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Schöfferhofer Grapefruit Weizen-Mix | Binding-Brauerei AG

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3.51/5
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785 Ratings
Schöfferhofer Grapefruit Weizen-MixSchöfferhofer Grapefruit Weizen-Mix
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Binding-Brauerei AG
Germany
binding.de

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 2.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Redwood21 on 02-19-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#40,325
Reviews:
177
Ratings:
785
pDev:
17.66%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Gots:
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Ratings: 785 |  Reviews: 177
Photo of Alphakitty
4.36/5  rDev +24.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RBorsato
4.92/5  rDev +40.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of dag1991
3.36/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Lingenbrau
4.28/5  rDev +21.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

This is a hard one to score. I gave it a high rating because as a Radler-ish beer it is amazing. As a weizen, not so much, but obviously that is not the main concept here. It is deliciously like drinking grapefruit soda but smoother, less carbonated, and overall much better. So easy to consume all of its contents in mere seconds and leaves you willing to dust off all six in one sitting. Prost!

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Photo of GuitarIPA
4.01/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Wow. Smells like fresh squeezed grapefruit and tastes like it too. The natural flavor is pretty amazing - sweet and refreshing - with just enough funk to let you know your drinking beer and not juice.

Great Sunday brunch beer - kills Mamosa's

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Photo of DM1293
4.63/5  rDev +31.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Wonderful flavor to be had here. Big grapefruit on the nose and palate, rounded by a mild breadiness, and a hint of banana. It smells great, looks great with a hazy orangish gold. Its got a thick kind of mouthfeel that doesnt last too long, perfect for a parched mouth on a hot or humid summer day. My only complaint would be a little more of the hefeweizen flavor to work with the grapefruit.

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Photo of WillieThreebiers
2.86/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of vfgccp
3.59/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BikenBeerTwo
4.8/5  rDev +36.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of kjkinsey
3.9/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beerthulhu
3.85/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

-160z. tallboy can into wheat beer vessel. Unfiltered with grapefruit flavoring add and colored with cochineal extract (honestly have no idea) @ 3.2%.

A: Beautiful dense and hazy orange juice coloring with pink grapefruit highlights from back-lighting. Dirty off white head is thin, bubbly and short lasting. Really love the coloring, the cochineal extract seems to have done the trick nicely.

S: Fresh pinkgrapefruit juice, lightly tart, with a initial strong first impression. Freshly sliced grapefruit, juicy, and natural appeal of good strength.

T: Not much to be said flavorwise, very good, spritzy tart grapefruit juice, thirst quenching. If you love grapefruit juice or other forms of breakfast juice you will surely like this.

M: Light bodied, tart, good amount of carbonation provides texture and feel. Like carbonated grapefruit juice.

O: Not sure what i was expecting, labeled a hefe-weizen, but does not have much of the traditional german hefe yeastiness, more clean like an american style. Also this is only 3.2% and cut with grapefruit juice, so i would consider this more Radler then hefe imho. I love grapefruit juice and the tart quality and freshly cut grapefruit, so its not a hard stretch of the imagination to guess i really liked this, even if most would question if this is a true beer by nature, rather a hybrid. The grapefruit juice is spot on for the perfect summer time quencher when you want to keep things light, not necessarily beer, by poolside or beach side and want that old time country lemonade or grapefruit juice feel, which for myself provides a high drinkability rate while quenching the NJ muggy summer heat. Though its labeled as a hefe, which is as questionable as the nature of the beer status itself, i thoughly enjoyed this as a Radler style, and perhaps one of the better, if not best by Radler/Shandy style with a low abv% and a high grapefruit quantity that is sure to be hit or miss depending of individual status. If you are seeking a Radler style then try, fits the bill nicely to quench the thirst when not in the mood for beer or with company.

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Photo of anteater
3.42/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ZachT
4.28/5  rDev +21.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Socialiste
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rosieracoon
4.02/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SikeMant
3.45/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of krs0123
4.48/5  rDev +27.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had this from tap in "germany" in Disney epcot center. While I get the criticism that it's not a beer and blah blah......I loved it. It was 98 and humid and this was so refreshing. Big big fan under those conditions. Also, thought there was plenty of breadiness to make it "a beer"

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Photo of JeffatRedlefsens
4.71/5  rDev +34.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of arillinoming
4.4/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Really good, perfect blend of grapefruit and hefeweizen.

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Photo of Kenai4
3.41/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DanGeo
4.24/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of eskildow
3.88/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

It is a peach colour with a white head, bearing a citrussy scent with a hint of alcohol in the nose. The flavour it tart on the front end with sweetness on the back. Pleasant overall if you like grapefruit.

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Photo of freewill35
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mikexw
3.42/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Steelocation
3.71/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

I bought a six pack in bottles and the bottles were 11.2oz. The bottle read an expiration date of 01/2017 with a bottle number of L287/15C. I poured it into a 12oz pint shaped glass. There was plenty of resin on the bottom of the bottle.

Appearance: golden, cloudy, with lively bubbles that if you look closely, you will notice. It had little to no head.

Smell: perfume, citrus, and of course, grapefruit like.

Taste: smooth, obvious grapefruit taste, with little carbonation.

Mouth Feel: light carbonation, crisp, seltzer-like.

Overall: I need to admit my bias, I enjoy grapefruit juice anyway so this beer (if you can even call it that at 2.5% ABV) was refreshing on a hot day. Very light with little carbonation. It was as if you poured seltzer water into grapefruit juice. If it weren't for the alcohol, kids would enjoy this. Obviously stay away if you hate grapefruits.

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Schöfferhofer Grapefruit Weizen-Mix from Binding-Brauerei AG
Beer rating: 3.51 out of 5 with 785 ratings
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