Saint Arnold Weedwacker | Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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462 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Saint Arnold Brewing Company
Texas, United States
saintarnold.com

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Weedwacker is essentially a Bavarian hefeweizen. Except it isn’t. Weedwacker is exactly the same beer as Fancy Lawnmower Beer but we ferment it with Bavarian hefeweizen yeast instead of kölsch yeast. It is light and refreshing but has a spicy clove note and some banana esters that come from the different yeast. Weedwacker is our only unfiltered year-round beer.

Added by champ103 on 08-17-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
462
Reviews:
103
Avg:
3.77
pDev:
14.32%
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
126
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 462 |  Reviews: 103
Photo of WoodBrew
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Trying this beer at Ruby's in Terminal E of Houston Bush Airport. It poured a hazy yellow with white head that is leaving a nice lace. The scent typical of most Heffe hints of clove and banana. The taste follows the scent and has some bread like tones. The Mouthfeel is lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall it's a solid beer.

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Photo of aknalley
3.84/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jodio
3.86/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of _drummer_
4.44/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Great beer. Golden color, very light carbonation - almost no foam head. It has strong wheat flavors with a smooth, malty finish. Enjoyable all around. Try this one of you see it.

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Photo of jspencermorris
4.11/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

L: Cloudy and light amber in color with minimal head and uneven carbonation on the surface.

S: Very sweet banana and nutty aroma.

T: Crisp fore-notes of citrus, with a banana body.

F: Carbonation is mild and overall quite smooth. Very refreshing.

O: Very good Hefeweizen, especially for warm or hot weather.

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Photo of varian7
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of southpass1756
4.17/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of MaddoJay
3.64/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of bluesyasian
3.72/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Momon
3.68/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of taospowder
3.79/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dee4maine
3.18/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of thatche2
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ITDoc
4.06/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Benskipworth12345
4.07/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ohearns
2.77/5  rDev -26.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Sabre311
3.64/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of princessbay710
3.33/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Before starting my account on beer advocate, Weedwacker was one of my go to favorites, especially when I'm drinking on a budget. Reviewing it now, I'm honestly not too surprised at my rating.

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Photo of Mateo2699
3.74/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of HotDogBikeRide
4.44/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at St. Arnold's, much better than the average bottled Weedwacker. Nice wheat taste, Bavarian yeast shining in this on tap. Grassy, lemony, citrus wheat. A little bit of spice to round it out, some coriander. Cheeeeers.

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Photo of Junichi
3.19/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bigchiquilin
3.83/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dreynolds1808
2/5  rDev -46.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of firkingroovin
4.15/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.62/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Saint Arnold Weedwacker from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
3.77 out of 5 based on 462 ratings.
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