Bavarian Style Hefeweizen | Black Market Brewing Co.

Bavarian Style HefeweizenBavarian Style Hefeweizen
84 Ratings
Bavarian Style HefeweizenBavarian Style Hefeweizen

Brewed by:
Black Market Brewing Co.
California, United States

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by SShelly on 12-06-2009

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Ratings: 84 |  Reviews: 17
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4.54/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Yesdog
3.46/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.25/5  rDev +13%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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3.85/5  rDev +2.4%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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3/5  rDev -20.2%

Photo of jorgerod99
3.8/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.7/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

exactly what it should be, a traditional german hefe here, made in the usa. yellow and a little cloudy in the glass, with all kinds of head on it. banana clove yeast complex is as close to any of the german ones i have seen, its delicate but distinctive and definitely fruity as they come. wheat malt is very light in this one, my only real critique. i like my hefeweizen to have some body, some creamy feel for the banana esters to cling to, and something to dry up in the finish. this one is thin to me, and all the bubbles make it too light on the whole. the flavor is great though, and i really dig the yeast. i havent had any other beer from these guys, but it looks like they have several worth trying. i did the authenticity here, but would lust for this if it had a frothy fluffier body on it.

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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3.4/5  rDev -9.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

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2.75/5  rDev -26.9%

Photo of TylerofLA
4/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +13%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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3/5  rDev -20.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of LiquidAmber
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Celebrator pokal. Pours a clear, medium golden amber with a one finger white head that dissipates slowly to a thick film. Classic aroma of wheat, light banana and clove. Flavor follows with semi-sweet wheat, yeast, clove and banana and mild breadiness. Finishes drier and lighter in flavor. Light bodied with active carbonation. A pretty good domestic take on a hefeweizen. Finish flavors don't linger as much as the better German versions, but overall nicely made and enjoyable.

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Bavarian Style Hefeweizen from Black Market Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.76 out of 5 with 84 ratings
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