Old World Hefeweizen | Bootlegger's Brewery

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Old World HefeweizenOld World Hefeweizen
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bootlegger's Brewery
California, United States
bootleggersbrewery.com

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by DoubleJ on 07-02-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
110
Reviews:
39
Avg:
3.62
pDev:
15.19%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
25
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Jlashby
3.73/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of the_awesometeer
4.2/5  rDev +16%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Look: The beer is a medium-amber, with a nice haze and fast rising bubbles. The head was rather thin but stayed around the collar.

Smell: Not a ton of aromas, no real hop or alcohol smells. A smell of biscuits and bananas with a hint of vanilla and spice.

Taste: No detectable alcohol flavor and a very restrained bitterness from citrus flavors. A yeasty flavor up front not overly sweet. A hint of cloves.

Feel: Has a short finish and coats the mouth. A slight drying quality to it and noticeable carbonation.

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Photo of Pilafhead
4.3/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Avatar113
3.25/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JeffBlue
2.5/5  rDev -30.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

(draft, Quinn's, Long Beach CA) has that mushroomy/yeasty thing going on which is the only familiar thing about it. Overall, pretty bland and a bit boring, but not terrible (2.6)

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Photo of YNWA1892
3.84/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Reema
3.88/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serving type: on tap at my annual work Christmas party

Pours a murky orange amber. Smells of bread, bubblegum, banana, clove, fresh baked bread, and slightly spiced. Taste reflects the smell well, initial bread/banana tastes flow into a slightly clove bread taste. Flavor coats the mouth. Mouthfeel is light, fluffy, and pleasant. Overall, this is a very pleasant beer with good qualities all around that I would have again.

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Photo of Wontonst
3.48/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jsoneff
3.1/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

Yeasty, heavy citrus followed by some clove and a little banana in the finish. Very lacking in body and mouth feel and is definitely over carbonated. This beer has an unreasonably high rating here, it ranks similarly to Erdinger at an 83 and Erdinger is far tastier.

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RiverQuinn
4.5/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of grimmace525
3.37/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Honeybourne
3.67/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BDeibs
3.31/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of johlac66
3.58/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Joncasso
5/5  rDev +38.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is a great beer. I am new to German style beers and this is quite delicious.

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Photo of Beermazter310
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of Stebow1289
3/5  rDev -17.1%

Photo of jreyes1491
4.52/5  rDev +24.9%

Photo of bump8628
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of chewymangos
3.45/5  rDev -4.7%

Photo of Marvicsin
3.8/5  rDev +5%

Photo of sheenisgod
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of Cobrabob428
2.48/5  rDev -31.5%

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Old World Hefeweizen from Bootlegger's Brewery
3.62 out of 5 based on 110 ratings.
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