Hirter BioHanfBier | Brauerei Hirt GmbH

BA SCORE
2.91/5
7 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brauerei Hirt GmbH
Austria
hirterbier.at

Style: Märzen / Oktoberfest

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by allboutbierge on 01-20-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
7
pDev:
29.55%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 7 |  Reviews: 3
Photo of monkist
3.89/5  rDev +33.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Was a little taken back to try this bear having read the reviews of others but can say that the surprise was a good one!
It looks nice and clean and smells also quite refreshing, like a good Pilsner perhaps. Even though the taster is also quite crisp, I could not find any traces of hemp in there. It tastes somewhere between an American adjunct and a fresh Pilsner, both being well-filtered and crystal clear. Drinking it brought with itself hints of apple juice as well, very easy to back it down. Aftertaste-wise there was something left on your tongue, perhaps that was due to the hemp in there, but did not feel anything negative.
I can say that overall it was a very easy to drink beer with a pleasant taste. Nothing to criticize, a good refreshment.

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Photo of dcmchew
3.21/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of safaricook
3.34/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Corson
4/5  rDev +37.5%

Photo of MarkoNm
1.7/5  rDev -41.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.75

Better than some other hemp beers, but it just doesn't cut it for me. Pours with a clear very pale yellow color, with almost no head to speak of. Aroma is basically just grass, not much there. The taste is what I didn't like - no flavour at all, just some grass left in water. It could be drinkable, but no taste there really.

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Photo of MrHyde1886
2/5  rDev -31.3%

Photo of allboutbierge
2.23/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Best by date 07.2009, so with a 6 month hold date, this bottle is presumed to be very fresh.

I've never seen this before and I drink a lot of Hirter.

Anyways, everything about this beer is thin. Color is overly pale in comparison to other Austrian Maerzens but maintains a golden color of sorts. Foam is like that cool guy who mistakenly shows up at an chess club meeting. He make a presence initially, then realizes where he is at. Feeling out of place, he runs for the door never to be seen at said place again. In other words, there's no lace retention despite a boisterous initial foaming.

Jeez, didn't all the stoners foam at the mouth in the 50s cult classic, Refer Madness???

Aroma is grainy and grass and not the good kind dominate. Flavor is light, thin, and quaff able...probably the ultimate hippie college party taste. Hirter should consider importing to the states this time and just concentrate on Vermont. Theyll buy it because its Bio Hemp. But then again, thats why I bought it as well, though I cant say I ever will again.

Not representative of Hirter which is otherwise a solid brewery despite their ranking here on BA.

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Hirter BioHanfBier from Brauerei Hirt GmbH
Beer rating: 2.91 out of 5 with 7 ratings
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