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In-Heat Wheat - Flying Dog Brewery

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1,397 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,397
Reviews: 707
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 15.38%
Wants: 23
Gots: 60 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 12-22-2001)
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bunnyhustle

Illinois

3.45/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from bottle into pint glass and was dissapointed at the very small head that formed. Most hefe's pour a gigantic head and this was very small, what little was there did have some retention and no lacing. Color was a hazy light orange. Smell is typical of the style, some banana, fruit, bread and a little yeast. Taste is a slightly bland, nothing really stood out and was on par with the smell. Moderate carbonation and a pretty light mouthfeel left a crisp taste in my mouth. Another "ok" beer from Flying Dog but not a standout.

Serving type: bottle

11-27-2007 06:12:42 | More by bunnyhustle
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JohnnyM2002

Maryland

3.7/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

My favorite beer from the Flying Dog Brewery, without a doubt. Not much head..but great aroma and wonderful fruity-wheat taste. No lingering hoppy taste or bitterness at all.

It is very easy to drink...I could probably down a six-pack in no time at all. This is one of my favorite weizens thus far.

Serving type: bottle

02-22-2006 01:50:00 | More by JohnnyM2002
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JoeLacy

Ohio

4/5  rDev +14%

02-12-2013 04:21:06 | More by JoeLacy
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bralston345

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

01-04-2014 21:50:20 | More by bralston345
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cameraman

Kentucky

2.93/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured into a weizen glass, a lite golden color, very transparent, also has nice puffy head that laces quickly down the glass. The aroma has a strong citrus scent maostly of grapefruit and lemon, a touch of bannana in there as well. The taste is lite and doughy, with a the citrus flavors giving it a twng at the end. In the mouth it is very lite, just a tad heavier than water. This can be very drinkable for macro drinkers, but for those loking for a good hefe weizen, it will not meet expectations.

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2006 17:21:25 | More by cameraman
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Ragingbull

California

3.15/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Yellowish-orange color when poured into a pint glass. The beer appears to be virtually opaque as not much light comes through it. There is a light foam head. There are notes of banana and a zip of spiciness in the nose. The attack is light and refreshing and settles into a fruity taste with a thick mouthfeel and a crisp and clean finish.

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2009 18:18:32 | More by Ragingbull
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DesMoinesMike

Iowa

3.78/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is my first Flying Dog beer and by far has the goofiest label I've seen.

It's a dark golden color and is the antithesis of clear with a half finger of head. The wheat was very noticeable in the aroma, and even more so drinking this sucker. The flavor was good at first but finishes a bit acidic. Overall it's smooth with a sharp finish. Nice!

Serving type: bottle

06-04-2009 00:42:15 | More by DesMoinesMike
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Jmick28

Arizona

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

05-25-2012 00:36:00 | More by Jmick28
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Jackal

West Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

07-26-2013 04:43:31 | More by Jackal
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drizzam

Wisconsin

2.95/5  rDev -16%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

I'm a big fan of the hefe-weizen style but I wasn't particularly impressed with the Flying Dog brewery attempt at brewing it. Poured a thick head that left good lace down the inside of the glass...it was a lot darker and cloudier than most of the hefes I've drank, very yeasty. It also seemed to lack the clove like undertones that I'm used to in this style of beer. I didn't pour it down the sink but I don't think I'll be partaking in this particular beer again...maybe I'm just spoiled by the german hefes (Paulaner, Franziskaner).

Serving type: bottle

02-22-2003 17:21:38 | More by drizzam
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jhartley

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -14.5%

01-03-2013 03:44:02 | More by jhartley
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BugTownPub

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

02-06-2013 04:18:24 | More by BugTownPub
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craftbrew502

Kentucky

2.5/5  rDev -28.8%

05-20-2013 00:53:39 | More by craftbrew502
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Swift989

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

10-01-2013 02:25:24 | More by Swift989
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sponberg

New York

3.78/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sampled: On tap, in 13 oz. mug. Very cloudy, with only a little head.

Aroma: Typical German style Hefeweiss aromas, but subdued. One of the thickest Hefes I've ever had - the beer had body and a half. (note: according to other bar patrons, the massive body thinned out a bit as the keg emptied, so maybe I was just lucky...) Flavor-wise, had some of the usual German hefe esters, albeit a touch reserved, with a very thirst-quenching wheaty/lemony (?) finish somewhere between a German and American wheat. This would be a very, very good poolside beer, as long as your Dobie doesn't read the label...

Serving type: on-tap

05-13-2002 09:31:03 | More by sponberg
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The_Craft_Deviant_Rob

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

05-21-2014 21:30:04 | More by The_Craft_Deviant_Rob
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huddyball

New Hampshire

2.5/5  rDev -28.8%

04-20-2013 19:34:00 | More by huddyball
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baiser

Massachusetts

3.38/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

An ok attempt at a hefe. Sweet, banana, clove aromas. Very light, fluffy and drinkable. A bit watery like all their beers. Very refreshing on a hot Las Vegas summer day. Mellow carbonation. One of the better beers of their mix pack. Pours a cloudy, pale yellow colour with good retention.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2005 20:15:21 | More by baiser
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jamescain

Texas

3.3/5  rDev -6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

I recently came back from Germany and was searching for a proper America Hefe-Weissen. I had tried others before discovering this one and was very disappointed. All of the American Hefe-Weissens I had previously drank were too orangery.

When I first poured this beer I was a little surprised because it was not cloudy. In my opinion a true Hefe-Weissen has to be unfiltered and bottle conditioned. This beer is yellow, with a small orange tent. It forms a ring of head around the top but nothing to get excited about.

When you smell this beer you can smell the fruits in this beer. It has a citrus smell or orange, but not and over powering smell or orange, like so many I had tried before. There is also a hint of clove.

The taste was still more fruitier than the German counterpoint that I was searching for. You can taste the spices and there is a finish that is almost like a banana. This is still a little too sweet for me. The beer is fruiter than other Weissbiers because it is actually a wheat-ale.

The beer is very drinkable, hence the fact that is a summer beer. It is probably more drinkable than other wheat beers because it is filtered. However, I personally, like unfiltered beers, even if they are more filling.

If you're looking for a good beer, this is a good beer. But if you're looking for something special this is not what you are looking for.

Serving type: bottle

10-09-2009 00:49:25 | More by jamescain
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KGarrett

New York

3/5  rDev -14.5%

11-18-2011 23:32:18 | More by KGarrett
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genog

Ohio

3.65/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had several of these when a buddy brought some over and we watched some college bball. Poured a very pale straw golden color with a decent amount of white foamy head resting on top. Smell is strong with clove, and similar wheat scent that is very familiar to a lot of wheat style beers. Taste is very smooth and light with no aftertaste.

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2008 19:41:21 | More by genog
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goalie33

New York

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

12-02-2013 02:56:02 | More by goalie33
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MmmIPA

Pennsylvania

3.43/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Cloudy orange,nice thick head.

banana and wafer candies? smell and some cloves.

Banana and wafer candies in the taste.It taste really good.

mouthful is very light a refreshing.Great for a summer day.

I like it and wheat beers aint my thing.I think I am starting to like these types of beers.

Serving type: bottle

05-30-2007 20:29:36 | More by MmmIPA
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sneth019

Maryland

2.5/5  rDev -28.8%

02-28-2012 03:43:56 | More by sneth019
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Andy_Luft

United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

02-23-2014 16:54:54 | More by Andy_Luft
In-Heat Wheat from Flying Dog Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 1,397 ratings.