Weissenheimer Hefeweizen | DESTIHL Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
DESTIHL Brewery
Illinois, United States
destihlbrewery.com

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A classic German-style Hefeweizen with fruity aromas and flavors of banana, clove and vanilla and a fuller mouth feel with appropriate yeast haze.

16 IBU

Added by emerge077 on 09-02-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
113
Reviews:
25
Avg:
3.63
pDev:
12.95%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
22
For Trade:
0
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4.75/5  rDev +30.9%

Photo of ajmoody76
4.3/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

just picked up a growler of this. the bartender poured me this for free to celebrate my vacation this week. pours cloudy and brownish-gold. one finger off-white head which thins out. nice lace. looks good.

cloves on the nose. banana. some darker fruits in there also. no off odors.

fruity taste. citrus aftertaste. good crispness.

mid body. good carbonation. tasty beer. i am not much of a frequent wheat beer drinker but i will get this again. i can see more growlers of this in the warmer months.

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Photo of TonyTwins
4.27/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

Photo of onlymurderers
4.25/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

Photo of nausicaa-taos
4.24/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Actual bar conversation.

Me: what are you drinking?

Friend: this new hefe.

Me: I don't care for American ones.

Friend: until five minutes ago, neither did I.

... I soon agreed.

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Photo of emerge077
4.15/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Sampled today at the brewpub.

Pale and cloudy orange body. Plenty of visible carbonation moving through the beer. Spotty lace around the edges, consistent foam.

Mellow banana and wheat aroma. A little bit more spice could make it even better. It has a clean freshness about it too.

Creamy body, light to medium in weight, with a good dose of banana and light citrus too. Dry finish with a touch of sweetness. Overall very clean and easy drinking, a good summer session candidate!

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4.13/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Thull25
4.12/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.05/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.03/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of champ103
4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a cloudy orange/yellow color. A large white head forms with good retention. Nice lace is left behind as well.
S: Big banana esters up front. Light spice with some earthy yeast. Slightly tart and lemonny. Very nice.
T: Follows the nose, and again very nice. Big banana fruitiness. Yeast and spice. Along with some sweet bubblegum flavors. Pretty much spot on for the style.
M/D: A medium body and carbonation. Crisp, clean, and refreshing. Very easy to drink. I can quaff several without a thought.

The best that I had from the brewpub. Pretty much spot on for the style. Something I would recommend.

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Photo of superspak
4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce can into weizen glass, canned on 721/2015. Pours hazy golden yellow color with a 2 finger fairly dense white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Aromas of big banana, bubblegum, clove, vanilla, lemon, wheat, biscuit, light honey/nuttiness, herbal, and yeast earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of fruity/spicy yeast and bready malt notes; with great strength. Taste of big banana, bubblegum, clove, vanilla, lemon, wheat, biscuit, light honey/nuttiness, herbal, and yeast earthiness. Light herbal bitterness, yeast spiciness, and wheat tang on the finish; with lingering notes of banana, bubblegum, clove, vanilla, lemon, wheat, biscuit, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Damn nice complexity, robustness, and balance of fruity/spicy yeast and bready malt flavors; with a great malt/bitter/spiciness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and medium-plus body; with a very smooth and creamy/bready mouthfeel that is nice. Zero warming alcohol as expected of 5.2%. Overall this is a great hefeweizen. All around great complexity, robustness, and balance of fruity/spicy yeast and bready malt flavors; and very smooth and refreshing to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

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4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.99/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.99/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerWithMike
3.98/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Alpha309
3.98/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of MustyDusty
3.97/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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Weissenheimer Hefeweizen from DESTIHL Brewery
3.63 out of 5 based on 113 ratings.
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