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

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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:
#2,714
Reviews:
1,392
Ratings:
4,089
pDev:
11.85%
Bros Score:
4.3
 
 
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

A - Pours a cloudy golden-yellow with a fluffy white head that dissipates quickly, leaving a solid ring around the glass.
S - Ripe banana and cloves with a good amount of sweet pale malt.
T - More hefeweizen notes of ripe sweet banana and spicy cloves. Plenty of wheat and pale malt, along with an ever-so-slight bubblegum taste. Incredibly balanced, the banana and clove are excellent.
M - Creamy with a medium-thin body. Carbonation is nice and crisp.
D - Excellent drinkability, an almost perfect summertime beer.

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A: Hazy blonde, with a nice and semi-creamy white head that sites a strong two-fingers over a 10 ounce pour.

S: Wheat graininess, a scent like fruit peel, with soft banana scents upon a swirl - I don't really pick them up a great deal before a swirl. Clove aromas are nice, with a mellow 'field grass' scent.

T: The bottles makes a pretty accurate description of 'ripe banana and spicy clove.' There's not a whole lot more to add onto that, really. Easy going on the palate, but robust enough to suggest more. Good stuff.

M + D: A good bit of body to it, almost a little slippery - molten butter slick in some ways, though that's a very unappealing way to describe it and that's not actually the case. I sometimes prefer wheat styles to be a little crisper, but it's not always something that comes with the style... still, it's a nice, low alcohol, inviting summer brew that I will be looking forward to as gets even hotter.

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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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