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RATINGS: 778   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.73/5   IBU: 19   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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UFO (Un-Filtered Offering) Hefeweizen is an American style un-filtered wheat beer. Traditionally served with a lemon to complement the citrus taste yielded from the yeast.


kevinator's rating

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
kevinator (1820) - The Colony, Texas, USA - JAN 3, 2013
Not very good. It lacked in most areas. Faint aroma that somwwhat represented a hefeweizen. The color was a golden yellow with a white head. The taste was bland with a slight wheat presence, but nothing unique. I donít think the unfiltered characteristic did a thing for it. The fact that they recommend serving with a lemon says something about the lack of flavor. Not one I would choose again.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oldrtybastrd (4888) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 9, 2016
Pours a hazy golden yellow color. Aromas of bread/lemon/and some fruit. Had a taste of yeasty bread with some spice.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
malrubius (2452) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - APR 9, 2016
Okay, this is categorized as a wheat ale even though it says hefeweizen on the label, which is appropriate because as a hefe it is fucking terrible and almost all American "wheat ales" are terrible. Nice cloudy orange straw with lasting head and lace. Mild honey malt aroma. Light honey malt sweetness with a little grassiness and green grapes and a little wheat tang and a lot of water. WTF? Very watery tasting. Very very little flavor. Light body (which is okay with me) and fairly soft. Just fucking flavorless. JESUS. Drain.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sirmixsomewhat (173) - Paoli, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 10, 2015
I love the hefeweizen style, so I figured Iíd like this before I even tasted it, but objectively, I think this is a beer that canít really be knocked for any legitimate reason. It tastes like a lot of other hefeweizens, sure, but it doesnít try too hard to be gimmicky and end up tasting weird as a result. Itís a solid, safe beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tfontana (505) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 19, 2015
Bottle. Aroma is yeasty cheese and citrusy hops. Appearance is hazy yellow. Taste is true to aroma as mix of mild sweet and sour. Palate is light-bodied with fairly thin and slightly slick texture. Carbonation is soft and finish is short and yeasty. Overall, true to the style but not particularly robust in any category.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
damzz (435) - Massachusetts, USA - JUL 9, 2015
Pours a cloudy yellow with a white head. Nose is faint. While I like the beer, it does lack hefe character - yeasty, bubblegum is lacking. Enjoy it for what it is - a good beer.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Meilby (10584) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 25, 2015
Draught @ The Sevens Ale House, Boston, MA
Pours hazy golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, wheat, yeast and hint of banana. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with a long wheat and slightly banana finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sinfull (1329) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUN 13, 2015
Hazy , yellow color . Yeast , banana and citrus in aroma. Wheat , citrus and some hoppy bitterness in taste. Very simple ,however, Strange brew , not easy to classify ).

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
CousinBrenden (128) - St Louis, Missouri, USA - APR 14, 2015
Aroma OK taste bandaid and phenolics. Hazy aa it should be. Flavor is off.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Jabah (339) - Winter Park, Florida, USA - APR 10, 2015
I wasnít too impressed with this being a microbrew and all. Itís basically an average wheat beer at best. Not much color (a light golden yellow), not much flavor. A little bit cloudy but thin and semi-clear. This was the first time I bought Harpoon, so not the best first impression.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
superspak (4309) - Michigan, USA - MAR 9, 2015
12 ounce bottle into pint glass, best before 1/15/2015. Pours hazy deep golden color with a 1 finger fairly dense white head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Light spotty lacing clings on the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of lemon, pear, apple, banana, white grape, wheat, bread, light clove, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness. Okay aromas with solid balance of fruity/earthy yeast and bready malt notes; with decent strength. A bit too fruity/slightly metallic in the nose. Taste of lemon, pear, apple, banana, white grape, wheat, bread, herbal, grass, light clove, and yeast earthiness. Light yeast spice/wheat tartness on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon, pear, apple, banana, white, grape, wheat, bread, and herbal/yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Good balance and robustness of fruity/earthy yeast and bready malt flavors; with zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a smooth, crisp, and fairly creamy/bready mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish as expected of 5%. Overall this is a solid pale wheat ale style. All around good robustness and balance of fruity/earthy yeast and bready malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A pleasantly enjoyable offering.


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