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Hofbräu Hefe Weizen | Hofbräuhaus Pittsburgh

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79 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hofbräuhaus Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania, United States
hofbrauhauspittsburgh.com

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by ClockworkOrange on 03-26-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,718
Reviews:
17
Ratings:
79
pDev:
11.75%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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6
Gots:
21
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Ratings: 79 |  Reviews: 17
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2/5  rDev -50%

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2.75/5  rDev -31.3%

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3/5  rDev -25%

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3.25/5  rDev -18.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -18.8%

Photo of SamuelMiller
3.42/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.48/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of Boto
3.71/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Draught @ Brewhouse: This one poured a cloudy to opaque straw yellow color. There was a large white head on it. It left a good amount of lacing. The nose was nice, but a little light. There was wheat, clove and a hint of lemon. The taste is good. Wheat, clove, a touch of banana and citrus. Decent body. A solid hefe.

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Photo of BeerSamurai34
3.72/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Not my favorite style, but this is one of the better hefeweizens I have had. Tons of malt, but good balance and very little German beer "stank" that is pretty common with the style.

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3.74/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

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3.77/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.78/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

a- cloudy gold, large head, decent lacing

s- banana, clove, with a little breadiness

t- sweet, with a tangyness to it. bready, with some yeast-like undertones

m- ok. not wonderful, but decent. lighter than expected

d- easy to drink this beer. Had a few of them at HBH, which gave me a wonderful headache the next day

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3.79/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.81/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.86/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a tall weizen glass on tap during beer extravanganza weekend, day 2.

A: Pour is a hazy light orange, almost like a creamsicle. 3 inches of frothy head sinks slowly back into the beer. Tons of lacing clings stubbornly to the sides of my glass.

S: Lots of banana and tons of cloves and spices. There is a slight interesting and compelling funk exuded by the German ingredients.

T: Spices are very strong, and to my slight disappointment, the banana is very subdued. Citrus flavors were surprisingly strong. The finish was a grassy taste of pale grains.

M/D: Tingly spicy warmness. Light and refreshing. A nice summer beer, and good to get me back into the swing of beer after last night.

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3.87/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a cloudy yellow to orange-ish color with a white head. In the aroma, dry clove and banana. In the taste, dry banana fruitiness and clove spice, with just a hint of sulfur. A spice bite and medium bodied mouthfeel, with a semi dry clove like spice in the aftertaste. Nice flavor, nice dryness, but the sulfur kind of threw me a bit.

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Hofbräu Hefe Weizen from Hofbräuhaus Pittsburgh
Beer rating: 4 out of 5 with 79 ratings
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