Hefeweizen | Flying Dog Brewery

HefeweizenHefeweizen
BA SCORE
37.2%
Liked This Beer
3.51 w/ 1,608 ratings
HefeweizenHefeweizen
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery
Maryland, United States
flyingdogbrewery.com

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly In-Heat Wheat

Added by Todd on 12-22-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#40,004
Reviews:
724
Ratings:
1,608
Liked:
598
Avg:
3.51/5
pDev:
15.1%
Alströms:
3.61
 
 
Wants:
40
Gots:
184
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,608 |  Reviews: 724
Photo of BrokenEdge
3.6/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Hazy golden color with a thin white head. Smells bready, with hints of citrus fruit. Taste is similar, more like a wheat beer than a traditional hefe...I didn't get any of the traditional banana and clove flavors, just wheat, lemon, and orange. Feels a little thin but with good carbonation. I liked this take on the style and found it refreshing, although purists might take issue with some of the flavors. Overall, not a bad beer and I would definitely enjoy another.

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Photo of Jeremiah87
3.32/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of stevoj
2.85/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Sampled back when it was called In Heat Wheat...Looks and smells like a hefeweizen, even had some sediment to swirl in the bottom of the bottle. Taste seems a little off to me, some citrusy notes, but not the usual banana/ bubblegum of the German varieities. I’d go German over this any day....

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Photo of WoodBrew
3.76/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Caveat alert....not a huge Heffe fan so take with a grain of salt. The beer poured a cloudy yellow with white head that did not lace. The scent had lemon with a touch of clove. The taste had banana, clove and hints of citrus. The mouthfeel was lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall it was pretty good.

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Photo of ccryder
3.12/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jrob21
3/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of SnakeSanchez
3.81/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hrodebert
3.63/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mflamar
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of canarycommotion
4.25/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of axxe
4.02/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JBudraux
3.95/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Glanzman
4.27/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 ounce bottle served in a pint glass.

Medium golden, opaque color with a white, 1 finger head with medium lacing.

Smells of wheat malts, banana and hops.

Taste like a wheat but the banana is very subtle.

Would buy again, just not a six pack.

A good wheat beer overall.

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Photo of entenduintransit
3.79/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of firkingroovin
3.68/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DangerZone
3.72/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle poured into glass

Appearance: Deep straw gold color. Fizzy short white head that's gone in a jiffy.

Aroma: There's some strong scents of..."farmhouse" wheats and yeast, with some clove and citrusy lemongrass.

Taste: Immediately get a brief punch of clove, a bit peppery. That doesn't last long though, and it mellows out into a very smooth and balanced grain and yeast taste. Light and toasty, followed by some creamy banana ice cream notes.

Mouthfeel: Smooth and silky without ever feeling overly sweet. Nice brisk carbonation.

Overall: An exceedingly drinkable example of the genre. It might lack the punch some are wanting but its well-balanced and tasty enough for me to want another.

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Photo of DucksFan16
3.52/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of thomda11
3.6/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of joeroma5
3/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of mmesce2
2.67/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Very mediocre hefeweizen. Quite disappointed. Smells like a sour, but tastes rather bland.

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Photo of flyers68
3/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Brew_42
3.43/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours light orange/gold with less cloudiness than most hefes

Smell-Yeast and orange, hint of banana

Taste- Some yeast and citrus but none of the clove and banana I had come to love in hefeweizens

MF-Watery for a HEfeweizen

Overall-Disappointing hefeweizen for sure. Missing the flavors that I love in a hefe and too watery. Will not be drinking again considering there are more affordable far superior options

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Photo of SCproUA
4.18/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jasonwrag
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of trizarektops
3.23/5  rDev -8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Hefeweizen from Flying Dog Brewery
Beer rating: 37.2% out of 100 with 1,608 ratings
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