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Hopf Helle Weisse | Weissbierbrauerei Hopf

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BA SCORE
3.77/5
Very Good
171 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Weissbierbrauerei Hopf
Germany
hopfweisse.de

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-07-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#20,432
Reviews:
109
Ratings:
171
pDev:
10.88%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
10
Trade:
0
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Photo of emmbrook
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Jolly nice hefeweizen, clean and crisp taste, very refreshing.

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Photo of richj1970
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of drmeto
3.42/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

L:
-pours a cloudy bright golden with a medium,foamy,white head
-medium to high carbonation visible
S:
-Banana,wheat bread,pineapple,lemon,clove
T:
-banana,pineapple,lemon,pers,coriander,grainy
F:
-medium carbonation
-light body
O:
A solid, classical-german Hefeweizen that gets a bit too grainy and light on the finish.

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Photo of mishi_d
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of windowside
3.77/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chebode2
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bierliebhaber3
3.94/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This hefe pours a clear, golden yellow color with a medium, foamy, white head and a fairly high amount of carbonation. The smell is of the typical hefe bananas and yeast, but it is probably more subdued than the average hefe. The body is certainly lighter than the typical hefe and the initial taste is mild, but smooth. It’s really in the aftertaste that the majority of the flavor hits you and despite the light body there is some pretty serious flavor with banana, yeast, wheat malts, and some nice clove coming to the forefront. The finish is nice and crisp, which I think would be a nice change for those that find the aftertaste of hefes to be cloying. Despite the picture of a hop bud on the bottle, the hop presence in the finish is quite mild as it probably should be for this style of beer. Normally when breweries take a style and make it lighter it is something that I am against, as I tend to prefer robust, darker beers on the whole, but in this case I would make an exception. This beer manages to impart a full hefe flavor while giving a body that makes it great for a warmer day. I have had better hefes, but I think that this is for sure worth trying and it’s definitely a little underrated in my opinion.

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Photo of Pilafhead
3.63/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 123321123321
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mister_Faucher
3.96/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JTuomi
3.65/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jroof1
4.06/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Bf_89
3.73/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mrcraft
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fettpopps
4.5/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of adnott
4.47/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Excellent summer beer and very efflorescent Hefe.

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Photo of GarthDanielson
3.77/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into a weisse vase, the beer is a hazy, opaque, golden coloring with a fluffy, bubbly, white head. Aromas of toasted grains, subtle banana, grassy hops, hints of honey, and floral notes. Flavors are crisp and clean, with a tangy honey and floral flavor forward, grassy and cracker backbone, and subtle spice blend. Smooth and clean bodied, with a subtle fruity sweet and floral aftertaste. Crisp, clean finish. Good beer.

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Photo of Dentist666
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours cloudy yellow, 2-finger white head with good retention. Classic weizen aroma. Taste is a bit lighter than it would be expected. In conclusion, good weissbier.

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Photo of Schmoog
3.96/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of NickThePyro
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BowWowWowYippyYoIPA
4.28/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of brutalist
3.94/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CJNAPS
2.38/5  rDev -36.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Wasn't a fan of this one, smelled off to me. Maybe I got a bad bottle.

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Photo of tlema1
3.43/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Light banana and clove taste, easy drinking. Probably wouldn't revisit

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Photo of ZEB89
3.56/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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Hopf Helle Weisse from Weissbierbrauerei Hopf
Beer rating: 3.77 out of 5 with 171 ratings
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