Schöfferhofer Hefeweizen | Binding-Brauerei AG

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82
good
491 Ratings
THE BROS
83
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Schöfferhofer HefeweizenSchöfferhofer Hefeweizen
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Binding-Brauerei AG
Germany
binding.de

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-12-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
491
Reviews:
184
Avg:
3.6
pDev:
13.06%
 
 
Wants:
31
Gots:
117
For Trade:
1
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Photo of TheBierdimpfe
3.57/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Hazy golden color with a thick wall of pearly activity. Foamy and rocky white 4 finger island head, lasting around 15-20 minutes, with good legs. Flavors of lemon, sweet straw and wheat, faint clove and banana yeast with some floral spices. Soft pleasant sugary feel with light sour lemon. Slick and smooth full body with crispy carbonation. Light finish, lingering zesty citrus with faint clove and lightly hopped. The flavors are good and well balanced, although a little faint, with a highly refreshing feel that is accessible. Overall pretty good quality craft.

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Photo of Bierliebhaber3
3.73/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This hefe pours an opaque orange color with a medium foamy white head. There is a very pleasant and somewhat strong smell of banana and wheat. Not a typical hefe at all. The initial taste is very crisp and has very little flavor. It is only on swallowing that the real flavor hits you with an intense blast of banana, some spices, and to a lesser extent wheat. The body is light, even for a hefe and it imparts a semi-dry finish. Not bad flavors, but it falls a little flat. I think it is maybe that the malt profile is just a little too weak for my taste. Not at all bad overall, but definitely not on par with the great German hefes, though it is better than some of the cheap mass produced ones.

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Photo of Socialiste
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KrisPaulk77
4.15/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of SirDirtJoe
3.84/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mihael199
4.93/5  rDev +36.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of danflux
4.15/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of steverx8
3.94/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tootiee6
3.74/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Dentist666
3.61/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Standard weizen with moderate to weak smell, taste is more bready, than spicy and estery, that follows the smell.
Soft carbonation, medium body, good, but non-essential.

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Photo of Scott_McCool
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bwbetts
3.67/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DanielCseklye
4.08/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of thatsmyspot
3.63/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PlutonowyManiek
2.89/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Color: light yellow, cloudy.
White head, high and long.
Aroma: not very intense, very weak banana, cloves clearer.
The taste of bananas are clearer.
Gentian light, sallow saturation average

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Photo of Aprosser
2.79/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of breardon1776
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dunkelnacht
3.63/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of fortyfield
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of OneTuffPony
3.69/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of soupyman10
3.74/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Robertas
4.13/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Franziskaner
3.53/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Gold in color with a hazy complexion. There's a half inch of brilliant white on top. Light lacing is present. The aroma is comprised of pale wheat, banana esters, and a hint of lemon. I taste pale wheat with faint banana esters. The mouth is a touch thin, dry, and crisp.

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Photo of Foley67
4.4/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of drmeto
3.37/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

L:
-pours a cloudy bright golden with a small to medium ,frothy,white head
-medium carbonation visible
S:
-banana,wheaty,clove,white bread,bubble gum
T:
-Follows the nose
-finishes dry
F:
-medium to high carbonation
-light body
O:
Decent one.

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Schöfferhofer Hefeweizen from Binding-Brauerei AG
3.6 out of 5 based on 491 ratings.
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