Top Heavy Hefeweizen | Piece Brewery & Pizzeria

BA SCORE
4.06/5
71 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Piece Brewery & Pizzeria
Illinois, United States
piecechicago.com

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by DrunkMcDermott on 12-23-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,292
Reviews:
25
Ratings:
71
pDev:
9.85%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
7
Trade:
0
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Photo of kojevergas
3.11/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

C+ / ABOVE AVERAGE

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Photo of jorgerod99
4.02/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gambyt20
4.01/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of 98green
3.81/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at piece. Look is orange and hazy, darker than I expect from a hefe. Smell is sweet esters, maybe banana. Taste brings all the banana, very creamy and thick feel for a hefe. Overall I wasn't a big fan when I started the pint, but it grew on me quite a bit. It doesn't hit all the hefe notes I prefer, but it is tasty

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Photo of StonedTrippin
3.56/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

probably my least favorite of the beers we had here. its thin in feel and sort of belgian fruity on the yeast, far more esters happening than in the more traditional german editions, thats for sure. it looks a little watered down, whitish yellow without the usual puffy white head. still has a nice haze to it and plenty of visible carbonation. smells like belgian and german yeasts mixed together almost, not as banana forward as it is gum and cotton candy, so strong in flavor it crowds out the freshness of the wheat malt. the flavors are fine, its the balance, or lack there of, that bothers me with this one. the body is real light too, which i think is the beers greatest weakness. i like a creamy rich feel to these, and this is anything but. really the only beer on the menu here that was anything other than outstanding. drinkable sure, no off flavors or visible errors, just not what my particular palate enjoys in the style. this is not to say others will not find it delightful, i can appreciate its merits but its not for me...

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Photo of PhillyStyle
3.73/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tim007007
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of paco1029384756
4.12/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Banana, clove, yeast and a bit of citrus in the scent. Banana, clove, bread, citrus, yeast, light sugar, and a hint of earth and more bread in the finish. A very good example of the style.

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4.26/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

Photo of dadykhoff
4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of JasonEdelson
3.9/5  rDev -3.9%

Good esters

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Photo of Keelin
4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of UWBadgerFan4Life
4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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Top Heavy Hefeweizen from Piece Brewery & Pizzeria
Beer rating: 4.06 out of 5 with 71 ratings
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