Schell's Hefeweizen | August Schell Brewing Company

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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
Ratings:
175
Reviews:
82
Avg:
3.86
pDev:
12.44%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
10
For Trade:
0
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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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3.9/5  rDev +1%

Best by 09/27/14:

Poured into weizen glass:

Pours clouded yellow with a white head that slowly collapses, leaving trailing lace.

The smell is of banana, clove and some citrus.

The taste is of banana/clove with citrus and light floral notes. Wheat tang comes through in the refreshing finish.

Smooth and crisp, this is a very nice example of a traditional Hefeweizen!

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2.8/5  rDev -27.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Photo of mwilbur
3.87/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured on-tap into weizen glass.
A: Pours a hazed yellow hue with thin white head that quickly dissipates.
S: Soft banana, clove, and wheat notes.
T: Banana, clove, and soft wheat. A smidge stronger than the aroma promised.
M: Light body. Smooth and creamy. Soft feel.
D: A solid and very consistent brew. A nice example of style.

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2.75/5  rDev -28.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.2/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

12 oz. bottle poured into a chalice.

Appearance - Much hazier than the 1984 version, which is kinda obvious since this one isn't filtered. Orange body. Small white head that settles to a thin collar.

Smell - A little citrusy this time, which was missing from the other version. Lots of wheat. A bit of banana and clove.

Taste - Very light citrus up front. Right into wheat and cracker malt. Doesn't have that wheat intensity in the finish. Instead, bubble gum in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Feels heavier and a little more sluggish to drink. Medium carbonation.

Overall - Quite similar to the 1984 version. Slight differences make this one a bit better.

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3.92/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Schell's Hefeweizen from August Schell Brewing Company
3.86 out of 5 based on 175 ratings.
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