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UFO Hefeweizen - Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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BA SCORE
78
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1,368 Ratings
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83
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Ratings: 1,368
Reviews: 596
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 14.66%
Wants: 23
Gots: 140 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: pezoids on 01-25-2001

UFO Hefeweizen is an American unfiltered wheat beer. Perhaps UFO’s initial sensory perception is also its most prominent: a cloudy golden color and a dense, frothy head. The yeast, which has not been filtered out, accounts for the cloudiness of UFO. Wheat malt tends to create a larger head than barley malt, the cereal grain most often used in brewing. When served in a traditional wheat beer glass with a lemon, UFO presents an appealing and distinctive visual image.

The aroma has a faint but clear citrus-like character. This is produced by the special yeast and accounts for the Bavarian tradition of serving hefeweizens with a lemon. The lemon accentuates the yeast’s fruity, tart fragrance. UFO has a soft mouthfeel and a refreshing, light body. The wheat malts and subtle hopping give the beer a mild, delicate flavor. UFO has a clean finish. Unlike some imported hefeweizens, UFO does not have the spicy, tropical flavors typical of European-brewed style.

19 IBU
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Ratings: 1,368 | Reviews: 596
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Mild Aroma
Very Smooth and great taste.

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A solid wheat beer. Easy drinkability, Pretty good depth for a beer that is also pretty easy to find.

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One of my favorites Harpoon offerings. Excellent Hefeweizen beer and wonderful flavors. Nice and light and highly drinkable.

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UFO Hefeweizen from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
78 out of 100 based on 1,368 ratings.