AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20Chad9976 (1588) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - MAY 9, 2016
2015 BJCP Category: 10C Weizenbock
AROMA: Sweet fresh banana bread and lemon fruit. Subtle clove spice. Very pungent and enticing. 11/12
Lemony yellow; cloudy but plenty of clarity. Effervescence easily
visible. Large, white, fluffy foam. Excellent retention and lacing. 3/3
Strong bready flavor; blonde and amber grains. Esters impart sweet
banana and bubblegum flavors. Lemon flavor is quite prominent, too.
Clove is subtle, but makes a nice garnish. Delicious. 18/20
Medium body suggests a lighter ABV. Bubbly but smooth. Dry/clean
aftertaste. Very minor alcohol presence. Refreshing. 5/5
OVERALL IMPRESSION: An amazing, near-perfect brew and a premiere example of the style. A sleeper in beer stores everywhere. 9/10
TOTAL SCORE: 46/50
The author is not a certified BJCP judge; therefore, this score sheet
is not necessarily indicative of proper BJCP judging techniques and
protocol. The author is grading to 2015 BJCP Guidelines in order to
prepare for examination.