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:
#42,480
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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Ratings: 2,124 |  Reviews: 804
Photo of JMcCoy_96
3.63/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rarigney
3.16/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dkemp713
1.89/5  rDev -43.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2

Photo of Geopoliticalkid
4.7/5  rDev +41.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BeerBobber
4.11/5  rDev +23.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a beautiful hazy golden orange with lots of bubbles and some particles floating about. Small foamy white head that dropped down fairly quickly but still left about a half a finger of head.

Smell is deliciously clean bready smell with notes of wheat through out.

Taste is very clean with a spicy note hitting the middle of the tongue with a crisp somewhat wet finish.

Mouth feel is pretty light with the carbonation adding some nice tingle as the beer goes down.

This beer just seems so underrated with a BA score of 75 and The Bros with 80 at the time I am doing my review. This beer ranks right up towards the top of my all time favorites. An easy drinking, tasty and refreshing beer that is so consistent with it's wonderful flavor.

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Photo of JohnBradSC
3.3/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of FreeBeer_Score99
3.54/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bigchiquilin
3.22/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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

A - A mixed bag. Golden body, opaque. White head. Some lacing.

S - A big smack of skunk notes. A touch of grass. Off.

T - A hit of toasted grain, but the flavor is awash with sour off notes. Plastic. Skunk. Not good, with none of the banana yeast hits or favorably funky flavors of a standard Hefe.

M - Spiky close, and a bit harsh.

O - Not anywhere close to the Hefe elements of German brews. Terribly disappointing.

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Photo of Try-em-all
4.27/5  rDev +28.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Magnificent color, smooth taste and goes down just right. Hint of malted weight and finishes with just enough citrus to keep you coming back for another drink. Love it!

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Photo of Dunkelnacht
3.13/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Gambyt20
4.1/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Delmier776
3.53/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AAG
3/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Dentist666
2.99/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Pours rather cloudy amber beer with relatively (for weizens) thin head, low retention.
Smell - bread, corn, wheat, citrus, cereals.
Taste - bread, malts, slight bitterness in the finish.
Light body, soft carbonation.
1) Not hefeweizen at all.
2) Poor even for wheat ale.

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Photo of Branlott42
4.14/5  rDev +24.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of King_Lich13
3.05/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of colbyjackcheese
3.92/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

L: Cloudy golden/orange
S: Toasted wheat and a tad bit of citrus
T: Bread and malt
F: Crisp
O: My favorite hefe. Light and crisp beer. Goes well with citrus garnish.

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Photo of Zylod
3/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Karibourgeois
3/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of lpothier
3.08/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of SweetwaterTuonker
3.44/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DucksFan16
3.13/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Wattstriker
4.13/5  rDev +24.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Iamjeff6
3.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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