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Widmer Hefeweizen - Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
76
okay

1,782 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1,782
Reviews: 762
rAvg: 3.3
pDev: 17.27%
Wants: 20
Gots: 121 | FT: 1
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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Photo of bestpoop
2.75/5  rDev -16.7%

bestpoop, Sep 21, 2012
Photo of Cavanaghty
2.78/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Cloudy orange color with about one finger of white head that dissapated quickly. Also noted that when pouring it had sediment on the bottom that broke up making the beer have what looked like pepper throughout it. Checked for a freshness date and could not find one the bottle or pacakge. Alos noted that when poured it had the fizz sound like pouring a soda.

Smell: Light grassy and banana smell.

Motuhfeel/Taste: Smooth light bodied. Watered down taste with just some light grassy notes.

Overall: My friend swears by this beer, personally I don't find it very good at all. Not much flavor for an unfiltered wheat, and the fact of the sediment at the bottom with no freshness date really did not help. this is not a beer I will go and buy again, very dissappointed.

Cavanaghty, Sep 19, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

tmars13, Sep 18, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -24.2%

deuceduce, Sep 17, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

hoptitsbrews, Sep 17, 2012
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3/5  rDev -9.1%

jasewaaang, Sep 16, 2012
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3/5  rDev -9.1%

DrunkenMonk, Sep 16, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +28.8%

j0501, Sep 15, 2012
Photo of Jerid
3/5  rDev -9.1%

Jerid, Sep 15, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -24.2%

flayedandskinned, Sep 14, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Tracker83, Sep 14, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

Skid, Sep 14, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

kurt5316, Sep 14, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

kb2250, Sep 14, 2012
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3/5  rDev -9.1%

Kornoms, Sep 12, 2012
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3/5  rDev -9.1%

JimmyCop, Sep 11, 2012
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3/5  rDev -9.1%

Profchaos20, Sep 10, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

FunkyAbsinthe, Sep 09, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

Vinmar, Sep 06, 2012
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5/5  rDev +51.5%

Backlash209, Sep 05, 2012
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3/5  rDev -9.1%

MCLK, Sep 04, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

expansive, Sep 04, 2012
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3/5  rDev -9.1%

jnardone235, Sep 03, 2012
Photo of GordonofSeattle
3.08/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Note: I'm reviewing this beer with an organe wedge. Yes a loss to its head retention, but a boon to its taste.

Appearance: Looks great. Lacing could be better (even pre orange wedge).

Smell: Not much here, orange improves it greatly

Taste: Very much an average

Mouthfeel: decent

Overall: decent overall beer from the 9th largest brewery in the states. Nothing to write home about.

Favorite beers (for comparison, after all taste preferences are subjective): Rogue Chocolate Stout, Elysian's Daedalus Irish Stout, Rogue's Hazelnut Brown Nectar, Allagash's White Ale, New Belgium's 1554, Full Sail's Wassail, etc. Beer styles I don't like: IPAs (with few exceptions)

GordonofSeattle, Sep 03, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

arparker89, Sep 03, 2012
Widmer Hefeweizen from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 1,782 ratings.