Widmer Hefeweizen | Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

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75
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2,118 Ratings
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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
Ratings:
2,118
Reviews:
803
Avg:
3.25
pDev:
17.23%
 
 
Wants:
38
Gots:
352
For Trade:
1
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Photo of ntomich
4.08/5  rDev +25.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Eammon1920
3.25/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Casey_L
3.58/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dactrius
2.42/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Dschamp
3.74/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SGR1220
3.25/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of garymuchow
3.47/5  rDev +6.8%
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 -19.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of jbehlar
4.04/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Brolo75
3.41/5  rDev +4.9%
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 -13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of ScottyBongo
3.84/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of prost2hefeweizen
2.5/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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

Photo of Atg1095
3.82/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of kitekid
4.39/5  rDev +35.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Beerlover
4.18/5  rDev +28.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Manzanarescarrillo
4.39/5  rDev +35.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of user785335
3/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Momon
3.25/5  rDev 0%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ruzzal
4/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of txmilligan
4.08/5  rDev +25.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Nice cloudy gold pour into a pint glass, with a great, robust aroma, full of wheat, malt and citrus. Nice head with noticeable lacing. Crisp, clean taste, with subtle citrus overtones, small bite in the after taste. A very nice wheat beer, good on a spring evening.

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Photo of superspak
3.68/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle into weizen glass, bottled on 5/17/2016. Pours hazy golden/straw color with a 1-2 finger fairly dense and fluffy white head with great retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Aromas of lemon, banana, orange peel, peppercorn, clove, pear, apple, light bubblegum, wheat, cracker, lightly toasted bread, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness. Nice aromas with good balance and complexity of fruity/spicy yeast, citrus/earthy hops, and moderate pale malt notes; with good strength. Taste of lemon, banana, orange peel, peppercorn, clove, pear, apple, light bubblegum, wheat, cracker, lightly toasted bread, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness. Light herbal bitterness and yeast spiciness on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon, banana, orange peel, peppercorn, clove, wheat, cracker, lightly toasted bread, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Nice complexity, robustness, and balance of fruity/spicy yeast, citrus/earthy hops, and moderate pale malt flavors; with a great malt/bitter/spiciness balance, and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Light dryness from bitter/spiciness, lightly increasing through the glass. Medium carbonation and light-medium body; with a very smooth, moderately bready/grainy/creamy, and slightly sticky mouthfeel that is nice. Zero warming alcohol as expected of 4.9%. Overall this is a nice hefeweizen. All around good complexity, robustness, and balance of fruity/spicy yeast, citrus/earthy hops, and moderate pale malt flavors; very smooth and refreshing to drink. Very well balanced and nicely flavorful; never feeling bland/watery for the low ABV. Pretty classic feeling style flavors. A nicely enjoyable offering.

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Photo of megamick
4.75/5  rDev +46.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of derdtheterd
3.38/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Widmer Hefeweizen from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
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