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

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Straight Up Hefe (Watermelon)
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BA SCORE
87
very good

15 Ratings
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Ratings: 15
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 5.28%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Watermelon jolly ranchers meets German wheat beer = Delicious.

(Beer added by: orangesol on 08-23-2013)
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StormKing47

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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

08-25-2013 21:23:56 | More by StormKing47
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Poured from a 1L growler into a weizen glass

A- pours a cloudy shade of pale yellow with a one finger pure white head. About par for the course, maybe a step below

S- holy crap, watermelon! Super juicy aroma, smells like a watermelon candy. Insane.

T- nice sweetness from the watermelon in the opening. Wheat flavors come through as well, and a tad bit of bubblegum that gets masked by the watermelon

M- medium bodied, about what you'd expect from a hefe

O- very unique hefe...doesn't taste artificial like you might expect from a flavored beer like this. Very good tweak to the already solid Straight Up HEfe

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orangesol

Pennsylvania

3.93/5  rDev -1.3%

Served on-tap at Al's of Hampden.

A - Pours hazy golden orange with a small film of white head, dissipating down to a thin film, leaving little to no lace down the glass.

S - Smells of bready wheat, watermelon pulp, and a tiny bit of the usual Hefe aromas like banana and bubble gum. While the fruit is apparent it is a little on the lighter side.

T - Starts off with some chewy wheat and a bit of bubble gum quickly giving way to the strong watermelon flavor that never really fades away. The fruit is strong yet not overpowering, adding a very nice refreshing fruit flavor to the mix. Finish is a little chewy with some more watermelon fruitiness, lingering on the palate long after the finish.

M - Light body with moderate carbonation. Smooth, fruity feel from start to finish.

O - The nose is a little weak but the taste really makes up for it. The watermelon flavor is strong throughout, keeping me coming back for more. Perfect light beer for a hot summer day.

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4.04/5  rDev +1.5%

This beer was a wonderful surprise to find. A lot of fruit flavored wheat beers have a tendency to be too fruity (violating the man rule - don't fruit the beer!). Decided to give this a try, and it was fantastic.

The aroma had all the fruity notes, but the taste was a high quality Hefe. I did not get the watermelon immediately, but it was a noticeable aftertaste, in a good way.

The best way I can describe it, is like sipping an excellent Hefe and having the linger feeling of happiness and summertime lurking in your mouth and on your mind. What a cheery beer!

11-18-2013 00:27:22 | More by HeatherN
Straight Up Hefe (Watermelon) from Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 15 ratings.