Franconia Wheat | Franconia Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Franconia Brewing Company
Texas, United States
franconiabrewing.com

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by ttu94 on 05-16-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
112
Reviews:
27
Avg:
3.77
pDev:
15.38%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
36
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Ratings: 112 |  Reviews: 27
Reviews by ttu94:
Photo of ttu94
3.68/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very solid beer. Full flavored hefeweizen with lots of fruity elements to it. Comes out a nice cloudy orange with a good head from the tap. Leaves a bunch of lace. Smell is that of a wheat beer, very biscuty. Not a watered down wheat beer at all. Very smooth and easy drinking. A great first effort from Franconia.

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Photo of Mora2000
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the Holy Grail Pub. Served as Franconia Hefeweizen.

The beer pours a hazy yellow color with a decent-sized white head. The aroma is full of wheat with some banana and spicy clove notes. The flavor is very creamy and is full of banana flavor. There is a little bit of clove in the flavor, but it hides behind the banana and wheat. Creamy, medium mouthfeel and low carbonation. A very nice Texas-brewed hefeweizen.

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Photo of valkyre65
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of Thomasweir
4.12/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jackp_43
3/5  rDev -20.4%

Photo of Beertracker
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of Canoman
3/5  rDev -20.4%

Photo of MadClaw1138
3.68/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JeffreyJDavis
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of rwb11
4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of theBIRD
2.52/5  rDev -33.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Easy drinking but felt like something was missing.

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Photo of Westyn
3/5  rDev -20.4%

Photo of gtermi
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of thekanna
4.32/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Had this on-tap at Texan Station restaurant inside the Gaylord Texan Resort, Grapevine, TX.

A: Beautiful golden hue that turned slightly amber under certain light. About a finger of white, foamy head.

S: Gorgeous lemon zest (fresh, not like from a cleaning product). Lemons, lemons, and more lemons, mixed with some yeast and and overall floral undertone.

T: Strong, radiant lemon flavor which gives it an upbeat, effervescent taste. Yeast stays in the background just to provide some backing.

M: Actively carbonated; tingles the tongue.

D: I could sip this all day. Too bad Franconia isn't around where I live (Maryland).

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Photo of czillmer
4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of Sandon
5/5  rDev +32.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of mcdsports
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of galuskan
3.88/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I never liked wheat beers until recently. This one smells bready and delicious. Some fruit/banana small. Delicious taste. Sweet yet crisp. Not heavy. What I expected from the style and brewery given their roots.

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Photo of WritersBlock
3/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Shafaegalo
3.35/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of cmbeddoe7997
3.67/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NWFLyer
3.83/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served on tap at Il Cane Rosso in the Deep Ellum district of Dallas.
Appearance: straw colored, translucent, possessing a moderate head with medium lacing.
Nose: light notes of coriander and citrus and a distinct 'witbier' aroma.
Flavor: slightly grassy and somewhat tart with citrus and coriander once again.
Mouth-feel: pleasant, but not exceptional.
Drinkability: excellent.

Overall this is a very enjoyable brew, and is very true to the European wheat beer style. My sole lament is that this beer is currently only available in Texas and Oklahoma. I will have to return.

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Photo of ruzzal
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Swalden28
4.45/5  rDev +18%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the brewery. Pours a great looking cloudy yellow with frothy white head. Aroma of banana and citrus fill the glass. Flavor of wheat with wonderful notes of banana and citrus. Mouth feel has a light, soft body with medium-high carbonation. Overall, a very satisfying beer!

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Photo of ovaltine
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Franconia Wheat from Franconia Brewing Company
3.77 out of 5 based on 112 ratings.
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