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In-Heat Wheat - Flying Dog Brewery

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1,411 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,411
Reviews: 707
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 15.38%
Wants: 24
Gots: 64 | 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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Nipitato

Massachusetts

3.7/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Part of a mix 12 pack purchased at Harris Teeter in Pentagon City, VA.

A: Light copper hue with a white head that quickly dissipates - no retention. Cloudy, turbid.

S: A hefty aroma of wheat and lemon/citrus esters.

T: Sweet on the palate. Some honey. Citrus character is basically absent. Some breadiness. No bitterness.

MF: Chewy. Good mouthfeel. Well carbonated. Dextrinous.

D, notes: A typical American wheat ale - despite its categorization it doesn't taste like a Hefe. Some bitterness would have been very helpful to improve the taste. That being said, it's certainly not a bad or poorly tasting beer. I would have no problem throwing a few of these back.

Serving type: bottle

01-21-2009 18:16:29 | More by Nipitato
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Caskaway

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

07-23-2014 23:00:20 | More by Caskaway
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BeerAndBourbon

Ohio

3.13/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

From a bottle, poured into a Weizen glass.

A: Cloudy orange/ amber color. Short head (.5") that dissipated quickly. Little to no lacing apparent.

S: Bread up front, Banana, cloves, and white grapes after it warms.

T: Bread, citrus, white grapes, banana, slight bitterness.

M: Mild carbonation, smooth.

D: This is the second bottle I've had and I enjoyed it. I paired it with a mixed green salad with some mild blue cheese and a slightly sweet mild dressing. The match was wonderful; the citrus flavor picked up on the dressing and the carbonation helped refresh my palate between bites. I would certainly try this again.

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2007 04:09:08 | More by BeerAndBourbon
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Xzfgiimtsath

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

05-10-2013 05:56:22 | More by Xzfgiimtsath
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BrewCrew2010

Mississippi

4/5  rDev +14%

12-09-2011 18:09:01 | More by BrewCrew2010
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TheTrevor

New York

3.73/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On a whim I picked up this at the local Beeporium.

It poured a dark yellow with gold highlights with about a finger-wide head that dissipated fairly quickly. The smell is fairly fresh-smelling with a definite heavy wheat component. The smell almost reminds me of a wheat field after it's been harvested. I never thought living near farms would ever help me explain the smell of beer, but there you go. The taste is very characteristic of a hefeweizen, and didn't seem to have a whole lot of complexity to me. It is just a nice clean taste with a smooth finish and next to no aftertaste. It seems to be incredibly drinkable, and I might pick up a six pack next time I plan on doing some recreational drinking.

Serving type: bottle

10-13-2007 23:54:08 | More by TheTrevor
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KornWallace

New York

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

02-04-2012 20:45:18 | More by KornWallace
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ujsplace

Pennsylvania

3.8/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured into a Hefeweizen glass.

A: Hazy golden, with a white head that disappeared very quickly and some modest lacing left behind. Thin, whispy layer of head remains on top...

S: Ripe bananas and cloves

T: Bananas up front with mild clove and faint hops.

M: Light, just the right amount of carbonation with a dry finish...

D: Very nice, tasty offering. I could (and have) knock more than a few of these back. Goes down very easy.

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2009 01:53:28 | More by ujsplace
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chasmandocharles

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

06-15-2012 19:46:01 | More by chasmandocharles
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Cvescalante

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

06-18-2013 20:50:03 | More by Cvescalante
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mcphish22

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

05-29-2012 04:12:24 | More by mcphish22
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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
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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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JoeLacy

Ohio

4/5  rDev +14%

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

New Hampshire

2.5/5  rDev -28.8%

04-20-2013 19:34:00 | More by huddyball
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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
In-Heat Wheat from Flying Dog Brewery
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