UFO Huckleberry Hefeweizen | Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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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
Ratings:
58
Reviews:
19
Avg:
3.54
pDev:
10.17%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
17
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 58 |  Reviews: 19
Photo of ahommell
3.59/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of oriolesfan4
3.34/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Botulizard
3.6/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ummswimmin
3.32/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of zacnock
4.14/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ZAP
3.33/5  rDev -5.9%
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 +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stella77artois
3.76/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of mikeg67
2.64/5  rDev -25.4%
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 -27.1%
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 +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Draught

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

Photo of PorterLambic
3.64/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jwalters
2.14/5  rDev -39.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of redsoxjim
3.93/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Taybeh
3.16/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of mitch3114
3.69/5  rDev +4.2%
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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Photo of VeganUndead
2.95/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A sugary fruit beer, none of the characteristics of a hefeweizen come through. Colored hue from the fruit, however I could only tolerate a few sips of this

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Photo of HattedClassic
3.71/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

The beer pours a nice white head that dissipates quickly while the beer itself is a nice looking clear pale straw color.

The smell and taste are good. The huckleberry is pretty strong and gives a nice sugary and flowery note that mixes well with the more mild banana and Belgian spice note. There is also a slight lemony citrus note.

The feel is decent. It's a bit sticky for the style and heavier than one would expect a hefeweizen to be. There is some biting carbonation at the beginning but is pretty smooth.

Overall, a pretty decent beer that is worth getting with no regrets and good on a summer day.

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Photo of pat61
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

L: It pours hazy straw with rapidly rising bubbles under a thin white cap with poor retention.

S: A big berry aroma pushes most of the hefeweizen aromas into the background although there is a hint of bread.

T: It starts mildly sweet to sweet infused with berry. The berry flavors are big. The hefeweizen flavors are in the background with a mild bitterness that provides some balance to the berry. F: The body and carbonation are medium.

O: The berry dominates this beer and does not let enough of the hefeweizen shine through.

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

Photo of tedho21
3.18/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jlindros
2.84/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Cans neat

Decent creamy foamy head fades with decent lacing, very hazy light pear color

Nose basic ufo hefe, light wheat, faint spices, little icky mineral thing, weird berry fruit, not great

Taste sweet sweet sticky malt light wheat, thin, little bitterness, weird fruity berry, little icky mineral thing again, weird bitter finish

Mouth is thin watery decent carb

Overall bleh as expected, mineral off flavor, thin and watery, weird fake fruity

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Photo of JLK7299
3.83/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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UFO Huckleberry Hefeweizen from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
3.54 out of 5 based on 58 ratings.
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