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Schlafly Hefeweizen - The Schlafly Tap Room

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BA SCORE
76
okay

317 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 317
Reviews: 146
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 15.71%
Wants: 6
Gots: 14 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
The Schlafly Tap Room visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  4.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our Hefeweizen is a light, unfiltered wheat beer, often served with a wedge of lemon. Made with thirty percent American winter wheat, Hefeweizen is balanced with sweet golden malted barley and Tettnang hops from Oregon that evoke a hint of spice. The American ale yeast is subtle, but the grains take center stage and, when left in the unfiltered beer, gives it that classic cloudiness and additional body.

The German Hefeweizen (say “hay-fuh-vite-sin”) traces its history to 16th century Bavaria and eventually came to America with the wave of German immigrants in the 19th century. Although the rise of light lager beer diminished the sales of wheat beers on both sides of the Atlantic, the sale of wheat beers began to rise after WWII, especially in Southern Germany where a unique ale yeast strain fermented the beer with banana and clove esters. In the late 20th Century, the new American craft brewers sought out a lighter style to complement their beer selection and brewed Hefeweizens with the same yeast strains they used to brew their Pale Ales and Stouts.

16 IBU

(Beer added by: beernut7 on 10-20-2002)
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PStriedl

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

10-19-2013 21:52:47 | More by PStriedl
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crbnfbr

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

10-18-2013 09:52:17 | More by crbnfbr
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tpaetow

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

10-14-2013 01:25:37 | More by tpaetow
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scottwurst

Illinois

3/5  rDev -9.4%

10-08-2013 22:36:52 | More by scottwurst
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mmva321

Missouri

2.91/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Poured into a weizen glass.

A: A cloudy, pale yellow body is broken up by some carbonation. Fine, but it leads to a thin white head that dissipates like lightning.

S: Actually a very pleasant balance of wheat, yeast and hops. It isn't very dynamic, but I love the fruit characteristics that liven it up. Banana adds some smoothness while a slight apple characteristic (along with the hops) adds a little edge.

T: Tart apple and pear, with a malt and yeast creating the base of the taste. The tartness overwhelms anything else that might be going on. It's fine, but blunt, simplistic and off-putting.

M: An oddly heavy and full-bodied beer. The crispness is lost as well as any carbonation.

O: Hefeweizens always have so much potential to have delightful surprises buried within a pleasant experience. Schlafly have unfortunately failed on both counts, making a beer that is too blunt and simplistic to be anything more than an acceptable drink that is a mild chore to get through.

Serving type: bottle

09-27-2013 01:24:43 | More by mmva321
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Lukewarring

Maryland

3.44/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

sweet smell, with slight amount of fruity smell. pleasant smell. Tast like a ight version of a russian bear that I once had. Decent mouth feel, not to thick not to thin. small carbonation. Small yeast flavor - which I prefer. Some how the some of its parts may be better than the parts themselves, I would drink this beer again.

Serving type: bottle

09-25-2013 00:49:15 | More by Lukewarring
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Pyramid_Head

Missouri

3.19/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Schlafly Hefeweizen is a decent beer. It has a nice mouthfeel, when poured it has a beautiful haze, it has a nice yeasty aroma and the flavor is of sweet grain, yeast, and sometimes you pick up a faint banana like taste.

It's nothing special, but it's still drinkable, and pairs surprisingly well with spicy food.

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2013 11:56:11 | More by Pyramid_Head
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Kpitevl

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

09-15-2013 22:05:22 | More by Kpitevl
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fredmugs

Indiana

3/5  rDev -9.4%

09-09-2013 15:40:01 | More by fredmugs
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pastramionrye7

Germany

3/5  rDev -9.4%

09-02-2013 00:05:03 | More by pastramionrye7
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Stinger80OH

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

09-01-2013 05:06:55 | More by Stinger80OH
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thefluker

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

08-31-2013 13:25:07 | More by thefluker
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PBelt71

Florida

4/5  rDev +20.8%

08-17-2013 04:20:15 | More by PBelt71
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RussBeercier

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

08-12-2013 21:56:25 | More by RussBeercier
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emwild12

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

08-09-2013 09:46:57 | More by emwild12
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Dinkel

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

08-06-2013 15:04:10 | More by Dinkel
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frothy_80

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

08-04-2013 14:53:29 | More by frothy_80
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jmdavisson

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +28.4%

08-01-2013 01:21:54 | More by jmdavisson
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ahommell

Mississippi

3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

07-28-2013 15:56:22 | More by ahommell
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AmishRockstar

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

07-27-2013 17:35:30 | More by AmishRockstar
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ravger

Illinois

3/5  rDev -9.4%

07-26-2013 15:37:30 | More by ravger
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ADTaber

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -9.4%

07-22-2013 00:43:00 | More by ADTaber
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nineworldseries

Ohio

2.25/5  rDev -32%

07-21-2013 14:51:19 | More by nineworldseries
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mendvicdog

Maryland

2.75/5  rDev -16.9%

07-17-2013 22:56:04 | More by mendvicdog
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skyisland

Missouri

3/5  rDev -9.4%

07-17-2013 03:08:12 | More by skyisland
Schlafly Hefeweizen from The Schlafly Tap Room
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