Kuhnhenn Hefeweiss | Kuhnhenn Brewing Company

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Kuhnhenn HefeweissKuhnhenn Hefeweiss

Brewed by:
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
Michigan, United States

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Summer

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Added by mjohn27603 on 06-06-2004

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3.88/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to trbeer for delivering this bomber in December 2004. I'm not kean on wheat beers, but this one was pretty good. Poured a 3-finger white fluffy head that settled to show nice lacing. Tan severely cloudy brew (obviously, it's a wheat beer). Smells of clove, banana, and butter. Tastes strongly of clove with banana and overall nice and sweet. It tasted very german, remniscent of the wheat beers I tried in Munich last summer. Hopping is very mild and have a taste like Tettnanger. Medium bodied and highly carbonated. These characteristics work well with the flavors in the beer.

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Photo of tavernjef
4.15/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Unlabeled bomber courtesy of trbeer and enjoyed with him and his wife Kathy while watching the sun difuse out in the clouds over Lake Superior at the Union Bay campground of the Porcupine Mtns. State Park, Michigan. How's that for an opener?

Color is clouded pale straw yellow, a massive head builds quickly to the pour and resides after a good while to a sloid murky skim always present. Chunky lacing sticks all over the place.

Aroma is of lemon and banana juices, dull wheaty tones mix well within and very slight yeast notes appear around the edges.

Taste is mellow, smooth, tangy with a solid tropical fruityness dripping with orange zest, apple tartness, lemon, and banana peels, a large wheaty backing thats sharp but seamingly held back for a smoother overall taste makes for some excellent smoothness in its overall character. Quite nice to take in.

Feel has a light to medium body, tart-like, fruity tanged, smooth for sure, although something about it seemed empty, mostly the front, and some of the finish. Can't really say it was watery or thin, just not alot of fullness here. But man was this a nice taster. A great mix of fruits with this one. Good stuff.

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4.03/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22oz bottle. Perhaps the biggest head on any beer I had. The head took over the class and a cottony white when from the top of the pint glass to a finger up from the bottom. The beer was straw yellow in appearance. The aroma was very yeasty. The first sip was very surprising. It was very tart tasting. Not bananas or cloves but almost like the lemon is already in the bottle. More of a citrus taste. At the beginning of the glass there is a slight off taste like rust - might be the yeast. There's so much lemon here that it tastes a lot like a fruit beer. The mouthfeel of the beer is very smooth and refreshing. As I get toward the end of the bottle the tartness dissipates some and the rust flavor becomes more prevalent. This leads me to believe it is the yeast I am tasting. The tartness reminds more of Celis White. An OK but not exceptional example of a hefeweizen.

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