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Ebel's Weiss Beer - Two Brothers Brewing Company

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Ratings: 516
Reviews: 191
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 14.21%
Wants: 11
Gots: 43 | 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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Photo of stortore
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

stortore, Apr 01, 2012
Photo of MrMcGibblets
3.45/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

the bottle states that due to the beer being unfiltered, it will be hazy/cloudy, but this is not the case. does not look like your standard german weiss. it is a clear straw in color as opposed to the cloudy, glowing german weiss beer. the bouqet does stand up in respect to style, with fresh bread, banana, and clove notes. taste does as well, with the sweet malts dominant. it doesn't have enough crispness to balance that i associate with this style, however. the mouthfeel is where this really differs...the top german weiss beers have that chewy, crisp, full mouthfeel that this doesn't...it's not bad, not great, just different. if this was hopped up with some citrusy hops like GBH it would make all the difference for an american wheat. still, at this abv and being a pretty tasty beer the drinkability is good on a warm summer night.

MrMcGibblets, Jun 17, 2007
Photo of PHBoiler
2.5/5  rDev -31.7%

PHBoiler, Jan 15, 2013
Photo of virinow
4/5  rDev +9.3%

virinow, Nov 17, 2011
Photo of aforbes10
2.68/5  rDev -26.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

golden, like molsen claims to be. smells kind of wheaty and citrusy. taste is sweet and citrus tinged. lots of sour wheatiness too. like a european hefe, but tangier. tang is actually slightly off-putting. probably a refreshing beer in the summer, but i can't see buting it again to find out. one bottle in our sixer was very vinegary and terrible, but i won't hold that against the beer overall.

aforbes10, Mar 27, 2006
Photo of coz
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

coz, Aug 12, 2012
Photo of oso
4/5  rDev +9.3%

oso, Nov 23, 2012
Photo of Zuidman
4/5  rDev +9.3%

Zuidman, Dec 16, 2011
Photo of sbricker
4/5  rDev +9.3%

sbricker, Nov 14, 2011
Photo of rrski198
2.75/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A: average white head that disappears quickly. Very little lacing.Totally cloudy and looks like apple juice.

S: Cloves and bready malt. Minor fruity smell (banana). Smells of a traditional german hef, just more subdued.

T: Wow, i'm surprised, and not in a good way. Nothing but a mild malt characteristic follows the nose. I am getting a little yeasty funk but there isn't much else here.

M: Watered down, below average carbonation. Tastes like a funky bud light.

O: Dissapointed for sure. I popped this today, sunny and 70 degrees, sat out on the deck, and was looking forward to a nice cold beer. It's good enough to finish, but I'm glad I only bought one. I'll move onto something better next.

rrski198, Apr 08, 2011
Photo of BlissJunkie
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

BlissJunkie, Jul 23, 2013
Photo of Lemke10
4.05/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I bought a single bottle of this from Woodman's in North Aurora, IL for $1.50 in Fall 2010.

A really nice beer from Illinois. It pours a light golden color as you take in the aroma of bananas. There is a very good banana/wheat taste to it that make for very smooth and easy drinking. Only thing stopping this beer from being fantasic is it could use a little more carbonation.

Lemke10, Dec 01, 2010
Photo of JVan
4/5  rDev +9.3%

JVan, Sep 16, 2013
Photo of HumanParaquat
2.75/5  rDev -24.9%

HumanParaquat, May 13, 2012
Photo of cdkrenz
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - White head standing about an inch tall and perfectly white. The body is a hazy, dingy orangish-brown.

S - The aroma is inviting. There's a wheat scent accented by orange and oak.

T - The sweet wheat flavor is tasty.

M - The brew has a watery feel to it with little texture otherwise.

~ This is a drinkable brew. The flavor makes this one that might make it a tasty treat on the boat during the summer months.

cdkrenz, May 07, 2009
Photo of CaptainNomihodai
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

CaptainNomihodai, Mar 03, 2013
Photo of Sweffin
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Sweffin, Jun 27, 2013
Photo of Basoos1
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Basoos1, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of sgoro
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

sgoro, May 25, 2013
Photo of dexterk1
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours with a deep copper color and a head that falls quickly.
Odor is sour you smell some wheat. Maybe some banana as well.
Taste is of banana and some generic sweet flavor. Wheat also comes through pretty strongly. Sour taste comes as well.
Mouth feel is clean and crisp. Carbonation is strong and you can feel it as you drink.
Although I am not a fan of hefeweizen, this one is pretty good.

dexterk1, Mar 11, 2012
Photo of Tballz420
3.88/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Ebel's Weiss Beer is an orange colored brew, pretty cloudy, small white head which leaves a slight trail. The aroma is pretty standard for a hefe, with clove spice, soft grainy wheat, a touch of banana and maybe a bit of lemon zest in there as well. It's a nice tasting hefe, it seems they put together a pretty good beer here. Light wheat grains, mild on the banana, clove spice, bready, some vanilla, fairly hoppy, bubblegum. Pretty much all the classic hefe flavors are in there, and it does a pretty good job managing them all. Fairly full-bodied and somewhat sharp on the tongue, quite refreshing.

Tballz420, Aug 17, 2011
Photo of ChugginOil
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

ChugginOil, Jan 25, 2013
Photo of JimGlonke
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

JimGlonke, May 29, 2012
Photo of Stevie_Janowski
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Stevie_Janowski, May 12, 2012
Photo of birdsellam
3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

birdsellam, Sep 16, 2014
Ebel's Weiss Beer from Two Brothers Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 516 ratings.