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Jim_Levet

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I have read that Mad Brewers Hoppy Hefe has been released; just wondering if anyone has seen bottles on the shelf at any stores.
There was a hold up due to having to re-package 8000 cartons caused by dodgy cardboard. Well worth the wait. The heff they had on tap at the Pumphouse before X-mass was very similar. Good to see a few wheat beers getting a run around the place.

James
 

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There was a hold up due to having to re-package 8000 cartons caused by dodgy cardboard. Well worth the wait. The heff they had on tap at the Pumphouse before X-mass was very similar. Good to see a few wheat beers getting a run around the place.

James
Some of the cartons i've been unloading have had bottles sticking to the bottom of them. Not a real problem IMO. Big stacks of it in Newtown :)
 

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A bit out of the way for most people I suspect, but there's some in Celebrations Kingscliff (Northern NSW). Picked up a bottle for this arvo along with a 6er of Torpedo and a bottle of Infinium!

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tallie
 

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Vintage Cellars Coorparoo still has the Mad Brewers Stout, but no Hoppy Hefe (and no idea about it) :(

Cheers,
tallie

You were one day too early I saw them there yesterday.
 

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first choice at westfield south morang has these in, minus the ones i just bought anyway!
 

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Just bought me a bottle of this today and will try soon - I have brewed a fair few hefes with late hops and they're great.
 

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This is a really nice drop. The Yamanto tavern has about 5 slabs.


cheers

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Bought a couple of bottles last night at Vintage Cellars Chapel Hill (Brisbane) and drank one. Very nice - their best yet. Beautiful hops and nice and smooth. Went really well with pepperoni pizza :icon_cheers:

Cheers - Snow
 

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Anyone found this in perth? North of the river? Really want to get my hands on some. Hefe and Hops, my two loves haha
 

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Anyone found this in perth? North of the river? Really want to get my hands on some. Hefe and Hops, my two loves haha
I got mine from 1st Choice in Midland which is a bit of a hike
 

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Chowing down on mine now while cleaning up after a good brewday..... Raw, grassy, slightly fruity hops, bit of wheaty phenol action (otherwise its just alcohol). Too be honest I cant taste any wheat. Not a fan of weizenbock as they always taste boozy to me - but the hops cover that up a bit in this case. Nice beer, but probably wont shell out for it again.
 

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Had this last night. Really liked it. Bit of alcohol in it but was masked by the hops and caramel malt. Must make one like it for autumn...
 

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For those in NSW, here is a list of outlets stocking bottled Hoppy Hefe. Will post Qld as well if I can get my hands on the list.

Warners @ The Bay

Camperdown Clrs Parra Rd

Carrington Htl Katoomba

Amatos Liq Sply Leichhardt

Canberra Cellars

Annandale Cellars

Kemenys Liq Bondi

Cellarbrations at Kotara

Prince Of Wales Htl Mereweth

Leura Liquor Star

Ancient Briton Hotel

Platinum

Glebe Liquor

ALM Fyshwick

Jims Clrs Waitara

Chippendale Clrs

Clock Htl Surry Hills

Avoca Bch Clrs

Cellarbrations at Carrington

Cellarbrations At Valentine

Chambers Clrs Parramatta

Red Bottle Pitt St

Chambers Clrs Neutral Bay

Figtree Clrs

Chittaway Bay Tvn

Cellarbrations Bathurst

The Rose Hotel

Copacabana Cellars

Collaroy Services Beach Clb

Caringbah Inn Htl

Dee Why Htl

President Htl Belrose

Camperdown Clrs Kingston Rd

Marlborough Htl Newtown

Lapstone Htl Blaxland

Camperdown Cellars Bronte

Newport Arms Htl

Chambers Clrs Blaxland East

Beauford Htl Mayfield

Royal Htl Singleton

Georgetown Liq

The Bottlo - Lambton

Cronulla Liq Supply

Cellarbrations at Carey Bay

Randwick Clrs

Terrey Hills Liquor

Cellabrations at Bonnells Ba

Chambers Clrs Emu Plains

Chambers Clrs Winston Hills

Chambers Clrs Randwick

Thirroul Village Cellars

Broadway Liquor

Oatley West Liq Supply

Wamberal Wine Palace

Porters Liquor Lansvale

Rose Of Australia Htl Ersknv

Surf Bch Clrs

Australian Hotel Inverell

Australian Wine Centre

Berkeley Vale Clrs

Jemmy Moss Inn

Porters Northwood

Chambers Cellars Greenwich

Chambers Clrs Newport

Chambers Clrs Castle Hill

Red Bottle Sussex St

Beer Cartel

Cremorne Cellars

Waverton Fine Wine Food

Cellarbrations Adamstown

Cellabrations at Panania

Easy Liquor Normanhurst

Chambers Clrs Marayong

Dungog Bottle Shop

Hazelbrook Cellars

Milton IGA

Unanderra Liquor shop

Nambucca River Co Op Scty

Albion Htl Wickham

Park View Hotel

Robin Hood Htl Waverley

Commodore Htl Nth Sydney

Hawker Drive in Bottleshop

Georges Liquor

Red Bottle Pyrmont

Petersham Liq Mart

Little Bottler @ Thirlmere

Cellabrations Newtwon

Watershed Htl

Red Bottle Alexandria

Slip Inn

MSB Promotions

Kingscliff Bottleshop

Ashcrofts Tuckerbag Orange

Coopers Hotel Newtown

 

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Thanks very much Brew Matt
 

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Add to that First Choice Sylvania. :beerbang:
 

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Son, just sent a text message, he has found some on the Sunshine Coast, will be home in a couple of hours..... Yesssss!

Screwy
 

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Qld stockists (know there's more, but this is from MSB)

Full Moon At Shorncliff
Chalk & Cheese Teneriffe
Chalk & Cheese West End
Chalk & Cheese Auchenflower
Spotted Cow Toowoomba
Vine Liquor Mart Birkdale
Strand Htl Nth Ipswich
Chalk & Cheese Kelvin Grove
Spiro's Paddington
Jockey Club Hotel Gympie
Park Ridge Tvn
Grand Central Hotel
Drinx Bennetts Road
The Wine Emporium
International Spring Hill
Chalk & Cheese Fortitude Val
Manly Htl
Sugarland Tavern
Cartel Coffee & Bar
Spiro's Toowong
Commercial Hotel Boonah
Withcott Htl
Yamanto Tavern
Karalee Cellars Strand Htl
Harry Browns - On Premise
Coolangatta Htl
Paddington Tvn
Story Bridge Hotel
Beach House Hotel
Federal Htl Ipswich
Warwick Htl
Urban Cellars Grange
Bellmere Bottleshop
Hotel Stanthorpe
Grand View Liq Barn Bowen
Margate Cellars
Drinx Morningside
Drinx Ibis Central
Palm Beach Cellars
Tugun Cellars
Urban Cellars Ashgrove
Pineapple Cellars Coorparoo
Prince Alfred Htl Mtl Booval
Urban Cellars Camp Hill
Urban Cellars Teneriffe
Urban Cellars Woolloongabba
Wilston Village Clrs
Jubilee Htl Fvlly
The Wine Room
Vine Liquor Mart Cleveland
Spiro's Roma St
Festival Cellars
Norman Hotel
Belvedere Htl Woody Pt
Bracken Ridge Tvn
Milton Clrs Qld
Strand Htl Mtl Yeppoon
Central Htl Pt Dgls
Central Htl Stanthorpe
Imperial Htl Eumundi
Daisy Hill Thirsty Camel
 

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First Choice Liquor Lutwyche.

Excellent beer, I really loved it. The Citra is there front and centre, with Motueka (which I'm now starting to think bears resemblance to a toned down Nelson Sauvin) supporting. Classy drop, not vanilla compared with some of the "special" beers the main stream crafties have produced.

But...........

It isn't a Hefeweizen.

According to German purity law - at least 50% of the grist must be wheat - whereas MB say only 45% is. So fail on the weizen.
It isn't a Hefe. It's just a non-brightened beer. Mit hefe indicates that there is the yeast suspended in the beer. It isn't. Therefore fail on Hefe.
It doesn't taste like a Hefe or Weissbier (Dunkel, Kristall or anything else). It tastes like an APA. Which means that their "pushing the style envelope" has produced an APA with a bit of wheat in it and 2 really good hop varieties added late in the kettle.

And it isn't worth the $8 or $9 a bottle for 660ml.

And it tastes very similar to my Lord Nelson Citra Cascading out of this Galaxy Pale Ale.

So whilst it is a classy, yummy beer - I've made it already, and it fails on what purpose it set out to achieve.
 

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Oh man. Tried this today.. spewing I only bought 1!

Really nice beer, not overly wheaty but it really has that smooth easy drinking mouthfeel of a hefe (which eases the bitterness at the end of a sip) and nice tasty hops. Most drinkable 7% beer ive probably ever tried.
Two of my favorite styles of beer working together to bring me pure beer awesomeness.

Will definitley be buying more if I can get my hands on it. Anyone in perth looking the International beer shop in wembley has it (never let us down there :p).
 

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