Ebel's Weiss Beer | Two Brothers Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Two Brothers Brewing Company
Illinois, United States
twobrothersbrewing.com

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Ebel's Weiss beer is a very traditional German Hefeweizen that is naturally unfiltered. It has wonderful malt sweetness and a soft aroma of clove, vanilla, and banana. This deep golden colored weiss will make you think you are in Bavaria.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-16-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
679
Reviews:
216
Avg:
3.68
pDev:
13.86%
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
119
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 679 |  Reviews: 216
Photo of BPMeyer27
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mark-Leggett
3.96/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 1000lbgrizzly
3.87/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Very cloudy pale yellow body, non-uniform but velvety white head, good ambient carbonation. Solid 'MEH' bottle art. Nose has some delicious nutty banana and warm vanilla, but plagued by a minor metallic note. Taste steps back a bit, in both power and clarity, and still has that metallic flaw. Bready throughout. Clove is very mild. Thin body, even for the style, but pleasant tickling/prickly carbonation.
All in all, one of my favorite widely available (locally at least) beers, especially of this style, even edging out some true German hefe's. It has a minor flaw here and there, but still a great brew.

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Photo of Aaron_Kerkvliet
4.4/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pat61
4.25/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Hazy straw gold under a cream colored foam cap. Bready nose and palate with banana, clove and vanilla. Medium to medium full body, medium to medium high carbonation. A very refreshing and easy to drink beer.

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Photo of scott2269
4.11/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ananddorairaj
3.46/5  rDev -6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of iRun2Beer
3.33/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ScottieWags01
4.42/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Ebel's Weiss is the best American version of a Hefeweizen or Weizen that I have tried, even better than Dreamweaver. It has the same characteristics of a Bavarian Hefe, except everything is toned down a little compared to drinking a Schneider or a Weihenstephaner. Lighter gravity and ever so slightly less flavor. It actually doesn't give up too much flavor as there is quite a bit of clove, banana, and bubblegum flavors; slightly floral as well, maybe it's the coriander. Didn't find it very estery and the mouthfeel is a lot like Dreamweaver to be honest. No alcohol taste. Overall, looks and tastes great!

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Photo of TH28
3.49/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle. 8/23/15 code date. Appearance: Cloudy light golden, with minimal white head, especially for style. Aroma: Banana is strong, with some clove as well. Typical weizen yeast. Taste: Sweet, grainy maltiness, with a hint of banana and strong clove. Bitterness is minimal. Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a slight creaminess and slickness in the tongue. Carbonation is low for the style. Finish: Banane esters and clove phenols linger retro nasally long after the swallow. Overall: Great weizen yeast character. This serving is under carbonated for the style, but well wishing code date on bottle. Tastes good but a bit overly sweet, almost cloying

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Photo of Riik3
4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Vonerichs
3.57/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Czequershuus
3.23/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

This beer pours a very pale golden color. On the nose I get wheat, banana, and a little nuttiness. The flavor is a little thin, this is what I would call a very shy beer. It sneaks into the room and leave without a fuss. Not bad in anyway, but not particularly interesting either.

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Photo of AlpacaAlpaca
4.08/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BillPopko
4.16/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of ta_hagen
4.44/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Very yummy... This beer billows with banana and bubblegum esters, atop a tastefully understated mix of clove and coriander. While nothing particularly stands out, that's not exactly a bad thing - this actually drinks like a hefeweizen.

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Photo of MonkeyBread
3.44/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of aussiebeer
4.25/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DbbC
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jtransel
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tylertut
3.62/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GOBLIN
3.62/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pretty tasty . . . Some decent hefe characteristics and some not so decent. Glad I tried it.

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Photo of JamieDuncan
4.29/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Outstanding hefe aroma and very tasty. Good solid Hefe

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Photo of 30helens
3.65/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ginoj
4.45/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Smells fruity and has a great refreshing taste.

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Ebel's Weiss Beer from Two Brothers Brewing Company
3.68 out of 5 based on 679 ratings.
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