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Today begins American Craft Beer Week, a week-long celebration of the smaller, independent brewers in the United States. Restaurants, bars, and breweries all over the country will be having special events this week to celebrate. Since 1984, the Widmer Brothers have been brewing craft beer in Portland, Oregon. Two years later, the brothers released their Hefeweizen. Widmer refers to it as “the one that started it all”. Widmer was brewing a Weizenbier along with an Altbier when they first started [ Read More ]
Ed reviewed Shiner Hefeweizen (originally called Honey Wheat) back in December and loved it. Since it’s part of the Shiner Family Reunion, now it’s my turn to try this one. It’s a nice shade of golden orange and a bit cloudy; flavors of wheat and lemon are dominant in this beer. It’s fairly light, but quite refreshing with a good flavor. This would be a good beer for a hot day (every day this time of year is a hot [ Read More ]
This article started as a review of Weedwacker; however, Weedwacker and Fancy Lawnmower share the same formula except for the yeast used. Having not tasted Lawnmower either, this has turned into a double-fisted review; Lawnmower in one hand and Weedwacker in the other. Let’s start with Fancy Lawnmower, a Kölsch-style beer. It’s golden, crystal clear, and a bit sweet and malty. Overall, it’s a pleasant beer to drink but nothing extraordinary. I’m also drinking Weedwacker. This beer is the first [ Read More ]
I’ve always wanted to try a hofbräuhaus beer and I finally got to tonight. I wasn’t disappointed. Anybody that knows me knows that I’m a big fan of hefe weizen. This is one of my favorites. It’s a pretty sweet beer and no bad after taste. It was actually kind of refreshing! I can’t wait to have another!
I might be able to officially proclaim this as my new favorite beer! I’m a sucker for a GOOD German Weiss beer and this was fabulous. A little spicy kick but still sweet. Swore I tasted apricot but it’s just the yummy wheat Coming from the World’s Oldest Brewery, I’m guessing they know a thing or two about beer… Must go get a 6 pack…
Wow! I tried this beer at dinner and it blew me away! I LOVED it! If you like Blue Moon, you need to find and taste this beer! I’ll be going back to the restaurant we went to tonight specifically because of this beer! woot!