Samuel Adams Hefeweizen | Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

Samuel Adams HefeweizenSamuel Adams Hefeweizen
BA SCORE
3.21/5
738 Ratings
Samuel Adams HefeweizenSamuel Adams Hefeweizen
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Massachusetts, United States
samueladams.com

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Hazy golden and filled with smooth wheat character, our Hefeweizen is our take on the classic German beer. Notes of clove and banana, signatures of this traditional style, accent the aroma and flavor, and are complemented by a subtle bready malt character. Clean and crisp, this beer pairs best with a sunny summer day.

HOP VARIETIES
Hallertau Mittelfrueh and Spalt-Spalter Noble hops

MALT VARIETIES
Samuel Adams two-row pale malt blend, White Wheat

14 IBU

Added by SixpointJMH on 01-02-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,285
Reviews:
576
Ratings:
738
pDev:
16.2%
Bros Score:
2.83
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
35
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 738 |  Reviews: 576
Photo of porters4life
3.58/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jlabs
4.21/5  rDev +31.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jbertsch
3.95/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ThisTeamSucks
4.11/5  rDev +28%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of yuenglingfan101
4.75/5  rDev +48%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Just as the label reads golden and crisp. Golden in color very crisp taste not too hoppy in flavor. Goes down super smooth to drink. Sam Adams out did themselves in the v pack

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Photo of CreedeSon
3.33/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of scratch69
3.53/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jzeilinger
3.07/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Brian_L-2056
3.95/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a very hazy yellowish-gold color with a frothy bright white head. If you look hard enough you will see plenty of carbonation as well. The smell is average for the the style, nothing extra. Initial taste is fruity, crisp and also typical for the style. No over bearing flavors to speak of. A decent example of the style and not much else, but tasty and very drinkable.

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Photo of DavidST
3.58/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of udfan07
4.09/5  rDev +27.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Got this beer in the 2017 summer pack. Smells of bananas, clove, and also of wheat. An easy drinking beer and the banana flavor signs though. I could drink this again for sure.

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Photo of jgido759
3.46/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mchegash
3.66/5  rDev +14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of foghornleghorn22
3.98/5  rDev +24%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mpenske
3/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Drewvel
3.98/5  rDev +24%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ewelvaert
4.92/5  rDev +53.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Smooth golden & crisp beer that satisfies the palete.

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Photo of scootercrabb
3.33/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Troy-Hawaii
3.75/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Park of a 12-pack variety $14.96 Sam's Club
Smell of bananas, bread
Hazy golden color
Medium-high carbonation
Light mouthfeel
Taste of bananas, spices
Overall a good hefeweizen. I would drink it again.

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Photo of gtermi
4.09/5  rDev +27.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I just don't understand the ratings for this beer. Maybe its different for 2017? This beer is almost on point for the style. The smell and taste blast my mouth with hefe. It's not Live Oak Hefe, but a nice representation of the style. I would drink this daily to be honest. Its a good beer

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Photo of BEERMILER12
3.7/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a clear yellow color with a fingers worth of head that fades down to a small ring of lace around the glass

S: Banana, clove, and wheat up front with some other light spices in there as well

T: Follows the nose. Starts off with the banana and clove and goes into some light spices and wheat. Banana and clove linger. Finishes with lingering yeast undertones

M: Light-medium bodied with moderate carbonation

O: The re-emergence of the SA hefe in the newest summer variety pack is actually surprisingly good. The feel could use a little work, but this went into the grave for a reason and came out with a vengeance. Very easy to drink and really utilizes the yeast for the classic nose and flavors. Don't downplay or underestimate this one. It's back for a reason

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Photo of BabaBeer
3.5/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of whit_knee_41
3.13/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mikeg67
3.6/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle. Pours hazy golden with tall, long lasting, fluffy white head and nice lacing. Aroma is of funky yeast, wheat malt, spices and bananas. Body is medium and smooth. Wheat malt, yeast, bananas and spices fill the mouth. Finish is long and spicy. Good Hefe.

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Photo of poisoneddwarf
3.62/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Samuel Adams Hefeweizen from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 3.21 out of 5 with 738 ratings
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