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Frankenmuth Hefeweizen - Frankenmuth Brewery

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BA SCORE
82
good

109 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay

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Ratings: 109
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 14.4%
Wants: 2
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Frankenmuth Brewery visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-15-2003

This refreshing pale south German style wheat ale is fermented to naturally draw out a hint of banana and clove. It's unfiltered and lightly hopped to achieve its smooth, pleasant flavor and cloudy appearance. Enjoy!

13 IBU
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 109 | Reviews: 23
Photo of drdiesel9483
3.5/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Decent hefe but almost taste like a wheat/hefe

Photo of Nyskizy
3.63/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cb8282
3.24/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mchegash
3.08/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance - 4/5
Slightly hazy golden yellow-orange. About a finger of pure white head. Visible carbonation is less than average.

Smell - 3.5/5
Banana, clove, breadiness. Tiny tiny spiciness. Smells like a typical hefeweizen.

Taste - 2.75/5
Upon my first sip, my first thought was that the taste is not as good as the smell. The banana and clove flavor are not as present, and the beer has more of a citrus quality. The breadiness is not very detectable either. The beer is actually fairly flavorless and watery.

Mouthfeel - 3/5
Medium bodied, fairly watery. Crisp, with a light amount of carbonation.

Overall - 3/5
This beer was not that great. It wasn't terrible, just would not want to have again.

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

Photo of BeerAdvocate
3.45/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

From BeerAdvocate Magazine #73 (Feb 2013):

Was hoping this beer would have popped a bit more, while it has most the trademark characters of the Hefeweizen nothing really meshes together. In turn the disjointedness takes away a little from the drinkability. Worth a try? Sure. Different from the rest, no doubt.

STYLE: Hefeweizen
ABV: 5.2%
AVAILABILITY: Year-round

LOOK: Hazed dirty straw color, sufficient lacing

SMELL: Overripe bananas, nutty, some spice, lemon pith, yeast, mineral

TASTE: Bready, slick, mild crispness, medium bodied, lemon taffy, nutty, chalky, grainy, dried grass, very modest hopping, pithy, slightly spicy, ripe fruit, light alcohol warmth, drying finish

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Frankenmuth Hefeweizen from Frankenmuth Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 109 ratings.