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Hofbräu Munich Weizen - Hofbräuhaus Newport

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Ratings: 54
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 11.59%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hofbräuhaus Newport visit their website
Kentucky, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Bierguy5 on 08-15-2004

Rich, fairly sweet Old-Style wheat beer with a wonderful combination of banana and clove flavors.
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Hofbräu Munich Weizen from Hofbräuhaus Newport
84 out of 100 based on 54 ratings.