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Schöfferhofer Hefeweizen-Mix Grapefruit

Brewed by Binding-Brauerei (Oetker Group)
Style: Fruit Beer
Frankfurt, Germany
Serve in Flute, Shaker


on tap

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 300   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.72   EST. CALORIES: 75   ABV: 2.5%
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Schofferhofer Grapefruit is the unique combination of sparkling smooth Schofferhofer Hefeweizen with grapefruit flavoring. A refreshing well-rounded taste with tangy character and hints of sweetness is pleasing to the palate. Tastes best ice cold and right from the bottle. 50% of Schofferhofer Unfiltered Hefeweizen blended with 50% grapefruit drink. Contains not more than 3.2% alcohol by weight.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jesterdeal (1882) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - SEP 16, 2014
Aroma of ruby red grapefruit cocktail. Pours obnoxiously peachy pink with nice bubbles but no lingering head. Taste is juicy grapefruit pulp, slight rind, and a wheat finish. Best incarnation of a shandy/radler that I’ve ever had. This is delicious.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerguy101 (5282) - Newark, California, USA - SEP 15, 2014
Sampled on 9/15/2015. This fruit beer pours a cloudy orange/grapefruit color from a 500ml can. Small to medium sized white foamy head. The aroma is grapefruit juice fruity and sweet. A light to medium bodied fruit beer. The malts are cereal and sweet. The hops(?) are herbal and slightly spicy. Lots of grapefruit flavors, a touch on the sweet side, but very pleasant. The grapefruit flavors are slightly tart and its not very sweet overall. A very refreshing drink, not sure if its entirely beer, but on a warm summer evening its very refreshing. I would drink this one again. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly sweet.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
fiulijn (14533) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 14, 2014
Draught at Mukilteo Lodge
Cloudy orange color. Fruity aroma, sweet flavor of flu medicine or candies, and barely any bitterness. Very artificial.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BillWyce (723) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Pours golden color, with a pinkish tinge and a thin 3-finger white head. It basically looks like a glass of grapefruit juice with a head on it.. Aroma matches: primarily grapefruit juice, with a grassy note under it and perhaps some black pepper too. Body is light and mildly oily, with a light fizziness. Flavor is of grapefruit juice, but significantly lighter. There is a mild grassy note underneath, as well as a touch of black pepper. Odd, but found it quite refreshing on a hot summer evening.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
OntBeerDrinker (432) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 3, 2014
From can had to put to nose to smell it and got grapfruit juice and somehow a slight lager smell. In glass from a distance I can smell the grapfruit, but glass to nose same as can. 2 finger head stays a brief moment gone. Cloudy unfiltered orage/grapefruit look. Taste is grapefruit juice, a tad water(sometimes a tad sugar)maybe a tad somehow lager taste b4 I swallow and then all grapefruit juice. Hint of what beer sneeks in moment later. 3rd grapefruit raddler ever. Good but not great.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
drowland (6027) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - SEP 3, 2014
9/3/14. 12oz bottle thanks to PorterPounder. A neon orange beer in a clear bottle - what could possibly go wrong? Neon orange pour, cloudy, under a decent off-white/orange head that sizzles away to nothing. Really nothing offensive on the aroma, surprisingly. Mainly it just smells like sweet grapefruit soda - a bit like Squirt or something. The flavor also just tastes like soda but there’s a creamy doughiness if you really search for it. This really isn’t awful if you’re looking for a grapefruit soda, I guess. I probably won’t finish, not because it’s awful, but because a 2.5% soda isn’t worth the calories or time time wasted when I could be boosting with higher boost juice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lobs_ols (84) - LATVIA - SEP 3, 2014
Opaque orange, medium white head. Really nice grapefruit on the nose, with hints of that authentic bitterness the actual fruit has. Sweet with distinct but not obnoxious grapefruit, nice bitter-sweet finish that leaves a real juice after. For what it is - spiffing.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dwyerpg (4566) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - SEP 1, 2014
This really smells quite strongly of grapefruit, and the color is pinkish. This has a strong grapefruit flavor that isn’t sticky sweet at all, making this really one of my favorite fruit beers/radlers.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chinchill (1866) - South Carolina, USA - AUG 29, 2014
.33L clear bottle with a BB date of 9/2015. Unusual appearance, but does look like a hefeweizen with grapefruit juice. The smell is largely citrus rind and grapefruit juice, but there’s a nice mix of hefeweizen with grapefruit juice in the flavor. Refreshing and lightly sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (1610) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 26, 2014
Not a world class beer by any standard, but enjoyable tart and sweet, and DEFINITELTY has it’s place during the hot summer months. Cold and refreshing.

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