Hefeweizen | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
California, United States
firestonewalker.com

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by ThreeWiseMen on 06-13-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
57
Reviews:
19
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
10.31%
 
 
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10
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Not enough American Brewers try their hands at hefes, and even fewer do a great job with it. Firestone has produced a very good one. Hazy yellow with a fluffy white head. Aromas of orange, banana, some spiciness, a hint of bubblegum. Creamy mouthfeel. Paired nicely with pork carnitas and a pineapple salsa.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

Served on tap at Firestone Walker Brewery in Paso Robles, Ca.

I was hesitant to try this beer as I used to drink a lot of hefeweizens and was pretty burnt out on them.

Pours a nice semi-opaque orange color with a half finger of head.

Smells like a standard hef but tastes like no other I've had. Lots of sweet citrus notes with a slight floral quality. The tap room employee mentioned that "no orange is required" which I'm excited to say is true. I hate getting a beer with a hunk of fruit hanging off of it.

If you're like me and possibly drank a lot of Blue Moon at some point in your life, let this hefeweizen reintroduce you to the genre. Now if only Firestone Walker would bottle this stuff!

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Hefeweizen from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
3.88 out of 5 based on 57 ratings.
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