UFO White | Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

BA SCORE
82
good
1,437 Ratings
UFO WhiteUFO White
BEER INFO

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

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Light, crisp, refreshing UFO White follows in the tradition of spiced wheat beers that have been brewed in Belgium for well over 300 years. Brewed with orange peel and a unique blend of spices, UFO White is the perfect choice for a summer’s barbecue, a night out with friends or any time you¹re thirsting for something a little different. Like UFO Hefeweizen and UFO Raspberry Hefeweizen, we leave UFO White Unfiltered for a more natural taste and appearance.

10 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-03-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,437
Reviews:
247
Avg:
3.6
pDev:
14.72%
 
 
Wants:
53
Gots:
512
For Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,437 |  Reviews: 247
Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.71/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NeilSilber1
4.37/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Very nice mild white Belgium with tight spice hits of pepper. Fizzy with little head.

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Photo of jasadewi
3.99/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: Cloudy bright orange with a fluffy white head.
S: Orange, wheat, with a hint of coriander.
T: Mildly sweet wheat taste, with hints of orange peel and less so coriander.
M: Easily sessionable.
O: I love Witbiers on the sweeter side, as I am a big fan of Blue Moon. This, is a small, but solid improvement on the Blue Moon flavor and I'd highly recommend it.

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Photo of frasergrove
3.79/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ThePold
4.24/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Bottle into a proper wheat beer glass, yes. I always shake the last ounce and pour it on top for a great head and the capture of all the good bits. Lovely clouded amber color, but not a lot of smell, which is fine with the style. I like this, it's a good quality witbier.

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Photo of Samputnam14
3.85/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Try-em-all
3.54/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Nice beer but, but left me a little disappointed. Beer pours to a clouded orange with a head which dissipates in short order. Light citrus scent with much more orange peel than coriander. It is a little thin on feel and carbonation lacked a bit. This is a good beer, but it still fell short of my expectations.

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Photo of Jerseyislandbeer
3.27/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A 355ml bottle from in Whole Foods on my recent trip to NYC. Pours a hazy yellow colour with a tiny white head. Aromas of light coriander. Tastes of coriander, orange peel, wheat & malt. Aftertaste is on the sweet side. Somewhat of a disappointment.

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Photo of Pro_Magnon
3.6/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Burleigh
4.25/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jmccraney
4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of wheresromi
4.12/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Smooth. Really good taste, almost sweet and tangy.

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Photo of spacecake9
3.4/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Tasted on tap at Harpoon in Windsor, VT.
A - Pours a cloudy orange with a white head that settles quickly.
S - Aroma is a light citrus.
T - Flavor is on the light side, more orange peel and not much coriander.
M - Mouth feel is rather thin and carbonation is less than medium.
O - Overall a pleasant tasting lighter beer. Would be a fine lawnmower beer.

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Photo of kmanjohnson
3.84/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pats3peat12
4.2/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hyptochrons
3.97/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

orange zest, citrus, bubblegum, wheat on the nose. taste is similar, but doesnt come through as clean - some orange, wheat, light spice on the finish. light and watery feel, seems appropriate though. overall decent brewsky.

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Photo of Davidvols
4.71/5  rDev +30.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Very smooth, nice orange taste. Great summer beer, oh Hell great beer anytime of the year!

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Photo of tekstr1der
3.95/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Much like Blue Moon, maybe a little smoother flavor. This pours golden with minimal head. Aroma is spiced orange wheat. Flavor is light with mild spice and light malt with a touch of honey. Slightly more carbonated than desired.

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Photo of nater919
3.79/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jcorn
3.48/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NomadDawg
4.25/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Yum, just tastes good and goes down easy. Refreshing and sweet with citrus flavors.

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Photo of JacksonCR1
2.26/5  rDev -37.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Orange-brown pour with a small head and little lacing. Aroma of citrus and burnt malt with some spices--pepper, coriander perhaps. Taste is of orange and citrus with a hint of pepper spice and wheat bread. Good body with some carbonation.

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Photo of MaxOhle
4.1/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of craigferraro
4.25/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MrJuengling
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

UFO White from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
3.6 out of 5 based on 1,437 ratings.
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