Kellerweis
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

KellerweisKellerweis
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From:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
 
California, United States
Style:
Hefeweizen
Ranked #16
ABV:
4.8%
Score:
90
Ranked #8,886
Avg:
4.04 | pDev: 11.88%
Reviews:
1,417
Ratings:
4,179
Status:
Active
Rated:
Sep 01, 2023
Added:
Mar 12, 2009
Wants:
  382
Gots:
  769
Our Bavarian-style wheat beer is complex with flavors reminiscent of banana bread and spicy clove. This hazy-golden beer glows with suspended yeast, creating a velvety texture and refreshing finish.

Kellerweis is one of the few wheat beers made using the traditional Bavarian method of open fermentation, which allows the ingredients to shine and creates vast depth and character in this hazy-golden beer. To serve, pour two-thirds into a glass, swirl the bottles and add the rest.
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Rated: 4 by ctbeerman1 from Connecticut

Sep 01, 2023
 
Rated: 4.44 by Beergod420 from Michigan

Feb 14, 2023
 
Rated: 4 by heymikew from California

Jan 22, 2022
 
Rated: 4.15 by LesDewitt4beer from Minnesota

Oct 13, 2021
 
Rated: 4.04 by Taenim from Maine

Sep 06, 2021
 
Rated: 3.75 by Chuckdiesel24 from Illinois

Jul 19, 2021
 
Rated: 2.7 by Dentist666 from Russian Federation

Jun 20, 2021
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Reviewed by Elemental19xx from Illinois

3.87/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
I think their label got it right on the nose "Our Bavarian-style wheat beer is complex with flavors reminiscent of banana bread and spicy clove. This hazy-golden beer glows with suspended yeast, creating a velvety texture and refreshing finish." This is one of the few beers where the label is spot on. Very much so enjoy the banana bread flavor going on, as well as the very smooth finish.
Jun 11, 2021
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Reviewed by Sigmund from Norway

3/5  rDev -25.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Rerate, 355 ml bottle, Cardinal Pub & Bar, Stavanger. I turned the bottle upside down before opening. Hazy yellow colour, small white head of poor retention. The aroma has notes of citrus, and less pronounced notes of cloves and banana. There are also some less pleasant hints of solvent. The flavour is also citrussy, with moderate notes of banana and cloves. Fizzy mouthfeel.

Original rating: 355 ml bottle, at Peter Gift, Aarhus, Denmark. Deep golden colour, no head at all in the shiny glass, probably due to the pub’s ignorant use of rinse aid / rinse agent. The aroma and flavour have some of the typical notes of a hefeweizen (banana and cloves), but this beer was far from the best h.w. I’ve had (and I love hefeweizens). Fizzy mouthfeel.
May 10, 2021
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Rated by TommyG22 from Wisconsin

4.58/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Very good American Hefeweisse.
Apr 10, 2021
 
Rated: 4.25 by hester7 from Texas

Mar 05, 2021
 
Rated: 3.61 by mattjp03 from Alabama

Mar 04, 2021
 
Rated: 4 by mikerieder from South Dakota

Feb 28, 2021
 
Rated: 3.75 by Chipwells from Georgia

Feb 05, 2021
 
Rated: 3.75 by Pisshhead from Ireland

Oct 11, 2020
 
Rated: 3.75 by Samnem from Pennsylvania

Sep 28, 2020
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Reviewed by Nvrmind16 from California

4.08/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
As white beers go this is a good one. A summertime treat with diverse flavor notes, a great showing by Sierra Nevada who is more known for their IPA,s
Jul 09, 2020
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Reviewed by bret27 from California

4.47/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
On tap at beer mule.
L: hazy golden. Creamy head
S: bananas in a wheat field.
T: Banana clove. Wheat bread.bubblegum/fruit. Maybe some very mild German hops.
F: Fairly full and crisp.
Overall: so good for style. This could pretty much substitute for any sunny day easy drinking beer in the world.
Jul 06, 2020
 
Rated: 4.12 by mcgowankm from Maryland

Jun 01, 2020
Kellerweis from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 90 out of 100 with 4179 ratings