Hefeweizen | Golden Road Brewing

HefeweizenHefeweizen
BA SCORE
3.51/5
201 Ratings
HefeweizenHefeweizen
BEER INFO

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

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by ehammond1 on 10-18-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,661
Reviews:
36
Ratings:
201
pDev:
13.68%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
31
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 201 |  Reviews: 36
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5/5  rDev +42.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +35.3%

Photo of RexF
4.5/5  rDev +28.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

As a lover of wheat beers, especially on a sunny day, i was pleasantly surprised by how great this beer is.

Many breweries make attempts at Hefes but few deliver like this one does.

I t tastes as good as it looks and smells as good as it tastes. With summer coming, I see a lot of these in my future.

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4.5/5  rDev +28.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +28.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +28.2%

Photo of Brian_Pheiffer
4.4/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bfellows
4.34/5  rDev +23.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Great looking can and great looking beer inside.
Pours amber, surprisingly dark for an American hef. Thick offwhite head.
The aromas are thinner than the flavors, but have the same array of notes.
This beer is about as balanced as any wheat beer can be. Just enough fruit flavors to give spice to a very nice cereal graininess. You can taste banana up front and citrus as it goes down. Delicious flavor and a great medium body to carry it home.
Excellent version of the style.

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Photo of jsoneff
4.26/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Light clear golden color poured aggressively out of 12oz can into Schneider Weisse glass, very little head with lacing. Sweet pleasantly yeasty smell. Initial mild bitterness followed by strong clove and finishes with a touch of banana and has little aftertaste. Almost sessionably light taste, good hefe and I love that it's local to me in LA.

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4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

Photo of NeilSilber1
4.22/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Nice color with small head. Unfiltered wheat with banana and clove hints.

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Photo of slayer3604
4.2/5  rDev +19.7%
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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4.05/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Tomcaseyiv
4.03/5  rDev +14.8%
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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4/5  rDev +14%
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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4/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +14%

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4/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +14%

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4/5  rDev +14%

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4/5  rDev +14%

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4/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ngeunit1
4/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a cloudy golden-orange color with a finger of frothy white head. The head fades down at a normal pace leaving behind some light lacing.

S - Aroma is a mix of wheat and grainy malts, lemon zest, orange and citrus hops, banana, clove, coriander.

T - Starts off with a mix of sweet wheat with some orange and lemon zest. Through the middle, the banana and clove yeast character come through with a touch of coriander and hop character. The finish is a mix of sweet grainy malts with orange, lemon zest, banana, and clove.

M - Medium-light bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth with a sweet and yeasty finish.

D - Very drinkable. Good overall balance with good sessionability and yeast character.

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Hefeweizen from Golden Road Brewing
Beer rating: 3.51 out of 5 with 201 ratings
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