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Schöfferhofer Hefeweizen | Binding-Brauerei AG

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3.64/5
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503 Ratings
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:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-12-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#34,810
Reviews:
187
Ratings:
503
pDev:
12.64%
Bros Score:
3.65
 
 
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3.72/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.74/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.3/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Before getting into beer culture I took a trip to berlin and I found this! It was the best beer as far as I knew it. Now I've tried others/ but would l love to get my hands on this

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Photo of Roman_V
3.88/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jaisell
3.79/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thehyperduck
3.87/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

500 mL can picked up at TBS; bottled Nov 19 2014 and served slightly chilled.

Now that's what I like to see in a hefe - a nice golden-yellow colour, clouded with sediment and topped off with more than two fingers of fluffy white head. It wilts away at a leisurely pace, coating the glass with lacing as it seeps away into a lumpy cap and messy collar. Positively gorgeous. The nose is dominated by bready wheat and pale malt sweetness, with a hefty dose of clove spice atop fruity banana and orange citrus notes. Moderately yeasty; the aroma is proper for the style and enticing enough, I suppose, but not exactly memorable.

Clean profile that's pretty tasty; the flavour leans heavily on bready, wheaty pale malts, with some grainy sweetness and plenty of citrusy orangepeel and lemon. Ripe banana crosses the palate mid-sip, with notes of grassy hops, spicy clove and yeastiness rising as you near the finish. A yeasty, wheaty sweetness remains a presence on the palate into the aftertaste. Light-bodied, with mildly fizzy carbonation that gently prickles the palate, offering up a somewhat crisp, highly refreshing mouthfeel. A bit watery, and not terribly interesting, but otherwise this one drinks like a champ.

Final Grade: 3.87, a solid B+. The Schöfferhofer name does not exactly possess the same gravitas that the big-name German wheat beer brewers do - but their Hefeweizen is still a relatively good example of the style. Not my first choice, but perfectly acceptable in a pinch. This one has a bit more of an orangey-citrus kick than I'm used to from a hefe, but if you're a witbier fan then you'll probably appreciate this difference. At 2 bucks and change for a can, wheat beer enthusiasts have no reason not to give this one a shot.

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.13/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Hazy straw colour in the glass. Sweet aromas with esters and maybe a hint of cloves coming through. Hops in the aroma too. Very refreshing ( though I had it on a hot Brisbane day so anything would have been good) and the fruity flavour came though less than in other hefeweizens I've had. This might put some off but I enjoyed the slight bitterness to this as I'm not a big fan of banana ester flavours. Good crisp feel in the mouth with sharp-ish carbonation. Overall a very nice refreshing beer. The fruitiness came through as the beer warmed but I like the balance of this Hefeweizen.

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4.18/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Saigon (bottle)

I like this beer and look forward to my next drink.

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3.96/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Very big head with good retention.
Smells banana, sweet malt and slightly clove.
Taste is balanced.
Medium bodied, highly carbonation. Creamy mouthfeel.
One of the most underrated beers. Better than some famous weizens.

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3.62/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.65/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.9/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.92/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I like that it's bitter, but the taste is tastes like wheat too much.

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3.48/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.04/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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3.45/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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Schöfferhofer Hefeweizen from Binding-Brauerei AG
Beer rating: 3.64 out of 5 with 503 ratings
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