Widmer Brothers Hefeweizen beer


The Widmer Brothers Hefeweizen is part of the Beer test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Beer models like the Hefeweizen are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Alcohol by volume: Percentage of alcohol per volume as claimed by manufacturer.


Licorice Licorice The spicy-fennel-like smell of black licorice candy.
Honey Honey The flavor and/or smell of honey.
Fruity Fruity The taste and/or aroma of fresh fruits such as apricot, apple, citrus or peach. Usually provided by dry/late hops.
Sweetness Sweetness A perception of the basic taste most commonly associated with a sucrose (table sugar) solution.
Dark malt Dark malt Dark varieties of malted barley. Can provide flavors of chocolate, coffee, molasses, caramel and/or burnt notes.
Pale malt Pale malt The basis of most beers. It is light in color and the least expensive of barley malts. The flavor of lightly roasted wheat or barley, a bit like dried cereal.
Floral Floral The fragrant aroma of fresh-cut flowers usually provided by dry/late hops.
Finish Finish Refers to quality and duration of flavor perception of a wine or beer after it leaves the mouth.