Stoudts Heifer-in-Wheat | Stoudts Brewing Co.

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Stoudts Heifer-in-WheatStoudts Heifer-in-Wheat
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Stoudts Brewing Co.
Pennsylvania, United States
stoudtsbeer.com

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by NJpadreFan on 06-20-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
247
Reviews:
124
Avg:
3.74
pDev:
10.96%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
11
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0
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Photo of stewart124
3.8/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hazy straw in color wiht a puffy head like a marchmellow.

Strong banana and clove spice in the nose.

Loads of spice on the tongue with a creamy mouthfeel. Medium bodied and finishes spicy. Lots of carbonation. Just a tad of lemon zest in the flavor.

Very nice. Refreshing and quite drinkable. Huge spice character but it doesn't take away from the grainy/maltiness.

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Photo of JunkYardJake
3.79/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle into weizen glass.
Pours a cloudy (yeast was swirled and added) yellow color with a modest head that shrinks rather quickly. Smells like a classic hefe. Bubble gum hits the nose first, then banana and clove. Palate follows the nose and is very enjoyable. Light bodied and very fluid. Overall a nice hefeweizen that stacks up well with alot of the German imports.

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Photo of hman43
3.79/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Look: It pours a hazy gold with a full white head that produces a fair amount of lacing.

Smell: It has aromas of wheat, banana, and spice.

Taste: It has flavors of wheat, clove, banana, spice, and a hint of lemon.

Feel: It has a light feel to it with low bitterness.

Overall this is a refreshing, easy drinking seasonal beer.

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Photo of nickfl
3.78/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours with one and a half fingers of white foam on top of a hazy, golden body. The foam settles at a moderate pace and leaves nice lace.

S - An aroma of clove, spicy wheat, vanilla and some light sulfur.

T - Thick, creamy wheat up front with a touch of acidity. Coriander, clove, and pepper in the middle with more wheat, spicy hops, and a touch of vanilla in the finish.

M - A thick, almost chewy body, moderately high carbonation, and a balanced finish.

D - Not bad, the thick mouthfeel is quite nice and while the yeast character is not the best it is still quite drinkable.

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Photo of jwc215
3.77/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into weizen glass:

Pours clouded golden with a rush of carbonated bubbles forming a one-finger white head, that pretty quickly goes to a thin cover. Minimal lacing sticks.

The smell is of banana/clove - banana really stands out - with doughy wheat.

The taste is of banana/clove with doughy wheat There is a tart, fruity zest. Tastes more like an American Pale Wheat Ale with a solid Bavarian Hefeweizen leaning. Malted, doughy, wheat, tart-ish fruitiness, with noticeable banana/clove mix together. It has a crisp finish.

It finishes crisp and clean with some creaminess, but also a fizzy edge. Quite smooth. (I was between two scores - a "second" of the two I had convinced me to give it the higher of the two scores).

This is a nice thirst-quencher. Not convinced that it's on par with some "classic" HW's - more of an APWA/HW, but does a fine job with that. Very easy to drink and refreshing!

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of jkrich
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle with a memorable label poured a clear, gold and yellowish color until I swirled the last amount and poured it into the glass. The standard cloudy appearance with a short lived fluffy white head revealed itself.

This one is more subdued in aroma category. The clove-like, bubble gum and banana aromas come faintly to the fore.

The taste is sweeter than most hefewiezens I have tried, especially the imported ones. The sweetness tends to overpower the more subtle banana and yeasty flavors.

It lacks the spritzy character and refreshing flavor I have come to expect from this style. It is somewhat light bodied and flat.

It is still an enjoyable brew for the late summer. I simply would not recommend it as a great representation of the style. Not my favorite of the Stoudt family of beers.

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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Stoudts Heifer-in-Wheat from Stoudts Brewing Co.
3.74 out of 5 based on 247 ratings.
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