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Widmer Hefeweizen - Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
75
okay

1,721 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,721
Reviews: 758
rAvg: 3.29
pDev: 17.33%
Wants: 17
Gots: 96 | 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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GaryMarkle84

Virginia

3/5  rDev -8.8%

08-19-2012 23:10:43 | More by GaryMarkle84
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frosted33

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +14%

08-19-2012 22:18:28 | More by frosted33
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slowdaddy

Alabama

3/5  rDev -8.8%

08-19-2012 16:57:02 | More by slowdaddy
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Jennska

Idaho

3.75/5  rDev +14%

08-17-2012 23:35:41 | More by Jennska
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frozenjogurt

California

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

08-17-2012 05:39:39 | More by frozenjogurt
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Jovian

Utah

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

08-15-2012 04:23:19 | More by Jovian
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Shawkabukoo


4.75/5  rDev +44.4%

08-14-2012 05:50:10 | More by Shawkabukoo
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Fuzzycuffs

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev +14%

08-14-2012 02:15:34 | More by Fuzzycuffs
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gregu2

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

08-14-2012 01:04:38 | More by gregu2
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jik18

Texas

3/5  rDev -8.8%

08-12-2012 05:03:52 | More by jik18
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M_Burkey


4/5  rDev +21.6%

08-11-2012 13:44:27 | More by M_Burkey
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MonkeyStain

Florida

3/5  rDev -8.8%

08-07-2012 03:02:52 | More by MonkeyStain
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Doyle

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

08-05-2012 03:33:55 | More by Doyle
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Scotchboy

Idaho

3.15/5  rDev -4.3%

12oz bottle to Ram 71 tumbler.

A: Slightly hazy gold color, with a thin filmy white head.

S: Yeast and wheat notes, bready grains and some malt sweetness, hints of citrus with lemon and orange peel notes.

T: Follows the nose, wheat and malt hit first followed smooth and subdued citrus notes. Orange peel and faint spices. Minimal hop presence or bitterness.

MF: Crisp carbonation on a creamy but still light body, finishing with a slight but sharp dryness.

O: Not impressive but an easy drinker. Flavors and aromas are light, but it is refreshing.

08-03-2012 16:06:51 | More by Scotchboy
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maltyhops

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +21.6%

08-03-2012 01:56:43 | More by maltyhops
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skloeff

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +14%

08-03-2012 01:27:51 | More by skloeff
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3Hops

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -8.8%

08-02-2012 20:49:37 | More by 3Hops
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Jovo

California

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

08-01-2012 07:18:28 | More by Jovo
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RTHKI

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -16.4%

07-30-2012 02:38:37 | More by RTHKI
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ms11781

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -16.4%

07-29-2012 15:22:10 | More by ms11781
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6demonbag

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

07-25-2012 06:05:08 | More by 6demonbag
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rkarimi

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-24-2012 16:56:58 | More by rkarimi
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tobelerone

Connecticut

2.93/5  rDev -10.9%

I’d say this was a disappointing take on a hefewiezen but to be honest I wasn’t expecting much to begin with. Pours hazy light gold with a finger of white head but not much retention or lacing to speak of. The appearance was a bit lacking, I’m afraid, as the better examples of this style usually have a big fluffy head that hangs around a while. The nose further alerted me to what would be a mediocre overall experience; where was the banana and clove and all the other yeasty esters one expects in this style? Instead I got very grainy malt, wheat, and a bit of lemony citrus.

The taste followed the nose; all of those yeasty flavors were either muted or totally absent; despite the label this beer is classified correctly here; it’s an American Pale Wheat Ale, not a Hefe; all I get is grainy malt and wheat; a bit of mild citrus hopping. Sweetness is fortunately low and the finish is pretty dry. Still, the body was medium and the carbonation was pretty moderate, screwing up the mouthfeel so that it lacked crispness and the clean drinking refreshment of the better beers of either style. This one just didn’t do it for me at all, and I wouldn’t have this again. Sorry Widmer, this ain’t cutting it.

07-24-2012 16:39:51 | More by tobelerone
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Tubasaurus


3/5  rDev -8.8%

07-24-2012 03:19:00 | More by Tubasaurus
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dominic4beer

California

3.75/5  rDev +14%

07-22-2012 19:29:37 | More by dominic4beer
Widmer Hefeweizen from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
75 out of 100 based on 1,721 ratings.