Schöfferhofer Grapefruit Weizen-Mix | Binding-Brauerei AG

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Binding-Brauerei AG
Germany
binding.de

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 2.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Redwood21 on 02-19-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
752
Reviews:
163
Avg:
3.5
pDev:
17.43%
 
 
Wants:
36
Gots:
247
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Reviews by IronDjinn:
Photo of IronDjinn
2.7/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

From a 330 ml clear bottle that came in a 6 pack. Pours out a cloudy light marmalade hue, fizzy white head that quickly sets to a thin cap.

Intense bright grapefruit juice on the nose, faint soft wheat malt in the background.

The flavour is predominantly that of sweet ruby red grapefruit juice, with some faint, very faint bready malt in the background. I happen to like grapefruit so it's enjoyable, however seems much more like carbonated juice, or a traditional fruit soda.

Mouthfeel is light and thin, the texture carries a bit of fullness from the wheat malt, while the carbonation is brisk and spritzy.

An okay lawnmower beer for those not very mechanically inclined and fearing the loss of their toes (as this a lightweight 2.5%), quenching all the same, but not something I plan on picking up again. A low-alcohol fruit radler for those into that sort of thing.

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Photo of chinchill
3.66/5  rDev +4.6%

.33L clear bottle with a BB date of 9/2015.
Unusual appearance, but does look like a hefeweizen with grapefruit juice.
The smell is largely citrus rind and grapefruit juice, but there's a nice mix of hefeweizen with grapefruit juice in the flavor.
Refreshing; exceptionally fruity; lightly sweet.

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Photo of Ferretferret
3.27/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

I.... Don't know what I expected, with this one. Grapefruit is possibly my favorite flavor, so, I figured I had to give it a try. It is, however, just grapefruit juice from concentrate, mixed with rather cheap beer. One could get the /exact/ same flavor by buying one of those giant $1.00 jugs of grapefruit juice, and mixing it with some PBR in a cup, for a small fraction of the cost of this. I mean, it definitely wasn't bad, and it's exactly what's advertised, but... I guess I don't really get it.

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Photo of khoff5
4.24/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Yes the alcohol content is disappointing but overall the look, smell and taste are really suprisingly good. Very refreshing tasty summer beer, will buy again (and might see how it mixes with a half a shot of vodka)

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Photo of DanGeo
4.24/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tjk135
2.78/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.75

Refreshing drink however a little to sweet for me. Drinks more like a soda than beer. Grapefruit is slightly medicinal.

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3.5/5  rDev 0%

Photo of drseid
4.8/5  rDev +37.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of GameOfBeers
3.45/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BubalooBrewMaster
3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

Photo of kuishinbo_tantei
3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

Photo of SD-Alefan
3.33/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DaftPatrick
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of Afroman
3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

Photo of TimoP
3.5/5  rDev 0%

Photo of JayEvans813
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of jamesmk48
3.86/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of JC333
3.85/5  rDev +10%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ccurrid
2.5/5  rDev -28.6%

Photo of eweidow
4.67/5  rDev +33.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Thank you Disney for turning me on to this exceptionally tasting beer!

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Photo of OompaMentor
2.89/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 3

Can poured into plastic cup; yes! I know, but I'm at DW in Orlando. Pink grapefruit color with little to no carbonation; modest head. Smell- grapefruit (go figure). Taste- grapefruit. Low ABV- nice for a HOT day.

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Photo of rawknrall
3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

Photo of Cynic-ale
3.6/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Robertas
3.93/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HopsForBrains
3.7/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Smells good but the taste is a bit too sweet instead of tart.

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Schöfferhofer Grapefruit Weizen-Mix from Binding-Brauerei AG
3.5 out of 5 based on 752 ratings.
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