Originally Posted by razorbuck
Wow, good reason. How does this recipe fair to other hefes you have brewed?
It is right on par with other recipes that I have brewed here. My initial goal was getting the hefeweizen from grain to glass in 7 days. I did that but I think in the end it was a rush. Although hefs are supposed to be cloudy and that WLP380 and WLP300 are both not very flocculent, I think there is too much yeast still in suspension. I have it in the keg and will let it chill for a few more days then take another go at it to see if it is a bit less yeasty.
If you have had hefes with the WLP300 strain you would note that the banana is forward and clove is toward the back. With WLP380 in this hefe, the clove is front with the banana in the back. The strains are basically opposite in that regard.
In the end I think it tastes great and will taste even better once a bit more yeast drops from suspension. Next time I do this it will sit in the fermentor for 14 days. One I pull another pint I will post a pic with a more in depth review.