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Hula Hefeweizen - Kona Brewing Co.

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33 Ratings
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Ratings: 33
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 11.26%
Wants: 4
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Kona Brewing Co. visit their website
Hawaii, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Hula Hefeweizen is a traditional Bavarian-style weissbier that is medium to full bodied with a pronounced banana / herbal flavor and aroma. This unique flavor profile is a result of the special type of yeast strain used to brew this beer.

18 IBU

(Beer added by: pezoids on 02-21-2004)
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virinow

New York

4/5  rDev +7.2%

11-16-2011 03:59:33 | More by virinow
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Beer21

Florida

4/5  rDev +7.2%

05-29-2012 06:57:30 | More by Beer21
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SMKilp

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

06-21-2013 01:18:55 | More by SMKilp
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Keith_R

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

01-04-2013 21:39:31 | More by Keith_R
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JamLand

Hawaii

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

08-06-2014 23:29:17 | More by JamLand
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atigerlife

Hawaii

3/5  rDev -19.6%

Drank at the Kona's Hawaii Kai restaurant.

The usual Hefe appearance, a cloudy straw colored beer. The smell is slightly herbal with banana tones. Somewhat fruity. Not overpowering.
The taste is malty and sweet. Definite banana and fruity. A slight bitterness at the end. Nothing spectacular for a Hefe.
Mouthfeel was cleansing with light carbonation. Overall, not one of my favorite Hefe's. Not something I would try again.

12-04-2005 20:39:36 | More by atigerlife
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irthesteve

California

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

05-30-2014 04:57:46 | More by irthesteve
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sweethome

Illinois

3.7/5  rDev -0.8%

A fairly dark amber beer - darker than most hefes, nice banana/clove nose. A little on the burnt side.

First taste is of banana, rather full mouthfeel. Citric bite..but not overpowering, a bit sublime. Burnt malt flavors which compare with many of the great hefeweizens. Banana and clove throughout, just in the same smokey, roasted malt way. The flavors just lean a little too close to smoke than I prefer.

Okay..a much better hefewieizen than you would expect in the islands, not the best here - but a well built beer. Smooth yet rich beer.

08-14-2007 07:16:46 | More by sweethome
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Karibourgeois

Texas

3/5  rDev -19.6%

03-08-2014 23:20:59 | More by Karibourgeois
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Tictactisag


3/5  rDev -19.6%

08-08-2014 03:39:21 | More by Tictactisag
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drewone

California

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

07-05-2014 23:14:23 | More by drewone
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John_M

Oregon

4/5  rDev +7.2%

07-08-2014 01:43:16 | More by John_M
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cardinals22

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

08-11-2014 16:53:12 | More by cardinals22
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

3.73/5  rDev 0%

Kona Hula Hefeweizen, ontap @ Kona brewpub restaraunt

Pours a cloudy hazed straw, good sized head and lace. Aroma of citrus, clove, bubble gum, banana. In the flavor, more bubblegum, soft banana and distant clove. A light citrus hop character is there. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, adequate carbonation and fairly smooth. Overall, a good standard hefeweizen good for the warm weather.

04-25-2011 05:08:18 | More by Stinkypuss
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mrkinnex

Oregon

5/5  rDev +34%

02-16-2012 22:41:10 | More by mrkinnex
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Lovely85

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

11-05-2013 06:45:05 | More by Lovely85
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waiting4lunch

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +7.2%

11-22-2011 21:42:27 | More by waiting4lunch
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Poppajack

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

12-03-2012 03:48:37 | More by Poppajack
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brdc

Wisconsin

3.48/5  rDev -6.7%

From notes. On tap in Hawaii.

Poured into a pint glass, it shows the cloudy yellow appearance you would expect, minus the voluminous head. The head is small to medium, fading a bit too fast, with some lacing.
Citric notes, some faint bubblegum, clove on the aroma, with some (also faint) bubblegum, citric fruits and clove on the palate.
Reasonable.

08-04-2011 02:15:53 | More by brdc
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MrSomeone

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

07-03-2013 21:13:08 | More by MrSomeone
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schoolboy

Ohio

3.68/5  rDev -1.3%

I had one of these with lunch/dinner last night. It went well with grilled mahi mahi. I've gotten used to the one Kona ale, so I thought this would be nice (there weren't a lot of choices).

It tasted a little on the light side. In offensive and creamy, like the other Konas. Somewhat disappointing as I wished for a more powerful come-and-get-ya flavor.

It was drinkable enough, but I will seek other local beers to try and avoid this any further.

03-27-2009 23:11:11 | More by schoolboy
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Gobzilla

California

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

06-04-2013 07:27:51 | More by Gobzilla
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powdersoldier

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

02-06-2013 04:11:27 | More by powdersoldier
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CrossProduct

Colorado

4/5  rDev +7.2%

12-18-2013 17:40:03 | More by CrossProduct
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Williaar

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

05-09-2014 03:41:15 | More by Williaar
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Hula Hefeweizen from Kona Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 33 ratings.