On tap at Ambulance and a tad richer than most hefeweizens, its creamier soudough sugaring gets upped while the lemony banana-clove influence stays in the herbal midst.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, fizzy lemon liming nearly obscures banana-clove sweetness to its creamy sourdough wheat base. Yet a certain sinewy honeyed yeast clouding thickens its texture (as sharp cider sneaks in).
Polite Berlin-styled hefe provides salty lemony herbage for lightly vanilla-creamed banana and clove sweetness to its sugared wheat base. Crystalline, yes, but somewhat unassuming at dryish finish.
On tap at Ambulance, unconvincing toasted coconut adjunct gets watery as stylish banana-clove-bubblegum sweetness fades into dry rummy midst mired by gluey wheat slickness.
On tap at Pompton Craft House, offbeat hefe invites sourly citric New Zealand Pacifica hops to bring tart lemon-candied murk to compromised banana-clove sweetness, wavered vodka-like whir and mild herbal tinge. Tepid doughy base falters.
Tidy banana-bubblegum-clove sweetness picks up tart Lemondrop-hopped lemon rot and light herbal sneak over clover-honeyed wheat breading.
On tap at Growlers To Go – Kitty Hawk, fair clouded golden hefe needs sweeter banana-clove tandem, creamier honeyed wheat malting and niftier sugar cookie respite to fight back less fulfilling herb-dried lemon spritz undermining its stylish depth. Restraint sourdough breading falters.
On tap at Growlers To Go – Kitty Hawk, dry orange oiling desiccates vanilla-creamed banana and clove sweetness atop treacly honeyed wheat malting.
Easygoing hefe variant utilizes red grapefruit sugaring for syrupy soda-like suds sweet-toothed candy lovers may love or find cloying. Either way, it’s closer to a summery shandy or radler than any wheat-based hefe. At the finish, bubblegum-candied orange and tangerine enliven sugary red and white grapefruit juiciness.
Fizzy orange-oiled plantain souring and murkily tart lemon meringue spicing infiltrate pasty wheat-sugared baked breading, lacking proper stylistic banana-clove sweetness.
Far-off hefe variant promotes guava-soured pineapple salting, lemon-rotted herbage and tannic green grape esters over stylish banana-spiced sweetness and mucky raw-honeyed wheat base.
On tap at Seven Lakes Station, new labeled hefe circa 2023 lets sour green grape esters and cucumber-watered watermelon rind earthiness lead into its stylish banana-clove-bubblegum sweetness contrasted at the finish by musky herbage. Sourdough breading reinforces sourly sweet fruiting.