Saturday, January 14, 2012

Game Day Beer Review: Funky Buddha Brewery Floridian Hefeweizen

(5.6% ABV, $5) Sampled on draft at the Funky Buddha Lounge in Boca Raton, Florida.  Floridian  pours a clear, golden-yellowish, with a bright white head.  It was poured on tap into a tall, trumpet-style glass.

Floridian smells strongly of banana, although there's also earthy scent which I can't quite identify. On sipping the beer, I'm getting a really clean flavor: it's very refreshing, green apples with a dominant banana taste that lingers awhile on the finish.  Untraditional for the style, perhaps, but also satisfyingly delicious.

This beer is extremely well balanced, and would be a perfect quaff to cool down on a hot summer day -- or even a hot winter day, as we often get down here in South Florida. Recommended: B+

Oh, and by the way, welcome to post #500....

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