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Weissenheimer Hefeweizen | DESTIHL Brewery

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BA SCORE
3.63/5
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116 Ratings
Weissenheimer HefeweizenWeissenheimer Hefeweizen
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
DESTIHL Brewery
Illinois, United States
destihl.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
Ranking:
#34,585
Reviews:
25
Ratings:
116
pDev:
12.67%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
23
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 116 |  Reviews: 25
Photo of mjpolzin
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jason1221
3.94/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of OldManMetal
3.63/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Weissenheimer pours to a large pebbly white head on a hazy, effervescent pale-gold body; head retention is modest and lacing is very scant, consisting of a few very strangely-angled hieroglyphs. The nose is medium in intensity; it is yeast-forward with hints of banana/clove spice, a modest citrus character and a bit of wheat. The ester notes that are lacking on the nose hit up front on the palate, impressively so, but quickly fade, ceding dominance to a tartish citrus flavor shot through with faint veins of caramel apple, all over a largely-obscured, muddy wheat foundation. The finish is a fair hit of tart caramel; the linger is a tart apple flavor that lasts for a few minutes. Mouthfeel is on point for the light body, and is, surprisingly, slightly astringent; the texture is medium-creamy and quite peppery from the slightly overenthusiastic carbonation. (12 oz can, no code date)

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Photo of sd123
3.9/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lundste
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Oakley
3.52/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of zeff80
3.99/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rspauldi
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of packbacker99
4.03/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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 JLaw55
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Pacioli1445
3.64/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jaydoc
3.53/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of Amp
3.32/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Treycotton
3.29/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bnes09
3.83/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FriedSlug
3.84/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice hazy, pale gold beer with a white head. Light smell of bananas and yeast with a touch of clove. The flavors seem a bit muted and mostly a pleasant banana flavor with a decent amount of malty sweetness. Finishes with nice yeasty notes and a little bitterness. Nice and mellow hefeweizen that is great on a nice hot day.

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Photo of OKbrew89
3.22/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Poured into a pint glass. Pours hazy straw with no head or lacing. Nose of banana, vanilla, and wheat. Taste is banana and vanilla with grassy wheat on the back end. No yeast or spice notes in the taste whatsoever. Light body and medium carbonation and with some stickiness to it.
I like hef's, but this was more fruit beer than hef. I finished it but won't be getting it again. The banana presence was impressive but little else developed beyond the banana.

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Photo of dcotom
3.65/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of Aoyoc
3.63/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of russpowell
3.7/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a very effervescent & clear gold with 3 fingers of beige head. No head retention & minimal lacing & little chill haze

S: Breadyness, cloves

T: Follows the nose, some pear & white grape, plus band-aids up front. Cloves, white grapes, a little lemon & pear as this warms. Finishes fruity with a little clove

MF: Light/medium body, subtle carbonation

Drinks very easy, could use a little more depth of flavor, but I would buy this again

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Photo of Miami66
3.27/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of cdwil
3.85/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Weissenheimer Hefeweizen from DESTIHL Brewery
Beer rating: 3.63 out of 5 with 116 ratings
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