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SanTan HefeWeizen

October, 2015
Judges Rating: 
90
Aroma: 
22 / 24
Appearance: 
6 / 6
Flavor: 
35 / 40
Mouthfeel: 
9 / 10
Overall Impression: 
18 / 20

The beer starts out with a prominent rich, bready, grainy wheat character in the aroma balanced by a moderate level of ripe banana, very light clove and a light citrus tartness. The flavor follows the aroma closely, and adds light mixed berry fruit and a low, pleasant hop bitterness that helps to dry out the residual malty sweetness that emerges mid-palate. The banana and clove slowly fade as the beer warms. A very light spiciness from the wheat develops late and lingers into the aftertaste. The fusion of German Weizen characteristics creates a unique and flavorful beer that is pintable and enjoyable to drink.

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