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Sierra Nevada Kellerweis Bavarian-style Wheat | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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4.05/5
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4,084 Ratings
Sierra Nevada Kellerweis Bavarian-style WheatSierra Nevada Kellerweis Bavarian-style Wheat
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
California, United States
sierranevada.com

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by ClockworkOrange on 03-12-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,693
Reviews:
1,392
Ratings:
4,084
pDev:
11.85%
Bros Score:
4.3
 
 
Wants:
339
Gots:
745
Trade:
0
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 4,084 |  Reviews: 1,392
Photo of huthuty
4.28/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a solid gold with a persistent head
Smell is of malt and vinegar
Taste is wild, there's some things I can't identify here
This brew is interesting and I'd like to find a fresher one

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Photo of davidward
3/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I'm not a big wheat beer fan, but this is ok. On a hot day, extremely cold, I could definitely down a couple.

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Photo of deniserat
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bluehende
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of thebooyakid
4.04/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of prost2hefeweizen
3.96/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Darandos
3.72/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of txx675rx
4.08/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kevindp9
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of htownbeerhound
4.48/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of stucat
4.24/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of beaulabauve
3.83/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lone_Freighter
4.47/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a weizen glass, the appearance was a nice cloudy burnt yellow color with a two finger's worth of white foamy head that slid off at a nice pace. Gliding sort of stringy to becoming spider web lace.
The aroma had a nice blend of sweet wheat, banana esters, spicy clove and a little bit of some grassiness at the end.
The flavor was moderately sweet yet pulling into a subtle banana sweet and spicy arrangement just before the aftertaste hit.
The mouthfeel was about medium bodied with a really nice sessionability about it. Carbonation felt good. ABV felt appropriate.
Overall, really nice hefeweizen brewed by an American brewer well worthy of coming back to in the Summer.

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Photo of poisoneddwarf
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Backlog. 12 oz bottle. Aroma: initial whiff: not much here. After letting it sit a minute or so, the aroma reveals notes of banana, wheat. This is a beautiful beer whith great head retention and lacing. Flavor is so authentically Bavarian, I think a native Munich citizen would have difficulty differentiating this from classic German Hefeweizens like Hacker-Pschorr, Paulaner, or Spaten. Tastes like the aroma notes. Somewhat sour aftertaste. Another quality brew from one of America’s greatest breweries.

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Photo of ckollias
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rebrol
5/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of AlexFreudenberg
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dflo32
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of pheoling
3.46/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

L: Very hazy and doesn't look very filtered. Off colored orange. Big head at the beginning that dissipated rather quick.
S: Banana , spice, maybe a hint of wheat
T: The spices really hit me in this one, tons of different flavors. The clove and coriander really come out in this one with that slight banana sweetness at the end. Reminds you of an almost flavored banana bread with added spices
F: Nice mouth feel , kinda quick finish. Pretty mid tier dryness
Overall: Solid beer , but nothing to special. I think the finish is what puts me off the most.

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Photo of ribby
4.09/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of red_5_sooner
3.74/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rizzy17
3/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Magery
3.94/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of fthegiants
3.5/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Can_if_you_can
4.16/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Sierra Nevada Kellerweis Bavarian-style Wheat from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.05 out of 5 with 4,084 ratings
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