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Strawberry Doppel Weizen – Buffalo Bill's Brewery – 92 Rating

Responses from Buffalo Bill's CEO Geoff Harries.
Geoff Harries, CEO at Buffalo Bill's Brewery.
Geoff Harries, CEO at Buffalo Bill's Brewery.
Who came up with this beer’s recipe? 
Our Strawberry Doppel Weizen, 22oz bomber was created to compliment our lower alcohol Summer seasonal "Strawberry Blonde with Ginger" in six packs.  Ed Chainey our former regional sales director, suggested some type of variation on the usual heffewiezen.  From there brewers Geoff Harries and Mike Manty ramped up the alcohol, located a really estery heffe yeast, and added a hundred pounds of Strawberries.
 
What’s your favorite aspect of this beer (flavor, aroma, etc.)? 
My favorite is the layering of flavors and aromas, and how they all appear at different times.  The initial estery banana aroma, the silky texture of the yeast, followed by clove, and then finished with a hint of strawberries.
Where does this beer’s name come from?  
Like many of the fruit infused beers from Buffalo Bill's, we like to use a description/style as the name, Buffalo Bill's Strawberry Doppel Weizen.
 
Can you describe this beer in 10 words or less?   
Double German wheat beer with aromas of Banana, clove, strawberries.
 
Do you know a story – or have a personal story – that revolves around this beer?  
The newest edition to a long line of historical seasonal beers.  It's high alcohol content will likely make for some good stories in years to come.
 
What's a good food pairing for this beer?  
Great in the summer months with a charcuterie and cheese board, as well as grilled chicken or fish dishes.