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Floridian Hefeweizen | Funky Buddha Brewery

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BA SCORE
3.76/5
Very Good
583 Ratings
Floridian HefeweizenFloridian Hefeweizen
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Funky Buddha Brewery
Florida, United States
funkybuddhabrewery.com

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our unfiltered and refreshing German-style wheat beer is full on flavor yet light on the palate. Authentic hefeweizen yeast creates the compelling aromas of bananas, citrus, and cloves, while the all wheat and malt body perfectly captures the brilliance of a golden Florida sunset.

Added by DosBeerigos on 09-27-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#20,887
Reviews:
96
Ratings:
583
pDev:
10.37%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
28
Gots:
192
Trade:
5
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3.24/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of speedracer350
4.42/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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4.08/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of WangFire
3.89/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Melvin_Biersal
3.74/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of iftcoach
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.74/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A - Poured standard 12 oz bottle into standard pint glass. Non-existent head, no lacing. Cloudy sunset color. Claims to be unfiltered but, unlike it's German counterparts, there are no remnants of yeast or wheat settled at the bottom of the bottle. Thus, it must be filtered to some degree.

S - Muted notes of banana, citrus, bread/ biscuit, and clove.

T - If there was such a thing as a Hefeweizen light, it would be this beer. With that being said, what it lacks in overly sweet, full-bodied flavor, it more than makes up for in its refreshing character. This beer does something magical- it turns the hefeweizen style into a amazing tasting wheat-inspired, easy drinking, pilsner.

M - Beyond crisp, clean, and refreshing. You could drink these in 90 degree weather at a beach.

D - Fantastic. This beer is very sessionable. That's a rariety for a hefeweizen. With that being said, this isn't so much a true hefe as it is a hybrid. It is a good hybrid though. It's not the best domestic hefe I had by far but it is memorable and enjoyable. I would absolutely buy this one again.

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4.78/5  rDev +27.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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3.89/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.76/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.4/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Not what i was expecting. A very unique taste. Almost like a banana beer. It’s not bad, but I’m not crazy about it. Once you get past the flavor, it’s light, crisp and easy to drink. It’s good when you’re in the mood for something different. But I couldn’t drink this every day.

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3.88/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.62/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.52/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.05/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.1/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Wow really good one golden straw color with a light head little dissipation down the glass not an overpowering scent just enough to entice you don't want more good flavoring of banana some Citrus maybe a little cloves to Fantastic!

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.59/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.58/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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2.66/5  rDev -29.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Really did not like this beer. I did, however, appreciate the banana flavor in the beer. Wish I would have loved this but it was just too odd of a taste for me

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4.29/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Good Hefeweizen. Pours a slightly hazy gold color from a 12 oz bottle into an Aventinus Weizen glass. Big foamy, bubbly white head with good retention. Broken rings of foamy lacing on the glass. The aroma and taste cover all bases. A little wheat bitterness, big flavor of banana and cloves (bubblegum) from the yeast. Very nice. Mouthfeel istart and refreshing, just the right note of wheat bitterness. One of the better American hefes.

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2.38/5  rDev -36.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

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3.53/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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Floridian Hefeweizen from Funky Buddha Brewery
Beer rating: 3.76 out of 5 with 583 ratings
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