Two Roads Brewing No Limits Hefeweizen
What the brewers say
“A traditional unfiltered Bavarian-style wheat ale with a couple of twists. In addition to malted wheat, we use a bit of rye and a touch of spelt for added character.”
What our panel thought
Aroma: “All the classic Bavarian hefe aromatics of clove, wheat, and banana, which open up as the beer warms. A great, smooth hefe character that promises a classic German wheat experience in the flavor. Bubblegum esters, mineral notes, and no hops aroma to speak of.”
Flavor: “Noticeable banana and wheat flavors up front, with subtle clove spiciness. It’s missing some of the breadiness typical of the style and has more phenol in front and ester in the back, with a light touch of yeast bite. Tart wheat character. The delightful banana fruitiness sits on the tongue after the spicy hops finish.”
Overall: “So much fun with the graininess and lots of yeast bite, with a massive wheat finish, and German hops. The clove spiciness balances well with the thick, chewy wheat body and banana sweetness. Captures the German wheat-beer profile nicely.”
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