Wowzer's Wheat - Big River Grille & Brewing Works

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Ratings: 13
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 10.69%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Big River Grille & Brewing Works visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  3.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

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Beer added by: CRJMellor on 05-11-2003

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Ratings: 13 | Reviews: 9
Reviews by Loki:
Photo of Loki
3.43/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured an opaque yellow with a light white head. Sticky lines of lacing around the glass.

Aromas of bananas and cloves with hints of wheat, malt, and bread. Very strong banana scent, maybe a little to strong.

Taste begins with sweet malt, bananas, fruit, clove, and then has flavors of banana bread. The middle starts to get slightly tart and finishes a little tart with a lot of citrus flavor. Very stick mouthfeel that I didn't really care for.

A sold, but just slightly above average wheat that is to sticky for me to enjoy on a regular basis.

More User Reviews:
Photo of PhantomVodoo
3.53/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Cloudy straw color with a white head.
Aroma of clove, banana, and alcohol.

Taste shows banana, clove, and yeast. Overall taste is sweet. Not much tartness or hop bitterness to balance the sweetness.

Good mouthfeel.
Good drinkability.

Overall, a solid wheat beer.

Photo of CRJMellor
3.82/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours the typical cloudy yellow/maber liquid with a fairly solid head that kicks off some lace to the appropriate wheat glassware.
Aroma is light plae malt with distinct banana and bubblegum notes present.
Flavor is just enough pale malt to cut throught the propenderance of wheat and rounded out with some yeasty clove notes.
Mouthfeel is somewhat watery as you can see with the ABV but there is enough pale malt and the Bavarian yeast uses produces enough sweet and tart notes to know that you are drinking beer. I think they misclassified and this should be a Hefeweizen.
Drinkability is very refreshing and addicting. After a round of golf on a hot May Orlando day a few of these on the outdoor patio with a breeze blowing was a fitting end to the day.

Photo of aracauna
3.65/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Pale cloudy yellow with a nice head, although it's not quite the stiff, long-lasting head you expect from a hefe. Clovey nose with slight banana esters. It has a nice wheaty body, nice but mild flavors. There's a faintly bitter finish from the high (for style) hopping.

Photo of hopdog
3.45/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the Disney World Board Walk location.

Poured a medium and cloudy golden color. Aromas and tastes of wheat, cloves, citrus and bananas. Props to the bar tender to ask if I wanted a slice of lemon or not. It was in the upper 80s and this went down nicely...

Photo of AtLagerHeads
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A cloudy yellow body topped by a nice white head and small lace deposits make this a decent looking beer. The nose is clovish and this is passed on the flavor. The clean malt flavor is nicely joined by the wheat to create a nice summer/hot weather brew.

Photo of Boto
3.3/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Draught @ Brewpub (Disney): This one pours a cloudy, weak straw yellow color. There wasn’t much head on it. The aroma has a whiff of clove and banana. There was much less evidence of them in the taste. Somewhat wheaty taste, but a thinner body and a bit weak. My wife likes it.

Photo of LuckySevens82
2.66/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Pours a hazy golden yellow with a nice, well formed, white head.
Smell is clove, banana, wheat (obviously) and just a little bit of a faint malt character.
Taste is pretty much the same as the smell, but there is a bit of tartness to this one as well. Not much in the way of hops.
Personally, I'm not a fan of American Wheat Ales, but this one isn't terrible. I would much rather drink something else though.

Photo of chilidog
3.65/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Wowzers Wheat, a summer seasonal. The beer appears cloudy, pale gold. A small white head, alittle lace.
The aroma was wheaty, yeast-like clove.
The taste was citric off the bat, wheat, spice of pepper, clove, banana and lemon zest. A tastey citric beer indeed.
The mouthfeel was left tart and yeasty. Drinkability, pretty good.
If complex or layered flavors is a passion, thisone leaves the taste buds looking in the most direction of the brewery line-up.

Wowzer's Wheat from Big River Grille & Brewing Works
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