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Big Horn Hefeweizen - Ram Restaurant & Brewery

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Big Horn Hefeweizen
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BA SCORE
86
very good

19 Ratings
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Ratings: 19
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 15.35%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ram Restaurant & Brewery visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Viggo on 10-19-2005)
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TMoney2591

Illinois

4.15/5  rDev +6.1%
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.

Serving type: on-tap

12-07-2010 04:56:00 | More by TMoney2591
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Viggo

Ontario (Canada)

4.4/5  rDev +12.5%
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.

Serving type: on-tap

10-19-2005 05:23:14 | More by Viggo
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sweemzander

Illinois

3.58/5  rDev -8.4%
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.

Serving type: on-tap

04-16-2012 22:49:16 | More by sweemzander
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Sparky44

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

08-25-2013 22:45:06 | More by Sparky44
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Ryan011235

Ohio

2.39/5  rDev -38.9%
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.

Serving type: on-tap

10-08-2013 00:57:16 | More by Ryan011235
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mychalg9

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

04-03-2012 13:17:01 | More by mychalg9
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NickThePyro

Washington

4/5  rDev +2.3%

11-18-2013 04:03:44 | More by NickThePyro
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fishguyac

Virginia

5/5  rDev +27.9%

03-09-2014 18:32:45 | More by fishguyac
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lccrunchy

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.3%

07-22-2014 21:10:23 | More by lccrunchy
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JRBecks

Illinois

3/5  rDev -23.3%

09-17-2012 19:41:02 | More by JRBecks
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bralston345

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

02-16-2013 22:34:50 | More by bralston345
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Daffron24

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

08-04-2013 20:26:12 | More by Daffron24
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jimelee108

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

02-05-2012 19:49:42 | More by jimelee108
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mdavidson

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +21.5%

05-11-2013 15:58:15 | More by mdavidson
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HefeRules


4/5  rDev +2.3%

05-24-2012 02:15:15 | More by HefeRules
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DeMaria


4/5  rDev +2.3%

07-11-2012 16:51:24 | More by DeMaria
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weller79

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

02-07-2012 20:55:35 | More by weller79
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BeerBellyBroke

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

10-10-2012 19:04:57 | More by BeerBellyBroke
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bag057

Illinois

4.47/5  rDev +14.3%
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.

Serving type: growler

01-11-2009 03:11:57 | More by bag057
Big Horn Hefeweizen from Ram Restaurant & Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.