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:
#42,425
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 user785335
3/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Momon
3.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ruzzal
4/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of txmilligan
4.08/5  rDev +22.9%
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 +10.8%
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 +43.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of derdtheterd
3.38/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Mitchlarrivee
4.27/5  rDev +28.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

People on here calling this beer a hefeweizen are wrong. It is an American wheat ale aka and American hefeweizen. It is supposed to be different. Anyway it's a flavorful beer that is a cloudy yellow. I'll definitely order more.

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

355ml bottle poured into a weizen glass.

Cloudy pale gold straw color, the pour forms up one and a half finger of frothy white head that stays for a while with decent retention then dissipates to some bubble sheet on the surface. There is not much of lace to speak with.

The aroma is rather faint that is led by citrus, floral, as well as some clove spice, wheat grain, earthy, grassy, bready malt, and only ghost-like banana in kind of artificial not that real banana.

The taste is surprisingly not that fruity or bubblegum as it should be with only some citrus, lime, and clove spice. Hop with a bold touch of earthiness, grassiness, and bitterness while malt is also there with its breadiness and subtle sweet caramel.

Light body with some crisp and moderate lively carbonation, semi-smooth mouthfeel with some refreshing touch through the palate, finish is dry.

Forget about the German Hefe before trying this one, it is not that bad but nothing worth to repeat.

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Photo of MikeyTomorrow
4.15/5  rDev +25%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Timtac
3.17/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jodio
2.5/5  rDev -24.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Onenote81
3.22/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of barak181
5/5  rDev +50.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of DissentFatsquirrel
1.75/5  rDev -47.3%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of gandres
3.36/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12 ounce glass poured to wine glass
average, yellowish, hazy, no foam
not too fragrant, grains, fruity
low bitterness, some sweetness, tart
medium carbonation, sudden drop then long follow through, long tart bitter aftertaste
Overall: Very good beer, balance, nothing exciting but nothing exceptional either
Drank: January 16, 2017 12:00 AM

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Photo of Keananmichael5
3.33/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BlueSpader
3.59/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NeverSettle
3.75/5  rDev +13%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Rimbimhoot
3.42/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dvmin98
2.68/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of eldoctorador
3.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Boone757
3.35/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of gtn0208
3.22/5  rDev -3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | 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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