RateBeer
overall
89
99
style
Serve in Weizen

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Share this beer with friends!
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


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopdog (8852) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 10, 2007
On tap at the Kona Brew Pub on Oahu. Poured a deeper and cloudy golden yellow color with a smaller sized head. Aromas of bananas, cloves, and pepper. Tastes of the same but on the weaker and somewhat watery side. Light citrus in there as well.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shrubber85 (7527) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - OCT 8, 2008
Tap. Sweet banana/orange and wheat malt aroma. Cloudy yellow-amber color with small head. Banana/orange and wheat malt flavor. Very well made - a very good Hefe.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DuffMan (6646) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 3, 2014
On tap @ the brewery in Kona. Cloudy golden topped by a dense white meringue. Beautiful banana and bubblegum aroma, classic. Zesty fresh wheaty with lovely banana flavour. Authentically executed.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ernest (6187) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 6, 2006
Draught, Kona Brewpub, HI. Head is mostly diminishing. Body is murky dark yellow. Aroma is moderately malty (bread), with notes of banana and clove. Flavor is moderately sweet, moderately acidic. Finish is lightly sweet, moderately acidic, lightly bitter. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. One of the better offerings from Kona (and yeah, that includes the Da Grind, which I’m not fond of), an accurate representation of a German Hefe (who the heck put this in the db as an American Wheat???).

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drowland (5992) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - AUG 21, 2009
Had on tap after a tour of the place while vacationing in Hawaii. This was one of their better beers for sure.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (5794) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - SEP 10, 2012
Tap@ Yardhouse hnl. Hazy golden color with white sheen. Tart wheat, clove, mild banana aromas. medium body with soft co2. Nice lightly sweet n’ spicy banana, clove flavors with some tart pale wheat to balance--tasty hefe

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Braudog (5627) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - OCT 2, 2003
Milky and opaque, cloudy and orange. Good banana-like aroma but only a light yeasy character, while lightly fruity.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jonas (5615) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - SEP 26, 2013
Tap at the brewery, served very cold with 1/8 of a lemon. Murky yellow, no head. Hardly any aroma. Lightbodied, fizzy. Light spicy wheat base, light citric notes, quick finish. I would be surprised if they used a German yeast in this one. I see that I disagree with previous raters, there seems to be some variability

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (4991) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - NOV 3, 2010
Cloudy gold pour with creamy white head and lace. Aroma of clove and banana. Banana, wheat, and clove flavor. A tad thin and fizzy but a nice hefe

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BrewDad (4890) - Olympia, Washington, USA - JAN 24, 2008
Taster - Kona Brewing Co. - Koko Marina Pub - Honolulu, Hawaii
2008 – Great Hawaiian Beer Run
Aroma – Nice wheat, banana and clove aroma.
Appearance – Golden yellow in color, nice head and Hazy.
Flavor – Easy to drink Hefe. Had some good wheat and spice flavors.
Palate – Nice wheat Mouthfeel, good texture with a dry finish.
Overall – A decent Hefe this had some nice flavors nothing over the top.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 5


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50