Mission St. Hefeweizen | Steinhaus Brewing Co.

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Mission St. HefeweizenMission St. Hefeweizen
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Steinhaus Brewing Co.
California, United States

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by mwagner1018 on 06-12-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
210
Reviews:
100
Avg:
3.58
pDev:
13.97%
 
 
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3
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23
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

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3/5  rDev -16.2%

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3/5  rDev -16.2%

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3/5  rDev -16.2%

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3/5  rDev -16.2%

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3/5  rDev -16.2%

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3/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -16.2%

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3/5  rDev -16.2%

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 BieresDesMoines
3.1/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

22oz from Trader Joe's. Pours very hazy with a yellowish almost orange hint. The head is big but loosens up a lot very quickly and resides quite a bit. The aroma is spicy with a bit of cardboard and some orange. The flavor is almost oddly spicy with cinnamon and ginger in there and has a flavor reminiscent to orange candy. Some clove and sharp hoppiness sneak in there but overall there really isn't the kind of depth of flavor I would like from a nice hefe. This is really too sweet for my tastes, but it's not all together bad. The mouthfeel is the classic full bodied balanced with champagne bubbliness that many of the great Hefeweizens display.

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Photo of jckdaniels03
3.12/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Jamesthebrit
3.13/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A: Little head on a honey amber color.

S: Fruity and yeasty much like a belgian style. Somewhat offputting as it smells rather musty.

T: As with the smell it drinks a lot like a belgian style. Fruity musty. Wheat comes through a little but not a key player here.

M: Sits with a medium body. good amount of carbonation.

Overall a pretty average beer. The taste is so musty I'm unsure if I will be able to finish off the bottle. We'll see. I think it was like $2 for a bomber but... even at that not sure if it's worth it.

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Photo of GossageBrewery
3.15/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured this Hefeweizen from a 22 oz bottle into a pint glass. The Hefe pours a cloudy orange golden color, produced a nice white head, decent retention and nice lacing left behind. The aroma of this beer has a base of malted wheat, some citrus and banana.The taste of this beer is medium in body, a backbone of malted wheat, slight sweetness, citrus, honey, cloves and bananas. Overall, decent offering- Not the best Hefeweizen but also not the worst. Great value. Prost!

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Photo of vfgccp
3.18/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A - Nice orange gold body. Ok white head with low retention and ok lace.

S - Light nose of lemon, damp wheat, and orange.

T - Dilute orange juice, soft wheat, bright semi-acidic hop center.

M - Light body, somewhat under carbonated.

O - Not a bad hefe. Nothing special though.

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Photo of tito42
3.19/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured from bottle to a weizen glass. Bottled on 7/15/2011. Purchased at Trader Joe's, brewed in Paso Robles (Firestone Walker contract brew I believe).

A: Unfiltered straw with amber hues, hardly any carbonation to note. Decent head when poured dissipates quickly.

S: Strong doughy aroma with lots of cloves. Some apple and banana in the nose as well.

T: Huge amount of wheat, some clove, and only faint banana and apple notes. Mostly wheat, not much balance.

M: Light-bodied with an extremely dry, almost unpleasantly so, finish and no creaminess to speak of.

O: Not bad for $1.99 per 650 mL, but not very good either. There are better value options to be had at TJ's.

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

Photo of negroobserver
3.23/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Appearance: Light Golden Amber color. Filtered, but with a light haziness similar to unfiltered hefeweizens.

Smell: Malty. Fruits (light citrus scent)

Taste: Lacking. I had trouble distinguishing any of the flavors from the malts. There is a very mild fruity scent.

Mouthfeel: Good carbonation, but a little strong.

Drinkability: Very drinkable, particularly ice cold on a summer day.

GRADE: B-/C+

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Photo of FosterJM
3.23/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

851st Review on BA
Bottle to Weizen
22oz

No bottle date

Trader Joe's Chino Hills

App- A copper gold with orange burst in the center. A little yellow floating around. A big puffy two finger head with great lines of cling.

Smell- A mellow banana with some nuttiness and yeast behind it. A pretty staightforward hefe with standard Clove/Spice as well.

Taste- A little banana flavors a little spice comes next. Missing that big hefe bubblegum flavors makes this one pretty average. A bit fuller flavored as well. Drinks bigger than the 4.7

Mouth- A light medium bodied beer with a light medium carbonation. A little banana and pecan flavors.

Drink- This was okay for a store brand. I've seen rumors of Steinhaus being FW and this to me falls short of what they would do. This was a pretty hefe and dropped a little from there. Still looking for that great So. Cal craft hefe as I don't get live oak here.

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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

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

Photo of flagmantho
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Poured from 22oz bomber into a weizen glass.

Appearance: light, hazy orange-yellow hue with two fingers of fizzy white foam. Not too bad, but not great. A little dark and a bit too little head for a good hefeweizen, in my opinion.

Smell: mild wheaty aroma with a little bit of clove. Not much in the way of banana, but it's definitely got more of a hefeweizen feel than that of a pale wheat ale or somesuch. Not too bad.

Taste: way clovey. There is a yeasty character here that is a little bit off-putting; like spoiled vegetables or something. It's not strong, but it definitely brings this one down a notch.

Mouthfeel: medium, medium-light body with a good level of carbonation. There's actually quite a good level of creaminess here. Really, it's the best part about this beer.

Drinkability: this beer is not great. It is passable or mediocre in most qualities except mouthfeel, where I feel it actually rather excels. I won't seek this out again, but it isn't a drain pour or anything.

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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

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