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Hefeweizen - Yazoo Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
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338 Ratings
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Ratings: 338
Reviews: 112
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 15.41%
Wants: 14
Gots: 38 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Yazoo Brewing Company visit their website
Tennessee, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
An authentic example of a Bavarian Hefeweizen. “Hefe” means cloudy or yeasty and “weizen” means wheat. This beer is made with mostly wheat and uses a true Hefeweizen yeast that gives it a fruity, banana aroma with just a hint of cloves. The tart finish makes this the perfect summer beer.

13 IBU

(Beer added by: clvand0 on 11-01-2004)
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Photo of weonfire
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

weonfire, Nov 26, 2012
Photo of WoodBrew
3.58/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The beer pours like the typical hefeeweizen. Cloudy, hazy and grainy with a thin white head and spotty lace. The smell is faint and grainy with a back draft of banana, cloves and pepper. The taste is a bit thin and watery up front, but perfectly balanced between the banana and cloves. hints of black pepper and a tart hop bite in the background. A bit thin and watery, but a creamy swallow. Simple, refreshing, and easy to drink.

WoodBrew, Nov 24, 2012
Photo of robmoak
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

robmoak, Nov 13, 2012
Photo of waldoiverson
3.58/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12 oz into nonic

A: Super cloudy, 1.5 inch of fluffy white foam, yellow/orange hue with very present carbonation

S: big time banana, clove, fresh bready yeast aroma

T: banana bread, wow a lot of banana, slight bubblegum, strong yeast, clove in the finish, a bit of a sour quality

M: Very bright and there is a strong bite about 1/2 way through the sip, feels a bit thin at the end

O: very nice, especially if you like the banana thing. I wish the mouthfeel had a bit more substance across the full sip

waldoiverson, Oct 29, 2012
Photo of J2L
4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

J2L, Oct 24, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

bzach, Oct 21, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

jdhasse, Oct 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev +8.1%

elkinbrown, Oct 15, 2012
Photo of WECIII
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

WECIII, Oct 08, 2012
Photo of Gatordaddy
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Gatordaddy, Oct 06, 2012
Photo of djre4orm
3/5  rDev -18.9%

djre4orm, Oct 04, 2012
Photo of Agold
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Agold, Sep 29, 2012
Photo of ChainGangGuy
3.08/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

16 ounce pint - Flying Saucer Draught Emporium in Nashville, Tennessee.

Appearance: Clouded, gold body with a modestly sized, white head.

Smell: Freshly opened sack of Big League Chew, this beer is heavily scented of bubblegum. Oh, sure, you can drag out some notes of wheat, lemon, and clove tea, but it's predominately bubblegum.

Taste: A lightly sweet taste of that malted wheat, a little nibble of french bread, then, some lemon. Fresh clove hits. As with the aroma, the bubblegum character totally overrides the other flavors. Nil bitterness. Yep, it's pretty much bubblegum here, though there is a rebound of clove at the finish.

Mouthfeel: Falls just barely shy of being medium-bodied. Medium carbonation.

Overall: Hubba Bubba Hefe.

ChainGangGuy, Sep 29, 2012
Photo of grumpygerman
2.5/5  rDev -32.4%

grumpygerman, Sep 12, 2012
Photo of EmilyRickard
4/5  rDev +8.1%

EmilyRickard, Sep 07, 2012
Photo of LXIXME
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A big white head quickly falls into a thin lacing above a clear pale golden colored beer.

Banana, cloves, and other little spices aroma with a little bit of yeast coming through on this light bodied beer.

Light banana, light cloves and maybe some other similar spices with some added light bread like malts taste.

The aftertaste on this beer is a light dryish with just a bit of the spicy notes hanging around, and it seems to turn to a slight banana as time goes by.

Seems to be an alright lighter hefeweizen, but still a light to much banana for me.

LXIXME, Sep 05, 2012
Photo of facundoCNB
3.8/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

a clean golden / orange-yellow pour.. slight amount of head which vanished immediately and completely.
smells of apples, grapes, raisins and banana.. interesting...
the taste starts off with your typical hefe, then jumps to a fruity strawberry banana flavor.. really tasty for a wheat beer.. and i'm barely getting any breadyness from the yeast. thinking outside the box, yazoo!
light body, high carbonation, sweet yet crisp and refreshing.
really good for the style, but i do wish it had some more visible complexion. it looks like it's just a flat beer. no lacing, no retention, carbonation isn't all that visible after the first minute (but it IS still actually there)

facundoCNB, Aug 22, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

hilgart1, Aug 19, 2012
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2/5  rDev -45.9%

jmbraxton, Aug 19, 2012
Photo of Chaney
3.63/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I had this on-tap at a killer bar in downtown Nashville.

A: Poured a wheaty, cloudy mustard yellow color, with a 1/2 finger retentative head. Look like a standard unfiltered Hefe.

S: I got some clove and banana, but this was somewhat muted overall, compared to many Hefeweizens on the market.

T: Crisp and highly drinkable, perfect for a hot summer day, with bubble gum notes. Once again though, not too powerful.

M: Yeasty and cushiony in terms of carbonation levels, with no booze to speak of, and a good amount of lacing.

O: This was a standard entry into the Hefe lexicon, but sometimes that's just what the doctor ordered!

Chaney, Aug 14, 2012
Photo of jik18
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

jik18, Aug 12, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

leagr, Aug 09, 2012
Photo of womencantsail
4.1/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a hazy golden yellow with a white head. Amazing banana aroma to this and almost as much bubblegum. Smells like overripe banana bread. Sort of light in the wheat/malt department, but I’m fine with that. The flavor has a touch of wheat bread, but otherwise it’s all banana and bubblegum with a bit of clove. Really tasty stuff. Light in body with a crisp carbonation.

womencantsail, Aug 07, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Jfowler05, Jul 23, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

ecmoon3, Jul 20, 2012
Hefeweizen from Yazoo Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 338 ratings.