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Ebel's Weiss Beer - Two Brothers Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
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486 Ratings
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Ratings: 486
Reviews: 188
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 14.21%
Wants: 11
Gots: 26 | 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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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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THEOPTIMATOR88

Illinois

4/5  rDev +9.3%

12-02-2011 05:11:45 | More by THEOPTIMATOR88
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dexterk1

Illinois

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.

Serving type: bottle

03-11-2012 02:46:15 | More by dexterk1
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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

09-15-2013 18:36:03 | More by Agentveba
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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

05-06-2014 13:24:29 | More by MikeWard
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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

07-03-2012 03:33:11 | More by mkennedy119
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Minnesota

3.8/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Hazy, orangish/straw color. The head quickly dissipates, and leaves no lacing. The aroma is strong of bananas, and clove, which also flows into the flavor. It is light in body, and has a bit of a carbonic bite on the tongue. Overall, a light, refreshing, easy drinking brew. Definitely a good summer beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-22-2003 07:10:24 | More by BeerBuilder
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prisdefer

New York

2.75/5  rDev -24.9%

10-29-2012 21:10:33 | More by prisdefer
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beveragecaptain

New Jersey

3.78/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle. This beer pours out a hazy golden color. The head is not as large as in most hefeweizens. The aroma has a lot of lemon and a little vanilla. Crisp and refreshing, but still has a full malt flavor, which many hefes are lacking. Has that banana clove flavor. Spicy flavor in the finish. Good drinkability. There's nothing really bad about this beer, but nothing to really get excited about either.

Serving type: bottle

05-01-2005 20:07:35 | More by beveragecaptain
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bluemoonswoon

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a tulip (closest thing I have on hand to a weizen glass at the moment)

A: Pours out a honey tinted yellow and topped with a thick and cream two inch head that fades a bit as the beer goes along but retains some remnants of its former glory.

S: Less of that heavenly bubblegum and clove and more focused on a slightly floral, but generally "banana-bready" kind of aroma.

T/MF: If the aroma was lacking in bubblegum it certainly isn't in taste, that coupled with the above mentioned flavors of banana. No real traces of clove or other hefeweizen familiars but still pretty serviceable in the flavor department. Mouthfeel is quite solid, very robust and rather filing but not to the degree that it feels heavy or slick, an interesting feel indeed.

D: As far as the style goes I've had better, though it is not often I see six packs of hefeweizen available from many breweries so if you have a taste for this stuff in larger quantities and at a pretty affordable price it is hard to argue against this stuff.

Serving type: bottle

08-09-2011 03:54:54 | More by bluemoonswoon
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Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

05-01-2012 03:55:39 | More by TastyIsBeer
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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

06-20-2012 16:42:17 | More by wdarcy77
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jackndan

Illinois

2.7/5  rDev -26.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Ebelweiss: very cloudy, with an orange haze. The aroma is very strong coming out of the bottle, with a very strong aroma of bananas. Very little head. Very unusual taste, starts out very strong with bready malts that gives way to a strong taste of yeast/bananas. Quite odd.

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2003 11:52:35 | More by jackndan
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Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

07-24-2014 15:59:32 | More by thufflife
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schmidtmattsays

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

07-17-2014 17:30:55 | More by schmidtmattsays
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Knoxrb12

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev +9.3%

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California

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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JamnesCameron

Illinois

4.43/5  rDev +21%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

My other brew of choice at a Kane County Cougars minor league baseball game on a hot, humid night. Great family fun, and the Two Brothers tap is right behind my seats.

Pour is remarkably clear for a hefe, appearance is more in line with a Krystal Weiss. No head to speak of, due probably to the plastic cup it was served in.

Aromas of cloves and banana esters, which are also evident in the taste.

Mouthfeel is good, not too thin or heavy. Would make a good session beer on a hot night.

Everything was spot on, except for the absence of yeast haze, making for a classic german weiss beer.

Serving type: on-tap

06-19-2009 12:25:58 | More by JamnesCameron
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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

05-29-2014 21:44:09 | More by beersdmf17
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ferrari29

Illinois

4.1/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Beer poured from bottle into tall Hefeweizen style glass

A - Beer poured with a golden cloudy colored body; visibly well carbonated; one finger white colored foam formed after pour with a moderate amount of lacing

S - Fruity; yeast like scents and aromas; slight hint of lemon sourness; wheat follows up with typical hefeweizen like tones

T - Slightly sour notes; fruity lemon zing; yeast; flavors wash out pretty quickly; tiny malt backbone rests behind the flavors

M - Effervescent; refreshing and crisp; smooth feeling on the tongue; quality balance of a wheat and yeast blend

D - Great drink; not a fan of Hefeweizen's usually but I can drink this one over and over again; I was really impressed; this comes highly recommended

Serving type: bottle

05-02-2011 00:36:17 | More by ferrari29
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nheinzie57

Illinois

4/5  rDev +9.3%

05-30-2012 16:26:05 | More by nheinzie57
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beermanbrian

Pennsylvania

3.55/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Hazy yellow color right on for the style but a very modest head doesn't help the appearance. Smell is cloves and banana as expected with the clove sliding into the peppery range. Taste is a little bland upfront and the the yeast clove notes kick in full throttle. Some faint lemon notes. Not a whole lot else in the flavor. Mouth is on the thin side. Finishes almost like a macro. A summery brew for a hot day. Overall a little above average.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2008 00:46:27 | More by beermanbrian
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deebo

Minnesota

3.38/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I've been really digging hefes lately. Here's a review of my 1st taste of two brothers version
A-fairly hazy with a finger of white head that quickly subsides into a ring on the pint glass. Color is golden with orange tint.
S-typical-cloves and banana, plenty of wheat
T-a lot like the aroma. Finish is a bit long with just a hint of bitterness
M-nice body with moderate levels of carboation
O- a solid hefe. Nice taste with an above average body. Biggest complaint is little longer finish than I would like

Serving type: on-tap

08-12-2012 01:00:44 | More by deebo
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Golden2wenty1

Wisconsin

3.15/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Picked up a single at Woodman's West here in Madison.

Pour: yeast-hazed golden yellow, nearly opaque, under a finger of snow white foam.

Nose: banana nut bread, sour wheat, clove yeast, vanilla malt and a hint of dirty diaper funk in the finish.

Taste: on the sweet side for the style, with citrus, banana bread, spicy yeast and a long sour wheat and lemon finish. Not exactly balanced, but there's plenty going on.

Feel: creamy, smooth, velvety carb, little sour in the finish.

Drinkability/Overall: Gets a little sour for my liking as it warms and kind of falls apart. Fairly pleasant when it was still cold, however. Probably not something I'll seek out again.

Serving type: bottle

08-29-2006 23:02:58 | More by Golden2wenty1
Ebel's Weiss Beer from Two Brothers Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 486 ratings.