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Throwback Hog Happy Hefeweizen - Throwback Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

41 Ratings
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Ratings: 41
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 10.86%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Hog Happy Hefeweizen is a full-flavored, traditional German-style wheat beer that tastes like it comes straight from Munich, but is made with wheat from local farms. The yeast used during fermentation gives this straw-colored beer the sweet flavor and aromas of banana & clove.

You might wonder what’s behind the ‘Hog Happy’ name. Well, it is pretty simple. The grain used in our brewing process gets passed on to local farmers and their livestock (including the pigs). Although there is no alcohol in the spent grain, the little piggies can’t seem to get enough – the grain just makes them very happy!

We encourage you to do your part in enhancing the happiness of the pigs on the seacoast of NH. Drink a beer – feed a pig!

13.5 IBU

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 08-10-2011)
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3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

Billybrewboy, Jul 12, 2014
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Dicers, Jun 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

NJBeer265, Jun 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Bicyclette, Apr 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

MA08, Mar 19, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

jkeefe1800, Feb 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Janeinma, Feb 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

ptat, Jan 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

d_brommer_nh, Nov 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1%

ChrisL24481, Oct 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1%

Rekrule, Aug 25, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - darker than most but nice and hazy
S - fresh cut hay field with a slight citrus smell
T - Fresh German wheat taste I really like this one, not sweet like some
M - leaves a long good after taste
O - I bought it for the style and I was in NH but I will look for it again

Brushkanna, Aug 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

JuliusCaesar, Jul 28, 2013
Photo of Brew_42
4.2/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Pours beautiful hazy yellow/gold color with a medium white head.

Smells spicy and yeasty

Tastes wonderful. Bubblegum/banana sweetness and some clove with a hint of tartness.

Crisp and refreshing.

Overall- Really refreshing/drinkable hefewiezen. Highly recommended,

Brew_42, Jul 25, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

mklisz, Jun 27, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

agreenman19, Jun 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1%

SebD, Jun 06, 2013
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Fiore757, Jun 05, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

ZEB89, Jun 01, 2013
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Kelp, Apr 23, 2013
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3.63/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a lightly hazy medium golden straw color with a huge fluffy bone white head that persists forever. Smells of clove and other assorted yeasty esters along with a sweet honey like malt and a mild wheat spice aroma. The flavor is sharp with a hit of fruity tart with a solid dose of clove. Light apple and cherry fruits with a light sweet light sugary malt flavor. Medium body with a spirited level of carbonation and a sharp sweet tart mouthfeel. Decent brew, I could certainly entertain the thought of drinking this on a warm day.

johnnnniee, Nov 02, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

Didier, Oct 02, 2012
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4.15/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Before tasting, I was pretty set off by the fairly weak smell. However, this has got a REALLY nice taste.

This is a fruity and refreshing beer, just as a weiz beer should be.

There was a weak head retetion although this may be because of my sucky pour or glass but in Germany, the weiz beer tends to be fairly foamy.

Nevertheless, props to Throwback again!

heatherishoppin, Jul 21, 2012
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Throwback Hog Happy Hefeweizen from Throwback Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 41 ratings.