Smuttlabs Schmutzig (Smuttynose Brewing Company)

Style: American/Hoppy Hefeweizen 6.0% ABV 15 IBU’s Malts: North American 2-Row, Wheat Malt, Munich 10L Hops: Bittering- Magnum, Flavoring- Sterling, Dry Hop- Crystal Yeast: Hefeweizen From: Hampton, NH Brewery’s Note: “Schmutzig is a Bavarian IPA that showcases the interplay between hefeweizen yeast and Sterling and Crystal hops. It’s hoppy like an IPA, but firmly grounded in Bavaria, thanks to its hefeweizen roots.” First and foremost, … Continue reading Smuttlabs Schmutzig (Smuttynose Brewing Company)

On The Count of 3 (Baxter Brewing Company)

Style: Imperial American Hefeweizen 7.0% ABV 42 IBU’s Brewer’s Note: “A weisbier with an American twist, On the Count of Three commemorates Baxter’s third anniversary by combining the old and the new. Using traditional German yeast to ferment and uncommonly big but smooth wheat beer, then adding generous doses of West Coast hop varieties, we celebrate our past and anticipate a bright future.” The can’s … Continue reading On The Count of 3 (Baxter Brewing Company)

Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier (Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan)

Style: Hefewizen 5.4% ABV 14 IBU’s Calories: 210 kcal/0.5 l Original wort: 12.7% by weight Brewer’s Note: “Nothing refreshes more than this naturally cloudy weissbeer with its wonderfully rich yeasty taste.  Goes very well with light meals, which are not too strongly flavored – veal sausage in particular.” The bottle is very similar to all the other Weihenstephaner bottles I have reviewed, the only difference … Continue reading Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier (Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan)

Dreamweaver (Tröegs Brewing Company)

Style: Hefeweizen 4.8% ABV 15 IBU’s Color (SRM): Golden, Cloudy Malts: Pilsner, Vienna Wheat: 55% Wheat Hops: German Northern Brewer Yeast: German Wheat Bottled On 4/11/12 This bottle is neat.  I like the bottles that Tröegs make.  The tree and wheat field design is wonderfully cartoonish while still holding an artsy edge.  The bottle is a little crowded on the edges with text which does … Continue reading Dreamweaver (Tröegs Brewing Company)

Weizenheimer (Zero Gravity Craft Brewery @ American Flatbread)

Style: Weizenheimer Hefeweizen 5.1% ABV   This beer was poured from tap into a growler at American Flatbread in Burlington, VT, and brought to be by my brother.  Many thanks for the growler!  The growler represents the entire brewery but I really love the hummingbird design.  The two color representation works terrifically and the dark out of the humming bird is beautiful.  The font is … Continue reading Weizenheimer (Zero Gravity Craft Brewery @ American Flatbread)