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UFO White - Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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BA SCORE
82
good

969 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 969
Reviews: 204
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 14.44%
Wants: 21
Gots: 69 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Light, crisp, refreshing UFO White follows in the tradition of spiced wheat beers that have been brewed in Belgium for well over 300 years. Brewed with orange peel and a unique blend of spices, UFO White is the perfect choice for a summer’s barbecue, a night out with friends or any time you¹re thirsting for something a little different. Like UFO Hefeweizen and UFO Raspberry Hefeweizen, we leave UFO White Unfiltered for a more natural taste and appearance.

10 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-03-2009)
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Reviews by micmillon18:
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micmillon18

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. Best by date reads 6/15/11.

A - Pours a slightly hazy straw yellow with a thin white bubbly head that subsides quickly.

S - Smells of citrus, yeast, grain.

T - Sweet flavors of citrusy orange and spiciness start this one off. Finishes with some yeasty and grainy notes. Refreshing and full of flavor. Orange peel and yeast are present in the aftertaste.

M - Light to medium body with a good crispness. Very smooth.

O - It almost feels like a cross between your typical American white with a slight Belgian touch, particularly the spiciness. A perfectly refreshing beer that doesn't sacrifice flavor for drinkablity.

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2011 02:35:02 | More by micmillon18
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UFO White from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
82 out of 100 based on 969 ratings.