Hips Don't Lie
Lucette Brewing Company

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Lucette Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States
3.75 | pDev: 13.33%
Jul 03, 2016
Jul 04, 2013
Very Good
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Rated: 3.09 by KnappStout from Wisconsin

Jul 03, 2016
Rated: 4.73 by DissentFatsquirrel from Minnesota

Jan 29, 2016
Rated: 4.26 by atone315 from Wisconsin

Sep 22, 2015
Rated: 4 by aussiebeer from Illinois

Jun 29, 2015
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Reviewed by pat61 from Minnesota

4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
L: Pours hazy gold under a 1” white foam cap that persists.
S: Rose hip aromas blend with wheat and a trace of smoke and banana.
T: Tart citrus, wheat and banana.
F: Creamy, medium body to light medium, medium carbonation.
O: A refreshing summer drink.
Jun 05, 2015
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Reviewed by SD-Alefan from South Dakota

3.96/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pours a slightly hazy golden straw with a creamy white head that fades quickly away.
Great aroma: banana, clove, bubblegum and hints of citrus
Tasty hefe with lots of banana and spice, a hint of citrus in the background and a nice bitter and refreshing finish.
Mouthfeel is medium and bubbly with a touch of creaminess.
Overall, a very good beer although I was slightly disappointed that this was a filtered hefe. That and the fast-fading head knocked down the appearance score.
Apr 19, 2015
Rated: 3.25 by Gotti311 from Wisconsin

Jan 16, 2015
Rated: 3.31 by BarrelAgedG from California

Jan 16, 2015
Rated: 3.7 by T_Hass from Georgia

Dec 25, 2014
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Reviewed by MrGraybeard from Wisconsin

4.62/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Hazy yellow with a persistent head and a great deal of yeast residue lining the can. Strong fruity aroma. Taste starts out tart, hints at bananas and finishes spicy and bitter. Chewy for a wheat beer.

IMO, the brewer mischaracterizes this beer by calling it a Bavarian weissbeer. The style is much closer to a Belgian witbier. And it's a very good witbier.
Dec 20, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by DoctorsOrders from Kansas

Oct 12, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by spycow from Illinois

Oct 11, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by JohnSnowNW from Minnesota

Sep 21, 2014
Rated: 3.25 by kraticus41 from Minnesota

Sep 08, 2014
Rated: 3.96 by JakeBarnett from Minnesota

Sep 03, 2014
Rated: 4.25 by Bluegrass49 from Minnesota

Aug 10, 2014
Rated: 3 by BACONBUDDHA from Wisconsin

Aug 09, 2014
Rated: 4.25 by TX-Badger from Texas

Jul 27, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by DantheMan75 from Wisconsin

Jul 17, 2014
Rated: 2.75 by sgttibbs from Minnesota

Jul 08, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by YalovaIA from Iowa

Jun 21, 2014
Rated: 4 by DaftPatrick from Minnesota

Jun 18, 2014
Rated: 3.25 by dmadsen from Minnesota

Jun 15, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by hinemk76 from Pennsylvania

May 29, 2014
Rated: 4.25 by TEdubbaD from Minnesota

May 21, 2014
Rated: 4.5 by MonkeyPilates from Minnesota

May 07, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by UWBadgerFan4Life from Wisconsin

Apr 26, 2014
Rated: 4 by FFATS from Wisconsin

Apr 18, 2014
Rated: 4.25 by Suds27 from Minnesota

Apr 18, 2014
Rated: 4.5 by Beerbelly22 from Minnesota

Apr 03, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by zeledonia from Washington

Mar 21, 2014
Rated: 3 by MarkFCook from Wisconsin

Mar 15, 2014
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Reviewed by vespahulb from Wisconsin

4.04/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Pours a hazy straw color. I swirled the last 1/8 of the can and definitely got a little yeasty goodness to cloud it up.

The aroma really took me here. Kind of like smelling freshly milled wheat as you're pouring it into your strike water. Just a fine wheat smell and I envy how prevalent it is. I'm not sure of previous reviews, but I'd like to believe I get a super fresh batch, here. A nice rose petal smell lingers in the background.

In the mouth it has persistent carbonation, but a definitely a bit less than you'd see in a traditional BHW. Creamy wheat and minerality on the front the of the mouth. In the finish a nice citrus hop kiss, with a firm malt presence. As it warms, I believe you can get a little residual floral character from the honey. The carbonation cleanses the palate, making this easy to slam.

In my opinion, this is a great beer. The fact that it's in 6-pack pint cans is the icing on the cake. Perfect combo= A can of Hips Don't Lie in one hand and a brat in the other. This will be on heavy rotation in my refrigerator for the next 4 months!
Mar 15, 2014
Rated: 2.5 by deleted_user_438457 from Kansas

Feb 09, 2014
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Reviewed by PieOhMy from Minnesota

4.2/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25
Poured into conic glass

A Orange/amber. Filtered and transparent. Inch and a half of thick white head. Lots of bubbles and carbonation. A damn fine looking brew.

S Bready. Toasted grains. Wheat. Barley. Some rye. Certainly hints of orange and lemon peel. Flowery (obviously the rose hips.)

T Crisp and peppery. Follows the scent. Grainy with a citrus kick. Honey (this becomes more pronounced as the brew warms.) Has a pretty decent malt backbone that adds a little more sweetener.

M For the style everything is pretty spot on. Smooth non-sticky malt. Crisp. Just a bit of burn as the ABV is higher than the usual weissebier.

O I really dig this beer. Easy drinker. The flavors meld really well. I think the rose hips do work here. Well put together brew. The best I've had from Lucette (the one that I buy consistently.)
Jan 30, 2014
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Reviewed by NilocRellim from Minnesota

3.59/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75
Served from the tap.

The beer was hazy and amber in colour.

The nose was light and sweet, like light honey. It smelled like a typical Hefeweizen, but with honey.

The beer tasted light and sweet, slightly like honey and like Belgian-yeast. It had a very clean taste.

Would I buy it again? Yes.
Jan 28, 2014
Rated: 3 by XmnwildX12 from Minnesota

Dec 09, 2013
Rated: 3 by mmulebarn from Minnesota

Nov 29, 2013
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Reviewed by vette2006c5r from Minnesota

4.19/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25
Hips Don't Lie pours a dark reddish-copper color with a small but lacing head. There is a nice earthy, sweet and almost smokey aroma. The tase has a nice creamy wheat backbone, rose hips noticeable, and a nice well mixing sweetness from the honey that lingers as the beer goes down. Great body, great feel, great flavors, love the lingering flavors. Overall a very nice complex and creamy Hefeweizen.
Nov 08, 2013
Rated: 3.25 by heytomcat from Minnesota

Sep 26, 2013
Hips Don't Lie from Lucette Brewing Company
Beer rating: 85 out of 100 with 57 ratings