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Öko Ur-Weizen - Rother Bräu

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Reviews: 5
Hads: 6
Avg: 3.62
pDev: 13.26%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: UncleJimbo on 04-20-2004

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Reviews: 5 | Hads: 6
Reviews by janubio:
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3.53/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 1.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500 ml. bottle. Hazy pale yellow colour, which turns into a rather dirty water colour when the foam fades, that is, in the blinking of an eye. But then it turns into a smell of spices, banana, clove, the usual for the style with a wet earth addendum. Medium body, good carbonation and taste of lemon, clove, coriander. Easily the best of the brand I've tasted, although is just the usual thing for a weizen.

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Photo of sfprint
3.55/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Exp Jan 4th 2013
A: Beautiful bright yellow orange color, very cloudy, but a short head.
S: banana yeast cream
T: very lemony sourness, almost a cross between a witbier and weissbier. fresh
M: mild carbonation and a hair dry.
O: Different but good and would definitely have again.

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Photo of Globetrotter
3.57/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Brown half liter long neck bottle with a swing top and a multi-colored label featuring a king holding a mug of beer and the EU's "Bio" label in the upper left corner. Purity law applies. Best before 10/6/04, I opened it on 4/20/04.

Pours a cloudy pale yellow under a bright white two finger head that shows some body at first, but fizzles too quickly. Not much lace on the glass, either. The nose is lemony sweet, with a hint of coriander. The mouth is light and prickly. The taste starts out lemon sour, with the yeast and wheat kicking in a bit later. There is also a hint of hops lurking somewhere near the finish, but the lasting impression is yeast and malt. Another "certainly not great" but perfectly quaffable beer.

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Photo of AlexAfonin
3/5  rDev -17.1%

Photo of BeerBeing
4.6/5  rDev +27.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Presentation: 0.5 liter green glass swing down Euro-generic bottle, red and gold on green label

Appearance: cloudy yellow color, large off-white head, good lacing

Smell: strong yeast, banana, clove

Taste: medium body, very crisp mouth feel, sweet and tart at the same time, wheat malt, nuttiness, yeast, minor citrus, some hops in background

Notes: very refreshing brew and EXCELLENT hefe

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Photo of UncleJimbo
3.65/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

500 mL brown bottle, capped, "best by" date stamped on back label (07-07-04).

This hefeweizen poured a hazy, yellow color with huge(!), towering, pillowy white foam that persisted and clung to the glass in clumps. There was a good carbonation/fizz. The smell was lemon and citrus with some wheat and cloves and a hint of banana. The taste was sharp and citrusy with very light banana and clove and a faint hint of cinnamon. There was a light hoppiness in the finish. The mouthfeel was tart and a bit sour and tangy with medium light body and good carbonation. This was a light, refreshing beer, but a bit thin on body and flavor. Also, it could have been an American Wheat Ale instead of a German Hefeweizen.

Thanks to PatandDavid for this one.

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Öko Ur-Weizen from Rother Bräu
- out of 100 based on 5 ratings.