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Ebel's Weiss Beer - Two Brothers Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

486 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 486
Reviews: 188
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 14.21%
Wants: 12
Gots: 28 | 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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Bouleboubier

Pennsylvania

4.4/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This has to be one of the best domestic (American) attempts at a straight-up Bavarian-style hefeweizen. What I focus on the most with it is its wonderful, dynamic, relatively complex aroma - banana bread dough, curiously extra-toasty/nutty granola-like malt, and light-moderate, yet vibrant, softly-spicy floral notes - just wonderful!

The taste mirrors the aromas well, with that malt character really giving the beer some depth (so it's not just fruity banana and clove esters) in flavor, but not quite as much in body as it needs - not that it's thin or too dry - it could just soar if it had a little more roundness and maybe a touch of honey (malt) flavor (could be due to the malt they use? is it domestic?)....

Pleasantly surprised at how drinkable and enjoyable and true to style it is. Maybe it just needs additional head-retention and body-enhancing proteins (flaked wheat?)...Either way, well done, sirs!

Serving type: on-tap

03-13-2013 06:19:07 | More by Bouleboubier
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ac22rush

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

03-12-2013 05:23:31 | More by ac22rush
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AmoDman

Illinois

3/5  rDev -18%

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

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

03-08-2013 19:16:50 | More by mishtif
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t0rin0

California

4/5  rDev +9.3%

03-04-2013 14:03:51 | More by t0rin0
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CaptainNomihodai

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

03-03-2013 05:37:29 | More by CaptainNomihodai
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BRD14

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

03-03-2013 01:38:16 | More by BRD14
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dpage27

Ohio

4/5  rDev +9.3%

02-27-2013 04:08:40 | More by dpage27
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Bernardkowalski


2/5  rDev -45.4%

02-23-2013 02:34:22 | More by Bernardkowalski
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xxcxme

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

02-19-2013 00:56:46 | More by xxcxme
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SerialHiker

Illinois

3.61/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pours a golden, straw, orange color…hazily transparent, I can see a few bubbles bubbling up…some head formed when upon pouring, but nothing really reamians…could use a little life…(3.25/5)

Smell: Sweet, floral/herbal, vanilla, banana and clove…wheat, a touch of citrus (lemon and orange), yeast, grass…very malt based…smells like a classic Belgian style whit ale…lively and nice…(4/5)

Taste: Hefeweizen yeast, green banana, light/pale malts, wheat, a bit of bubblegum and clove…there’s an overall sweetness about it that’s nice…it’s not overly complex, but a refreshing brew that brings tons of flavor to the palate…light and mildly zesty, I’ve never had anything with banana in it that I’ve liked as much as this…(3.5/5)

Mouthfeel: Light body with medium carbonation…it definitely fluffs up a bunch bringing banana, yeast and light lemon bitterness to the palate…refreshing, light…(3.75/5)

Overall: This is a good brew…summertime, backyard barbeque, watching the Cubs day game on the porch TV (think college), hanging out with friends and hotdogs – this beer was made for those occasions…it’s light, refreshing, flavorful and super drinkable…definitely worth trying if you like this style or are looking to expand your horizons…(3.5/5)

Serving type: bottle

02-18-2013 05:58:43 | More by SerialHiker
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Hugonaut13

Illinois

4/5  rDev +9.3%

02-17-2013 17:46:01 | More by Hugonaut13
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MCain04

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

02-12-2013 18:17:22 | More by MCain04
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Cam9191

Illinois

4/5  rDev +9.3%

02-10-2013 07:28:16 | More by Cam9191
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Mavigo

Michigan

4.04/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Got this as a gift, looks promising. Served in a nonic.

A: Hazy, orange-gold color with a thing white line on the sides of the glass, that's about as far as it got for head and lacing.

S: Wheat, bit of citrus, but mostly grains

T: Fairly sweet, has floral and citrus qualities to it, tastes of yeast, wheat, malt sugars, and barley. Smooth and delicious flavor.

M: Medium amounts of carbonation, balanced fairly well with its sweet, floral flavors, has a fairly rich feel to it unusual for a light colored beer.

O: I really enjoyed this beer, good sweetness combined, fresh flavors, well worth a try

Serving type: bottle

02-09-2013 01:47:35 | More by Mavigo
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gorman72

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

02-06-2013 19:05:31 | More by gorman72
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ssimpson89

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

02-03-2013 03:30:01 | More by ssimpson89
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matjack85

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

02-03-2013 00:04:01 | More by matjack85
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bohemyth

Indiana

1.5/5  rDev -59%

01-30-2013 07:21:20 | More by bohemyth
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richeddi

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

01-29-2013 17:48:10 | More by richeddi
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KFBR392

Illinois

3.58/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Light golden look. Nothing special here. No head retention while drinking. LIght carbonation.

Smell: Bright yeast aroma. Comes off as a banana/mango smell. A lot of the traditional Hefe smell here, very pleasant. This was the strongest aspect of the brew.

Taste: Smooth front to this beer. The yeast guides through to the mild body of this brew. A banana, malt, nut flavor sticks on the palette.

Mouthfeel: Very light, this beer would be a good recommendation for someone getting into craft brews. The yeast fades away more then would be desired.

Overall: Solid. A starter brew for sure. Shows a lot of solid characteristics of a traditional Hefeweizen but I would definitely recommend other authentic German versions first for a similar or lower price.

Serving type: bottle

01-25-2013 04:19:32 | More by KFBR392
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ChugginOil

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

01-25-2013 01:26:40 | More by ChugginOil
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stanale

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

01-20-2013 05:07:33 | More by stanale
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PHBoiler

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -31.7%

01-15-2013 22:16:57 | More by PHBoiler
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jplopez21

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

01-11-2013 01:29:15 | More by jplopez21
Ebel's Weiss Beer from Two Brothers Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 486 ratings.