Sierra Nevada Kellerweis Hefeweizen | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

4,019 Ratings
Sierra Nevada Kellerweis HefeweizenSierra Nevada Kellerweis Hefeweizen

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

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

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into Franziskaner weizen glass.
A: Pours a cloudy burnt orange color with straw highlights (looks like murky iced-tea) beneath four finger of very dense and pillowy eggshell white head. The thick and long lasting head took forever to slowly fade into a thin, bubbly, film that left patches of sticky lacing down the glass.
S: I get huge notes of clove and ripe banana, light notes of hay, with spicy yeast and just a hint of bitter hops and sweet citrus juice in the background.
T: Follows the nose with a great mixture of wheat, clove, banana, lemony citrus, and chalky yeast. A ever so slight hop bitterness bring up the rear, and the aftertaste is almost sugary sweet.
M: Full fluffy body, soft fuzzy carbonation, and a sweet and textured mouthfeel.
O: On the sweet side but definitely one of the better/best American examples. Another reliable and a delicious beer from arguably the best brewery in the country!

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes:

appearance: hazy golden yellow with a 1 finger white head

smell: wheat, malts, sweet, fruity,

taste: crisp, clean, wheat, citrus,

mouthfeel: mild carbonation, medium body,

overall: a very refreshing beer to be enjoyed during the warmer days of summer.

the CPJ

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look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12 Oz bottle poured into a Hefeweizen glass. Swirled the last bit to get the settled yeast at the bottom.

Nice natural and cloudy color, not too orange. About a 2-finger head that settles rather quickly. Looks like a fresh summer beer, not too heavy.

Fruity yeast notes, not very strong with a hint of citrus.

Very balanced, light taste. There is definitely yeast flavor, but not too much, just the right amount. The fruity,citrus flavors come through, but could be more pronounced.

Light feel on the palate, very well carbonated, almost too bubbly.

This Hefeweizen looks and tastes exactly like the kind of beer you’d like to have on a warm summer day. Perfectly balanced, not too heavy with a nice and fruity taste. There are Hefeweizen with more character, but this one is a crowd pleaser.

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Sierra Nevada Kellerweis Hefeweizen from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
4.06 out of 5 based on 4,019 ratings.
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