Sanwald Hefe Weizen | Dinkelacker-Schwabenbraeu AG

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Sanwald Hefe WeizenSanwald Hefe Weizen
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Dinkelacker-Schwabenbraeu AG
Germany
dinkelacker.de

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by stcules on 05-16-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
34
Reviews:
11
Avg:
3.19
pDev:
18.18%
 
 
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Ratings: 34 |  Reviews: 11
Photo of pau622
3.69/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kwjd
3.63/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
3.72/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From the bottle, it pours a hazy amber with a nice thick, as expected, white head. Lovely. Some banana and malt in the nose. Somewhat bready taste in the mouth. Yum!

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Photo of BaileyMitch
3.29/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Phoodcritic
3.53/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of stevoj
3.34/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Bottle from Ramstein shoppette. This weizen is slightly above average, fairly strong aroma and fruity/bready taste. Nice and hearty. Better weizens to be had from Rhineland breweries however.

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Photo of J-Dawg
4.45/5  rDev +39.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

I have tasted many a Hefeweizen in Germany and although not to the perfection of Paulaner or Franziskaner the taste is great. I put this above Weihenstephan in the taste category....I know that is uncommon, but this really is a an excellent brew and deserves a proper shout out.

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Photo of Haybeerman
3.22/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Dominic_Decoco
3.73/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fr0wn3r
3.24/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of tunagurel
4.82/5  rDev +51.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Best beer ever. I wish i would find it in Turkey

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Photo of biboergosum
3.29/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

500ml can, day 23 of the Costco Canada 2014 Beer Advent calendar. More hefeweizens for the dead of winter, grandiose, that.

This beer pours a hazy, yet bright medium golden yellow colour, with a roaring tower of puffy, densely foamy, and fairly creamy bone-white head, which leaves a few broad swaths of thickly streaked lace around the glass as it gently subsides.

It smells of doughy wheat malt, banana cream pudding, subtle earthy yeast, indistinct citrus, and a bit of white pepper spice. The taste is bready, grainy malt, a lesser cereal-like wheatiness, banana peel, dried lemon, pithy yeast, and faint peppery and spice notes, that are probably not hop-borne in origin.

The carbonation is decently participatory, and in a genial frothy manner, the body on the light side of medium weight, and a tad gritty and clammy in its wan attempt at smoothness. It finishes quite dry, the bottom falling out from under the malt, while the yeast and fruity notes sit idly by.

Meh - nothing special to see here, folks, the plain-ass hefeweizen carrying most of that burden, but drinking this smack dab in the middle of the holidays just seems wrong. Onto bigger and better things it is, then.

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Photo of dcmchew
3/5  rDev -6%

Photo of Oidmoe
3/5  rDev -6%

Photo of patre_tim
3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

Photo of sclitch
3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of djura
3.7/5  rDev +16%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-Dark golden color, almost as honey. Unclear.
White foam, but not so tick and big as you could expect from Hefe.
Medium carbonation.
S-Orange, babana, grains and wheat. Sweet aroma.
T/M- Creamy, fool of tastes in the mouth. Tipycal Hefeweiz aroma.
A right amount of carbonation and bitterness. Some sourness.

O- More then decent.

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Photo of bianconoir
3/5  rDev -6%

Photo of nasastrums
3/5  rDev -6%

Photo of scottford
3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

Photo of Bellonc
3/5  rDev -6%

Photo of slbrown
3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of Thehuntmaster
2.55/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

500ml bottle 4,9% Abv.
Served chilled in an oversized wine glass.
Best Before: 04/04/2013

Appearance: Sanwald Hefeweizen pours as murky golden colour, with a rough pour generating a massive off white head. The head lasts fairly well and leaves some nice rings of lacing as it recedes.

Smell: Hmmm, this doesn’t smell all that good. The nose is very weak (even at room temperature) and seems to have more in common with a pale lager than a well brewed weizen. Notes include: Pale grain, a floury note, a little lemon and a touch of banana.

Taste: Blegh, this is certainly one of the worst German brewed weizens I have had. Grainy notes dominate the flavor, with only a little of the typical banana and clove flavours. The finish is distinctly watery.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied, with a high level of carbonation.

Overall: Sanwald is probably the worst German brewed weizen that I have had and it is certainly not a beer I would buy again.

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3/5  rDev -6%

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Sanwald Hefe Weizen from Dinkelacker-Schwabenbraeu AG
3.19 out of 5 based on 34 ratings.
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