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Kettle House Hellgate Honey Hefeweizen

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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.04/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Hellgate Honey Hefeweizen is a smooth drinker for those hot summer days. The honey helps boost the alcohol content while also adding a floral bouquet to the nose. Yeast is left in the beer to add body (creamy mouth feel in beer geek’s terms) head retention and stability (another beer geek term), and a slight haziness. All to let you know that you’re drinking a fresh locally made beer that is still alive! 6% abv; 16 IBUs


3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (16434) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 11, 2014
Draft at the source. Hazy golden color. Aroma of banana and citrus. Taste is bitter lemon and banana.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beernovice39 (3270) - Montana, USA - DEC 6, 2012
On tap. Clear golden with a thin white top. Baked bread, lemon and honey scent. Taste is bread and citrus. Better than expected.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
riversideAK (5738) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - NOV 19, 2012
Honey wheat a little lemon. Pleasant soft aroma. Golden orange pour thin fizzy head. Flavors of honey and wheat up front a little sweetness and lemon in the finish and mid palate. Smooth and light easy to drink. Nice carbonatiom.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
hops99 (60) - Montana, USA - OCT 3, 2012
Tap at the brewpub from notes at the time. Pours a slightly cloudy golden color, not much head. Nose is of honey and slightly floral. Tastes of wheat and honey sweetness. Creamy smooth mouthfeel. This is an ok Hef.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
after4ever (6749) - Brier, Washington, USA - SEP 18, 2011
Draft at the Myrtle St. Pours a hazy medium gold. Woody, honeyish nose. Creamy light body. Honey notes seem to take on a balsa-wood-like quality somewhere in there. Mild finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerona97 (2397) - Washington, USA - NOV 8, 2010
Pint at brewery. Cloudy orange, frothy white head. Aroma of bread citrus and nut. Taste is clove, banana, bread and orange. Medium light body, medium high carbonation. Not my style of beer but pretty solid it seemed.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oldrtybastrd (3222) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 10, 2010
Pours a golden orange/yellow. Aromas of floral, semi-sweet notes. Seemed sweet to me with a nice bitter end.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcwattsrugger (11587) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 20, 2010
on tap-pours an off white head and yellow color. Aroma is sweet honey/musty, light grain. Taste is sweet honey/musty, light grain, herbal hops.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
marcus (7682) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAR 2, 2009
On tap at the brewery. This reddish gold beer poured with a modest off-white head and a floral aroma. The wheat flavor is sweet with a tangy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bitbucket (2160) - Kirkland, Washington, USA - JUL 6, 2008
Pours nearly clear dark gold with a lacy white head. Honey and fruit nose. Medium light body, moderate carbonation. Taste mirrors the nose. Crisp honey-edged finish.


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