Style: Hefeweizen

ABV: 4.9 IBU: 30.0

Aroma: 12
Appearance: 3
Flavor: 20
Mouthfeel: 5

Widmer Brothers Hefeweizen

What the brewers say

Its pronounced citrus and floral aromas are what define American-style Hefeweizen.”

What our panel thought

“On the surface, this is a standard hefeweizen, with all the standard elements: phenol, ester, and wheat malt. But the ester profile slips sideways, with more cherry and citrus than banana. A moderate tartness blends with a higher-than-average hopping level, suggesting American pale ale.”

What our editors thought

“A muted nose blunts the initial impact, and an American hand at hopping offers a bit more bitterness as the mild herbal notes overpower the yeast. It’s not bitter, per se, but more firm than flowe



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