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Ebel's Weiss Beer - Two Brothers Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

471 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 471
Reviews: 188
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 14.17%
Wants: 10
Gots: 22 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Two Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-16-2002)
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ChadQuest

Illinois

2.88/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured a Cloudy Lemonade yellow with huge sticky bone white head that hangs out longer then Oprah at a buffet.

First thing i though of after a good whiff is that it has some of the same aroma qualities as a weaker Saison Dupont but not tart, i think the Hay is giving me this impression. Aroma and Taste has Banana, Hay, yeast, and some clove hiding down there, and ever so slight citrus at the end.

There's alot of very good aromas and flavors, wish they were stronger though.

thin mouthfeel with a clean finish, could drink a 6er easily i bet.

Serving type: bottle

02-02-2010 08:44:05 | More by ChadQuest
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ZeroSignal

Pennsylvania

2.93/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to GDBEERMAN for the bottle

Poured from a 12 oz bottle, best by 9/04/10

A - Pour is reminiscent of a dull, cloudy orange juice, with very little head and minimal retention; no lacing to speak of.

S - Nose is on the lighter side with clove predominantly, with some hints of banana and bubble gum.

T&M - What stands out the most to be is a lack of carbonation. This beer is lacking the "crispness" that I was looking for for the style, I was hoping that it would be made up with a bit of a tart edge in the flavor, but it wasn't.

Clove notes are dominant, with the banana and bubble gum taking a bit of a back seat. I was looking for more phenolic flavors. The yeast is certainly present, along with a bit of softness, presumably from wheat.

D - All around decent, but lacking in several areas very important to a hefeweizen. On the brighter sides, lower ABV and rather easy to imbibe.

Serving type: bottle

08-12-2010 02:12:17 | More by ZeroSignal
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ppoitras

Massachusetts

2.98/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

12oz bottle obtained via trade with Lewis13 from RB. Thanks for the opportunity...

Poured into an imperial pint glass, formed a 4 1/2" off-white head over the cludy burnished gold brew. Head fades gradually but still holds with plenty of froth, and lacing sporadic and delicate. Aroma is wheat clovey, with tart touches. Taste follows the nose, although not as intense with the clove, and nary any banana, but with some hops bitterness discernable. Mouthfeel is gassy and somewhat thin, and drinkability is okay. Didn't get much out of this one to make me go shopping for it again anytime soon.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2007 22:41:46 | More by ppoitras
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scruffwhor

Illinois

2.98/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Appearance- Pours an awesome , brisk head with good retention and awesome bubbling and awesome brussels lace left after each sip. Color was a muted yellow with light amber notes.

Smell- Lots of wheat infused lemons with a sprig of sage and clove.

Taste- The tartest tasting weiss I've ever had. It was a not so great mix of typical weiss taste and lemons. Das war nicht so gut. Starts out wheat and good with some bubble gum and ginger.

Mouthfeel- Too dry and tart to be a repeatable weiss.

Serving type: bottle

06-01-2006 04:00:42 | More by scruffwhor
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Beerandraiderfan

Nevada

3/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Yellow pour, has the average amount of haze to it, 1" head, but retention was subpar, lacing not impressive either. Aroma was heavy wheat bread, almost banana bread.

Taste, eh, just wasn't into it at any point, no particular bad flavor, but was just so pedestrian. Identifiable as a wheat beer. Nothing like the good tang of the better ones. More clove than I would care for, which is a very low bar to begin with for beerandraiderfan. Light body, even for a hefeweizen. Some kinda artificial lemon flavor seems to be there.

I dunno, just another beer to me. Indifferent.

Serving type: bottle

12-27-2011 04:34:32 | More by Beerandraiderfan
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menacho1

Illinois

3/5  rDev -18.3%

06-19-2013 01:18:53 | More by menacho1
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civicm87

New York

3/5  rDev -18.3%

08-23-2013 21:01:27 | More by civicm87
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pioneer13

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -18.3%

09-15-2012 23:53:04 | More by pioneer13
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MaxOhle

Illinois

3/5  rDev -18.3%

06-23-2014 13:52:13 | More by MaxOhle
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ZPB

Michigan

3/5  rDev -18.3%

01-12-2012 16:16:14 | More by ZPB
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smartassboiler

Illinois

3/5  rDev -18.3%

06-21-2014 12:09:33 | More by smartassboiler
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WKole81

Illinois

3/5  rDev -18.3%

05-25-2013 04:46:24 | More by WKole81
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tmryan21

Illinois

3/5  rDev -18.3%

05-06-2014 17:23:14 | More by tmryan21
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APB

Nebraska

3/5  rDev -18.3%

08-16-2013 06:55:10 | More by APB
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RogerTroutman

Illinois

3/5  rDev -18.3%

06-22-2014 19:50:12 | More by RogerTroutman
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thewimperoo

Illinois

3/5  rDev -18.3%

11-21-2011 19:43:56 | More by thewimperoo
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olafphysics

Illinois

3/5  rDev -18.3%

01-08-2012 01:48:53 | More by olafphysics
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AmoDman

Illinois

3/5  rDev -18.3%

03-11-2013 04:08:22 | More by AmoDman
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mnredsoxfan69

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -18.3%

06-21-2014 11:17:53 | More by mnredsoxfan69
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Lare453

Florida

3/5  rDev -18.3%

04-05-2014 03:28:06 | More by Lare453
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ngandhi

Illinois

3/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Shocked and chagrined!

Two Brothers Brown Fox was one of the first beers I really fell in love with. And considering that I love hefe-weisse beer, I thought I had to give this a try. Don't make the same mistake.

It pours like day old champagne. The tiny lace dissipates quickly. Reminds me of stuff I used to play drinking games with. The "suspension" of yeast is disgusting; the beer's not uniformly cloudly, just filled with specks of crap. It smells good, but looks skunky.

Speaking of the smell, it's not bad -- somewhat estery with nice spices, a little sweet.

The primary taste is gumballs followed maybe by vanilla and clove. A lot of esters. No real balance or distinction to any of the flavors. Completely artificial.

This is the harshest microbrew I've had in my mouth to date. It feels a little like Miller Genuine Draft, not as bad as Icehouse. Very sharp and piercing, over carbonated . . . what the hell is going on here?

I'm going to finish my six pack, keep buying Brown Fox Ale for sessions, and never think about this beer again. It's drinkable, but not really a hefe at all. It has no body, no character, no sophisitication. As a hefe-head, I was insulted.

Relax, relax.
ng

Serving type: bottle

08-09-2003 23:12:00 | More by ngandhi
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stbo101

Illinois

3/5  rDev -18.3%

11-25-2011 23:54:35 | More by stbo101
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michaelsmith11

Illinois

3/5  rDev -18.3%

03-01-2014 21:08:13 | More by michaelsmith11
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scootercrabb

Illinois

3/5  rDev -18.3%

11-29-2011 18:17:46 | More by scootercrabb
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jordanmiller

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18.3%

12-31-2011 18:36:11 | More by jordanmiller
Ebel's Weiss Beer from Two Brothers Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 471 ratings.