Stoudts Heifer-in-Wheat | Stoudts Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Summer

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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 thain709
3.65/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - A hazy, orange-kised, golden body...the yeast was left in the glass so no floaties...a big, fluffy, soapy, white head...decent retention...not much lacing

S - Nothing out of the ordinary...banana, heavy spices, some wheat malt

T - Again, nothing that blew me away...the banana flavor was up front and paired with the wheat malt...the yeast and bready flavors helped in the middle...the spices added a nice touch throughout and helped with the finish

M - Medium bodied...on the lighter side...crisp and refreshing

D - This was a hefe that didn't blow my mind but it's made for what it is...easy to drink and refreshing on a hot day

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Photo of beer2day
3.65/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a yellow straw gold. 2-finger fizzy head with little retention. Slightly hazy, but not hazy enough to call it truly unfiltered. Faint thin bubble streams present.

Mildly strong banana clove nose. Faint citrus tints as well, slightly lemony.

Decent mix of banana and lemon flavors. A little on the fizzy side for my tastes.

Mouthfeel is appropriate for a hefe.

Easy to drink in 95 degree heat we're having right now.

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Photo of kasper
3.65/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours like a berliner weisse: an effervescent hazy yellow with a bubbly off-white head that fizzes away almost instantly. Absolutely no lacing.

S: Strong aroma of clove and yeast followed by some banana. The bubblegum is there if you sniff subtly.

T: Bready, spicy, yet refreshing. Again the clove dominates.

M: Lots of prickly carbonation but overall light bodied.

D: A "B" session bear if you like your hefeweizens spicy.

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Photo of mdaschaf
3.67/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Had on tap at the Pickled Pig

A: Pours a hazy yellow with a nice white head, one finger in height. Decent retention, but minimal lacing.

S: Banana, citrus and grassy ops with a little bit of pepper and cloves.

T: The taste begins with some banana, wheat, and grassy hops. Underneath there is some bubblegum flavor and more spice, mostly cloves.

M: Medium bodied with lively/active carbonation.

O: A decent hefe that I would drink again, but would probably reach for something else.

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Photo of goblue3509
3.67/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy golden color with a thin head which gives way to some lacing. The aroma is of a wheat backbone with hints of banana and clove present as well as some spice. The taste has a nice wheat backbone and has banana, clove, and orange over the top. The mouthfeel is creamy and full bodied. Overall it is a solid hef, there is a good taste blend and a nice aroma. You could easily have a few of these.

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Photo of 57md
3.68/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a opaque straw color with about a half finger of head. The nose has a hint of wheat but the wheat really comes out in the flavor. This offering is hearty for the style.

This is an above average hefe.

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Photo of smcolw
3.7/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Lots of yeast colonies in this beer. Quite cloudy as expected. Very modest head that levels off to a single layer of fine bubbles--leaves some fine lace that slides back to the liquid.

Traditional wheat aroma, practically begging for lemon for the less hip. Light amounts of corn in the background. Crisp.

More sweet than I expected. Good wheat presence, but not as strong as the smell would indicate. More round than crisp in the mouth--fairly thick body. Lightly sour. I'd love to see how I'd rate this one in a flight of hefe's.

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Photo of avalon07
3.7/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Poured from a bottle to a weizen glass. Had a yellowish-brown color and a cloudy consistency. There was an inch of fairly long-lasting head and some good lacing.

S: Smelled of wheat, bananas, cloves and bubblegum.

T: Taste consisted of bananas, wheat, cloves and bubblegum - standard hefeweizen material. Had a slightly grating, acidic quality to it in the finish.

M: Highly carbonated with a smooth finish. Light-bodied.

D: This is a solid, but not exactly spectacular hefeweizen. Drinkable, though.

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Photo of mountdew1
3.71/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a hefe glass. Color was a slightly cloudy amber with a thick frothy head. Head didn't last very long, and left a very very thin head on top. Plenty of carbonation rising from the bottom. Aroma was floral, and slightly sweet. Taste was slightly olivey, but fairly pleasant. Felt good in the mouth, coated well, and wasn't overly watery. Pleasant to drink, went down well.

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Photo of philbe311
3.72/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - One finger of fizzy white head... Head quickly fades leaving only the slightest lacing... Loads of fast paced rushing carbonation... Pale straw color with an ever so slight orange hue...

S - Yeast... Lemon... Banana... Clove... Fairly textbook hefeweizen... Musky... Not overly complex...

T - Wonderful flavor... Much more complex than the nose would lead one to believe... Banana stands out amongst the lemon and clove... I'll swear there is also a slight hop component to this brew... Loads of pale malt also lend to the presence of some faint vanilla flavor...

M - Lots of carbonation, all with a very distinctive sharp bite... Dry... Medium bodied... Sturdy...

D - An interesting American take on the style... The flavor and mouthfeel are on the assertive side... Overall a very solid brew that I would gladly revisit in the future...

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Photo of EkimGram
3.72/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pale golden colour, visible carbonation, thin white head. Last few drops from the 120z bottle were completely made up of sediment that mesmerizingly swam down to the bottom of my weizen glass. By the time it all settles, it was rather cloudy.

Smell: Bready, strong yeast, light, and refreshing.

Taste: Surprisingly sweet upfront, notes of clove and banana. Of course, there is that lovely yeasty flavour all too familiar in hefeweizens.

Mouthfeel: A nice smooth feeling, light, refreshing, mild bite from the carbonation.

Drinkability: Smooth, light, refreshing, overall a decent brew. A little too sweet for my tastes, otherwise very good.

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Photo of yelterdow
3.72/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

A pleasant surprise at Stew Leonard's in Paramus. Love the style, but can we trust Stoudts to offer up a delicious take on the beloved Bavarian Hefe? Let's find out...

Served in a traditional hefeweizen glass at between cellar and fridge temperature. Best by 9/18/09 lasered on the neck.

Appearance- Loaded with wheat malt and an abundance of yeast, this beer pours a dense, foggy gold with a sudsy three-finger crown. It's almost totally opaque, glowing from within. Minimal lacing leaves a patch here and there down the inside of the glass.

Smell- Phenols leap from the glass, carrying with them big aromas of banana, clove, and bubblegum... it's a rich, lush nose that really concentrates the ingredients in a big way.

Taste- As with the aroma, there is a tremendous phenol presence that distracts from the full, potential pleasure of all of the flavors here. The beer starts off with lush, grandiose bubblegum, banana bread, and clove before deferring to the phenolic character which follows.

Mouthfeel/Drinkability- Wow! The rolling, slick, and just-so-right seafoamy texture is perfection. It becomes, after a few seconds, liquid air... it's almost indiscernable as anything but fluidity. The big flavors and phenols would put me off just a little bit for more than one or two, but this is a solid example and a well invested $8.99 for the sixer.

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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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