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Widmer Hefeweizen - Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
75
okay

1,631 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,631
Reviews: 754
rAvg: 3.28
pDev: 17.38%
Wants: 15
Gots: 54 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Widmer Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
availability: year-round
bitterness: 30 IBU
alcohol by volume: 4.9%
original gravity: 11.75° PLATO

malts:
Pale, Munich, Wheat, Caramel 40L

hops:
Bittering: Alchemy
Aroma: Willamette, Cascade

(Beer added by: Todd on 07-17-1999)
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smerkinb

North Carolina

2.83/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Served in a pint glass at a restaurant. Very little head, but that could be from the pour. Cloudy murky dull orange coloring. The head was fluffy off-white and only hung around for a few minutes. Very little lacing.
Familiar smells or banana, yeast, not much else. I was surprised by the taste of this hefe. A hint of banana, but not as much as the aroma had me prepared for. Some light spice and slightly yeasty. Ended with those well known NW hops.
Mouthfeel was thin, almost a bit watery, with strong carbonation.
This beer just wasn't what I expected to get when ordering a hefe. The hops drowned out the malt for me. The banana was about the only other thing I could taste. Very simply and shallow taste. Not at all the deep, complex beer I was hoping for after hearing alot hype about this brewery.

Serving type: bottle

07-28-2008 12:31:08 | More by smerkinb
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Widmer Hefeweizen from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
75 out of 100 based on 1,631 ratings.