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Hefeweizen | Yazoo Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Yazoo Brewing Company
Tennessee, United States
yazoobrew.com

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#27,822
Reviews:
137
Ratings:
452
pDev:
14.82%
Bros Score:
3.63
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
103
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 452 |  Reviews: 137
Photo of Beerucee
4.5/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Best wheat ever. The bannas!

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Photo of JackRWatkins
3.26/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A: head is surprisingly weak (and quickly receding), I got about 1 finger, pale gold body, decently clear.
S: pretty textbook and well executed, banana, clove, but with a mild toasty note that is kind of intriguing.
T: a lot of banana, not much clove, very sweet, and surprisingly malty, touch of bitterness, even some lemon.
M: dry, but with a decent body, well carbonated.
O: This is a decently refreshing beer, crisp, light, and enjoyable, but there is too much banana here for my blood, I've had the majority of the hefeweizens that are considered to be classics (at least the readily available ones) and while this is an admirable effort, it doesn't really come close to those in any area except the mouthfeel, it's good enough, definitely not great.

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Photo of WangFire
4.1/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of johunnic
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AlexFreudenberg
4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Brian_L-2056
3.53/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazy pale yellow color with a thin bright white head that disappears quickly. The smell is slightly fruity. Initial taste is banana and clove, then a sweet and lightly tart finish. The aftertaste is tart as well. Because of the tartness, the feel is kinda crisp and not as filling at others. Overall, this is an overall flavor balanced brew that is easy drinking.

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Photo of rolltide
4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of FLBeerGuy
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mshiner1
2/5  rDev -46.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

The Hefe that I had tasted unusually sour. Might have had a bad batch or an expired bottle, but it did not taste good. It's not like i couldn't stomach drinking it, I just wasn't a fan

Personal rating: 3/10

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Photo of Rimbimhoot
4.1/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of c-rum
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ordybill
4.44/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the tap into a pint glass at the Grainary in Mount Pleasant, SC. The appearance is a lightly murky gold color with a small white head. The aroma is banana and some wheat. The taste is wheat and cloves with some banana in the background.

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Photo of jbehlar
3.22/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Warren2621
4.25/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Waveoff
3.6/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of opierce
3.8/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I liked it but my family was not as much of a fan of the banana taste. I'm a pretty big Hefe fan and this is isn't the best but still solid and worth trying. Its on the lighter side of Hefe as far as mouthfeel. I'd like it a bit thicker.

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Photo of brunsojw
4.25/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Easily one of my favorite beers to drink during the spring and summer. Fruity with strong hints of banana. Just a little bit tart. Drinks very well.

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Photo of hazedandconfused13
3.7/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ScottP
3.64/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Drowley
5/5  rDev +34.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of BubbleBobble
3.29/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Ealanjones
3.48/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of redsoxjim
3.55/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Try-em-all
3.96/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A pretty good hefe, burnt orange color with appropriate head which does not take long to dissipate. You smell banana, a little clove and wheat, a little extra, though, from what you might expect. You will taste a little spice and don't be surprised if the spicy, bananay sweet finish lasts a bit. Medium body. This one is a little more true to form than what you might expect from some who call themselves "hefe".

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Photo of MI_beerdrinker
3.92/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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Hefeweizen from Yazoo Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.71 out of 5 with 452 ratings
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