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Bavarian Weiss Beer | Water Street Brewery

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Brewed by:
Water Street Brewery
Wisconsin, United States

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by t0rin0 on 12-06-2010

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Ratings: 7 |  Reviews: 4
Reviews by RoamingGnome:
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3.53/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Enjoying another Saturday evening with the wife and kids. Special thanks to the iPod for keeping my 20 month old busy while I enjoy this beer. Coloring on the kiddie menu just doesn't cut it anymore.

A) Presented to me in a standard Weiss flute. A fresh lemon slice garnishes the rim of the glass. The beer is a cloudy yellow. There was a nice finger of white head. Decent retention. No lacing.

S) Mild aroma of light malt, wheat and a bit of clove. A little fruit sweetness. Would have liked the nose to be a little more pronounced.

T) Not the most flavorful Weiss I've come across, but it has decent balance. Lighter malt, bread, wheat, spice, fruit, mostly banana. Finish is where I got a little hop bitterness.

M) Medium body with maybe just a little bit more carbonation than I like, but it wasn't fizzy or distracting. It went down well enough, good aftertaste.

O) I wouldn't likely go out of my way for this at the local bottle shop, but as far as taking the family to a local brew pub and eatery, this was quite enjoyable.

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Photo of LXIXME
3.06/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of TMoney2591
3.62/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served in a Chambord shaped pint glass.

Thanks to TheStretch for the hookup here!

Gotta love it when random growlers show up at your fantasy football draft. This one pours a cloudy sunset wheat topped by a half-finger of light off-white foam. The nose comprises orange zest, light lemon peel, lots o' banana, clove, nutmeg, and light caramel. I do enjoy it when my hefes drop some banana bombs. Seriously. The taste holds notes of light orange zest, lemon zest, banana (both flesh and peel), light nutmeg, and minerals. The body is a hefty light, with a very light moderate carbonation and a sorta-kinda dry finish. Overall, a generally enjoyable, if decidedly common (wow, there's an asshole of a word right there, eh?), hefe.

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Photo of cdkrenz
3.46/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A - Yellow to slightly orange hazy body. The head is white with a moderate amount of stamina.

S - Pale malts and wheat with a bready edge.

T - Bread with accents of sweet toffee. There too a hint of banana but bot as much as I would have expected in a hefeweiss.

M - Slightly coarse body while maintaining a slight thickness too.

~ This is a nice sessionable summer brew that I would suggest to a friend.

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Photo of costanzo_mike
3.57/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of t0rin0
3.35/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Sampled 10/10/2010 at the brewpub.

Pours light yellow, hazy, some white head, not much lacing or retention.

Aroma is bubble gum, clove, and wheat with a hint of lemon.

Flavor is sweet, bubble gum, clove, some unidentified spice, and maybe black pepper. Low hop presence but a decent amount of bitterness, probably mistaken due to the spiciness.

Body is medium, a little heavier than I'd like. Drinkability is there but not great.


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Photo of spoony
3.3/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Bavarian Weiss Beer from Water Street Brewery
Beer rating: 3.41 out of 5 with 7 ratings
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