Schlafly Hefeweizen | The Schlafly Tap Room

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76
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447 Ratings
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Schlafly HefeweizenSchlafly Hefeweizen
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Schlafly Tap Room
Missouri, United States
schlafly.com

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our Hefeweizen is a light, unfiltered wheat beer, often served with a wedge of lemon. Made with thirty percent American winter wheat, Hefeweizen is balanced with sweet golden malted barley and Tettnang hops from Oregon that evoke a hint of spice. The American ale yeast is subtle, but the grains take center stage and, when left in the unfiltered beer, gives it that classic cloudiness and additional body.

The German Hefeweizen (say “hay-fuh-vite-sin”) traces its history to 16th century Bavaria and eventually came to America with the wave of German immigrants in the 19th century. Although the rise of light lager beer diminished the sales of wheat beers on both sides of the Atlantic, the sale of wheat beers began to rise after WWII, especially in Southern Germany where a unique ale yeast strain fermented the beer with banana and clove esters. In the late 20th Century, the new American craft brewers sought out a lighter style to complement their beer selection and brewed Hefeweizens with the same yeast strains they used to brew their Pale Ales and Stouts.

16 IBU

Added by beernut7 on 10-20-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
447
Reviews:
163
Avg:
3.3
pDev:
15.45%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
70
For Trade:
0
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2.77/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Tsar_Riga
3.65/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Cloudy, light yellow body, lots of lacing. Nose is grain. Wheat. No sign of banana or even bubble gum yeast signatures. Nice flavor and easy drinkability, but missing all the hallmarks of a Hefeweizen. Not bad as a wheat, clean, pleasant and straightforward, but I miss the main flavor notes.

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2.02/5  rDev -38.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of thedifferencemaker
2.67/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Big_Thirsty
4.5/5  rDev +36.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Kevinpitts
3.5/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mjwellman
2.99/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of muswellbeerbelly
4/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Greg77
3.18/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of robertm2152
3.48/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BrewskiBrandon
3.5/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of porters4life
3.87/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.3/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jbull08
2.78/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of 1angrydwarf
3.47/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Nice sturdy little hefeweizen. Overall hits the style but not as complex or forward as others but very drinkable. Faint banana and clove with a light citrus like snap. Not the best but good enough for me.

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3.55/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of VeganUndead
3.09/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of yesterdayfaraway
2.59/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

L: light and mostly clear, lots of little bubble coming from the bottom
S: wheat, and some stale/skunked beer aroma
T: mostly skunked or stale beer bitterness. Almost no wheat flavors, terrible.
F: thin and watery
O: terrible Hefeweizen

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3.97/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.59/5  rDev +39.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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3.5/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of StL_Rob
2.94/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of kojevergas
2.83/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Low C (2.83) / AVERAGE

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3.58/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jcarriglio
2.89/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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3.3 out of 5 based on 447 ratings.
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