Headwater Hefe | Adirondack Pub & Brewery

Headwater HefeHeadwater Hefe
BA SCORE
23.3%
Liked This Beer
3.33 w/ 30 ratings
Headwater HefeHeadwater Hefe
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Adirondack Pub & Brewery
New York, United States
adkbrewery.com

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.30%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
Big, creamy mouthfeel is achieved through a two-step infusion mash to model traditional Bavarian-style wheat beers. A malt bill consisting of 50% wheat contributes haze for dayz and distinct Weizen yeast produces beautiful soft notes of banana and clove.

14 IBU

Added by cosmicevan on 11-22-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,969
Reviews:
10
Ratings:
30
Liked:
7
Avg:
3.33/5
pDev:
19.52%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
4
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 30 |  Reviews: 10
Photo of Gawz
4.13/5  rDev +24%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of edthehead
3.19/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of malfunxion
3.4/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Photo of redbarnbikes
3.73/5  rDev +12%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of donkeyrunner
3.46/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Translucent dehydrated pee yellow with a quick to vanish head. Not as froth as I'd like a hef. Cream soda and banana aroma. Metallic twang in there too. Taste has lots of vanilla, banana and clove and unfortunately more metallic lick the kitchen sink steel flavor. I don't know where the metal comes from (mineral property of the brew water?) but this could be phenomenal if Adirondack can get it outta there.

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Photo of Nfiorini513
2.71/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of 2Xmd
3.99/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Has a surprisingly strong flavor of banana and clove compared to other Hefeweizens I have had.

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Photo of pjkelley82
3.11/5  rDev -6.6%

Photo of Latarnik
3/5  rDev -9.9%

Photo of Cooker_stp
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of VonZipper
3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of pismo10
4/5  rDev +20.1%

Photo of nzerbe
3/5  rDev -9.9%

Photo of ant880
3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of phishbone23
2.75/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of fishguyac
5/5  rDev +50.2%

Photo of buffcityx
4/5  rDev +20.1%

Photo of rlee1390
3.65/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-Cloudy orange, some carbonation, two finger head.

S-Wheat, banana and clove.

T-Wheat some slightly artificial/metallic lemon, bananas and clove. No bitterness.

M-Medium bodied, some carbonation.

O-An ok hefeweizen, nothing really pops out as great.

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Photo of Fahz
3/5  rDev -9.9%

Photo of vonnegut21
1.75/5  rDev -47.4%

Photo of DrDemento456
3.08/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A - A touch clear than I was expecting very clear orange yellow with only a 1/4 inch of sticky white head.

S - Smell is much lighter than I wanted with very mild banana, mostly lemon and clove. Smell of a bit of hard water oh no...

T - As expected the flavor has a chalky yeast and hard water finish with mild lemons and clove. Not very refreshing.

M - Light to medium it wasn't too bad.

Overall nothing I would seek out again and I could even think of better examples of the style. Seek others for a good hefeweizen.

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4/5  rDev +20.1%

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3/5  rDev -9.9%

Photo of SickGnar
3.3/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Golden – darkened by loads of haze – quite cloudy. Okay-size white head that settles at a reasonable speed and some fair lace.

S: Firm cloves, softer banana, and a background doughy & bready wheat. Sweet notes of lychee and bubblegum. Decent weisse character & okay strength.

T: Banana & cloves, but less so than the nose. More forward lychee sweetness. Solid wheat base, but less character than in the aroma. Some earthy yeast notes. Fiar bit of tartness as found in some hefes. Background spicy and herbal hops.

M: Just under medium body with ample carbonation. Perhaps a tad too crisp and quenching relative to the strength of flavor. Attenuated quite a bit. But good for a hot day and with food.

D: Very much an okay Hefeweizen. Not great, and a few steps behind the classics and the best American versions, but nice enough. A bit much on the lychee. Solid though & good see this level of quality coming from a smaller brew pub / micro. Better than quite a few that are out there.

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Photo of smcolw
3.83/5  rDev +15%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Decent, dense two-finger head. A bit hazy (appropriately so). Dark gold-amber color. A bit of sticky lace after each sip.

Classic light wheat aroma. A little bit flowery.

The flavor is a little prickly, almost peppery. There's some berry-like elements, but it is not sweet. Highly carbonated and the body doesn't really counter-balance this.

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Headwater Hefe from Adirondack Pub & Brewery
Beer rating: 23.3% out of 100 with 30 ratings
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