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Portsmouth Hefeweizen - Portsmouth Brewery

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Portsmouth HefeweizenPortsmouth Hefeweizen

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BA SCORE
85
very good

58 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 58
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 14.29%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Portsmouth Brewery visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A German style wheat ale, mit hefe (with yeast). This cloudy, classic is light in body yet big in flavor. Lots of clove & a bit of banana make a big aromatic presence.

(Beer added by: mschofield on 10-01-2004)
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

10-31-2013 19:22:21 | More by ajcormier
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DelicateDelirium

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -20.6%

09-06-2013 13:58:41 | More by DelicateDelirium
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New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

08-30-2013 00:17:37 | More by b00ga
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New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +5.8%

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New Hampshire

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Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -14%

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New Hampshire

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

07-30-2012 02:01:11 | More by davey101
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

07-08-2012 01:35:10 | More by heganhound
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New Hampshire

3/5  rDev -20.6%

07-04-2012 17:18:09 | More by Didier
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New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +5.8%

04-21-2012 21:19:22 | More by projektyle
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Washington

3.25/5  rDev -14%

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New Hampshire

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Florida

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3.9/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bomber bottle poured into a Deschutes snifter. No bottle date or ABV is listed here. Bottle purchased at the brewpub on 9/4/11.

A: Pours a really nice light orange color. Finger and a half bright white head. Carbonation is awesome, bottle conditioning? Some faint lacing.

S: Spicy notes. Belgian yeasty smells. Breadiness.

T: Solid Hefe/Witbier character. You get a nice spice note on the tip of the tongue: coriander and orange peel? Definitely yeasty character too.

M: Light to medium bodied. More light though. Good summer brew.

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Serving type: bottle

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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

3.3/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured on-tap at the Portsmouth Brewery and served in a weisse glass. The beer is a light, bright, pale yellow, and the unfiltered nature makes this brew almost opaque. No head to speak of on this one. There are very light aromas of lemon and bubblegum. Interesting. There is a decent cling along the glass while you drink. Flavors are sweet, with the bubblegum characteristic once again, as well as a basil and oregano spicing at the end of the palate. The aftertaste is mostly spice, with a dry, rough finish.

Serving type: on-tap

09-03-2011 02:51:06 | More by GarthDanielson
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Bendurgin

Maine

3.48/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a weizen glass at the brew pub. Pours a cloudy straw color with a finger of creamy white head.

This one smells like bananas. Tough to notice anything else but it does have a faint toasty aroma lingering. More of a grainy flavor on this one. Kind of fruity still but it has a nice light toasty flavor and a little bit of spice.

Good feel. Light bodied and soft carbonation. Pretty ejoyable beer. A little fruity but still a nice lower abv offering.

Serving type: on-tap

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AgentZero

Illinois

3.8/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Golden colored beer with a moderate white head that left some decent stick on the sides.

S - Banana and clove, with a little bit of bubblegum. Some decent yeast, smells like a pretty good hefeweizen.

T - A lot of banana, with some yeast and clove. Pretty sweet, little bit of spice on the finish. Slight bit of citrus, good take on the style, and one of the best Portsmouth beers I've tasted.

M - Lighter side of medium bodied, with some present carbonation.

O - Good beer, good take on the style. Not a fan of portsmouth, but this is probably the best one I've had.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2011 00:11:10 | More by AgentZero
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Portsmouth Hefeweizen from Portsmouth Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 58 ratings.