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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
BA SCORE
4.05/5
Exceptional
4,089 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:
#2,713
Reviews:
1,392
Ratings:
4,089
pDev:
11.85%
Bros Score:
4.3
 
 
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Ratings: 4,089 |  Reviews: 1,392
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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3.98/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz. bottle poured into a hefe glass.

A- poured a perfectly clear gold with orange tint. Swirled the yeast, and dumped it. Clouded up beautifully. Really impressive. Pillowy white head, but it dissipated a little quick, would have scored perfect otherwise.

S- Wheat malt, banana bread, yeasty funk. A touch of clove and bubble gum.

T- Certainly not an authentic German offering, as it just lacks that little extra wallop of funk the German ones have. A little wheat malt, some banana-ish flavors, a hint of clove and ginger. Not overly sweet which I really like. The intensity of the taste is a let down, but it picks up a bit as the beer warms. Quite pleasant.

M- A touch thin than the German offerings. (Franzy tends to be my benchmark) But good. Carbonation is pretty standard.

O- Certainly won't replace Franzy as my go-to Hefe, but as far as American interps on Hefe go, this is likely the best I've had.

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

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3/5  rDev -25.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

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3/5  rDev -25.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.11/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Very good carbonation out of a bottle. The aroma was a bit weak, with basically nothing to speak of. However, the appearance was top notch. Very pale and opaque; just like a Hefe should be. Banana is very noticeable on the front and end of this beer, with small amount of bitterness in between. Overall a good all day summer beer.

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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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