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RATINGS: 228   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 14   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Coconut Curry Hefeweizen has been pouring down the history of American Home Brewing for many years, from the legendary Charlie Papazian to the 2010 National Homebrewer, Remi Bonnart. The latter helped New Belgium brew this hazy, straw-colored gem to life. The aroma is bold and big with coconut and curry tones and a hint of banana from the hefe yeast. With a vast spice list of cinnamon, coriander, fenugreek, ginger, kaffir lime, and cayenne pepper this beer carries a bit of heat but the alcohol soothes the finish. Coconut Curry Hefe will leave an inquisitive smile on the drinker’s mug.


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
adamah (214) - - OCT 15, 2013
Wow what a suprise, for as weird as this beer sounds it’s actually quite good. Coconut and some light spice dominate the nose. It pours a cloudy golden color with big head but very little retention; turned into thin frothy film on top. The taste is mildly sweet and spicy. The full on curry spice hits your tongue first and rounds out with the linger bitter sweetness of kaffir lime. The beer was medium bodied and creamy like a hefe but I didn’t detect any aroma or taste that would give off its hefeweizen yeast orgins. Very good and I feel wildly creative and nice change of pace beer.


2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
dnstone (2349) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - APR 10, 2015
Aroma is like coconut and curry spice (surprise) with heff spiced undertones. Smooth bodied with over-done spiced coconut, pepper taste. Golden in color with strong white head. I understand the experiment, which is fun, just doesn’t make for a good beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
troyc (2870) - Illinois, USA - MAR 4, 2015
[Tap] Pours a milky yellow color. Extremely cloudy pour with a large head of dense head. Aromas of curry powder, cinnamon, vanilla and hot peppers. Curry flavor is more subdued. Coconut flakes, ginger, banana, vanilla, nutmeg and citrus flavors. A lot going on here. Good body. Creamy texture. Tasting notes from 8/2014.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
macoidh (8) - - JAN 2, 2015 does not count
I enjoy any attempt at new and interesting flavors. This is one of only two beers that I know of that uses curry. And this one uses it well. Aroma - very mild Head - standard to good Taste - a nice mild curry, the curry mostlymasks the hef wheat taste Appearance - standard hef with small white chunks (coconut perhaps)

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kambei70 (757) - - DEC 26, 2014
Hazy gold with a whitehead. I get some strong curry notes as well as some wheat, lime, cinnamon, pepper and coconut. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
jkwood04 (4500) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 14, 2014
22oz bottle in a stem glass. Pours hazy golden with a lacy, white head. Aroma of spices and ginger and weirdness, some light banana notes, light malts and wheat. Flavor the same, mainly the weirdness and ginger. Average texture. Not good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (6697) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 6, 2014
"The other spices definitely take a back seat to the coconut and curry. More heat and this could be a wheat version of the stout Indra Kunindra. Absolutely loved the aftertaste. 8% doesn’t show at all except as a bigger body than most wheats. Really nice change of direction. If you dig curry, you’ll like this."

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 2/20
tectactoe (3071) - Michigan, USA - SEP 6, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 7, 2014 Bottle: Super hazy, dim yellow body with floating sediment all around; foamy white head is reduced instantly to a thin ring. Looks like chunks of coconut in my glass... Dafuq. Aroma of coconut suntan lotion & plastic. Weird off-putting smell. Light spices, maybe, but they are all indiscernible. Very, very faint banana taffy under the plastic. Taste is spiced curry, coconut milk, ginger, with a huge medicinal off-tone. Staunch yeasty flavor, but not the lovely hefe yeast like you’d expect. Phenolic & gross. This beer sucks ass.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madvike (3059) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 30, 2014
On tap at Brews Brothers in Middleton, WI - Pours hazy golden with a filmy white head. Nose is ginger and clove with a light wheat base. Taste is lots of maple syrup, clove, ginger, and light malt. It’s really spicy, but it’s pretty tasty. Too much maple syrup, and no hefe notes at all.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fakebeersnob (218) - Saginaw, Michigan, USA - JUL 13, 2014
I like this one. I shared with family )and didn’t have the proper glassware due to being camping). Smells of a bit of spice. Drinking has a bit of peppery spice and follows up at the end with coconut. The coconut lingers more at the end than throughout the taste. This was one that five tried, and three liked. Two didn’t taste any coconut. I am definitely going to grab another bottle of this and drink it myself. It was what it stated it was...a beery that has curry and coconut flavor. Nothing artificial tasting. This is not for everybody, but out of the more unique beers, this is towards the top of my favorites.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kryon (1779) - SWEDEN - JUL 3, 2014
Pours hazy golden low white head Aromas of curry, sweet fruits, Taste intense sweet with curry, pepper, coconut, sweet fruits, wheat


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