Portsmouth Hefeweizen | Portsmouth Brewery

Portsmouth HefeweizenPortsmouth Hefeweizen
BA SCORE
3.79/5
64 Ratings
Portsmouth HefeweizenPortsmouth Hefeweizen
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Portsmouth Brewery
New Hampshire, United States
portsmouthbrewery.com

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A German style wheat ale, mit hefe (with yeast). This cloudy, classic is light in body yet big in flavor. Lots of clove & a bit of banana make a big aromatic presence.

Added by mschofield on 10-01-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#19,536
Reviews:
39
Ratings:
64
pDev:
13.46%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
0
Trade:
0
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4.24/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle brought home and poured into a weizen glass. The appearance was a soft semi-cloudy pale yellow/orange color with a two finger white foamy head. Stringy sliding lace. The aroma bled of sweet wheat malt, nice balance of clove, light bubblegum and normal amount of banana esters. The flavor blended the sweet to the spice exactly the way I wanted and expected it to be with a shining example of the expected sweet wheaty bite just nipping the tail of the aftertaste and giving off that quick wheaty sweet to spicy clove of a finish. On the palate, this one sat about a medium on the body with a great sessionability about it. Fairly low yet acceptable carbonation. ABV felt great as projected by the brewer. Overall, for the style and since this was consumed in a weizen glass, I say yes and a half to this. Probably one of the best brewed true to style hefeweizens by an American brewer.

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Photo of johnnnniee
3.52/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle from the brewery store.
Hazy light straw color with a frothy bubbly white head that persists forever. Light banana and clove with a bit of malty sweetness and hints of earthy spice and yeasty flavors. Lightly tart, not half bad.

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3.83/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.15/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3/5  rDev -20.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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Portsmouth Hefeweizen from Portsmouth Brewery
Beer rating: 3.79 out of 5 with 64 ratings
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