDev +8.4%

05-17-2013 14:55:10 | More by hsus0225
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Texas

4/5  rDev +8.4%

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Texas

4/5  rDev +8.4%

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Texas

4/5  rDev +8.4%

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Texas

4/5  rDev +8.4%

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Texas

4/5  rDev +8.4%

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Texas

4/5  rDev +8.4%

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Icon Series: Amarillo Hefe from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 129 ratings.