Sudwerk Hefe-Weizen | Sudwerk Brewing Company

Sudwerk Hefe-WeizenSudwerk Hefe-Weizen
BA SCORE
50.6%
Liked This Beer
3.65 w/ 77 ratings
Sudwerk Hefe-WeizenSudwerk Hefe-Weizen
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sudwerk Brewing Company
California, United States
sudwerkbrew.com

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-05-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#31,353
Reviews:
37
Ratings:
77
Liked:
39
Avg:
3.65/5
pDev:
11.23%
Alströms:
3.86
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
11
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 77 |  Reviews: 37
Photo of leeuwenhart
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of yemenmocha
3.79/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Outstanding appearance with thick, creamy head that is delightfully white. Plenty of haze with that appetizing pale golden color. Nose was quite appetizing with some bready and yeasty aromas. Nice mixture of malt, wheatyness, and typical banana/clove qualities. Medium bodied and nice drinkability. However, not quite as sexy and alluring with aromas and flavors as fresh German examples of the style.

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Photo of BrewAskew
3.59/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours to a thick white head and moderate lacing. Deep, hazy gold color. Aroma is Super Bubble, bananas and cloves. Flavor is typical hefe with strong esters and wheat sharpness and a mild finish. Mouthfeel is light but pleasant. Pretty good Bavarian wheat.

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Photo of PaulAndrew
3/5  rDev -17.8%

Photo of GraduatedCashew
3.25/5  rDev -11%

Photo of caverog
3/5  rDev -17.8%

Photo of CMack71968
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of Stinkypuss
3.37/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours a slightly hazed golden color. Aroma of banana like fruityness, wheat and mild floral hops. In the taste, green banana and a grainy wheat note. Mild bitterness and citrus, nice banana like flavor. Medium bodied with a moderate carbonation. Overall, this is an average hefeweizen.

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Photo of Michael_DaBeers_IV
3.25/5  rDev -11%

Photo of tzieser
2.5/5  rDev -31.5%

Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
3/5  rDev -17.8%

Photo of t0rin0
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of dertyd
4/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of swungomonkey
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of dmorgan310
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.55/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a murky honey orange with a foamy khaki head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, wheat, yeast, and some slight spice aromas. Taste is of malt, grain, yeast, spices, and a grape-like fruity flavor on the finish. There is a mild spice bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that has some aromas and flavors I don't usually get from a hefeweizen.

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Photo of prisdefer
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of Nage37
3.25/5  rDev -11%

Photo of Rocketman8911
4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

Photo of Tumble
3/5  rDev -17.8%

Photo of littlespeaker
3/5  rDev -17.8%

Photo of loupap
4/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of projhex
4/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of russpowell
3.04/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Pours a semi-hazed honey color with a finger of cream colored head. Some head retention & lacing

S: Cloves, grassyness & green banana, all fade as this warms

T: Green banana, wheat artness, grassy notes, sone clovey notes up front. More grassy/hay notes as ths warms, along with medicinal cloves & watery notes. Finishes with slight grassyness, some metallic hints & lemon. If this would've finished as it started this would've worked for me more

MF: Light/meduim bodied, very little carbonation, starts skewing thin as this warms

Not a bad hefe, a little less stingyness with malt bill would've helped this a bunch

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Photo of mactrail
3.41/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A dark and glowering Hefeweizen. Not the usual warm and sunshiney fruit bomb. Starts with a promise of sweetness, ends with a bitter spicy note. Meaty and savory notes are nice. Rather hoppy in an understated way. Weird smell is the jarring note, like someone needs to get these dirty clothes out of here. Looks very nice, served in a tall Weizen glass at the Linkery in San Diego. Head refreshes itself when you take a pull and it sloshes back down the long glass.

I have fond memories of this on tap in Davis in the 1990s, but it doesn't seem to be up to the standard of so many great German-style hefes these days.

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Sudwerk Hefe-Weizen from Sudwerk Brewing Company
Beer rating: 50.6% out of 100 with 77 ratings
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