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Hellgate Honey Hefeweizen - Kettle House Brewing Co.

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Hellgate Honey Hefeweizen
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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 15.38%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Kettle House Brewing Co. visit their website
Montana, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Hellgate Honey Hefeweizen is a smooth drinker for those hot summer days. The honey helps boost the alcohol content while also adding a floral bouquet to the nose. Yeast is left in the beer to add body (creamy mouth feel in beer geek’s terms) head retention and stability (another beer geek term), and a slight haziness. All to let you know that you’re drinking a fresh locally made beer that is still alive!

16 IBU

(Beer added by: beernut7 on 08-20-2002)
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Reviews by GClarkage:
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4.13/5  rDev +9.5%

Purchased at the Brewery in August 2004 in a bomber 22oz bottle. Poured with a decent head and smelled awesome. Didn't expect it to smell that good. Upon first taste it tasted like a typical hefe, but a bit sweeter. And as you continued to drink it, you could sense the honey flavor. Actually more of an intense honey flavor than I was expecting. A very drinkable beer that went down easy. Glad I purchased two of them when I was there. If you are in Missoula, swing buy and try this beer. You won't be disappointed.

GClarkage, Sep 27, 2004
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3/5  rDev -20.4%

juicebox, Aug 10, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

BGsWo22, Aug 26, 2014
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4.33/5  rDev +14.9%

This is different than most honey ales I have tasted. Most are not able to balance the hops and the honey flavor so that a delicate union can occur. The initial aroma and flavor are pure wheat beer. The honey mostly comes through in the finish. This is the first brew I have had where the honey character actually tasted like honey instead of just abrupt sweetness. Just great.

beernut7, Aug 20, 2002
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3.13/5  rDev -17%

Bought this while in Missoula. Comes in one pint river friendly cans now.
A: Pours a slightly cloudy yellow color. Good white frothy head, good lace down the glass
S: Yeast smell, also smells of honey
T: Wheat, also a slight honey taste.
M: Smooth easy drinking, perfect amount of carbonation.
D: Not a bad wheat beer, decent flavor, however nothing really stands out with this one. Pretty average I would say. Not one of my favorites from Kettlehouse.

loren01, Sep 06, 2006
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4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

Kamui_2004, Jul 06, 2014
Hellgate Honey Hefeweizen from Kettle House Brewing Co.
- out of 100 based on 6 ratings.