Dismiss Notice
Extreme Beer Fest:Los Angeles

Join us December 9th in Los Angeles for the ultimate throwdown of craft beer creativity!

Learn more...
Dismiss Notice
Introducing: Project Extreme Brewing (a Dogfish Head + BeerAdvocate project)

Schöfferhofer Hefeweizen | Binding-Brauerei AG

Your Rating: None

Want it   Got it 
Schöfferhofer HefeweizenSchöfferhofer Hefeweizen
BA SCORE
3.64/5
Good
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:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-12-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#34,773
Reviews:
187
Ratings:
503
pDev:
12.64%
Bros Score:
3.65
 
 
Wants:
32
Gots:
121
Trade:
1
HISTOGRAM
 
View: Beers | Events
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Alström Bros
Ratings: 503 |  Reviews: 187
Photo of rorjets
3.75/5  rDev +3%

Photo of Shandycan
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of GlendonTT
3.75/5  rDev +3%

Photo of LagerCognoscenti
3.52/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Attractive beer with large head, nice cloudy orange colour and vigorous carbonation.

Aroma is of bananas and cloves. Not a strong smell but fairly inviting.

The taste is slightly sweet with banana notes. There is some bitterness and a yeasty presence. Well balanced and highly thirst quenching. There aren't any noticeable spicy or complex notes to this and the pleasant aromas nd flavours are too mild for my liking.

Mouthfeel is crisp and palate cleansing.

Overall this is just an ok hefe. It's good but Weihenstephaner or Hacker Pschorr' hefes are more interesting. Great bottle design on this one though!

I would mark this beer 75 out of 100.

 651 characters

Photo of Maaximus
3.75/5  rDev +3%

Photo of flagmantho
3.99/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 330mL bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: medium-light golden hue, with enough haze to disguise the effervescence. Head pours a thick finger of pillowy white foam. Not bad.

Smell: aroma has a strong banana character, over a little bit of clove and refreshing wheat. The banana is almost artificial -- I'd liken it to banana Runts. Still -- I must say I quite enjoy it.

Taste: more of that banana and clove right off the bat; it's much more smooth and subdued than in the aroma. A slightly grainy wheat flavor characterizes the finish. But, boy, that banana -- shazam!

Mouthfeel: medium body with a strong carbonation and nice creaminess for the style. Actually, I quite enjoy it.

Overall: evidently I like this beer a lot more than average. I must say, I'm a fan of sweet, banana-ey German hefeweizens. So ... this beer is for me!

 849 characters

Photo of renatopi
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of dryndantheman
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of patre_tim
3/5  rDev -17.6%

Photo of shigg85
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of Pipelovejoy
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of Rosethoj
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of KStark
3.75/5  rDev +3%

Photo of endless1408
4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of Latarnik
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of supermeniscus
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of Gottesverachter
4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of JosefBerger
4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

Photo of Griffith
3.75/5  rDev +3%

Photo of HarveyBerger
4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of PacificCoaster
3.75/5  rDev +3%

Photo of JoeMans
2.75/5  rDev -24.5%

Photo of Savaseri
4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of Kroehny_Loves_Hops
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of Smarty_Pints
3/5  rDev -17.6%

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

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.