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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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BA SCORE
83
good

133 Ratings
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Ratings: 133
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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porter0209

Texas

4/5  rDev +8.4%

08-14-2014 22:01:24 | More by porter0209
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Tuck_leepulin

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

08-04-2014 22:32:40 | More by Tuck_leepulin
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blastoderm55

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

08-03-2014 20:30:07 | More by blastoderm55
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hoppy91

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

08-03-2014 01:48:57 | More by hoppy91
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Johan_van

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

07-22-2014 21:13:25 | More by Johan_van
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aebax

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

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

Texas

3/5  rDev -18.7%

07-07-2014 20:49:53 | More by Dabai
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Wayne17

Texas

4/5  rDev +8.4%

06-19-2014 18:22:04 | More by Wayne17
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CraigTravor

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

06-09-2014 04:48:05 | More by CraigTravor
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Lance87

Texas

3/5  rDev -18.7%

05-27-2014 18:47:40 | More by Lance87
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Dave_Treat

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

05-23-2014 02:19:36 | More by Dave_Treat
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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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Dinkel

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

04-24-2014 02:50:49 | More by Dinkel
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AtrumAnimus

Texas

4.15/5  rDev +12.5%

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.

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

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

02-10-2014 02:21:07 | More by EGreen
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Jbl3246

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +22%

01-28-2014 03:40:22 | More by Jbl3246
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a0lbudman

Alabama

3.21/5  rDev -13%

A-hazy gold color with a white head that leaves a slight lacing
S-banana, clove with with an aroma that makes me think it has a tart flavor and a slight bready aroma
T-banana and clove upfront with a medal aftertaste that stays with you
M medium body and medium corbonation
O-this beer was okay

01-22-2014 03:38:39 | More by a0lbudman
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Ben7773

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

01-21-2014 23:10:28 | More by Ben7773
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Kramerbarthomer

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

01-06-2014 04:21:31 | More by Kramerbarthomer
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Brauntasaurus

Texas

4/5  rDev +8.4%

01-06-2014 00:17:14 | More by Brauntasaurus
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jenray

Texas

3/5  rDev -18.7%

12-28-2013 05:14:06 | More by jenray
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DPJ3322

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

12-19-2013 03:30:56 | More by DPJ3322
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greenspointexas

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

12-14-2013 22:24:56 | More by greenspointexas
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SaranacinTexas

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

12-07-2013 13:01:21 | More by SaranacinTexas
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bmwats

Louisiana

3.4/5  rDev -7.9%

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a weizen glass.

A: Hazy light golden hue. Large bubbles of rising effervescence. Pours a half finger, bubbly, white head. Dissipates quickly. No real lacing.

S: Freshly cut grass, strong lemon and lime citrus.

T: White bread, with a nice bit of citrus, and what seems like a very slight hop bite.

M: Light body, a bit of a metallic feel.

D: Sessionable, but worth savoring.

Atmosphere is okay. Slight bubbly head, no real lacing. Grassy and citrusy nose. Generic bready flavor accentuated with a bit of citrus and a slight hop feel. Overall, this is a pretty good quaff.

11-28-2013 04:36:12 | More by bmwats
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Icon Series: Amarillo Hefe from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 133 ratings.