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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   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


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CubsClapp (13) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 31, 2008
Just had a sampler at the Kona Brewery, but enjoyed it very much. It’s your traditional German Hefeweizen with the banana taste. It’s remarkably similar to Flying Dog In Heat Wheat, and Ram/Big Horn Brewing’s Hefeweizen. You might not be blown away, but if you like a nice hef, you can’t go wrong.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DuffMan (6153) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bma1015 (1) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - MAR 2, 2014 does not count
Excellent example of an unfiltered Hefeweizen. Banana up front, full mouthfeel, good finish, with subtle spice.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
AbbeyRoade (257) - Missouri, USA - JAN 2, 2014
Ideal hefeweizen. Creamy, smooth very yeasty and wheaty. Great banana aroma and flavors as well.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
neuromatt (1016) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 14, 2013
On tap at the brewery, served in a tasting glass with a lemon wedge. Pours cloudy golden with small white head that fades to a thin rim of bubbles and leaves a small amount of fine lace. The nose has wheat, pale malts, subtle coriander and spice, along with banana and Belgian-style yeast. The flavour is medium malty sweet with moderate spice and a nice fruitiness. As it develops, banana and fruit become more prominent. Wheat comes through in the finish, which is long, dryish and slightly spicy. On the palate it is medium in body with a smooth, milky texture and soft carbonation. Overall, this is a decent hefeweizen, though it takes a middle-of-the-road approach in most dimensions. 2013-08-10

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jonas (5472) - 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

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gyllenbock (4083) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 24, 2013
On tap at Kona, Koko Marina, August 2013. Hazy yellow/orange with a small white head. Aroma and taste of yeast, some banana and spices. Easy to drink with a soft mouthfeel.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (5522) - 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

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Oscbert (970) - Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 23, 2012
~Aroma of banana, vanilla, bubble gum, and light clove. ~Pours a hazy orangish yellow with small white head that quickly disappears. ~Banana, bubble gum, light clove in flavor. ~Med light bodied, med high CO2, spicy finish. ~Great Hefeweizen! Love that the banana vanilla dominates over the spicy clove.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
boFNjackson (4024) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 24, 2011
Tap @ their Honolulu Pub... Poured super cloudy, golden, pale yellow with a white head. Lots of banana phenols here with creamy vanilla, wheat malt flavoring and even a hint of mint.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
can8ianben (1286) - Souderton, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 17, 2010
Much better than the wheat beer on tap that we sampled at the same time. THis one had vibrant fruit flavors, but also some nice yeasty sour notes and a very smooth finish. Bright and complex. I like this one a lot.


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