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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.01/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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Hips Donít Lie is a slightly bigger interpretation of a traditional German wheat beer featuring a refreshing light body with a crisp, dry finish. A high proportion of malted wheat lends a round, pasta-like character that is complemented by a delicate balance of clove-like phenolics, banana esters and just a hint of sulfur from the classic German weissbeir yeast strain. Rose hips give this beer a subtle floral note while the honey lends to the dryness in the finish. Hops Donít Lie is big enough to be full flavored but refreshing enought to warrant another taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11317) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - SEP 7, 2013
16oz can-thin white-hazy yellow. A-banana, some spice, wheat. T-banana/clove, some spice, wheat. Easy Americanized Hefe , maybe a fresher batch than previous rates?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrSilverworm (7790) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Taster on tap at Old Fashioned in Madison, Wisconsin. Mildly hazy golden orange color. Mildly hazy .Thin off-white head. Leaves good bigger ropes of lace. Nice big banana flavor on it. Fruity mildly citrusy aroma. Light spice. Moderate sweet taste, kind of spicy. light bitter. Medium body. Smooth, kind of full, lighter carbonation. Light slick. Solid, tasty hefeweizen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BVery (7383) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - NOV 17, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 29, 2013 Can. Clear pale golden pour with a small white head. Aroma is pear, clove, and a floral fragrance. Clean palate, lighter body. Slightly sweet taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wlajwl (4257) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Aroma is spices, light bubblegum and a hint of heat. The flavor is spices, light bananas, wheat, malts and a mildly sweet/tangy finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
madvike (3033) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 22, 2013
Can - Golden with a slight haze and a big white head. Nose is tropical fruit syrup with a bit of spice and sweet wheat. Taste is sweet wheat with some tropical fruit, a bit of banana, and some spicing. A bit of bitterness too. Slick and medium bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
maekchu (2505) - Hirakata, JAPAN - MAR 10, 2014
Can from Zippís Liquors. Fresh floral nose. Light amber color. Gentle fruity initial: light tropical fruit / some grass rises in mid, along with a weedy bitterness / thin and slightly sweet finish. Thin-medium body. The honey adds some depth and some heavy sweetness, which seems out of place in this style. Doesnít really seem like a weissbier.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
jcnielsen (2391) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 3, 2013
Bottle. Pours a hazy golden color with white head. Banana, clove, floral aromas. Very floral, yeasty, wheat flavors. I?m not a fan of the floral flavors.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - OCT 9, 2013
Can share by Jared, aroma of yeast and light fruit. Taste is similar, yeast really comes through. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Trev (1975) - Lakeville, Minnesota, USA - JUL 16, 2013
Rather liked Ride Again Pale Ale so I was willing to give this one a try. The íBavarian WeissBierí line had be excited, but then the rose hips and honey fine print put me off a bit. Hazy yellow pour with a nice tight white head. aroma is light banana wheat and clove, floral rose petal. Astringent floral tones detract from the decent underlying yeast and wheat body. I feel like there is a nice Weissebier under there, and would like to see a regular 4-5% version without the rosehips. Donít worry about being gimmicky and just brew good beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
TheHOFF43 (1760) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - JUL 19, 2013
Can. Pours is a hazy yellow, banana, clove, blah blah blah. Not really sure why they added rose hips as it ruined this for me. Weird, fake tasting or something.

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