Big Bend Hefeweizen | Big Bend Brewing Co.

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Big Bend HefeweizenBig Bend Hefeweizen

Brewed by:
Big Bend Brewing Co.
Texas, United States

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by LXIXME on 10-01-2013

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Reviews: 9 | Ratings: 75
Photo of Nomadzord
3.36/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

First of all I don't like this type of beer very much but I used to like it a lot. It's pretty average but doesn't suck. I wouldn't recommend it over some other hef beers but it's good enough to drink if you don't have a ton of choices.

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Photo of TX-Badger
2.5/5  rDev -31.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Pours a clear yellow golden color with white head. Bananas, cloves, and wheat on the nose; follows onto the palate. Light bodied. Finishes with much of the same. Typical hefeweizen without the body of a typical hefeweizen.

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Photo of mblk6062
4.1/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This reminds me very much of Live Oak Hefe, the benchmark of Texas Hefeweizens. Probably a little more fruity thanLive Oak, but an outstanding example of a German Hefe!

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Photo of maryannezang
2.62/5  rDev -28.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

O -I was not a fan of this. The yeast was overpowering which led to a bad aftertaste. I have had better Hefeweizens.

L- Golden . Not a lot of fizz.
S - pleasant. I could not discern one specific note. Very blended.
T - Overpowering yeast flavor.

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Photo of tlema1
3.53/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

L: light yellow, cloudy, thin white head
S: tart, some spice
T: light clove, very light banana
F: decent mouthfeel
O: better than most American Hefeweizens, but not by much

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Photo of ElJacobian
3.81/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Not a bad hefeweizen at all - the smell it a little weak, but the taste is very flavorful. I like the yeasty taste. It is very well-balanced too. Overall pretty decent.

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Photo of razordm
4.02/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

While not a great fan of the Hefeweizen this style is one I will select on occasion to get a bit of difference.
Golden and cloudy as it should be, with a fairly strong flavor. Very nice head and a clear citrus overtone. Not the best of this type that I have had, but certainly not the worst, and so something I would select again in the right circumstance.

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Photo of CDRSchafer
4.94/5  rDev +35%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

This beer has a very limited distribution so I was fortunate enough to travel to Big Bend to taste it myself. Having resided in Germany for a year, this is a perfect example of a Hefeweizen, reminds me of summers in the beer garden. Haven't seen too many craft brewers trying a Hefeweizen and drinking one while watching a sunset over the desert mountains and then skygazing under a dome of a million stars was an excellent and unforgettable experience. I only wish Big Bend Brewing was available in San Antonio, but it gives me another excuse to go back.

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Photo of LXIXME
3.82/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Medium sized slightly off white head settles quickly to a quarter inch froth above a cloudy washed out pale straw golden colored beer.

Big lemony citrus aroma with a bit of clove and spices around the edges.

Light lemony citrus taste with just a touch of very light spices coming through.

A light almost dryish aftertaste without much of the tastes hanging around on this lighter bodied hefeweizen.

Very big nose gets lost in the taste leaving a very easy drinking beer, not sure if that's a good thing or not.

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Big Bend Hefeweizen from Big Bend Brewing Co.
3.66 out of 5 based on 75 ratings.
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