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Hefeweizen - Yazoo Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
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310 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 310
Reviews: 111
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 15.41%
Wants: 14
Gots: 31 | 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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ortie

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

03-04-2012 14:31:30 | More by ortie
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Beezee

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

02-17-2012 03:45:11 | More by Beezee
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DeltaGolfSierra

Tennessee

3.78/5  rDev +2.2%

Bottled date was Nov 30 2011.

Appearance is a cloudy light gold to straw with a hefty white head. The head faded quickly, leaving very little lacing. Clove scents were prominent, along with some lemon, but there was also a bitter metallic scent that was a bit off-putting. Thankfully, the taste was much better - typical hefe flavors of banana and clove, and it had a nice bubble-gum sweetness that I really enjoy in a good hefe. Carbonation was high, typical for the style. This has to be on the short list of good American-brewed hefeweizens.

02-15-2012 00:32:21 | More by DeltaGolfSierra
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LJWalker

Alabama

3/5  rDev -18.9%

02-08-2012 17:06:37 | More by LJWalker
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OldTime

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

01-28-2012 17:34:07 | More by OldTime
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ShogoKawada

Rhode Island

3.65/5  rDev -1.4%

pils glass requested, into german mug as it'll have to do.

Nice bright golden color, big foamy head that is 3-fingers plus. Very creamy, slightly off white. Takes a while to settle down.

One whiff and I get a lot of honey/floral sweetness and some strong yeast notes.

Taste confirms. Mild banana and the yeast backs off a bit. Very mellow but enjoyable. Mildly grassy, some twinge of tart apple too. Pleasing finish.

A bit light for the style but pretty refreshing. I enjoyed this one.

01-18-2012 01:24:04 | More by ShogoKawada
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mbacon3227

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

01-13-2012 23:52:13 | More by mbacon3227
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jpotocik

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +8.1%

01-09-2012 20:58:11 | More by jpotocik
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mdmoore

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +35.1%

01-04-2012 19:05:29 | More by mdmoore
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dabeers1013

Mississippi

4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

01-04-2012 02:43:03 | More by dabeers1013
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beerguy36

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

12-24-2011 18:13:38 | More by beerguy36
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vfgccp

New York

4.2/5  rDev +13.5%

A – Banana gold with a light haze. Almost no head.

S – Bubble gum, light sour apples, banana, and a lace of salad greens. Strange, but surprisingly pleasant.

T – Bright, prickly lemon acidity mellows into sweet banana, caramel, and Clementine. The finish is fantastic, and absolutely loaded with wheat.

M – Lively carbonation into a smooth, medium-full body. Sweet finish.

O – Refreshing with a great wheat character.

12-23-2011 21:08:11 | More by vfgccp
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Blumstein

Spain

4/5  rDev +8.1%

12-19-2011 02:31:51 | More by Blumstein
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cashew70

Georgia

5/5  rDev +35.1%

12-16-2011 23:08:23 | More by cashew70
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CrookedStill

Alabama

3/5  rDev -18.9%

12-12-2011 23:56:09 | More by CrookedStill
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Ryan011235

Ohio

2.53/5  rDev -31.6%

Poured into a Samuel Smith pint glass on 11/30/11

Bottled July 2011

Clear, pale light straw color. Lots of cling to the inside of the glass briefly. Two fingers of porous foam condense to 1/4th inch and thins out to nothing from there. No lace.

Pleasant enough aroma of prairie grass, clove, tangy wheat, ripe apple and banana. Yeast overtones emerge periodically and there's a slight dirtiness underneath. Flavor-wise there is a pretty strong grassy hop kick that seems out of place, especially paired with high carbonation found here (the feel pushes well past "crisp" and gets right to "sharp"). Clove, tangy apple and banana, too. Interestingly enough, the wheat seems subdued; I'd appreciate more of it. Finishes dry and grassy. It has a weird coating feel, too.

Though not an altogether reprehensible beer, I think it falls pretty far from the style mark. Even labeled as an American Pale Wheat it would still need several fine tunings to make it stand out.

12-01-2011 01:35:19 | More by Ryan011235
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akinsja

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +8.1%

11-27-2011 22:18:40 | More by akinsja
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SatinRado

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +8.1%

11-20-2011 00:12:07 | More by SatinRado
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Merkur

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +8.1%

11-19-2011 15:52:51 | More by Merkur
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TheBishopco

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +8.1%

11-18-2011 05:41:33 | More by TheBishopco
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shufon

New York

4/5  rDev +8.1%

11-17-2011 04:37:44 | More by shufon
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Kavon

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +8.1%

11-16-2011 17:11:37 | More by Kavon
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Magery

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +8.1%

11-16-2011 02:44:30 | More by Magery
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freduardo

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

11-14-2011 21:10:10 | More by freduardo
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secondtooth

Indiana

3.9/5  rDev +5.4%

Cloudy golden, with rather tame carbonation and head. Practically no lace at all.

Scent of bananas, clove, and some orange. Very good!

Taste is quite pleasant. I get a sweet rush up front, followed by a strong wheat and spice tanginess towards the finish. Very representative of the style.

A very well-done hefeweizen, and well worth a repeat purchase.

10-05-2011 17:14:31 | More by secondtooth
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