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Stoudts Heifer-in-Wheat - Stoudts Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

217 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 217
Reviews: 119
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 10.67%
Wants: 5
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Stoudts Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: NJpadreFan on 06-20-2008)
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raythealeman

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev 0%

01-15-2013 00:15:10 | More by raythealeman
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jwc215

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into weizen glass:

Pours clouded golden with a rush of carbonated bubbles forming a one-finger white head, that pretty quickly goes to a thin cover. Minimal lacing sticks.

The smell is of banana/clove - banana really stands out - with doughy wheat.

The taste is of banana/clove with doughy wheat There is a tart, fruity zest. Tastes more like an American Pale Wheat Ale with a solid Bavarian Hefeweizen leaning. Malted, doughy, wheat, tart-ish fruitiness, with noticeable banana/clove mix together. It has a crisp finish.

It finishes crisp and clean with some creaminess, but also a fizzy edge. Quite smooth. (I was between two scores - a "second" of the two I had convinced me to give it the higher of the two scores).

This is a nice thirst-quencher. Not convinced that it's on par with some "classic" HW's - more of an APWA/HW, but does a fine job with that. Very easy to drink and refreshing!

Serving type: bottle

10-01-2008 22:40:57 | More by jwc215
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bigfnjoe

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev 0%

04-21-2013 03:19:07 | More by bigfnjoe
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beerfinder

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev 0%

07-24-2013 13:56:13 | More by beerfinder
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gatorlove

Florida

3.75/5  rDev 0%

11-17-2013 16:09:47 | More by gatorlove
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JTomczak

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev 0%

08-13-2013 19:03:04 | More by JTomczak
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Phillyz

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev 0%

06-12-2013 22:44:38 | More by Phillyz
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bigred89

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev 0%

12-04-2011 04:01:03 | More by bigred89
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jculler82

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev 0%

08-08-2012 13:36:03 | More by jculler82
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev 0%

05-17-2013 13:07:07 | More by InspectorBob
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2dogbrew

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev 0%

01-05-2013 17:19:29 | More by 2dogbrew
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MikeWard

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev 0%

05-06-2014 13:00:29 | More by MikeWard
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev 0%

06-01-2014 18:57:46 | More by Latarnik
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EkimGram

New York

3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pale golden colour, visible carbonation, thin white head. Last few drops from the 120z bottle were completely made up of sediment that mesmerizingly swam down to the bottom of my weizen glass. By the time it all settles, it was rather cloudy.

Smell: Bready, strong yeast, light, and refreshing.

Taste: Surprisingly sweet upfront, notes of clove and banana. Of course, there is that lovely yeasty flavour all too familiar in hefeweizens.

Mouthfeel: A nice smooth feeling, light, refreshing, mild bite from the carbonation.

Drinkability: Smooth, light, refreshing, overall a decent brew. A little too sweet for my tastes, otherwise very good.

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2011 04:54:26 | More by EkimGram
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CoCambria

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev 0%

09-18-2012 10:18:43 | More by CoCambria
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev 0%

07-26-2012 04:55:34 | More by rolltide8425
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Virginia

3.75/5  rDev 0%

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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev 0%

11-30-2012 04:05:33 | More by NCbeerpirate
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RoryOMoore

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev 0%

06-09-2013 02:42:44 | More by RoryOMoore
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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev 0%

01-08-2014 21:45:25 | More by BeerForMuscle
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Giantspace

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev 0%

05-27-2013 04:57:05 | More by Giantspace
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dgherm

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev 0%

07-27-2013 11:09:25 | More by dgherm
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smcolw

Massachusetts

3.73/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Lots of yeast colonies in this beer. Quite cloudy as expected. Very modest head that levels off to a single layer of fine bubbles--leaves some fine lace that slides back to the liquid.

Traditional wheat aroma, practically begging for lemon for the less hip. Light amounts of corn in the background. Crisp.

More sweet than I expected. Good wheat presence, but not as strong as the smell would indicate. More round than crisp in the mouth--fairly thick body. Lightly sour. I'd love to see how I'd rate this one in a flight of hefe's.

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2009 22:12:50 | More by smcolw
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Eriktheipaman

California

3.73/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured more so yellow with nice white head.

The smell was of zesty lemon.

The taste at first was on the lemon and herby side but as it warmed up more and more banana came through.

The body was a little lighter for the style.

Not a bad Hefe at all but it's getting to the point where they are all starting to taste very similar to me.

Serving type: on-tap

09-16-2011 19:45:15 | More by Eriktheipaman
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yelterdow

New Jersey

3.73/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

A pleasant surprise at Stew Leonard's in Paramus. Love the style, but can we trust Stoudts to offer up a delicious take on the beloved Bavarian Hefe? Let's find out...

Served in a traditional hefeweizen glass at between cellar and fridge temperature. Best by 9/18/09 lasered on the neck.

Appearance- Loaded with wheat malt and an abundance of yeast, this beer pours a dense, foggy gold with a sudsy three-finger crown. It's almost totally opaque, glowing from within. Minimal lacing leaves a patch here and there down the inside of the glass.

Smell- Phenols leap from the glass, carrying with them big aromas of banana, clove, and bubblegum... it's a rich, lush nose that really concentrates the ingredients in a big way.

Taste- As with the aroma, there is a tremendous phenol presence that distracts from the full, potential pleasure of all of the flavors here. The beer starts off with lush, grandiose bubblegum, banana bread, and clove before deferring to the phenolic character which follows.

Mouthfeel/Drinkability- Wow! The rolling, slick, and just-so-right seafoamy texture is perfection. It becomes, after a few seconds, liquid air... it's almost indiscernable as anything but fluidity. The big flavors and phenols would put me off just a little bit for more than one or two, but this is a solid example and a well invested $8.99 for the sixer.

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2009 01:02:50 | More by yelterdow
Stoudts Heifer-in-Wheat from Stoudts Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 217 ratings.