Widmer Hefeweizen | Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

Widmer HefeweizenWidmer Hefeweizen
BA SCORE
22.7%
Liked This Beer
3.32 w/ 2,124 ratings
Widmer HefeweizenWidmer Hefeweizen
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
Oregon, United States
widmer.com

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
availability: year-round
bitterness: 30 IBU
alcohol by volume: 4.9%
original gravity: 11.75° PLATO

malts:
Pale, Munich, Wheat, Caramel 40L

hops:
Bittering: Alchemy
Aroma: Willamette, Cascade

Added by Todd on 07-17-1999

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,511
Reviews:
804
Ratings:
2,124
Liked:
482
Avg:
3.32/5
pDev:
16.87%
Alströms:
3.51
 
 
Wants:
38
Gots:
355
Trade:
1
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Photo of BigusBurdus
2.97/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Nothing fancy, but great for an easily accessible Hefeweissen in the Northwest. It tides me over if the local shop hasn't restocked their Fransiskaner and Paulaner.

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Photo of Shortbox81
3.39/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Skillet
3.91/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rab53
2.55/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of SirFolmarv
3.42/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Red_Zeke
3.2/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Balatro47
1.83/5  rDev -44.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.25

This is a full wheat lager not a Hefeweizen. "Original", my ass.

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Photo of ntomich
4.08/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Eammon1920
3.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Casey_L
3.58/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dactrius
2.42/5  rDev -27.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Dschamp
3.74/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SGR1220
3.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of garymuchow
3.47/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Quite a light version of a classic hefe. That doesn't make it bad, just a pale version of a classic. Looks good, cloudy yellow and big huge very white head. Much more wheat in the aroma than any spice, clove or banana. Kinda' dry. "An Am. Hefe" kinda' sums it up. Easy drinking, for sure.

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Photo of fryeguy52
2.63/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of jbehlar
4.04/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Brolo75
3.41/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

12 ounce bottle poured into pint glass

A: Pours a hazy dull orange color with a white head, no retention, slight lacing, looks under carbonated.

A: Subtle notes of wheat, hay, honey, banana, and spice, touch of citrus like oranges as well.

T: Like the nose, faint notes of wheat, citrus, spice, lemon, aftertaste is of lemon and wheat malt, very smooth and easy to drink.

M: Light bodied with a crisp finish, leaves a spice, citrus mouthfeel.

O: This is better than I expected but not as good as the few other hefeweizens I've tasted. This one has more citrus notes but I would not call it hoppy.

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Photo of Raziel313
2.8/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of ScottyBongo
3.84/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of prost2hefeweizen
2.5/5  rDev -24.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of anakincane
3.33/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Atg1095
3.82/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of kitekid
4.39/5  rDev +32.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Beerlover
4.18/5  rDev +25.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Manzanarescarrillo
4.39/5  rDev +32.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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Widmer Hefeweizen from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
Beer rating: 22.7% out of 100 with 2,124 ratings
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