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

Notes / Commercial Description:
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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
Photo of Kuges
3.6/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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 txmilligan
1.06/5  rDev -71.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

I think I got a poorly bottled batch, because it had no carbonation, no head, taste was so bitter and foul that I couldn't finish the bottle. Went through the entire six pack - same results. Smelled bad, not like a hefe should. Bottled October 1st. I'll try this again in the future, but not anytime soon.

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Photo of sokol_1993
3.96/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Had this on tap at the brewery.
A great brew! Hazy yellow. A lot of smell and taste of banana, citrus and bubblegum. Very sweet. Very refreshing for the summer.

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

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

Photo of Domvan
3.09/5  rDev -18%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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 mjurney
4.15/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance:
Dark gold color, murky. Lots of carbonation rising up. Thin head.

Aroma:
Fruity, banana, sweet bready, slight citrusy.

Taste/Finish/Body:
Fruity yeast, banana, cloves, hint of peach. Sweet bready malts, a little lemony from the wheat. Finish is slight tartness, very crisp. Body is chunky, a little creamy, super refreshing, crisp, slight dryness, highly drinkable.

Overall:
It's an excellent Hefeweizen.

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Photo of kennybor24
4.03/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours murky with a smaller head than I expected. Smells of citrus and wheat but has more of a banana taste which I expected. Left with a great taste afterwards. Overall good beer.

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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 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 dmorgan310
3.9/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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 Mortarforker
3.47/5  rDev -8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mikeypnh
3.53/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gully1
3.4/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ranger7
3.69/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Joe_Howard
4.09/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours small frothy head that quickly dissipates. Its a golden color that is hazy. Has the typical banana and clove flavor and aroma. Overall it displays all the characteristics of a good hefeweizen, and it does it well. Very yummy beer, and I would definitely buy it again

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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

Photo of Pro_Magnon
3.48/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tubeyes
3.57/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 6speed
4.8/5  rDev +27.3%

Photo of Stewsbrews24
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Easy poor half finger of froth. Perfect froth and lacing for the style! Wheat and orange aroma. Moderate coloring and consistent carbonation. At first the taste is extremely rubbery. At first I assumed it was from the bottling. As I continued this flavor completely dissipated a so that I could enjoy this very smooth and tasty beer. Easy on the palate. True wheat beer. No frills which is refreshing. Similar to a blue moon but much easier citrus wise. Wish I had bought a 6 pack!

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