He Ain't Heffe | Straight To Ale

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Straight To Ale
Alabama, United States
straighttoale.com

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
He Ain’t Heffe is our take on the traditional German hefeweizen. An unfiltered wheat beer, it has a big nose full of banana and clove, a light and fruity flavor and a very small hop profile. Sweet and refreshing… a great lawnmower beer!

Added by Reaper16 on 08-02-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
53
Reviews:
13
Avg:
3.65
pDev:
13.15%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
11
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 53 |  Reviews: 13
Photo of docnose
2/5  rDev -45.2%

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2.25/5  rDev -38.4%

Photo of helios7
2.5/5  rDev -31.5%

Photo of AgentMunky
2.97/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On tap at the brewery.
Clear gold. Smells and tastes oddly sweet and syrupy; but there's a whiff of wheat yeast on the endtaste. Clean, but a bit meh. Some fruit.

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Photo of WoodBrew
3/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I tried a can of this at Oudette's in Florence, Alabama. It poured a hazy orangish with thin white head that did not leave any lace. The scent was faint hints of clove and banana. The taste was weak for a heffe. The Mouthfeel was lighter in body with smooth carbonation. Overall it's ok....average at best.

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Photo of chuckgietzen
3.24/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Golden32
3.25/5  rDev -11%

Photo of JeffKowalek
3.25/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Mphis
3.25/5  rDev -11%

Photo of BlackNotesIII
3.25/5  rDev -11%

Photo of weazle1334
3.34/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dragginballs76
3.44/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - Pours mostly clear yellowish color very small white head from an aggressive pour, no lacing.

Smell - Banana, clove, yeast, typical nothing stands out.

Taste - More of the same but much weaker, banana and clove, little bit of cinnamon. I was pretty surprised this is very watered down not much flavor.

Feel - Light just kind of bland

Overall - Not a big fan of this probably will not try it again.

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Photo of Zazzi82
3.47/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chinchill
3.49/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Cypress Street pub (ATL).
Hazy light amber with a decent but rather short-lived head.
Flavor features more malt and Moderate banana. Otherwise, true to style with some yeasty and spicy flavors.

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Photo of Gus_13
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of DocAJ
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of Mojo
3.54/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BigGold
3.56/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

First had poured from 12-oz. can into Weizen glass. All of the Hefeweizen elements are present, but this 5.00 ABV beer is a bit rough around the edges. Great can.

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Photo of bushwack
3.58/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mattjp03
3.58/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HopsForBrains
3.65/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bigedal60
3.68/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Squire123
3.71/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Hazy appearance of a lighter shade of gold. Attractive white cap that quickly dissipates.

An aroma of light citrus with clove, banana and wheat malt seasoned with a hint of spice.

Taste is simple but solid, straight down the middle of the road with a little tartness all the way. Banana and clove apparent on entry with wheat becoming stronger mid palate and prominent in the finish/aftertaste. There is little hop presence but enough there to balance the rest.

Light medium texture.

A good solid effort without any flashes or flourishes, just simple stuff that does it's job a bit better than average. Good flavor that should enjoy a wide appeal. Not the equal of a sophisticated German Hefe but relatively unflawed and certainly nothing to complain about.

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Photo of richj1970
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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He Ain't Heffe from Straight To Ale
3.65 out of 5 based on 53 ratings.
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