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UFO White - Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,078 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 1,078
Reviews: 212
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 15%
Wants: 27
Gots: 117 | 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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3.4/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured at Glenway Premium Pub, Belmont NC, into an American pint glass with an Olde Mecklenburg Brewery logo on the side of it.

Pours a hazy yellow - like grapefruit juice - with a thin white head. Served way too cold but allowing it to warm didn't awaken the brew as I'd hoped. There's a nice bready, biscuit thing going on and the brew is quite pleasant. There's nothing off-putting but nothing noteworthy either. First Harpoon brew I've had in some time - just as mediocre as the others I've tried.

Mantooth, Jun 17, 2014
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3.55/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured it too rapidly. I'm looking at a third of the glass of foam. Waiting for the fluffy white head to settle before draining the can. A soft hazy yellow color advertises the beer.

Snappy coriander and ripe orange peel/flesh. Brittle wheat malts are aromatic, but give the esters and spices avenues to express themselves. Light lemon, wheatgrass, and egginess. Nice whiffs.

A little grainier and brined, but still coming off of that good nose. More coriander and clove and hints of star anise, than orange peel and wheat that survives. Hints of lemon-lime soda. Strangely, it has that anise bump to it that makes for another imperfection, but undoubtedly unique. Citrusy hop with some flowery bitterness. Good stuff.

Drinks like Easy Street. Slight alcohol accent that caroms off of textural carbonation to diminish the body.

Good. Ranges from okay to excellent, depending on format (had a great version, in bottle, earlier this year). Too much inconsistency.

thecheapies, May 24, 2014
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UFO White from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
82 out of 100 based on 1,078 ratings.