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Samuel Adams Weiss Bier - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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83 Ratings

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Ratings: 83
Reviews: 80
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 16.76%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 01-04-2002)
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Photo of Bighuge


4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

Lovely smell. Vanilla and nutmeg. Definitely sweet. Nice cloudy appearance with a thin white head that quickly dissipates. Pale straw color. Nice refreshing taste. A bit on the sweet side. Not as phenolic or tangy as your typical German Style Bavarian Hefe-Weizen. Very unique version of a bavarian hefe-weizen.

02-23-2002 23:45:24 | More by Bighuge
Photo of proc


3.48/5  rDev -1.1%

Interesting beer. Pours to a cloudy gold color with a slight head. Initial taste is somewhat fruity with a taste of wheat. On the finish you really taste cloves and bananas.

02-22-2002 07:51:12 | More by proc
Photo of jermar


3.95/5  rDev +12.2%

This is finally being sold in its own 6-pack. Well-carbonated, low hops, tasty banana esters. I can see this one pairing very well with grilled shrimp this summer!

02-18-2002 19:08:14 | More by jermar
Photo of jdhilt

New Hampshire

3.65/5  rDev +3.7%

A good wheat beer, they are tough to find in the USA. Even though I have drunk 21 varieties of Boston Beer, I managed to miss their original version, but this version can be enjoyed in the summer.

02-04-2002 20:07:07 | More by jdhilt
Photo of xXTequila


3.63/5  rDev +3.1%

Well i don't really know what to say about this one. Very very fruity and bready. It smelled kind of like bannana bread and was sorta cakey tasting. I think I am going to have to try it again befor i decide if i liked it.

01-22-2002 14:26:52 | More by xXTequila
Photo of Bierman9

New Hampshire

3.2/5  rDev -9.1%

Hazy golden-orange color....nose has that bavarian spicy banana-clove touch, which I like.... a bit thin body-wise.... the right flavors are there (banana and clove) but need to be more pronounced... Not bad...

overall: 3.35
appearance: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | mouthfeel: 3.5 | drinkability: 3


01-11-2002 16:40:33 | More by Bierman9
Photo of John

New York

3.05/5  rDev -13.4%

Not a bad stab at a Bavarian Hefe. However, when compared to the real thing this one comes up a bit short. Thinish body and lemony with a subtle clove note. What's missing, IMHO, is a fuller body with that touch of creamy banana, malt sweetness and the usual pillowy head. One of the better US brewed Hefes though.

01-07-2002 09:20:11 | More by John
Photo of Jason


3.98/5  rDev +13.1%

Presentation: 12 oz brown long neck with a “Purchase Before Month Notched” on the side of the label. Same SA label with a royal blue colour, “Bavarian Wheat Beer” stated on the label.

Appearance: Pale yet clouded over golden colour due to the decanting of the yeast, big bubbly and frothy white head forms to a two fingers thickness. Sticks sporadically on the glass though could have better retention for a wheat beer.

Smell: Rounded and complex fruitiness with overtones of banana, powdery clove that lends a light yet ample spiciness. True wheat malt aroma for that style.

Taste: Incredibly smooth with a thick in the middle medium body, moderate carbonation with some slickness on the mouth. Some spiciness upfront though does not rock the boat, suggestions of clove and white pepper with a layered twang from the fermented wheat. Hops are little though shine more in the finish with a slight oily flavour that does not get in the way. Nuttiness from the yeast and the few estery alcohol flavours procure a hint of almond on the palate. Spice flavour cleanses far into the finish with a light sour dough bready flavour to boot.

Notes: Other than the head not being up to par this is a pretty damn good interpretation of a German Style Hefe-Weizen.

01-04-2002 21:14:36 | More by Jason
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Samuel Adams Weiss Bier from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
80 out of 100 based on 83 ratings.