German Style Wheat | The Civil Life Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
The Civil Life Brewing Company
Missouri, United States

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This brew looks at weisbier and doesn't really stray from the classic themes. Moderate Phenols (clove), low noble hop aroma (Hallertau), slightly sweet flavors from Pilsner Malt, some haziness thrown from the proteins in the wheat malt, and a tartness intrinsic to the yeast. Yeast is one of four inherent properties of beer and German Weizen yeasts are some of the most world renowned. At just over 5% its a beer that's good to have as a friend.

Added by Monkeyknife on 09-26-2011

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 26
Photo of soju6
3.42/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a cloudy pale golden color with a fair head that fades to bits of lacing.

S: Mild aroma of citrus, malt sweetness, grain and a hint of yeast.

T: taste of some malt sweetness , bit of citrus and grain. Mild bitterness and a clean finish.

F: Fairly light body, crisp, smooth and refreshing. Nice balance.

O: Nice beer for the style.

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Photo of Sean9689
3.78/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at the brewery.

A - Pours a golden-hay color, white head, thin ring, spotty lace.

S - Smells like a Hefe. Banana, malts, fruity sweetness. All very solid and straight-forward...very nice for the style.

T - Simliar to the nose. Lots of banana, wheat, cloves, sweet malty notes, and some slightly funky bready yeast notes.

M - Light body, good carbonation, slightly sweet/clean finish.

O - A solid representation of the style and super-easy to drink. Really liked this one and will have again. This is a great beer to start someone on if they're new to the craft beer scene...Civil Life is a great place to go for the n00b and experienced drinker alike!

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Photo of Monkeyknife
3.7/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the tap alight yellow golden color with a bright white cap.

Aroma of clove, banana, lemon and bread.

Tastes of lemon, cloves and herbal notes and bread.

Lighter bodied with a moderate carbonation.

A solid German Hefe from the folks at Civil Life.

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German Style Wheat from The Civil Life Brewing Company
3.6 out of 5 based on 26 ratings.
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