Mission St. Hefeweizen

22 oz bottle from the Trader Joe’s cheap and cheerful line. I have had some really good success with some of these budget brews, but there have also been one or two stinkers so it’s always an adventure – let’s see what we have here. The beer...

Crack’d Wheat

12 oz single, courtesy of Kevin – many thanks. Absolutely delighted to get a chance to try this beer. It promises much. The pour is a lovely, butterscotch hazed affair with a nice, rocky head. Good looking beer without doubt. The nose and tastes have plenty of...

Hefe Weiss

16 oz, usual Sprecher, “stubbie” presentation. Thanks to Kevin for the chance to try this one. The beer pours a hazed orange with a tea-like appearance. No head, retention or lace to peak of. Looks a little “dead”. A lot of tropical fruit in...

Wild Frog Wheat Ale

22 oz bottle from Hop City, Atlanta, GA, USA. A surprisingly dark pour that takes on a honey-orange color. Head is really disappointing considering the style, in fact one of the worst I ever recall seeing for a Hefe. Virtually zero head or retention. The darker than...

Stoudt’s Heifer-in-Wheat

12 oz single from Hop City, Atlanta, GA, USA a couple of weeks ago. Unfortunately this had best before 11/27/09 dot-matrixed on the neck, this is one that slipped through the cracks. Murky yellow pour with not much head, lace or retention. Nose has a really fruity,...