Hefeweizen | Golden Road Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Golden Road Brewing
California, United States
goldenroad.la

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by ehammond1 on 10-18-2011

BEER STATS
Reviews:
35
Ratings:
190
Avg:
3.55
pDev:
13.8%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
28
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Reviews: 35 | Ratings: 190
Reviews by slayer3604:
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4.2/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-cloudy, yellow, billowing white head with some filthy lacing....proper hefe!

S-Clove, banana, bubble gum but neither of the three in abundance, or to the point that I wished it was 'more balanced'...they hit the esters just right on this one.

T-Nice and fluffy, just a tad of spice from the phenols, more clove, some gum and a nice little bit of hop kick in the finish. THIS was another one of those beers that just went down too easily.

M-Another balanced, enjoyable and firm feel from GR...can't say I'd change a thing on this hefe...I havn't enjoyed this style for a while now outside of Weihenstephaner...glad there is a new kid in town.

O-Impressive, and enjoyable. I will be giving these guys a lot of money in the future :(

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of gregmoscetti
2/5  rDev -43.7%

Photo of aquazr1
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of Stebow1289
3.64/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of whiskey_slurpee
3.85/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ehammond1
3.52/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On Tap

Golden Road Brewing Grand Opening Party
Golden Road Brewing
Los Angeles, CA

Hazy, golden orange and and yellow with a thick white head, though, surprisingly, it doesn't leave much lace at all on the glass.

Pleasant and somewhat simple aroma: light banana and clove with a bit of wheat. Not as strong or powerful as my favorite within this style.

Light banana, clove, a hint of black pepper, and a little pear combine for a pleasing, accessible flavor. The flavors aren't quite as big and bold as I would prefer, even within style, but I think this is a very accessible and drinkable hefeweizen.

Medium mouthfeel with ample carbonation.

I think Golden Road accomplished exactly what they sought to do with this beer: an accessible, incredibly drinkable, relatively low-alcohol, flavorful hefeweizen.

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Photo of sourdog
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of JasonFromLA
3/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of ste5venla
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of samtrillo
3.3/5  rDev -7%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of SoCalBeerIdiot
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of dertyd
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tomcaseyiv
4.03/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

One of my favorite SoCal hefs,light, easy drinkability, and great to enjoy on a hot day. I love hefs and local beers which bring me to this one so often

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of trocketsauced
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PretzelCity
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of CCInCharge
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of Giesch
3.58/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nobodywonder
3.94/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

It was one of my buddy's favorites.

Really drinkable light beer. The smell is banana and cloves and as well as the taste. For some reason it reminded of sweet corn.

Mouthfeel is light and crisp with good carbonation.

Overall nice experience. Would have it again.

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2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of pleasewearpants
4/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Standard hazy burnt orange color, not much head on this pour. Aroma is light banana clove. Very complete and balanced. Taste is similar. Everything you look for in a hefeweizen yet no one steals the show. Mouthfeel is fantastic. Particularly light yet still full and flavorful. Slight creaminess. This is not a style I particularly like but this is a beer I would happily drink again and again. Overall great balance and a very thoughtful and delicious approach to a style that can often be one dimensional.

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Hefeweizen from Golden Road Brewing
3.55 out of 5 based on 190 ratings.
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