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Straight Up Hefe - Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing

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Straight Up Hefe
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83
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12 Ratings
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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 7.76%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A traditional German-styled wheat beer with notes of banana and cloves.

(Beer added by: akorsak on 01-01-2012)
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bigfnjoe

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +10.8%

08-02-2013 01:16:05 | More by bigfnjoe
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akorsak

Pennsylvania

3.53/5  rDev -2.2%

A 1L growler, filled on Friday. Happy New Year.

A: The hefe is light, a golden color that verges towards the paler straw end of the spectrum. Definintely unfiltered, a mild haziness settles itself over the ale. A small band of white head precariously hangs on the sides of the glass.

S: Wheat and phenols stand out. The wheat is grainy with a mild lemon aroma. The phenols are bubblegum and banana. The aromas waft out of the glass and travel far, reaching me from the side table.

T: More clove in the taste, anisey. The ale also brings more wheat, a tarter aspect. Mid-sip a medicinal flavor pops up unexpectedly before disappearing. Banana comes up later in each sip, pushing away that medicinal aspect. Grains last, breadiness with just a faint phenolic sweetness.

M: Drinkable, low on alcohol, and another step in the right direction for Pizza Boy.

01-01-2012 18:36:03 | More by akorsak
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4/5  rDev +10.8%

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orangesol

Pennsylvania

3.55/5  rDev -1.7%

Served on-tap at Al's of Hampden.

A - Pours light golden yellow with a nice one finger tall white head leaving small streaks of lace down the glass. A beautiful looking beer.

S - Smells of bready wheat, pale grains, lemon zest, banana, and some very light clove spice. This one lacks some of the traditional aroma's for a Hefe but still smells pretty good.

T - Plenty of wheat initially slowly giving way to a mix of lemons, clove, pale grain, earthy hops, and some banana. This one still doesn't have all the typical flavors of a Hefe but it still had plenty going for it to keep me interested till the finish.

M - Medium-Light body and flavor with moderate carbonation. Nice light feel combines with the low ABV. to make this one very drinkable.

O - A decent enough wheat beer but I actually love the watermelon version of this so much more.

01-09-2012 22:11:54 | More by orangesol
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Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16.9%

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Straight Up Hefe from Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing
83 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.