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
Ratings:
198
Reviews:
36
Avg:
3.56
pDev:
13.48%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
30
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0
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1.75/5  rDev -50.8%

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2/5  rDev -43.8%

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2/5  rDev -43.8%

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2/5  rDev -43.8%

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2.35/5  rDev -34%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Served from a can into a conical Guinness pint glass in low altitude Los Angeles, California. Reviewed live. Not paired with food. Expectations are low.

A: Pours a one finger head of fair cream and thickness, and okay/average retention (~two minutes). Colour is a murky hazy nontransparent orange-gold. Standard appearance for a hefeweizen, but it's dull rather than bright and appealing.

Sm: Orange peel, clove, banana, and wheat. A moderately strong aroma.

T: A wheat foundation with trace amounts of fruit esters atop - mainly dirty orange peel. No yeast comes through. A boring simple build for a hefeweizen. Some clove comes through on the climax. The balance is lackluster. This is mundane. At least no alcohol comes through. Very bland.

Mf: Smooth and wet, but too thick for the lack of flavour. Nothing exemplary here.

Dr: A run of the mill bad hefeweizen. There's nothing here to keep me coming back, and at this point I'm even suspicious of the brewery.

D+

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2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -29.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

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2.83/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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2.94/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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2.96/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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2.98/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

16oz can poured into large tulip - thanks to gcphilli

Pours a clouded straw yellow with golden tones. Fluffy white head retains for a while before dissolving into some cloudy film with a few spots of lacing left behind.

A bit funky and yeasty in the nose with some must. Lemon and orange peel with spice and pepper.

A bite of spice with a snap of floral hops up front. Clove and lemon peel with some juicy orange. Slightly funky yeast with wheat and biscuit malts. Finishes a little spicy and citrusy.

Lighter medium body, slightly higher carbonation, dry and lingering on the tongue. This was alright, but the funkiness got a little much after about halfway through.

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2.98/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured this out of a 16oz can. Pours a dense, hazy deep yellow/tan. Kind of looks like if you mixed orange juice with a smidge of coffee. The prominent aroma is yeast and clove. Unfortunately, no banana. Taste is fairly subdued with a hard carbonated bite. Clove commons through, but little else. As a lover of the style, I was a bit disappointed; It was just okay.

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

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Hefeweizen from Golden Road Brewing
3.56 out of 5 based on 198 ratings.
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