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

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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:
No notes at this time.

Added by ClockworkOrange on 03-12-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,711
Reviews:
1,392
Ratings:
4,089
pDev:
11.85%
Bros Score:
4.3
 
 
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338
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Ratings: 4,089 |  Reviews: 1,392
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4.37/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.05/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.85/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Satorn
3.57/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AlexeiRoquentin
3.98/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jodio
4.3/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of joemcgrath27
4.09/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.87/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.05/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Reamorama
4.04/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of rbrandt22
4.41/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

12oz bottle to my FW Imperial Nonic glass
First noted on 07.18.15

Another style slayer from Sierra Nevada
Golden blonde body. Thoroughly hazed unfiltered look. Adorned with a neat stack of paper white foam. Dense and lasting like shave cream as it clings to the glass walls upon each sip.
Fruit gum and toasted wheat grain with clovey spices and a dash of banana peel. Funny my notes read more like some kind of funky bread recipe but in actuality a pretty tasty brew it does make for. Creamy and smooth with minimal bitterness. Touch of citrus peel noted.
Goes down super smooth. One of the better Hefe’s I have come across which isn’t saying a whole lot but hey.

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4.05/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Yokohama's Antenna America.

L: Hazy yellow as per usual with your Hefeweizens, finger width white head.

S: Banana! Clove, coriander and allspice, and yeast.

T: Banana! Spice again and bready yeast. Sweeet and smoooth.

F: Medium bodied and super smooth.

O: Wow, this is very close to a quality German Hefe here.

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4.65/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.97/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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3.14/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of PDGreenB
3.89/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a nice murky amber, very small head. Smells of wheat and faint pine. Quite right on the carbonation, with a slight fizzle on the tongue. I'm truly enjoying the citrus notes that ride from the first taste straight into the nose. One is great, but sessions are definitely a trip.

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

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

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3.99/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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3.9/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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2/5  rDev -50.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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3.98/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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2.25/5  rDev -44.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Thought maybe it was a Keller style with a weiss mix or something. I was hoping to experience something original and different. The pour was promising. A small bit of sediment which is always nice esp for a hefe. Nice foam and body appearance for a genuine hefeweizen. Nose was not as promising. I smell a hurried produced beer with various smells that seem disconnected from each other. As if they were concocted. The taste was a let down primarily imo because it is similar to other American failed attempts at genuine German beer styles that I have personally drank since the age of 21. The mouth feel was lacking natural carbonation and lacking proper yeast flavor. Certainly some banana, wheat and spices, but not in a natural, carefully produced way. SN always produces a great pale but not hefeweizen and with a misleading name as Keller.

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3.9/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Sierra Nevada Kellerweis Bavarian-style Wheat from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.05 out of 5 with 4,089 ratings
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