Widmer Hefeweizen - Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
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Reviews by PhillyStyle:
3.03/5 rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Served on-tap in a pint glass.
The beer gave off a cloudy orange appearance. It had a small white head to it that did not last long at all. The aroma was good. It gave off hints of citrus, banana and wheat. The flavor pretty well followed the aroma. It had a good wheat flavor with hints of citrus. The main problem that I had with it was that it was over carbonated. Could have been the restaurant's fault. It had a medium body and was reasonably easy to drink. This is definitely not the first wheat that I would choose to drink and will probably not look to buy it unless I am forced to when out at a restaurant.
Serving type: on-tap
05-12-2008 15:22:59 | More by PhillyStyle
More User Reviews:
1.88/5 rDev -42.9%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75
I really, really dislike this beer.
The appearance of this beer was the first warning that I was in for big trouble. I tend to like strong, bitter ales, so imagine how I felt pouring this out into my glass only to see a very bright yellow liquid. I took a deep breath as I continued to pour, trying to convince myself that everything would be okay.
The smell was very wheaty with vague hints of ripe fruit. It wasn't bad, but it wasn't anything special either.
The taste was absolutely horrible. The first thing I tasted was something very sweet, I took a look at the bottle afterwards to confirm that what I was drinking did indeed have alcohol in it. I took one more sip and focused on the tones. It reminded me of bubblegum, and not just a little bit, but like I was drinking liquid bubble tape. As the bubblegum faded out the taste that stayed on my back palate was mildly of apricot. It was a total surprise given the smell of the beer.
Mouthfeel for me was poor. It felt very weak, and while the one positive was that it went down easily, I really didn't feel like I was drinking a beer at all. It felt very watered down and left a rather unpleasant aftertaste.
Overall, I can't see myself ever drinking this beer again. I understand not everyone likes bitter ales, and that some people really do love this beer, but I can't seem to find much positives with it.
Serving type: bottle
07-20-2014 06:47:54 | More by StanfordBlack
Widmer Hefeweizen from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
75 out of 100 based on 1,676 ratings.