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TUM Weihenstephaner Fresh Hops Finest
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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.21/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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A beer that honors the harvest of the hops.  This amber colored, slightly opalescent Festbier is brewed with fresh harvested and undried Saphir hops and is stored extra long and cold.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Brandman (1992) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 3, 2014
Due to a social interaction I have just very limited amount of attributes listed: Cloudy yellow. Very stripped weizen. Weird.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MadIndian (2306) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 14, 2013
On draft at the Blue. monkey. A thin brew with not too much going on. Some notes of hop, bread and fruit. Finish was somewhat floral. It was a good beer , but nothing to boast about.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (9492) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2013
Draught at Bishops Arms, Skövde. Hazy golden/apricot color with a decent white head. Malty fruity aroma, citrus, grapes, spicy notes, caramel, biscuits, some herbal notes. Malty bready flavor, citrus, biscuits, dough notes, grapes, some spices. Well done but not very exciting.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gnoff (7466) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - MAY 8, 2013
Draught at Haket, Göteborg, on May 7, 2013.
Hazy golden color, white head. Hoppy, fruity, sweet, caramel taste. Medium to spritzy mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Sweet, fruity scent.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bbbeer (543) - Massachusetts, USA - APR 13, 2013
Hazy golden with medium large off white head. Aroma herbal hops, wheat. Medium body. Citrusy flavor, hops are present but not overly bitter, some wheat and malt as well. Good and well balanced.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
swoopjones (5333) - Buffalo, New York, USA - APR 7, 2013
Draft at blue monk. Golden pour with fluffy white head. Herbal notes, somewhat sweet. Kind of bland. Ok

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ekstedt (5215) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 5, 2013
Draught at Ölrepubliken, Göteborg, Sweden. CLear deep golden, medium white head. Fresh bready and bisquity malt aroma, some fudge, fresh grassy and herbal hops. Medium bodied, soft carbonation. Semi dry with low to medium bitterness.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Miksu (4830) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - FEB 23, 2013
Draught at Old Brick’s Inn, Jyväskylä. Golden to copper color. Aromas of grassy, resiny, piney and citrusy hops as well as butter. Sweet and hoppy taste of herbal, grassy and resiny hops, some toffee and caramel also. Medium to full body with some tannins in palate. Hop character is a bit dull (not bright and refreshing) and butter in the aroma is a turn off.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (5283) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 7, 2013
Draught as "Weihenstephaner Wet Hop Saphir" @ Gastropub Tuulensuu, Tampere.
Pours clear golden color with a large head, leaves some lace. Aroma of fresh fruits, hops, grass and hayish yeast. Flavour of fruits, hay, mild caramel notes and yeast. Very refreshing and well balanced. Nice.
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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lusikka (5359) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 5, 2013
Draught @ Tuulensuu as "Weihenstephaner Wet Hop Saphir".
Pours a golden colour with a white head. Aroma of grassy hops, citrus and some grainy notes. Flavour of grainy malts, grassy hops, citrus, caramel and some dried fruits. Medium bodied, slick mouthfeel and strong carbonation. High drinkability and an easy-going beer.


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