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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Hula Hefeweizen is a traditional Bavarian-style weissbier that is medium to full bodied with a pronounced banana / herbal flavor and aroma. This unique flavor profile is a result of the special type of yeast strain used to brew this beer. 11.5°

Malts: Pale (Premium 2-Row), Wheat, Munich
Hops: Willamette, Hallertau


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
piscator34 (2270) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - MAR 27, 2016
On draft at the brewpub. Hazy rose-gold in colour with medium carbonation. Aromas are of lemon, cream of wheat breakfast cereal, and rosewater. Flavors are of light malted wheat, lemon peel, vanilla, and dirty roses. Medium bodied and ever-so-slightly tongue coating. Decent, but a bit unrefined.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
monk191 (1606) - California, USA - JAN 23, 2016
A very nice hef, lots of banana and lemon. Definitely uses a dunkel yeast. Pours a cloudy yellow with a white head. Smells of banana and lemon. Taste is lots of banana, lemon and spices. Very refreshing. Had on tap at the taproom on Oahu.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (19889) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 26, 2015
Draft at Koko Marina. Cloudy yellow orange color, bright white head. Aroma of banana bubblegum. Taste is lightly sour citrus and banana. Decent.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rosenbergh (9746) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 20, 2015
Draught at the Kona Brewing Co, Hawaii Kai, HI. Hazy orange color with a small to mid-size white head. Yeast, some fruity sweetness, banana and some wheat in the aroma. The flavor is yeast, mild bitterness, wheat and malt. Decent. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kathouse (1506) - Nevada, USA - AUG 8, 2015
A foggy orange and very little head. Bubblegum and clove aromas. Medium body, highly carbonated. Not a fan of the clove and wheat flavors. Germany has no need to worry.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
IrishBoy (4071) - Bakersfield, California, USA - JUL 27, 2015
Draft at Hulu Grill. Nose is banana, a hint of citrus, and cloves. Cloudy yellow with a medium white head. Flavor is banana.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfinney23 (2576) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 17, 2015
Pretty traditional hefe but a good one. Banana, clove and wheat in lovely balance.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beertholomeus (1569) - California, USA - JUN 4, 2015
Pours a golden color with a white head. Banana, clove, wheat and floral aroma and flavors. Medium light body and average carbonation. Banana and wheat finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hayduke (4458) - Eureka, California, USA - JAN 1, 2015
The was a draft pour at the brewpub in Kailua Kona, Hawai, This was a cloudy butterscotch color with a white head. Nose is wheat and banana, with cloves. Medium plus body. Favor is banana, cloves, and wheat. Finish is flavorful and lingering banana. Very nice.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nwilson (1) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 27, 2014 does not count
Enjoyed this beer fresh on tap at the Brewery in Dec 2015. You can’t get it in the bottle (which fyi are brewed and produced in the Portland branch not the small Hawaiian brewery. So if you are in Hawaii make sure to get your Kona Beer fresh on tap!) We love our Germany and Belgium wheats and we find that it’s hard to find comparable ones in N. America, but this was pretty darn good! Sadly, you can only get it when you’re in Hawaii...


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