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Big Horn Hefeweizen - Ram Restaurant & Brewery

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Big Horn Hefeweizen
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87
very good

21 Ratings
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Ratings: 21
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 14.94%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ram Restaurant & Brewery visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: Viggo on 10-19-2005

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Ratings: 21 | Reviews: 5
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2.42/5  rDev -38.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

On tap at the brewpub on 7/24/12

My intention was to review only the Big Red IPA but after my wife pointed out that the Raspberry Blonde Ale was made by dumping raspberry syrup into a pint glass and then pouring the regular Blonde Ale into the glass. I decided right there to tick-up the tasting flight by allowing only one line from my steno pad to each beer.

Irresponsibly-deserved Tick #8

A) Cloudy, golden orange. Short foam with ring retention.

S) Sweet banana and wheat. Clove overtones.

T) Dull taste of timid wheat and clove.

M) Thin, watery feel with low carbonation.

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3.57/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at the Ram.

(A)- Pours a cloudy goldenrod color. Some tan froth.

(S)- A yeasty biscuit with lemon and banana.

(T)- Similar to the smell. Straightforward, but a nice combo of biscuit, lemon, and banana.

(M)- A good carbonation level. A nice smooth balance to it as well.

(D)- Quite the solid Hefe. Nothing fancy, but just an easy drinking enjoyable beer. Maybe one of their best.

Photo of TMoney2591
4.15/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served in a shaker pint glass at the brewpub.

My father seemed to really enjoy this, so in I shall dive as well. It pours a hazed pale lemonade topped by a finger of white micro-foam. The nose comprises lemon zest, coriander, cardamom, banana, cracked pepper, and light clove. The taste beats to pretty much the same drummer, though the pepper is toned down just a little bit. The body is light, with a light moderate carbonation and a fairly crisp finish. Overall, a nice little hefe, just a bit too airy for greatness, but it is very drinkable and thoroughly enjoyable.

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4.47/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

exceptional beer. pours a hazey copper with a good head that unfortunately did not last long. little or no lacing. very fruity banana aroma. medium carbonation. fruity throughout with a slightly bitter finish. very drinkable beer. exceptional hefe. $5 growlers every friday night make this brew a regular.

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4.38/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours an insanely cloudy peachy gold, easily one of the cloudiest hefe's I've seen, with a thick white head and some nice lacing. Smell is all hefe, lots of banana and clove, with nice yeastiness. Taste is very banana, with yeast, cloves and a spicy bitter finish. Mouthfeel is medium to full bodied, pretty thick for a hefeweizen, high carbonation, very smooth and refreshing. An exceptional hefeweizen, I was very surprised and pleased with this one, amazingly good.

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Big Horn Hefeweizen from Ram Restaurant & Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 21 ratings.