Hefeweizen | Yazoo Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Yazoo Brewing Company
Tennessee, United States

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
An authentic example of a Bavarian Hefeweizen. “Hefe” means cloudy or yeasty and “weizen” means wheat. This beer is made with mostly wheat and uses a true Hefeweizen yeast that gives it a fruity, banana aroma with just a hint of cloves. The tart finish makes this the perfect summer beer.

13 IBU

Added by clvand0 on 11-01-2004

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

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a 20oz imperial pint. Thanks to HollyAnn for the hook up!

Bottled on: Jan/Week 2 (2008 I assume)

A: Pours a hazy pale gold color with a creamy white head that's two fingers in height. Although fed by some active carbonation the head dies pretty quickly, leaving a small amount of lace behind.

S: Nice yeasty aromas of banana and clove followed closely by some tart fruit and a mild breadiness.

T: Enjoyable yeast flavors (banana, clove, and bubblegum) that have biscuit-y, bread-y, and toasted crustiness nipping on their heels. Also along for the ride is pepper and a tart and slightly sour citrus flavor that lends some balance.

M: Pretty chewy and pleasantly spicy on the tongue. Interesting peeks of dry/toasted malt.

D: Very good. I bet this is very popular around Nashville in the summertime.

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My favorite and the most flavorful American-made hefeweizen. It has a very strong banana flavor.

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Likely the most promising brew on their docket. A very delicate and characterful brew. Opens with a burst of citrus, spiciness, and soft pilsner malts. These characteristics bridge over to flavors easily, bringing a juicy, fruity sweetness reliant mainly on lemons, banannas, and berries, but spiced with clove, pepper, corriander, and orange peel. The body is light and creamy; making it easy drinking, but with a light, airy texture, and a hint of mint in the finish. A terrific thirst quencher that isn't over-done on any front.

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Hefeweizen from Yazoo Brewing Company
3.73 out of 5 based on 442 ratings.
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