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Hefeweizen - Yazoo Brewing Company

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319 Ratings

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Ratings: 319
Reviews: 111
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 15.63%
Wants: 14
Gots: 35 | 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 Chaney
3.63/5  rDev -2.2%
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 +1.1%

jik18, Aug 12, 2012
Photo of leagr
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

leagr, Aug 09, 2012
Photo of womencantsail
4.1/5  rDev +10.5%
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
Photo of Jfowler05
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Jfowler05, Jul 23, 2012
Photo of ecmoon3
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

ecmoon3, Jul 20, 2012
Photo of emjanson
4/5  rDev +7.8%

emjanson, Jul 10, 2012
Photo of cerveza2012
1/5  rDev -73%

cerveza2012, Jun 30, 2012
Photo of Antnyd82
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Antnyd82, Jun 17, 2012
Photo of Hilltop1215
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Hilltop1215, Jun 05, 2012
Photo of TheBigBoy
3/5  rDev -19.1%

TheBigBoy, Jun 04, 2012
Photo of billab914
4.13/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the Yazoo brewery, served in a tall Hefeweizen glass. It arrived looking cloudy and golden wheat in color. A rocky white head filled the top of the glass. Great looking beer for the style.

The aroma shows lots of breadywheat and banana flavors to it. The yeasty, clove like spices are a little more reserved in it, which I like. Very nice for the style, and especially nice on this hot day.

In the taste I again get lots of banana and sweet, bready, wheat malts. A little clove spice comes out in the finish. Very drinkable and refreshing beer overall.

The mouthfeel is medium bodied for the style with moderate carbonation. Overall I thought it was a very solid beer of the style. I had this a few times over the weekend in Nashville and having it on tap, straight from the brewery, in the appropriate glass was a significantly better experience than the other times I had it around town. Maybe it was just the atmosphere or how hot I was, but that was my experience at least.

billab914, May 29, 2012
Photo of searsclone
4.15/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a New Belgium globe glass.

Pours butterscotch gold with an off white head

Smells like banana bread and buttery yeast

Tastes is smokey, banana, spicy then more banana

Feels sharp at first, then really creamy

I really like this one, I could drink it all night.

searsclone, May 22, 2012
Photo of csmartin6
4/5  rDev +7.8%

csmartin6, May 20, 2012
Photo of 4Socialanxiety
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

4Socialanxiety, May 14, 2012
Photo of smitbo7
4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

smitbo7, May 12, 2012
Photo of Lukafer
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Lukafer, Apr 30, 2012
Photo of Lisadarling
3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

Lisadarling, Apr 28, 2012
Photo of ygtbsm94
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

ygtbsm94, Apr 24, 2012
Photo of justinm4bama
4/5  rDev +7.8%

justinm4bama, Apr 12, 2012
Photo of matzah
4.75/5  rDev +28%

matzah, Apr 08, 2012
Photo of ayestidham
4.75/5  rDev +28%

ayestidham, Apr 05, 2012
Photo of DCon
4.05/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Received a 12 FL. OZ. Bottle from a friend from Nashville, TN. Poured from the Blue/Yellow labeled bottle w/ a Blonde Women with wild hair holding a beer into a 12oz Snifter Glass. Has a BOTTLED ON DATE of FEB 03 12 on the side of the label.

Aroma- Has a great amount of German malt and also citrus. TONS of citrus at that. Light spices.

Appearance- Pours a .5 finger head that has average retention. Has a deep golden/light orange colored body with tons of cloud. Leaves good lacing behind.

Flavor- Sweet, light citrus, and good spice. Easy characters of malt and leaves with a sweet finish. No hops present.

Mouthfeel- Light-Medium Bodied, High Carbonation, Effervescent, and leaves only malts on the palate.

Overall Impression-Very nice for a Hefe that won a 2004 GABF award. I hope to pick up more of this when in Nashville this summer to enjoy during the heated summer months.

DCon, Apr 04, 2012
Photo of Dokteravalanche
2.75/5  rDev -25.9%

Dokteravalanche, Apr 03, 2012
Photo of jacewg
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

jacewg, Mar 31, 2012
Hefeweizen from Yazoo Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 319 ratings.