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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:
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
 
 
Wants:
338
Gots:
747
Trade:
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Ratings: 4,089 |  Reviews: 1,392
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -32.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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3/5  rDev -25.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of bubseymour
4.26/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - golden wheat beer with 1 finger head that quickly disappears

s - a very strong nosed beer. Very strong scents of bannana and clove with lots of malt and bready notes to boot

T - Is this straight from Germany? No its from Chico,CA but its so well crafted it could easily pass as a German imported hef. Exceptional flavor and authenticity.

M - Full bodied and nice.

Overall - A incredibly well crafted Hefeweizen by an American brewer. Germany should be leary. Sierra Nevada does it again.

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of LXIXME
3.24/5  rDev -20%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from above the glass an inch or less gave this a medium to big white head above a slightly cloudy golden colored beer.
The head slowly fades into a pretty decent lacing on this light bodied hefeweizen.

Light sour lemon and other citrus fruits, and grains aroma that transfers exactly to the taste.

This beer had a light lemony dry aftertaste.

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

Photo of Cylinsier
4.2/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz.

Pours hazy lemony honey gold with an inch white head that dissipates quickly.

Smells of fresh grassy malts, lemon citrus and honey.

Tastes of clover honey, banana esters and wheat malt.

Medium body with soft carbonation.

Really good, thirst quenching hefe, highly sessionable but not light on flavor, I could drink this all summer.

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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

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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