UFO Huckleberry Hefeweizen | Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

UFO Huckleberry HefeweizenUFO Huckleberry Hefeweizen
BA SCORE
3.56/5
65 Ratings
UFO Huckleberry HefeweizenUFO Huckleberry Hefeweizen
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
Massachusetts, United States
harpoonbrewery.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Natural huckleberry flavor is added to this hefeweizen to make it the perfect blend of sweet and refreshing for any and all summer fun. Pairs nicely while frolicking through the countryside. And what the heck does a huckleberry taste like? A blueberry. But better.

Added by smcolw on 04-08-2017

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#36,427
Reviews:
23
Ratings:
65
pDev:
9.83%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
24
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 65 |  Reviews: 23
Photo of ordybill
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. The appearance is a cloudy golden yellow color with medium sized white head. The aroma is blueberry driven with some wheat tossed in. The taste is fruit and some wheat.

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Photo of Zazzi82
3.18/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Treyliff
3.59/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle poured into a tulip

A- slightly hazy golden color with a one-finger foamy off-white head that has short retention

S- aroma has an almost wine-like note, likes zinfandel. There's also some berry notes and a hint of toasted wheat

T- light and sweet huckleberry note up front, along with some white grape flavors. Mid-palate brings out a bit of toasted wheat. The finish is slightly sweet wth lingers of more berry sweetness

M- medium-light body with moderate carbonation leads to a foamy mouthfeel and a crisp finish

O- an easy drinking summer beer that has nice berry notes throughout

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Photo of BEERMILER12
3.52/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a hazy straw yellow color with 2 fingers of head that fades down to a thin cap

S: Huckleberry, wheat, and a bit of vague fruitiness in there as well

T: Follows the nose. Starts off with the huckleberry and fruity notes and goes into the wheat, spicy yeast, and a touch of bitterness. Finishes with lingering huckleberry and yeasty undertones

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation

O: A decent summer brew that is easy to drink. Surprising little kick of bitterness from combination of the yeast and berries, though. Not a hard pass, but definitely far from my first choice

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Photo of zotzot
3/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of bluesyasian
3.6/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.65/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

UFO Huckleberry has a thick, fizzy, white head, a hazy, gold-yellow appearance, tan sediment chunks, minimal glass lacing, and a descending yellow-gray cloud, following the "swish & pour". Aroma is of berries and white bread. Taste is of spiced white bread, acidic berry, and tap water. Mouthfeel is medium, and UFO Huckleberry finishes medium dry.

RJT

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Photo of ahommell
3.59/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of oriolesfan4
3.34/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Botulizard
3.6/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ummswimmin
3.32/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of zacnock
4.14/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ZAP
3.33/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

l-Hazy gold colored...frothy head...looks like a hefe

S-Reminds me of a blueberry malt aroma from Dairy Queen...artificial smelling but fragrant.

T-Not as sweet as the aroma leads one to think it will be but still a bit sweetish. Lighter artificial like blueberry taste (although apparently this uses natural huckleberry flavor). No hefe weizen characteristics...more of an american wheat base...

F-Light to medium bodied....a little sticky sweet

O-One is enough for me. Too artificial tasting and too sweet overall but not terrible.

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Photo of paulish
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stella77artois
3.76/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of archero
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mikeg67
2.64/5  rDev -25.8%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

12 oz bottle. Pours hazy golden with tall, long lasting, fluffy white head, nice lacing and lively carbonation. Aroma is of yeast, wheat malt and berries. Body is medium and slightly crisp. Wheat malt, yeast, candy sugar and some herbal hops fill the mouth. Finish is long and semi-dry. Drinkable brew.

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Photo of TheBeardHK
2.58/5  rDev -27.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Overall not very flavorful. Not memorable

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Photo of kw_pip
3.9/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Draught

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Photo of GlendonTT
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PorterLambic
3.64/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jwalters
2.14/5  rDev -39.9%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of redsoxjim
3.93/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Taybeh
3.16/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of mitch3114
3.69/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Great summer beer. Has flavor, accessible as it comes in cans, bottles, 6 packs 12 packs. It's convenient. It's crisp, refreshing and crushable with a smaller BAC. The fruit flavor isn't overpowering but it exists. Great beer for the style.

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UFO Huckleberry Hefeweizen from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
Beer rating: 3.56 out of 5 with 65 ratings
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