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Hefe Weizen | Beaver Street Brewery & Whistle Stop Cafe

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3.74/5
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6 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Beaver Street Brewery & Whistle Stop Cafe
Arizona, United States
beaverstreetbrewery.com

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Spring

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Added by beerguy101 on 09-20-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
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Reviews:
3
Ratings:
6
pDev:
5.61%
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Ratings: 6 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by DRTBrewster:
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Photo of Naugros
4.02/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Apparently the Southwest cannot make a hefeweizen with a decent head on it. There was only a crown that left no lacing. The beer was slightly cloudy with a goldenrod color and an inner orange glow. This brewery does get their beers to glow, I'll give them that and a higher rating for the appearance than the head deserved.

The requisite banana esters are present, so they used the proper yeast. There is a slight clove presence as well behind the wheat grass smell.

Whole wheat bread dominates the flavor palette and the banana diminishes on the tongue. The clove is almost missing.

The strength of this one is the mouthfeel. Light and refreshing, it has the perfect body for a hefe. It's a little lacking on some of the other key elements but still a very drinkable representation.

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Photo of beerguy101
3.65/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Medium gold color, hazy. Aroma is citrusy and fruity. A medium bodied hefe. Fairly flavorful. Malts are mild and fruity. Hops are light and citrusy. Only a touch of the banana and clove stuff. More in the German style. Nice, light and refreshing. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and crisp. Aftertaste is slightly sweet.

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Photo of yemenmocha
4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours beautiful hazy gold/yellow with rocky white head.

Nose has plenty of banana fruit, fresh bread, and some spice.

Banana is prominent on the palate, with some wheat cracker sweetness, and medium to light bodied.

Very drinkable hefe-weizen aimed more towards the banana than clove, but not necessarily unbalanced.

Best locally brewed beer in Flagstaff, hands down.

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Photo of GraduatedCashew
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Hefe Weizen from Beaver Street Brewery & Whistle Stop Cafe
Beer rating: 3.74 out of 5 with 6 ratings
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