Schell's Hefeweizen | August Schell Brewing Company

Schell's HefeweizenSchell's Hefeweizen
BA SCORE
3.85/5
181 Ratings
Schell's HefeweizenSchell's Hefeweizen
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
August Schell Brewing Company
Minnesota, United States
schellsbrewery.com

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.75%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
Also known as Schell's 2014 Weiss

First brewed in 1984, Schell’s Hefeweizen is made with a blend of wheat malt and barley malts. We use an authentic wheat beer yeast culture, which gives the beer a fruity ale character dominated by a citrus-like tartness. Refreshingly light character with a higher than normal carbonation level. Straw-colored and cloudy from the unfiltered yeast left in suspension. Notes of banana and clove with a slight bready malt flavor.

Added by purplehops on 06-23-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#11,613
Reviews:
84
Ratings:
181
pDev:
12.21%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
11
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 181 |  Reviews: 84
Photo of Victory_Sabre1973
4.23/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This beer pours a creamy looking golden color. The head was white and frothy.
The nose has a delicious hefe aroma- banana, cloves. Nice balance.
The taste, again, banana, clove. Nice and richly flavored.
Decent mouth feel. Not watery in the least.
This is a top notch hefe, and I highly recommend it

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Photo of Scott17Taylor
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

It's a well done here, very banana forward with a very nice clove and peppery spiciness. Super refreshing beer, maybe a little over carbonated but overall it's another very solid beer from schells.

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Photo of Helcarexe
4.03/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Brob245
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Nolster
3.77/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Schell's Hefeweizen, 4.75%. Pours medium viscosity and hazy gold, with a two finger white head. Nose is yeasty/bready, taste follows, with the usual bananas and cloves. Decent carbonation so excellent mouthfeel. Overall Excellent - nowhere as good as Weihenstephaner, but better than others I've had.

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Photo of Lborgstrom
4.42/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Erik-P
3.98/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Hendrick24
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Pacioli1445
3.31/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jfettig
3.64/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AleMan66
3.3/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

I poured this from a bottle into a clear teardrop glass. It pours a very light yellow with a one finger white head. It almost tastes like a saison, sweet but barely. I taste the hint of banana. I'd buy it again.

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Photo of eawolff99
4.41/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Dms844
3.74/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MrUse
3.93/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NilocRellim
4.07/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Clear straw colour, with aromas of fruity banana weiss yeasts and wheat; nice, light and crisp to the nose. A light and crisp heffeweizen taste. Notes of clove and banana yeasts present, slightly fruity and sweet but refreshing and lighter-bodied overall. Very sessional and flavourful.

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Photo of thorkelson
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Ozzylizard
2.98/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bottle dated 072615 at 42 degrees into shaker
Aroma of yeast phenolics
Head average (three cm, aggressive pour), white, frothy, diminishing to an irregular two to three mm ring and layer
Lacing – none
Body light yellow, hazy
Flavor, definite yeast phenolics, somewhat harsh and unpleasant, lacking the smoothness of a good hefeweizen, unlike any hefe I’ve ever had; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate medium, creamy, lively carbonation

Appearance 4, Aroma 3.5, Flavor 2, Palate 4, Overall 3.5

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Photo of jlamb9227
3.76/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TEdubbaD
4.03/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JMN44
4.69/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jpuetz
3/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jsprain1
4.06/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of SweetwaterTuonker
3.85/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Schell's Hefeweizen from August Schell Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.85 out of 5 with 181 ratings
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