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Hefeweizen - Yazoo Brewing Company

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298 Ratings

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Ratings: 298
Reviews: 111
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 15.72%
Wants: 14
Gots: 30 | 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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New Mexico

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
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.

Serving type: bottle

09-04-2012 23:16:09 | More by LXIXME
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New Jersey

3.8/5  rDev +3%
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)

Serving type: bottle

08-22-2012 00:50:48 | More by facundoCNB
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

08-19-2012 22:49:58 | More by hilgart1
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2/5  rDev -45.8%

08-19-2012 00:58:11 | More by jmbraxton
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District of Columbia

3.63/5  rDev -1.6%
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!

Serving type: on-tap

08-14-2012 12:34:29 | More by Chaney
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

08-12-2012 04:57:36 | More by jik18
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

08-09-2012 03:42:34 | More by leagr
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4.1/5  rDev +11.1%
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.

Serving type: bottle

08-07-2012 04:59:14 | More by womencantsail
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

07-23-2012 15:49:25 | More by Jfowler05
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South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

07-20-2012 11:13:16 | More by ecmoon3
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

07-10-2012 13:41:02 | More by emjanson
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1/5  rDev -72.9%

06-30-2012 15:16:02 | More by cerveza2012
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

06-17-2012 06:49:55 | More by Antnyd82
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

06-05-2012 20:14:57 | More by Hilltop1215
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

06-04-2012 06:11:28 | More by TheBigBoy
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4.13/5  rDev +11.9%
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.

Serving type: on-tap

05-29-2012 19:48:46 | More by billab914
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4.15/5  rDev +12.5%
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.

Serving type: bottle

05-22-2012 01:09:31 | More by searsclone
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New York

4/5  rDev +8.4%

05-20-2012 13:55:18 | More by csmartin6
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

05-14-2012 18:19:11 | More by 4Socialanxiety
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4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

05-12-2012 01:15:24 | More by smitbo7
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

04-30-2012 03:19:04 | More by Lukafer
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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

04-28-2012 21:18:15 | More by Lisadarling
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

04-24-2012 05:12:14 | More by ygtbsm94
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

04-12-2012 02:21:00 | More by justinm4bama
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4.75/5  rDev +28.7%

04-08-2012 18:53:56 | More by matzah
Hefeweizen from Yazoo Brewing Company
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