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Hefeweizen | Flying Dog Brewery

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Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery
Maryland, United States

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

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Photo of hosehead83
3.88/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz. bottle into a standard pint glass.
Cloudy gold in color, with a big, fluffy head of white foam.
Aroma-Faint clove and spices
Taste-Clove, bananas,spices. tasty and very refreshing on a warm day. A nice match for lighter summer fare.

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2.75/5  rDev -21.7%

Photo of LiquidAmber
3.28/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Review from 5/2010 notes. Poured into a Celebrator pokal. Somewhat opaque orange brown with a thin white head, some lacing. Wheat, light wheat beer spicing and slightly sour aroma. Taste is sweet wheat, lemon, light clove and banana with a dry wheat finish and a hint of hops. A satisfactory, but not exciting hefeweizen.

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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of ChangeTheGame
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of JakeDebus
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of Troville1990
4/5  rDev +14%

Photo of imbibehour
2.88/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured from the bottle into a wheat ale glass.

Barely a white head is made that gets a finger tall at the most, settles to a faint thin sudsy collar. Body is a good mix of orange unfiltered and yellow lemon hues. Rising carbonation can barely be seen.

Nose is weak. Faint orange, mild estery sense, a bit of an odd dry grain and very big sense of wetness. Doesn't seem so impressive.

A real thin body on this beer, with an almost seltzery mouthfeel. Very light orange and flattened carbonated soda. Mid palate fills with lots club soda like character. Finishes clean with a good lingering sense of witbier like orange strangely.

Overall, well may not be a fav style of mine, where is the wheat density and malt chewiness? This isn't doing it for me.

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4.5/5  rDev +28.2%

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4/5  rDev +14%

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4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of Hoagie1973
4/5  rDev +14%

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2.5/5  rDev -28.8%

Photo of barnzy78
3.64/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle, pours a cloudy yellow with a tinge of orange. Thinner than expected head that dissipates quickly and leaves little lacing. Thick aroma with banana, clove, bready yeast, nutty, wheat - smells like banana bread. Tastes are similar to the aroma - banana, yeast, clove, spice, nutty wheat. It's full bodied, smooth and creamy. Finishes slightly peppery with a prickly on the tongue. Overall, good example of the style. I was hoping for a thicker head in the pour with better retention, otherwise there wasn't much else to complain about.

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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

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3/5  rDev -14.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Hefeweizen from Flying Dog Brewery
Beer rating: 3.51 out of 5 with 1,609 ratings
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