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Ebel's Weiss Beer - Two Brothers Brewing Company

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Ebel's Weiss BeerEbel's Weiss Beer

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Ratings: 496
Reviews: 189
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 14.21%
Wants: 12
Gots: 35 | 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 ZAP


3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

Great nose on this one....heavy cloves but also some faint vanilla...not catching much bannana...the taste is not as good as the smell in my opinion as the cloves dominate and imbed a spicy moutfeel....not as sweet as I expected...a tinge of sourness on the taste as well....not a bad Hefe but not as good as a couple others I have tasted recently...

07-06-2002 17:14:19 | More by ZAP
Photo of Duff27


3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

04-22-2012 22:00:26 | More by Duff27
Photo of barnzy78


2.5/5  rDev -31.7%

12-04-2011 22:33:52 | More by barnzy78
Photo of champ103


3.65/5  rDev -0.3%

A: Pours slightly hazed, almost clear pale yellow color. A small white head forms and sticks around as a cap. Light lace is left.
S: Banana, clove, spice, baked bread. Not bad, the banana and clove dominate.
T: Again, big banana bread and spice flavors. That is it. Pretty standard, but enjoyable.
M/D: A light body. At first, spritzy soda like carbonation. That dies down fast. A bit thin and lackluster after the carbonation dies down. Easy drinking, and something you don't really have to think about. Which is a good thing IMO.

Standard and easy drinking. Nothing more, and really nothing wrong with that. Certainly not close to my favorites of the style, but still enjoyable for what it is.

12-24-2013 14:46:22 | More by champ103
Photo of francisweizen


3.63/5  rDev -0.8%

A decent weizen from two brothers brewing. This is a cloudy yellowish/orange colour with a nice white head that stays for a while. The aromas are in your face and consist of weizen yeast, lemon, orange, cloves, banana, and more. The taste is very wheaty and banana-like with some nice spicy notes in the mix as well. The finish is very fruity and spicy as well. The mouthfeel is creamy, and a bit thick for this style and the drinkability is good. A decent version.

06-23-2004 18:04:31 | More by francisweizen
Photo of sweemzander


3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

12oz. bottle poured into a pint glass. Best by 8/30/09. Thanks to BeerFMAndy for giving me the opportunity to try this one!

(A)- Pours a hazy golden yellow/goldenrod color that produced a minimal white head formation but quickly dissipated to bubbles.

(S)- Tons of clayish bananas with a lemon wheat background. Rather bready actually. Light clove nuances.

(T)- Light lemon and biscuits with a rather light and bland middles followed by a subtle yet ample banana and corn husk finish.

(M)- Great carbonation level. Crisp and balanced fruits that refresh. Smooth, not harsh.

(D)- A fine beer that follows the style well. Crisp and refreshing. Straightforward, yet has a bit of interesting things going on. Gets a bit funky in clay tastes as it goes on though.

09-11-2009 23:37:21 | More by sweemzander
Photo of cokes


4.43/5  rDev +21%

Milky pale orange with a smallish white head. Fades to an edging but leaves inticate lacing.
Beautiful nose full of clove and vanilla. Banana is pushed to the background. Peppery and wonderful.
The same can be said of the taste. Heavy on the clove/vanilla/pepper spices. Lighter on the banana tones. Yeasty dough flavors are present and welcome as they provide support. Lingering herbals towards the finish, with more delectable vanilla.
A soild medium bodied brew. Carbonation is on the low end, but somewhat prickly. Fairly creamy. Delighful.
Right near the top of my favorite hefeweizens.

10-27-2002 23:51:31 | More by cokes
Photo of pathman


3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

07-14-2013 17:06:27 | More by pathman
Photo of Lare453


3/5  rDev -18%

04-05-2014 03:28:06 | More by Lare453
Photo of enelson


3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

10-30-2012 23:41:27 | More by enelson
Photo of mynie


4.43/5  rDev +21%

Pours dark for a hefe, right in the direct middle between yellow and amber, nice and cloudy with a big white head.

Smells strongly of clovey wheatmalt. Very, very spicy, which is nice, but it's not really complex.

Tastes much more complex. All the good stuff is there: bananas, white pepper, and cloves. No shitty fruit complexities to weigh things down. And, best of all, the body is so thick and creamy that after a few sips the beer begins to taste a little like flowery frosting. Trust me, that's a good thing.

03-22-2011 04:48:40 | More by mynie
Photo of alexgash


3.18/5  rDev -13.1%

Hazy, dirty nectarine-gold with a small-medium sized white head.
Milky, wheat protein aromas on the nose, with some banana bubble gum, and yeast.
Tastes of tangy wheat malt; not too sweet at all. Light banana esters. Finish is yeasty, wheat bitter and dry. Mouthfeel is milky, mouth-coating, and medium bodied. An okay hefeweizen, but not crazy good.

11-06-2004 23:46:57 | More by alexgash
Photo of KarlHungus


3.45/5  rDev -5.7%

This beer pours a cloudy pale orange color. The head is two inches in height, and recedes slowly into a thick cap of foam. The aroma is of bubble gum and banana. The taste is like the aroma; bubble gum and banana, but leaning more toward the bubble gum. The mouthfeel is on the lighter side for a hefe, with lively carbonation. Overall, this is a decent hefe, but there are better examples out there. I could drink this again, but I'm not in any rush to.

10-26-2008 23:48:50 | More by KarlHungus
Photo of LilBeerDoctor

New York

3.53/5  rDev -3.6%

Reviewed on 8/7/08. Bottle, best by 9/3/08. Pours a cloudy orange with a small white head. Aroma of spices (clove, corriander). Flavor is rather fruity and sweet for a hefe (lots of citrus, also kiwi, pineapple, grapefruit). A slight sourness from the fruit too. I liked the fruitiness of this hefe and it was quite tasty too! Interesting hefe.
7/4/7/4/14 (3.6/5)

12-23-2008 15:28:48 | More by LilBeerDoctor
Photo of Gmann

New York

3.63/5  rDev -0.8%

Pours a bright yet cloudy golden orange color with a pure white head that settled into a light cap. Nice banana and lemon aromas to go along with the wheat malt. Not as spicy as the true bavarian types but good. The taste is thin on the hefe flavors; light banana which is dominated by the wheat malt and lemon characteristics. The flavor is probably closer to an American wheat than a hefe. The feel definitely has a wheat edge to it but does have semi-soft carbonation; finishes on the tart side. A decent hefe, some traditional bavarian qualties but falls short.

02-08-2009 01:49:09 | More by Gmann
Photo of BGsWo22

New York

1.5/5  rDev -59%

03-21-2013 00:36:36 | More by BGsWo22
Photo of JoeyBeerBelly

New York

4.08/5  rDev +11.5%

12oz bottle served in a weizen glass.

Slightly hazed yellow color with a white head that was reduced to a ring in a hurry.
Good aroma of yeast, wheat, banana & spices.
Taste is pretty much spot on for a hefeweizen with a lighter body than most others.
It's crisp, clean, refreshing and very easy to drink.

06-21-2009 02:05:45 | More by JoeyBeerBelly
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3/5  rDev -18%

06-21-2014 12:09:33 | More by smartassboiler
Photo of Holland


3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

04-15-2013 00:43:13 | More by Holland
Photo of Vancer


3.88/5  rDev +6%

Hazy straw yellow, nice little white head, even some traces of lace. Tons of yeasties on the bottom swirl murked it up at the end.

And I’m liking the Belgium yeast notes in the aroma – mixed with a wheaty citrus and lemon. Sharp and crisp finish, the lemon really presents itself then.

A fine Wit from the 2 bros, I’ll be looking for this one next year, as I got one of the last bottles from this years batch.

09-08-2007 20:52:19 | More by Vancer
Photo of morimech


3.68/5  rDev +0.5%

Pours a cloudy yellow with a small white head that disapears before I sat the bottle down. A small amount of lacing left on the glass. Has a clove and yeasty smell. The taste is mostly cloves... yep cloves is just about all there is. The cloves linger on the finish. The body is light, bordering on thin. It is a refreshing beer on a hot day. Low ABV aids drinkability. Reasonably priced for what it is.

06-15-2008 22:08:12 | More by morimech
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

07-14-2013 20:19:37 | More by kscaldef
Photo of Gagnonsux


3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

09-25-2013 02:33:20 | More by Gagnonsux
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

01-17-2014 22:56:48 | More by mattmarka1
Photo of BMart


3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

03-15-2012 19:57:04 | More by BMart
Ebel's Weiss Beer from Two Brothers Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 496 ratings.