Schöfferhofer Hefeweizen Grapefruit

Brewery: Schöfferhofer

Beer: Hefeweizen Grapefruit

ABV: 2.5%

What Schöfferhofer has to say about this beer: The world’s first Hefewizen grapefruit beer, a true 50/50 blend of 50% Schöfferhofer Hefeweizen blended with 50% carbonated juice, 100% natural ingredients.

Drinking notes: At first I thought the pour was pink grapefruit but it is actually hazy orange. And guess what? It tastes like Orangina-lite! Grapefruit is pretty much relegated to the label and so is the Hefe profile. Anywhoo, forget your morning orange juice…with a low 2.5% ABV, this could be your go-to, refreshingly light breakfast beer. And the slight carbonation will help you digest your mountain of bacon and sausages. Down the hatch!

Judi Laing

Judi Laing is founder of CorkageOnline.com, a directory of restaurants' corkage policies for wine, beer and spirits. As proof of her love for beer, she is dedicating herself to promoting beer corkage as a way for beer lovers to enjoy craft beer at restaurants. Wine lovers have done it forever, so why not beer? Judi believes beer as a food pairing beverage is actually superior to wine! While this may illicit a bit of controversy, she'll take responsibility. In the name of research, Judi tries to drink new beers 'a lot' and is a craft beer evangelist talking to everyone about the glory of craft beer especially trying to mystify the assertion that "beer makes me fat". Yes, if you drink a couple of six packs every night while being a couch potato. Judi also writes an intermittent blog "a woman walks into a bar..." about her experiences sitting at a bar, quaffing delicious booze - beer and cocktails mostly - and schmoozing with fellow imbibers. Judi is Canadian if that makes a difference on how you read her reviews. Prosit!

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