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UFO Hefeweizen - Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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BA SCORE
78
okay

1,267 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 1,267
Reviews: 588
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 15%
Wants: 19
Gots: 68 | 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:
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

(Beer added by: pezoids on 01-25-2001)
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PeteRiz

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -11.8%

03-06-2012 23:27:00 | More by PeteRiz
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carrollmel7

North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -19.1%

03-05-2012 03:35:13 | More by carrollmel7
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Tumble

Florida

3/5  rDev -11.8%

03-04-2012 15:41:53 | More by Tumble
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cheeseburger

New York

4/5  rDev +17.6%

03-04-2012 04:37:33 | More by cheeseburger
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brandonasplundh

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +17.6%

03-03-2012 21:23:41 | More by brandonasplundh
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ngingras

Vermont

2/5  rDev -41.2%

03-02-2012 22:20:23 | More by ngingras
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SHCC

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -11.8%

03-02-2012 18:29:02 | More by SHCC
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yeep


3/5  rDev -11.8%

03-02-2012 16:40:49 | More by yeep
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rydev24

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

03-02-2012 02:54:12 | More by rydev24
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MatthewWilde

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

02-28-2012 05:32:52 | More by MatthewWilde
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HamGlade10

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev +32.4%

02-27-2012 15:30:05 | More by HamGlade10
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ltdantheman

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

02-25-2012 20:04:28 | More by ltdantheman
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sbvrt6913

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

02-25-2012 19:35:04 | More by sbvrt6913
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WaydeRafnel

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -11.8%

02-25-2012 05:10:27 | More by WaydeRafnel
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tigg924

Massachusetts

2.48/5  rDev -27.1%

Had on tap at Bert's Landing, Plymouth

Appearance: minimal head, golden in color, hazy, moderate carbonation

Smell: light wheat--very weak smelling

Taste: orange, lemon, cardamom, coriander--standard witbier taste

Mouthfeel: moderate carbonation, medium-light bodied, sweet with light bitterness at the end

Overall: Slightly below average American Pale Wheat Ale. Not really distinguishable or memorable a beer. Not so bad that I would turn it away, but there are plenty others in the style I would go to first.

02-24-2012 20:47:14 | More by tigg924
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bcal16

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

02-22-2012 01:47:43 | More by bcal16
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jongullotti

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -11.8%

02-19-2012 20:50:01 | More by jongullotti
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jfcaa193

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

02-18-2012 22:44:47 | More by jfcaa193
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chrispoint

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

02-18-2012 08:21:15 | More by chrispoint
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logicalparadox

New York

3/5  rDev -11.8%

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dugly2ugly

Virginia

3/5  rDev -11.8%

02-17-2012 01:39:07 | More by dugly2ugly
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B967ierhunter177

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -11.8%

This beer pours a clear yellow with 1 finger head and lasting lace. The aroma is of banana, dough, and vanilla. The flavor is subdued banana and mild lemon with a cake background. The mouthfeel is light-medium and smooth. Harpoon UFO Hefeweizen is a good beer. Recommended.

02-16-2012 02:14:57 | More by B967ierhunter177
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joex444

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

02-16-2012 00:52:40 | More by joex444
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anoctopus

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +47.1%

02-15-2012 01:34:31 | More by anoctopus
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spark3148857

California

3/5  rDev -11.8%

02-13-2012 11:41:39 | More by spark3148857
UFO Hefeweizen from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
78 out of 100 based on 1,267 ratings.