Mission St. Hefeweizen | Steinhaus Brewing Co.

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Mission St. HefeweizenMission St. Hefeweizen

Brewed by:
Steinhaus Brewing Co.
California, United States

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by mwagner1018 on 06-12-2010

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Photo of hophugger
4.01/5  rDev +12%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is available at Trader Joes. It is a decent hefeweizen and a job well done by Steinhaus Brewing. Wow, actually one of the better deals for a Hefe at $2.29 a bomber. Yes, you heard that right !!!!!!!

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Photo of Beric
3.05/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Serving: Bomber into Hacker Pschorr weizen glass
Served: 5 June 2015

Appearance: Pours a darker orange color than many weißbiere, with a soapy white two finger head that diminishes to a sheen of bubbles. Poured this one much harder than other weißbiere to get the head. Huuuge carbonation screaming from the bottom. Hazy, as expected.

Smell: Earthy, sweet caramel malts, a pinch of banana but lots of clove. That cloying caramel is worrisome. This does not smell like a good weizen.

Taste: As suspected, a poor example of the style. Really abrasively malty- grainy, earthen, and weird. Cloying sweetness. Minimal banana and clove notes from the yeast. Really disappointing. Gets better as it warms, but still just barely better than a drain pour.

Mouthfeel: Overcarbonated for the style- this thing is carbonated like champagne, with big, effervescent bubbles that scream from the bottom of the bottle without ceasing. Thin mouthfeel.

Overall: A bad weizen. Not recommended at all. Spend a buck more at a real liquor store and get some Weihenstephaner or Schneider Weiße.

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Photo of furballkazoo
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ArkyVaughan
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gordonj
4.25/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dicers
3.21/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of NeroFiddled
3.73/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Mission St. Hefeweizen
22 oz. brown glass bottle, coded "01/25/13 18:10" on 4/24/13

Basic hefeweizen. Seems a bit thin. Just a little more malt, and perhaps a better quality malt, could make it a great beer because it has a very nice hefeweizen yeast component with bananas and clove and apples. It's balanced for what it is, but again, it's just a few feet short of the goal line. However, given the price tag I have to give it a nod as a back up or secondary beer. When I'm working around the house, or cooking dinner, or watching football I don't want to drink one of my 'special' beers, and thus something like this fits in great. It's got enough character to keep me happy, and it's cheap! Every beer has a time and place.

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Photo of Jeff8ham
3/5  rDev -16.2%

Photo of lccrunchy
3.72/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of ncstateplaya
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of JoelClark
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of miguelre06
2.75/5  rDev -23.2%

Photo of Pug
4.5/5  rDev +25.7%

Photo of Howlader
2.5/5  rDev -30.2%

Photo of jdkitchi
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of monkeybeerbelly
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of RJLarse
3.52/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I bought a bottle of Mission St Hefeweizen in a grocery store (Trader Joe's). Poured in to a pint glass.

Pours a pale yellow color, hazy, with a blast of bubbles rising in the glass and a thin fizzy head.

Smell is sweet, a little like a Bavarian style hefe, with some clove and banana notes.

Taste is a mix of Bavarian and American style wheat ale. There are some hints of banana a clove flavor, but also the citrus flavor from the American style.

Mouthfeel is wet and clean.

Overall a decent hefe. An odd blend of styles. I would have this again

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Photo of thkrb99
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of tdm168
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of SlainteAlbanyNY
2.5/5  rDev -30.2%

Photo of zestar
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of mctizzz
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of brandonkr
4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of TubaDan
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of Whiskeydeez
3/5  rDev -16.2%

Mission St. Hefeweizen from Steinhaus Brewing Co.
3.58 out of 5 based on 210 ratings.
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