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Widmer Hefeweizen | Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

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Widmer HefeweizenWidmer Hefeweizen

Brewed by:
Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
Oregon, United States

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

Pale, Munich, Wheat, Caramel 40L

Bittering: Alchemy
Aroma: Willamette, Cascade

Added by Todd on 07-17-1999

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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A very cloudy light gold, almost yellow. A huge, almost white head leaves plenty of lacing.

Smells of lemon zest, wheat and yeast.

Taste of light citrus, and wheaty malts, but not much yeasty tang.

Feels very smooth, with a lighter texture and very easy to drink.

I was never a fan of this version of wheat beers. The beer is easy to drink, and not offensive in flavor/aroma, but those aren't what you aim for...


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Botttled March 2nd, 2012:

Into a pint glass:

A: cloudy golden-yellow colored body with a small one finger fluffy white head that dies within ten seconds. Some spotty lacing is found trickling around the sides of the glass. Some light carbonation is seen rising.

S: centered around the wheat with a mix of banana, pepper, and lemon.

T: basically the same, even after the beer warms.

M: light with about a moderate carbonation, quite drinkable

O: this is a decent beer. I would say this is good for this time of year. Nothing outstanding yet nothing bad

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Widmer Hefeweizen from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.32 out of 5 with 2,126 ratings
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