Sierra Nevada Kellerweis Hefeweizen | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Sierra Nevada Kellerweis HefeweizenSierra Nevada Kellerweis Hefeweizen
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
Ratings:
4,019
Reviews:
1,375
Avg:
4.06
pDev:
11.82%
 
 
Wants:
334
Gots:
716
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 4,019 |  Reviews: 1,375
Photo of FishMan123
4.26/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I bought this beer so that I'd have something to drink with pizza. I have a number of singles that I wouldn't want to "waste" on pizza. So I picked up a 6-pack of this beer. Wow. It's pretty good.

A: Pale golden yellow; very cloudy. Thick foamy head. Sediment in bottle.

S: Very little smell - lemon/clove.

T: Nice wheat, lemon, clove. Some banana. Lemon leads, but is not overpowering.

M: Nice carbonation.

D: Smooth, easy to drink. Nothing offensive standing out.

Will definately buy this one again.

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Photo of bubseymour
4.26/5  rDev +4.9%
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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Photo of chickenflea
4.26/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Pours a heavy hazy golden color with a thick white head. (Take the time to get the yeast out of the bottom of the bottle.) Average lacing.

Love the aroma. Cloves, coriander, and apricot notes. Very yeasty, but what do you expect!

Subtle fermented fruit taste up front: lightly sour with a hint of paper napkin. Biscuit dough is there, too.

Medium body, with soft carbonation. Long finish with lingering spiciness.

Very pleasant and drinkable.

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Photo of Petewheat
4.26/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KazikliBey
4.26/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Most impressive offering from a bigger brewery. Very complex flavor and aroma. Can't say enough good about this one, it's entirely drinkable, and even the price is acceptable.

Hat's off to the brew master(s) he/she/they have developed a real winner with this one.

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Photo of Siriusfisherman
4.26/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

L: Bright, hazy yellow with a creamy two-finger head. (poured as to the bottles instructions)

A: Big ripe banana, clove, wheaty malt, and a touch of spicy, herbal hops.

T/M: Light bitterness up front, moves into a creamy body rich with bready banana, clove spice, touch of tart wheat, and herbal hops. Very smooth.

Overall: An awesome Hefeweizen, extremely balanced and a superbly smooth body. Sierra Nevada has solid offerings all around, but I think this one stands out as one of the best.

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4.26/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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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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