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Oak Creek Hefeweizen | Oak Creek Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Oak Creek Brewing Co.
Arizona, United States
oakcreekbrew.com

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This beer won Gold Medal at the 22nd annual Great American Beer Fest. It is made with up to 50% wheat malt instead of all malted barley which lends a lighter note. lt is deep gold in color with a very low hop bitterness level and a dense head of white foam. This is a traditional unfiltered Bavarian wheat beer with aromatic hints of banana and clove. It is traditionally enjoyed as the summer beer of choice in Bavaria.

Added by BigHead on 07-14-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#34,041
Reviews:
20
Ratings:
55
pDev:
11.91%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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I am currently in Sedona for the day with my dad and we stopped by the tap room at the brewery for a few beers after a day of awesome hiking. This beer was served to me in pint glass and it draws a fairly hazy/cloudy medium golden color with a nice white head about 1/2 inch thick when first drawn. Settles to a medium ring lining the inside of the glass. Not much lacing though. Aromas of banana and clove are certainly present as the should be. The taste is pretty much the same, with a crisp malt presence upfront that gives way to banana and clove sweetness that is rounded out with a slight citrus hop touch. Pretty much spot on flavor wise for the style. Has a crisp, yet smooth and frothy, medium bodied mouthfeel with moderate carbonation. Easy to drink in the way good beer should be. A good one to try.

Eric

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Few beer styles can refresh like a hefeweizen, and there are few places as colorful as Sedona, Arizona. I'm not in Sedona, but I suppose one out of two ain't bad. On to the beer:

Where's the head? Just a little foam forms on the pour and it's slowly fading away to a mere lace. Below is a beer with a banana peel yellow color that's cloudy, yet has visible bubbles running along the walls of the glass. The aroma is pleasing enough. It has the spice and phenols of a normal hefeweizen, a kiss of wheat malt, and a metallic twang. Not bad.

It's walking a fine line of being boring and being flavorful. Somewhat clovey, a little bit of nutmeg, and a sweet and sour yeasty aspect which I prefer to be just sweet. The beer is light in the mouth, a little chalky, with a gentle crispness.

For better or worse, Oak Creek Hefeweizen is a decent choice.

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Oak Creek Hefeweizen from Oak Creek Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.61 out of 5 with 55 ratings
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