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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Photo of TheDinger
3.47/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Ordered from local Buffalo Wild Wings, as I was looking for something sessionable to go with my food and had not tried one of these before. The pour was a little disappointing with little head and spotty lacing. Zero retention. Minimal aroma with some wheat, grass, lemon and cloves. Taste was actually pretty good. Medium body with a crisp wheat and hop balance. Middle of the road for the style. Well rounded and easy to hit pretty heavy. Feel was what you would expect from a wheat. Medium carbonation, but not too watery. A little zest to it on the tongue. Overall- Not a bad wheat and easy to drink several. Not complex, but not over the top. A good simple wheat that went great with some wings. Wouldn't turn one down. Refreshing-

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3/5  rDev -7.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -23.1%

Photo of Jra1985
3.57/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

I ordered this beer at a Buffalo Wild Wings for two reasons. They didn't have very many craft beers available and I had never had it before.

A-Nice golden look with a good head. I was pleasantly surprised at its appearance.

S-It had a good aroma, better than I had expected. Wheat and hints of caramel maybe?

T-It had a decent taste to it. I have had better wheat beers but this wasn't bad. Very wheaty and other grains present.

M-Good carbonation and went down smooth. It is light bodied but what wheat beer isn't.

O-Overall this is a decent wheat beer. I have had a few wheat beers and this is somewhere in the middle. I would probably drink this again, especially compared to the other selections I was presented with.

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3/5  rDev -7.7%

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3/5  rDev -7.7%

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3/5  rDev -7.7%

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3/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of logicalparadox
3.35/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Photo of uwmgdman
3.27/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a snifter, this hefe pours hazy golden with a nice head that quickly diminished to barely a skim. The aroma is sweet and wheaty with low fruity, spicy esters. The flavor is crisp, grainy wheat that finishes dry and fairly clean--just a bit of lingering malt and esters. The carbonation is medium-high with medium-light body. Overall an average beer, nothing to get excited about yet still well crafted.

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3/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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3/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +30.8%

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3/5  rDev -7.7%

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3/5  rDev -7.7%

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3/5  rDev -7.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -23.1%

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3/5  rDev -7.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -23.1%

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4/5  rDev +23.1%

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3/5  rDev -7.7%

Widmer Hefeweizen from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
3.25 out of 5 based on 2,108 ratings.
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