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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Oakes (13426) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 17, 2014
Really muddy, looks like crap. It looked at least this bad at the brewery and I’s been avoiding it, but avoiding Kona beer in the islands is impossible so here we go. Aroma is very yeasty with some banana and light phenols. Tart, lightly phenolic and way too yeasty...the best examples don’t taste like old socks. Barely drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopdog (9713) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shrubber85 (8836) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DuffMan (7836) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (6923) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 16, 2014
pretty good for a hefe...it’s got a good dose of the banana/clove things going on, but not too much. light and refreshing with a minimal hop presence. not bad."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drowland (6756) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ernest (6686) - 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???).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (6320) - 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

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jonas (6079) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Braudog (5999) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - OCT 2, 2003
Milky and opaque, cloudy and orange. Good banana-like aroma but only a light yeasy character, while lightly fruity.

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